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Daniel Swani


Professional Orchestral Flute:

  • Royal Opera House Orchestra, Sub-Principal, Principal Piccolo (both opera and ballet)
  • Hallé, Principal Piccolo (including recording)
  • London Chamber Orchestra, Principal Piccolo, Second Flute
  • Britten Sinfonia, extras list
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia, extras list
  • Bath Festival Orchestra, Principal Piccolo

Professional Orchestral Recorder and Baroque Flute:

  • Britten Sinfonia, Principal Recorder (2020 tour postponed)
  • London Contemporary Orchestra, Principal Recorder (Netflix session)
  • BBC Concert Orchestra, Solo Recorder (recording for BBC Radio 3)
  • Armonico Consort, Guest Principal Baroque Flute

Theatre, Shows and Commercial:

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory UK Tour 2022-2024, Chair holder (flute, piccolo, alto flute)
  • Wicked UK Tour 2024 - present, deputy flute
  • The Lion King UK Tour 2023-2024, deputy flute
  • Les Misérables UK Tour, dep. flute
  • A Christmas Carol - Dominion Theatre, dep. flute
  • Chess: In Concert, Theatre Royal Drury Lane - Principal Flute/Piccolo with London Musical Theatre Orchestra
  • Upstart Crow - Gielgud Theatre, (flute, piccolo, recorder, Indian flute)
  • ‘Later with Jools Holland’ for BBC2, recorder alongside Damon Albarn
  • Music In Vision sessions for Apple TV, flute
  • ‘As You Like It’ at the Globe Theatre for CBeebies, flute and recorder

Solo and Chamber Music:

  • London Symphony Orchestra, Mozart Flute Quartet in D with orchestra principal players
  • London International Festival of Early Music recital with ‘Parandrus’
  • BBC Radio 3 ‘Early Music Show’ with Parandrus
  • Cheltenham Music Festival Solo Recital
  • Swaledale Festival, Ryedale Festival, Ulverston International Music Festival, Mayfield Festival chamber recitals

Teaching and Community Music Work:

  • Junior Royal Academy of Music, Recorder Teacher (present)
  • Wellington College, Flute Teacher (present)
  • City of London School for Girls, Flute and Recorder Teacher (present)
  • Junior Royal Academy of Music, Deputy Flute Teacher
  • LSO Next Generation workshops
  • LPO Funharmonics workshops
  • RPO Resounds workshops

Prizes and Awards:

  • Piccolo Prize Winner, Royal Academy of Music
  • Nancy Nuttall Early Music Prize Joint Winner, Royal Academy of Music
  • Christopher Hogwood Scholarship, RAM

Education and Training:

  • Royal Academy of Music, 1st Class BMus (Hons) and LRAM teaching diploma, flute and recorder - 2021
  • The Purcell School (Woodwind Prize winner)
  • Junior RAM (Senior Woodwind Prize winner)
  • NYOGB, full orchestra member 2017
  • LPO Junior Artist Scheme 2016

Teachers and Referees:
Katherine Baker (flute), Anna Noakes (flute), Michael Cox (flute), Helen
Keen (piccolo), Barbara Law (recorder), Lisa Beznosiuk (Baroque Flute)

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MAS takes no responsibility for its accuracy.

Flute, Alto Flute, Baroque Flute, Bass Flute, Chinese Bamboo Flute, Indian Flute, Piccolo, Recorder