Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute To Janet: Daily Classical (Netherlands)

‘So surprisingly good that it is the only ?option for our Daily Classical Choice [...] a good excuse to serve you up an hour of delicious music.’ A Tribute To Janet – chamber music with oboe and cor anglais by Mozart, Britten, Knussen and J. Françaix – Nicholas Daniel/Britten Oboe Quartet; 1 CD Harmonia Mundi Nicholas Daniel formed […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute to Janet: L’Echo (Belgium)

A Tribute To Janet – chamber music with oboe and cor anglais by Mozart, Britten, Knussen and J. Françaix – Nicholas Daniel/Britten Oboe Quartet; 1 CD Harmonia Mundi Having made himself a promise to pay tribute one day to the memory of Janet Craxton, the English oboist who died in 1981, her pupil Nicholas Daniel […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute To Janet – The Times

Britten Oboe Quartet – A Tribute to Janet (Harmonia Mundi) The Janet who receives a glorious tribute on the Britten Oboe Quartet’s debut disc is Janet Craxton. One of the finest British oboists until her death in 1981 at the age of 52, she was a founder member of the London Sinfonietta, the principal oboist in […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet – A Tribute to Janet – Classical Ear

A Tribute to Janet – Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F major, K370; Adagio for English Horn, K580a (completed by Nicholas Daniel); Britten: Phantasy, Op 2; Knussen: Cantata, Op 15; Françaix: Quatuor pour cor anglais, violon, alto et violoncelle ‘I’m happy to report that performances throughout are simply beyond reproach in their keenly communicative instinct, deft […]

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Review: Britten Oboe Quartet: A Tribute to Janet – The Guardian

Mozart, Britten, Knussen and Françaix: A Tribute to Janet CD review – deft and radical Formed by members of the Britten Sinfonia, the Britten Oboe Quartet makes its debut on disc with a collection dedicated to the memory of Janet Craxton, who died in 1981, at the age of 52. She was a prominent figure […]

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