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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Review: Nicholas Daniel, Iestyn Davies and Fretwork at Kings Place

‘I have nothing but admiration for the skill which Nicholas Daniel brought to the part’ Fretwork‘s programme at Kings Place on Friday 18 December 2015 brought together music by the two John Tave(r)ners, with the Missa Gloria tibi trinitas by John Taverner (1490-1545) and Nipson and The Hidden Faceby Sir John Tavener (1944-2013) with the viol ensemble being joined by counter-tenor Iestyn Davies and oboist Nicholas Daniel. The […]

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Review: Nicholas Daniel/BBCSO/Alsop (Classical Source)

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Alsop/Barbican Hall, Friday 4 December 2015 Judith Bingham, The Angel of Mons ‘Nicholas Daniel played with enormous artistry and a marked sympathy for the ambiguous character of the solo part […] what Alsop, the BBCSO strings and Daniel achieved will stay with me for some time.’ Read the full review online here

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Review: Nicholas Daniel/BBCSO/Alsop (The Guardian)

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop/Barbican Hall, Friday 4 December 2015 Judith Bingham, The Angel of Mons ‘The solo line, superbly played by Nicholas Daniel, unwinds against a series of thick string dissonances that eventually prove immovable: the divine vision fades and war goes on.’ Read the full review online

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