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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BBC Young Musician – Forty Years Young

To mark the 40th birthday of BBC Young Musician, a look back at this hugely influential competition, focusing on the soaring careers of the three finalists from 2016, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, saxophonist Jess Gillam and French horn player Ben Goldscheider. From its inception in 1978, BBC Young Musician has been a national institution and performers who’ve […]

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Camerata Pacifica Announces 2018-2019 & 2019-2020 Seasons

Highlights of the 2018-2019 season include an adventurous program of Musgrave’s Dawn for Solo Oboe, Mozart’s Oboe Quartet in F Major, K. 370, Beethoven’s String Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No 2, Richards’s de Stâmparare for Solo Oboe, Grime’s Oboe Quartet and Adams Book of Alleged Dances with Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Kristin Lee (violin), […]

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Nicholas Daniel conducts Nora Fischer and an all-star band in Osvaldo Golijov’s Ayre at Mizmorim Festival, Basel in January 2018. www.mizmorimfestival.com

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Britten Sinfonia turns 25 today

Exactly 25 years ago, on 24 October 1992, Britten Sinfonia gave its first concert.  Since then, we have given more than 1500 concerts, been heard by over half a million people in 25 countries across four continents and commissioned over 300 new works.  Britten Sinfonia has also created two sister ensembles – Britten Sinfonia Voices, and Britten […]

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