Tag: Nicholas Daniel

Thea Musgrave

June 22, 2018

This year sees Thea Musgrave celebrate her 90th birthday and with it she has recently been awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music. It is hard to encapsulate what an incredible amount of variety and fantastic quality Thea Musgrave has brought to the Oboe repertoire. The sheer number of works explored in this journal entry should…

Mark Simpson

May 5, 2018

This month, Mark Simpson and two of his compositions for the oboe are being highlighted in the Journal. Both written in the past decade, Windflower and Nur Musik are both part of a fantastic recording featuring Mark’s music by NMC Recordings. Below, Mark introduces both works and a brief video exploring the release of his most recent…

Emma-Ruth Richards

November 17, 2017

Emma-Ruth Richards is the featured composer this month and has written a remarkable work for solo oboe in celebration of Nicholas Daniel’s 50th Birthday in 2012. de Stâmparare Instrumentation: Solo Oboe Duration: 4′ First Performance: Premiered by Nicholas Daniel in 2012 in celebration of his 50th Birthday de Stâmpare translates into English as ‘soul cry’ and…

Leon Goossens

Winner of the inaugural Léon Goossens Prize announced

March 11, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Piyawat Louilarpprasert is the winner of the inaugural Léon Goossens Prize for emerging composers. Piyawat’s piece for solo oboe Black Soaring Birds was selected by the judges, Nicholas Daniel and Cheryl Frances-Hoad. Piyawat will receive £500 prize money as well as having his winning composition published by Composers Edition. Black…

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