CONDUCTOR / ORGANDirector of Music: King’s College, Cambridge
Representation: General Management
Daniel took up the prestigious post of Director of Music at King’s College, Cambridge in October 2019. As part of this role Daniel is responsible for nurturing and inspiring the choristers and scholars of the Choir of King’s College, one of the world’s most renowned choral foundations.
Born in the UK, schooled as a chorister at Durham Cathedral, he was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists at the age of 17 and won the organ scholarship to King’s College, Cambridge, later taking up the position of Director of Music at Jesus College, Cambridge. In 2009, he became Informator Choristarum at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was also an Associate Professor. In 2016 Daniel moved to the USA where he became Organist and Director of Music at Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York City.
As a choral and orchestral conductor, Daniel has worked with many leading ensembles including the BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, the London Bach Choir, Britten Sinfonia, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Academy of Ancient Music, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Orchestra of St Luke’s and New York Baroque Incorporated.
Daniel’s broad-ranging discography can be found on the Opus Arte, Linn, Naxos and EMI and Priory labels, with recent and future releases planned for the King’s College label.
A phenomenal organist, Daniel has performed throughout the world giving recitals. He has appeared at the BBC Proms on numerous occasions. He made his solo debut there in 2010, performing Bach’s Canonic Variations at the organ of the Royal Albert Hall and more recently performing Poulenc’s Concerto for Organ at the First Night of the BBC Proms in 2021 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
As an ensemble player he has appeared with Phantasm, the Britten Sinfonia, The Tallis Scholars, Aurora Orchestra, Gabrieli Consort and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, amongst others.
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