Review – Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen at Cockermouth Music Society

The return of Nicholas Daniel,”formidable virtuoso” and promoter of the cause of classical music, with pianist Charles Owen, was welcomed by a delighted audience at Cockermouth Music Society‚Äôs December concert. Their programme opened and closed with Bach Sonatas, beautifully performed by both musicians, and also included some demanding music for both players and listeners. Thea […]

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Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen at Leicester International Music Festival – review

Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen 20th October 2016 After their triumphs in the Festival I looked forward with surprisingly modified rapture to the swift return to the city of those fine artists Nicholas Daniel and Charles Owen for the second concert of the Lunchtime Series. This featured Bach, Rubbra and Schumann. We all hear music […]

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Nicholas Daniel is Artist of the Week on BBC Radio 3

Nicholas Daniel is Sarah Walker’s Artist of the Week on Essential Classics. Since winning the BBC’s Young Musician of the Year competition in 1980, Daniel has toured the world as a virtuoso of the oboe, and has been a tireless champion of the instrument. His rich, flexible tone and brilliant technique have led him to […]

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Review: Nicholas Daniel and the Carducci String Quartet at Concerts at Cratfield

Concerts at Cratfield: Carducci String Quartet with Nicholas Daniel (oboe and cor anglais): Sunday 3 July 2016 ‘One of the finest string quartets around with one of the most accomplished and world-famous woodwind players of our age’ However dank and gloomy our summer may be, there is always the consolation of looking forward every other […]

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BBC Music Magazine Awards 2016

Nicholas Daniel’s recording of James MacMillan’s oboe concerto with Britten Sinfonia on Harmonia Mundi wins a BBC Music Magazine Awards 2016 Premiere Award. The first recording of James MacMillan’s Oboe Concerto, by Britten Sinfonia and its principal oboe, Nicholas Daniel, and conducted by the composer, has won the BBC Music Magazine Premiere Award. It is […]

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