The Times, 11 January 2007

CBSO/Oramo Hilary Finch at The Symphony Hall, Birmingham At the centre, Richard Strauss’s Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra — and, on either side of this late-flowering bloom of the composer’s Indian Summer, music from the vanished world of which he dreamt, and which he both celebrated and mourned in works such as Rosenkavalier and […]

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The Herald, 14 December 2006

What a sweet and enticing oblivion it was that oboist Nicholas Daniel and pianist/composer Huw Watkins evoked on Tuesday afternoon at their BBC Radio 3 Reed Between the Lines concert. Daniel, one of Britain’s leading oboists, appeared affable and relaxed during a performance that took in Schumann, Nielsen, Britten and Mozart, as well as a […]

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