Britten Sinfonia at Wigmore Hall – review

‘Intellectual Curiosity and Musical Insight from the Britten Sinfonia at Wigmore Hall’ Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Britten Sinfonia, Wigmore Hall, London – 6 February 2019 Mozart – Adagio and Fugue in C minor K546 Skryabin – Rêverie Op.24 (arr. Colin Matthews) (world première) Britten – Temporal Variations (arr. Colin Matthews) Colin Matthews – Postludes for oboe, […]

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Aldeburgh Festival 2019 to include Nicholas Daniel and Friends

Oboist Nicholas Daniel, ever-popular at the Aldeburgh Festival, returns with a programme that features three chamber works by Oliver Knussen, including the revival of the unhappily titled Fire, a work requested by Britten for the 1969 festival and premiered just days after the new Snape Maltings had burned down. Daniel is joined by outstanding colleagues […]

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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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Nicholas Daniel and other BBC Young Musician winners launch the Every Child A Musician campaign

Nicholas Daniel and other BBC Young Musician winners unite in a plea for all primary school children to be given free music lessons – read the open letter to The Guardian. ‘This year, the BBC is celebrating 40 years of its Young Musician competition. All of us past winners take great pride in its legacy, […]

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