‘Granny knew best’ says oboe champion Nicholas Daniel ahead of Jacqueline du Pré show in Oxford

Nicola Lisle talks to world-famous oboist Nicholas Daniel about his forthcoming recital in Oxford with pianist Charles Owen Sometimes Granny knows best, and that was certainly the case with Nicholas Daniel. It was his granny who inspired him to take up the oboe at the age of ten, and he has gone on to become […]

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James MacMillan’s Intercession for 3 oboes

https://vimeo.com/161899610 Nicholas Daniel, James Turnbull and Jennifer Brittlebank perform James MacMillan‘s Intercession for 3 oboes. Film by Ben Crocker. Intercession performed at St. Andrews Church in Holborn, London for BBC Music Magazine Music: Intercession by Sire James Macmillan Performed by: Nicholas Daniel, James Turnbull & Jennifer Brittlebank Director: Ben Crocker Director of Photography: Sam Bebbington Sound: […]

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Review: Nicholas Daniel, Iestyn Davies and Fretwork at Kings Place

‘I have nothing but admiration for the skill which Nicholas Daniel brought to the part’ Fretwork‘s programme at Kings Place on Friday 18 December 2015 brought together music by the two John Tave(r)ners, with the Missa Gloria tibi trinitas by John Taverner (1490-1545) and Nipson and The Hidden Faceby Sir John Tavener (1944-2013) with the viol ensemble being joined by counter-tenor Iestyn Davies and oboist Nicholas Daniel. The […]

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Review: Nicholas Daniel/BBCSO/Alsop (Classical Source)

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Alsop/Barbican Hall, Friday 4 December 2015 Judith Bingham, The Angel of Mons ‘Nicholas Daniel played with enormous artistry and a marked sympathy for the ambiguous character of the solo part […] what Alsop, the BBCSO strings and Daniel achieved will stay with me for some time.’ Read the full review online here

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Review: Nicholas Daniel/BBCSO/Alsop (The Guardian)

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop/Barbican Hall, Friday 4 December 2015 Judith Bingham, The Angel of Mons ‘The solo line, superbly played by Nicholas Daniel, unwinds against a series of thick string dissonances that eventually prove immovable: the divine vision fades and war goes on.’ Read the full review online

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