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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Review: Works Old and New Show THEA MUSGRAVE Still the Life of the Party (Broadway World)

‘Kilt-clad oboist Nicholas Daniel arrived to “reclaim Thea for Scotland.” In less time than it took to reset the stage, he played a pair of short, but meaty, pieces written for him, “Dawn” and “Whirlwind”–music that flew out of the oboe, like glitter being strewn by a magician, mixing glissandos and staccato. Daniel commended the […]

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Review: Spiritual journeys and operatic thrills mark Thea Musgrave’s 90th birthday (New York Classical Review)

‘In the two contrasting oboe pieces, the meditative Dawn and the jumpy Whirlwind, Nicholas Daniel’s fine dynamic control and fleet technique provided the palate-cleansing sorbet between two rich choral courses.’ Read this review in full online  

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