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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‘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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