Huw Daniel

Principal 2nd Violin

Huw Daniel was a pupil at Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera, South Wales, and was then an organ scholar at Robinson College, Cambridge, graduating with first-class honours in music in 2001. He then studied the baroque violin at the Royal Academy of Music for two years with Simon Standage. In 2004, Huw was a member of EUBO, the members of which formed Harmony of Nations and went on to play together and record two CDs. He is a member of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Dunedin Consort, and the Irish Baroque Orchestra, and is the leader of Orquestra Barroca Casa da Música, Porto since 2004. As guest-leader he has played and recorded with EUBO, the English Concert, the King’s Consort, the Sixteen, and Barokkanerne Oslo. Huw plays a violin by Jacob Stainer, 1665.