Paul Wilson DANIEL

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Gender Male
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Birthdate 1958-07-05
Education King Henry VIII Sch Coventry, King's Coll Cambridge, Guildhall Sch of Music and Drama
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Style Paul Daniel, CBE
Career conductor; music dir Opera Factory London 1987-90, music dir Opera North 1990-97, princ conductor English Northern Philharmonia (Opera North Orchestra) 1990-97, music dir ENO 1997-2005; studied with Sir Adrian Boult and Sir Edward Downes; conducted numerous major international orchs incl: London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, London Sinfonietta, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Royal Scottish Nat Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, BBC Nat Orchestra of Wales, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Czech Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Belgium, Royal Flanders Philharmonic, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Modern (Germany), Suisse Romande Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, the Cleveland Orchestra, NY Philharmonic Orch, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, MDR Leipzig, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; operas conducted with Opera North incl: Verdi's Jerusalem (Br stage première) and Attila, Dukas' Ariane et Barbe-Bleue, Tippett's King Priam, Boris Godunov (BBC Proms 1992), Don Carlos, Wozzeck, Schrecker's Der Ferne Klang, Britten's Gloriana, Janáček's Jenufa; operas conducted at ENO incl: The Flying Dutchman, Falstaff, From the House of the Dead, Manon, Otello, Boris Godunov, La Traviata, The Carmelites, Pelléas and Mélisande, Mark Anthony, Turnage's The Silver Tassie (world première), Nixon in China, War and Peace, Lulu, Peter Grimes, The Rape of Lucretia, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Ring Cycle; other operas conducted incl: King Priam (for Nancy Opera, awarded French Critics' Prize), Mitridate (at Royal Opera House), Beatrice and Benedict and Khovanshchina (at La Monnaie Brussels), Erwartung and Duke Bluebeard's Castle (for Geneva Opera), La Clemenza di Tito (Aix Int Festival); has also conducted The Marriage of Figaro, Katya Kabanova and Hans-Jurgen von Bose's new opera Slaughterhouse 5 (with the Bayerische Staatsoper); recordings with various artists and orchestras incl: LSO and John Williams (Sony Classics), Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Evelyn Glennie (BMG), English Northern Philharmonia and Opera North companion to Harry Enfield's Guide to Opera (EMI), Boris Godunov (Chandos), Mendelssohn Elijah (Decca), Walton Series (Naxos), Bryn Terfel (Deutsche Grammophon), Elgar with LPO (BMG), Elgar 3rd Symphony (Naxos), Falstaff (Chandos), Belshazzar's Feast (Naxos); winner of Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera
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