B I O G R A P H Y

Daniel is the Associate Conductor of Northern Ballet. Since joining the company in 2016, he has embarked on national tours of ballets by David Nixon CBE, Cathy Marston, Kenneth Tindall, Drew McOnie, Daniel de Andrade & Jean-Christophe Maillot. In 2018, Daniel conducted performances of Concerto & Las Hermanas (with guest dancer Zenaida Yanowsky) as part of A Celebration of Sir Kenneth MacMillan, to critical acclaim. He also recorded the score for Puss in Boots, a ballet for children, which was subsequently broadcast on BBC2 and CBeebies.

 

In 2021, Daniel made his debut with English National Ballet, conducting performances of The Nutcracker at London Coliseum. Future productions include Swan Lake & Akram Khan’s Creature. 

 

Daniel has been a regular Guest Conductor for Scottish Ballet. He has conducted performances of Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella & The Snow Queen on tour at venues across Scotland. Daniel has also conducted Helen Pickett’s The Crucible at Eden Court, Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre & at Sadler’s Wells. He was invited to make a commerical recording of Peter Salem’s score for the production in 2021.

 

In 2020, Daniel brought together a group of friends to record Copland’s Appalachian Spring Suite in aid of Help Musicians. A Simple Gift is available on all major streaming platforms.


Daniel studied Orchestral Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music with Clark Rundell and Mark Heron. He has taken part in masterclasses with Sir Mark Elder, Juanjo Mena, Mark Stringer, Nicolás Pasquet and Johannes Schlaefi. He conducted Manchester Camerata in 2015 as part of the MBNA Chester Music Festival and has been an Assistant Conductor to the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Rambert. Daniel was the Cover & Off-Stage Conductor for The Royal Ballet’s critically acclaimed production of The Winter’s Tale in 2016 and 2018.