J.S. Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin in D minor
Haenchen was blessed with two excellent soloists… Bach’s Double Concerto spoke with a fine, rhythmically fluid tone. The wind soloist was particularly impressive.


A. Reicha: Andante for English Horn No.1. in E flat major
We had an opportunity to hear Nigel Shore in the prominent english horn part. Here his playing was warm and abundantly satisfying.

Penninsula Reviews, Monterey

H.W. Henze: Doppio Concerto
Nigel Shore, the oboist, matched an assertive personality with a remarkably defined technique and the full-bodied tone of a young player whose background is British but whose career was built with the Berlin Philharmonic. An name to listen for.

The Independent

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor
Memorable moments included… Nigel Shore’s breathless oboe d’amore duet flight with alto Sandhoff in “Qui sedes”.

The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon

W.A: Mozart: Posthorn Serenade
First and foremost, the lively, supple dialogue between flautist Silke Uhlig and Nigel Shore on the oboe.

Der Tagesspiegel

J.S. Bach: Concerto for oboe d’amore in D major BWV 1053
With the middle movement already in a Christmassy 12/8-time, Nigel Shore added to the mood with his melodically interesting shepherd-espressivo.

Der Tagesspiegel

The Berlin Oboe Quartet gave a short programme of works by Britten, Coliin Matthews and Richard Rodney Bennett, which was lavishly garnished by Nigel Shore’s wonderfully broad oboe sound.

The Times

The Berlin Oboe Quartet CD: “Phantasy”
The oboist is Nigel Shore, exquisitely lyrical.

The Times


I. Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Top marks for the winds, rehearsed and conducted by Nigel Shore. Rhythmically crystal clear, Stravinsky’s Symphonies of Wind Instruments were a pure pleasure to listen to.

Stuttgarter Zeitung

I. Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
With the Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Nigel Shore led the young brass and wind payers into Stravinsky’s world. Loud applause for the whole evening.

Esslinger Zeitung

J. Brahms: Serenade in A major, op.16
Taken fast and well rehearsed with a Nigel Shore on the podium who took complete control whilst allowing the young musicians their artistic freedom.

Stuttgarter Zeitung