Britten Sinfonia turns 25 today

Exactly 25 years ago, on 24 October 1992, Britten Sinfonia gave its first concert.  Since then, we have given more than 1500 concerts, been heard by over half a million people in 25 countries across four continents and commissioned over 300 new works.  Britten Sinfonia has also created two sister ensembles – Britten Sinfonia Voices, and Britten […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute To Janet: De Gelderlander (Netherlands)

‘An impressive tribute from oboist Nicholas Daniel to his teacher.’ Anyone who wants to hear something new from the British chamber music scene will be excited about this Harmonia Mundi release. This tribute to the oboist and teacher Janet Craxton, who died in 1981, contains some of the most diverse music, played by the British Oboe Quartet which was […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute To Janet: NDR Kultur (Germany)

CD new releases – NDR Kultur (Germany) The Britten Oboe Quartet has released a CD in memory of Nicholas Daniel’s teacher. What a beautiful present – to dedicate a CD to one’s own teacher: the oboist Nicholas Daniel plays ‘A Tribute to Janet’ with his Britten Oboe Quartet, it’s a nod to his teacher Janet […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute To Janet: Der Neue Merker (Germany)

A Tribute To Janet – chamber music with oboe and cor anglais by Mozart, Britten, Knussen and J. Françaix – Nicholas Daniel, Britten Oboe Quartet; Harmonia Mundi CD Nicholas Daniel, the founder of the Britten Oboe Quartet (2005) and oboe and cor anglais soloist, formed a close musical friendship with his teacher Janet Craxton, the […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute To Janet: Daily Classical (Netherlands)

‘So surprisingly good that it is the only ?option for our Daily Classical Choice […] a good excuse to serve you up an hour of delicious music.’ A Tribute To Janet – chamber music with oboe and cor anglais by Mozart, Britten, Knussen and J. Françaix – Nicholas Daniel/Britten Oboe Quartet; 1 CD Harmonia Mundi Nicholas Daniel formed […]

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