Czech Chamber Music Society – Mahan Esfahani

Rudolfinum - Dvorak Hall Alšovo náb?. 12, Prague

Claude Debussy / reconstructed by Kenneth Cooper: Sonata No. 4 for oboe, French horn, and harpsichord from the Six Sonatas for Various Instruments Kaija Saariaho: Mirrors Elliott Carter: Sonata for flute, oboe, cello, and harpsichord (1952 ) Jörg Widmann: Air pro French horn solo (2005) Thomas Adès: Sonata da Caccia, Op. 11 (1993) Performers Adam […]

Nicholas Daniel & friends

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street, London

A birthday celebration for the outstanding oboist and conductor includes short pieces written specially for the occasion; a piece from Hannah Kendall’s Tuxedo series, inspired by an artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat, plus a work by American-born composer David Bruce first heard at the Wigmore Hall in 2019 as part of Nicholas Daniel Oboe Day. Francis […]

Solace: Concert in Support of SOS Children’s Villages Ukraine Appeal

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street, London

When words fail music speaks. Renowned artists and composers come together to support and raise funds for SOS Children's Villages Ukraine Appeal, in the hope that this contribution can bring some solace to thousands of refugee children affected by the conflict. The programme features a selection of pieces by renowned composers who themselves experienced the […]

Carter, Debussy, Jörg Widmann and Thomas Adès at Wigmore Hall

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street, London

An eclectic group of fine musicians come together for a mixed programme of 20th- and 21st-century works. Following his solo violin sonata, Debussy noted that he intended his next to be for oboe, horn and harpsichord. The edition made by Kenneth Cooper uses material from various piano pieces, including the first book of Images (1905) […]

Sinfonia of Birmingham

All Saints' Church Priory Terrace, Royal Leamington Spa

Vaughan Williams The Wasps Overture Parry An English Suite Vaughan Williams Concerto in A minor for Oboe and Strings Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 5 in D major Conductor Michael Seal Soloist Nicholas Daniel (oboe) No Festival celebrating RVW’s music could be complete without his Concerto for Oboe and Strings – written in 1944 and all […]

LSO Artist Spotlight: Nicholas Daniel

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's 161 Old Street, London

Bush Northumbrian Impressions Robert Schumann arr Howard Ferguson Three Canonic Studies Helen Grime Three Miniatures Huw Watkins Five Welsh Folksongs Poulenc Oboe Sonata Nicholas Daniel oboe Huw Watkins piano

Orion Orchestra: Richard Strauss Experience

Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace, London

The Orion Orchestra is the most exciting young orchestra made up of some of the world’s finest musicians embarking on their musical careers. Come and witness the fantastic sound and energy that they produce with their new Music Director Nicholas Daniel. Duration: approx. 2 hours (incl. 20-minute interval) PROGRAMME Richard Strauss Serenade for 13 wind instruments […]

Charleston Festival: The Waste Land

Charleston Firle, Lewes

100 years after it was published, award-winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch breathes new life into one of the greatest works of modernist literature, T. S. Eliot’s ‘The Waste Land.’ In 1978, Anthony Burgess, best known for writing ‘A Clockwork Orange’, set the poem to music. Bringing this score alive in an extraordinary performance, Britten Sinfonia is […]

New Horizons – Nicholas Daniel and the Leicester Symphony Orchestra

De Montfort Hall Granville Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

Leicester Symphony Orchestra is 100 this year. To celebrate our centenary, we are performing a wide range of music written during the past 100 years in Leicester’s fantastic De Montfort Hall. We are delighted to be able to link our celebrations with the celebration of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams and welcome one of […]

Mark Simpson and Friends: Gran Partita

Snape Maltings Concert Hall Snape, Suffolk

Mozart's grand piece for large wind ensemble and Mark Simpson's dramatic Geysir, inspired by Icelandic volcanic eruptions. The concert starts with a bubbling, gushing eruption in a piece inspired by volcanic geysers in Iceland, written by the brilliant clarinettist and composer Mark Simpson. It is followed by Mozart's Gran Partita, a substantial 8 movement piece […]

A Celebration of the Britten Pears Young Artist Programme at 50

Snape Maltings Concert Hall Snape, Suffolk

An event bringing together generations of Britten Pears Young Artists to share the concert hall stage. Current Britten Pears Young Artists and illustrious previous participants come together to perform a programme of vocal and chamber music. Performers: Elinor Rolfe Johnson, Rebecca Evans, Charmian Bedford, Si?n Dicker sopranos Adèle Charvet, Claire Barnett-Jones, Maria Hegele, Jennifer Johnston […]