Review: Britten Oboe Quartet at King’s Hall, Ilkley (Bradford Telegraph and Argus

‘Exquisite oboe playing at the Ilkley Concert Club’ The combination of the oboe with a string trio was a creation of Mozart’s genius and so it was fitting that the Britten Oboe Quartet ended their visit to Ilkley with a sparkling performance of his Oboe Quartet, K370. This accented the close interplay between the members […]

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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Recital at Wigmore Hall – Nicholas Daniel & Charles Owen – review (Classical Source)

Monday, October 15, 2018 Wigmore Hall, London Reviewed by Barnaby Page for Classical Source Not only is the oboe recital a relatively rare beast, but Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen brought to Wigmore Hall a delightfully mixed programme of ear-opening novelty. Perhaps the high point was Pavel Haas’s Suite of 1939, not least for the […]

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Review: Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen at Wigmore Hall (Arcana.fm)

Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Charles Owen (piano) – Wigmore Hall, London; Monday 15 October 2018 J.S. Bach Sinfonia from Easter Oratorio Kommt, eilet und laufet, BWV249 (1725, rev.1938) Pavel Haas Oboe Suite Op.17 (1939) Julian Anderson The Bearded Lady (1994) Stravinsky Russian Maiden’s Song (arr. for oboe and piano) York Bowen Oboe Sonata Op.85 The common link […]

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Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen at Wigmore Hall, Monday 15 October

A diverse programme taking in the richly lyrical oboe sonata (1927) of English Romantic York Bowen, and the quasi-vocal Oboe Suite (1939) by Pavel Haas, which includes a hidden text as an act of resistance to the Nazis. wigmore-hall.org.uk

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Former BBC Young Musician of the Year winner, Professor Nicholas Daniel celebrates success of the Every Child a Musician Programme

In May 2018, Oboist Professor Nicholas Daniel of the Guildhall School of Music and The Trossingen University of Music visited Newham to see the Every Child a Musician Programme in action. Professor Daniel was delighted to spend the afternoon at Curwen Primary School with Ms Kate Mansfield, Head of School and a group of young […]

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