Nicholas Daniel plays Vaughan Williams concerto with Northern Chamber Orchestra – 7 December

Northern Chamber Orchestra is pleased to welcome back Nicholas Daniel on Saturday 7 December, surely among the greatest of BBC Young Musician winners. Vaughan Williams wrote his Oboe Concerto in 1944 at the age of 72 while composing his opera The Pilgrim’s Progress. It has a symphonic feel about it while at the same time […]

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Britten Oboe Quartet: Regensburg Musikverein – review

The rhythm of the march and the dark sound of the oboe. The Britten Oboe Quartet were guest artists at the Musikverein. The highlight of the concert was Mozart’s oboe quartet. Marschrhythmik und dunkle Oboen-Klänge. Das Britten Oboe Quartet gastierte beim Musikverein. Der Höhepunkt des Konzerts war Mozarts Oboenquartett ‘The Britten Oboe Quartet brought this […]

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Nicholas Daniel, 2019-20 season

NICHOLAS DANIEL, oboist and conductor, is dedicated to commissioning new works and expanding the oboe repertoire. He is active both as soloist and chamber musician, is Artistic Director of the Leicester International Festival and founded the Britten Oboe Quartet and the Haffner Wind Ensemble. Following the release of a highly acclaimed debut CD on the […]

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Review: Nicholas Daniel at Aldeburgh Festival (Daily Telegraph)

Nick Daniel & Friends/Aldeburgh Festival One of the things that makes the Aldeburgh Festival special is the way the mysterious flat landscape, the festival’s history and the musical programme all partake of the same spirit. Key to that spirit is the festival’s founder Benjamin Britten, whose image as always crops up in this year’s programme […]

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Nicholas Daniel returns to Aldeburgh for the 2019 festival

Oboist Nicholas Daniel, ever-popular at the Aldeburgh festival, returns on Saturday 22 June 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 […]

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