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Nicholas Daniel

Nicholas Daniel

Nicholas Daniel's career got kick-started at the age of 18, when he won the BBC's Young Musician of the Year Competition. He has played as soloist with several orchestras under the baton of such illustrious figures as Edward Gardner, Sakari Oramo and Roger Norrington. He is a master of both Baroque and contemporary music and has given the first performances of many works. His discs of concertos won a BBC Music Magazine award. Daniel is oboist with the Britten Sinfonia, is Artistic Director of the Leicester Festival and Professor of Oboe at the Trossingen Music Academy in Germany. He made his debut as a conductor with the Britten Sinfonia at the BBC Proms in 2004 and has also recently conducted orchestras in Finland and Norway. He is also an active chamber musician and founder member of the Haffner Wind Ensemble and Britten Oboe Quartet.

Programme

15. Kontio School 14.00

Ottorino Respighi (1879—1936):

La Boutique fantasque (The Fantastic Toy Shop), P. 120a (based on the Ballet P. 120 after Rossini) (1918; arr. Howard Carr)

Tue
17.7.

15. Kontio School 14.00

Benjamin Britten (1913—1976):

Phantasy in F minor, Op. 2 for oboe and string trio (1932)

Tue
17.7.

22. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Symphony No. 4 (1900; arr. for chamber ensemble by Erwin Stein)

Wed
18.7.

25. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.15

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Oboe Concerto

Thu
19.7.

31. Kontio School 16.00

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (1883-85; arr. Arnold Schönberg)

Fri
20.7.

46. Kontio School 16.00

Joseph Holbrooke (1878—1958):

Nocturne, Op. 57/1 for viola, oboe and piano “Fairyland” (1912)

Mon
23.7.

56. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 "Unfinished" (1822)

Wed
25.7.

66. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Commendatore Scene from the opera Don Giovanni, K. 527 (1787)

Fri
27.7.