Events - concerts, performances, recordings & broadcasts of music by Nigel Keay
Release of the CD Children of the Mist by Atoll Records with Prelude for Cello and Piano (recorded in January 2016)
Saturday 28th January 2023, 5pm. Performance of Sitting in the Ruins at the Conservatoire Mozart, 7 passage de la Canopée, 75001 Paris (Forum des nouveaux répertoires pédagogiques)
Saturday, 17 September 2022, 20h00. Concert by the ensemble Traces d'Aujourd'hui at the Temple de Port-Royal, 18 bd Arago, Paris 75013. Valérie Guéroult - clarinet, Nigel Keay - viola, Isabelle Dutel - piano.
Saturday 25th June 2022, 5pm, Temple du Luxembourg, 58 rue Madame, Paris. Variations on a Theme from At the Hawk's Well (2001) for Piano Trio (Violin, Cello, & Piano). Poster of concert PDF
Sunday 5th June 2022, 19h30; Concert de Musiques d'Aujourd'hui - Association La Vie des Sons
Œuvres de Philippe Malhaire, Michaël Sebaoun, Stéphane Delplace, Olivier Kaspar, Nigel Keay, Anthony Girard, Michel Merlet.
Sylvie Baschera, Michaël Sebaoun, Philippa Neuteboom, Fanny Prandi, Sylvain Combaluzier, Stéphane Delplace, Jacy Desmond: piano. Marika Lombardi: hautbois. Jean-Pierre Arnaud: cor anglais. Valérie Granier: basson. Olivier Kaspar: alto. Masha Lankovsky: violon.
May 2022. Broadcast of Tectonics on La Contemporaine, web-radio of Radio France Musique.
January 2022. Release of Maungarei (2019) by Nova-Musica Studio, Paris. Daniel Kientzy (saxophones and basses), Fabienne Martin (Ondes Martenot), Nigel Keay (viola) & Jacy Desmond (Farfisa Organ).
March 9, 2020. Release of String Quartet No.2 by Quatuor Leonis (Blumlein Records) on youtube (recorded July 2015).
September 4th 2019. Release of Tectonics for achi-saxophone, mellotron, viola and double bass by Nova-Musica Studio, Paris. Daniel Kientzy (saxophones), Jean-Baptiste Devillers (mellotron), Nigel Keay (viola) & Will McClain Cravy (double bass).
Saturday 14th September 2019, 7.30pm. Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano "Adagietto antique" in four movements. Jean-Marc Fessard (clarinet), Nigel Keay (viola), Gwenaëlle Cochevelou (piano). Le Regard du Cygne, 210 Rue de Belleville, 75020 Paris. More info; Concert by La Vie des Sons (LVDS).
Thursday 18th July 2019, 8.30pm - Maison des Vins de Graves, Podensac, France. Sérénade pour cordes (2002). Concert "Mozartiana", Festival Musique en Graves. https://musique-en-graves.com/archive-2019/ The Serenade was performed by Nina Millet and Lydia Becker (violins), Jordan Watt (viola), Louisa Deloye (cello), and Esther Brayer (double bass).
Sunday 24th February 2019, 5.00pm. Performance of Allusions for clarinet solo by Elias Rodriguez at the Fondation des États-Unis, (Grand Salon), 15 boulevard Jourdan 75014Paris. Free entry.
Saturday 16 February 2019, 3.30pm. Performance of Sitting in the Ruins at the Conservatoire Municipal W.A. Mozart, 7 passage de la Canopée, Paris 1er. Gena Liévano and Louis Luciat (oboes), Shoan Eon (bassoon).
Participation in the Forum des nouveaux répertoires pédagogiques, Saturday 1st December 2018 at the Conservatoire Municipal W.A. Mozart, 7 passage de la Canopée, Paris 1er. Premiere of Sitting in the Ruins - Trio for Two Oboes and Bassoon performed by students of Marika Lombardi.
17th November 2018. Fanfare for Orchestra broadcast on Radio New Zealand Concert Sound Lounge; NZ Composer Sessions; https://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/sounz-recordings/audio/2018666586/nigel-keay-fanfare-for-orchestra
Saturday 4th August 2018, 5pm, Église de Saint-Genou. Piano Trio Variations on a Theme from At the Hawk's Well (2001) will be performed at Les Musicales de Saint-Genou by Adela Farcas (violin), Béatrice Raimbourg (cello) and Laurent Cabanel (piano). More information here. Festival brochure (PDF).
Saturday 7th April 2018, 8pm église Saint-Merri, Paris 4ème. Premiere of Nocturne for baritone saxophone and double bass in Paris by the ensemble "Traces d'Aujourd'hui". Eric Tallet (sax) and William McClain Cravy (bass).
Recording of Fanfare for Orchestra by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marc Taddei at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington NZ, Thursday 25th January 2018. Recorded by RNZ Concert as part of the 2018 NZ Composer Sessions in association with NZSO, RNZ Concert and SOUNZ.
Sunday 21st January 2018, 4pm, Visconti Variations (Duo for Violin and Viola) will be performed by Guanxi Masse (violin) and Nigel Keay (viola) in a programme for string trio at église Notre Dame des Pauvres, 27 boulevard Galliéni, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux. Works by Schubert (Trio D.581), Keay and Roussel (Trio op.58). Poster of concert PDF.
Sunday 10th December 2017, 5.00pm. Le Loup et l'Agneau for narrator and piano at Église Notre-Dame-d'Espérance de Paris, 47 Rue de la Roquette, 75011 Paris. Valérie Loriot (narrator) and Jennifer Lee (piano). Poster with details of concert (PDF).
Participation in the Forum des nouveaux répertoires pédagogiques, Saturday 2nd December 2017 at the Conservatoire du centre Mozart, Paris (Oboe Sonata). Publicity PDF.
Moderato à cent d’huîtres was performed by Sylvain Durantel and Emmanuel Christien on the 18th August 2017, 5pm, at Nakameguro GT Plaza Hall de Tokyo.
Sunday 23rd July 2017, 5.30pm. Le Loup et l'Agneau for narrator and piano was premiered by François Castang and Jérémie Honnoré at Festival Musique à la Ferme, Lançon-Provence.
Saturday 20 May 2017, 8.30pm (Night of Museums). Souffle coupé for wind quintet was performed by the Ensemble Quintitus at the Musée des Avelines, 60 rue Gounod, 92210 Saint-Cloud, Ile de France. More information on this event.
Saturday 11 March 2017, 7.30pm Soufflé coupé for wind quintet was premiered by the French-American Ensemble Quintitus at Reid Hall, 4 rue de Chevreuse 75006 Paris. PDF poster. The concert was hosted by University of Kent Paris School of Arts and Culture and Columbia Global Centers Paris.
Friday 24th February 2017 at 8.30pm the contemporary music ensemble Traces d'Aujourd'hui at l'Église Réformée Passy-Annonciation, 19 rue Cortambert, Paris 75016 (Allusions pour clarinette solo and works by Wolff, Noda, Tallet)
Thursday 15th December 2016. Jean-François Bescond performed Allusions for clarinet at The Xian Conservatory of Music, Shaanxi, China.
Sunday 20th November 2016 at 3.30pm the contemporary music ensemble Traces d'Aujourd'hui at l'Église Saint-Ambroise, 71bis bd Voltaire, Paris 75011 (Allusions pour clarinette solo and works by Charpentier, Wolff, Noda, Rosaz, Denisov, Shinoara). Poster of concert PDF.
VENERDÌ 18 novembre 2016, 20;00, Magazzino Musica, via Francesco Soave 3, 20135 Milan, Italy. Marika Lomabrdi oboe e Nathalie Dang piano presenteranno alcuni dei brani registrati per Continuo Records nel disco "Créations" . Musiche di Antonioni, Campogrande, Keay Sonata 1° movimento per oboe e piano (2012)), Dachez, Gurvitch... Ingresso libero. Vendita e dedica del CD dopo il concerto.
Wednesday 20th July 2016, 9pm moderato à cent d'huîtres for viola and piano. Cédric Lebonnois & Emmanuel Christien at the Festival Musique à la Ferme, Grange de la Chèvrerie, Lançon-Provence, France. Flyer PDF.
9th June 2016, 5pm. Presentation of the new album "Créations" by Continuo Records in Rome (Oboe Sonata). Discoteca di Stato di Roma Via Michelangelo Caetani, 32, 00186 Roma.
Friday 3rd June 2016, 8.30pm. Françoise Talvard of the contemporary music ensemble "Traces d'Aujourd'hui" play Allusions pour clarinette solo. Les Libraires Associés, 3 rue Pierre l'Ermite, Paris 75018. Poster PDF
Thursday 19th May 2016, 8pm. La Cuisine à l'alto (moderato à cent de huîtres). l'Hôtel de Ville de Barr, Alsace, France. Poster PDF
Thursday 12th May 2016, 8pm Italian Cultural Institute, Paris France. Presentation concert of Marika Lombardi's new double album « Créations » by Continuo Records (performance of the 1st movement of Oboe Sonata) (Invitation PDF).
Terrestrial Mirror was played by Susan Carmichael (flute), Erin Reilly (viola), and Grace Bauson (harp) in Susan Carmichael's DMA lecture recital on Tuesday April 12, 2016, 7 p.m. at Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia, USA.
13, 16, 19 & 20th March 2016. Performances of Prelude for Cello & Piano by the Spooner Mosley Duo for Chamber Music New Zealand (Gisborne, Wanganui, Cromwell & Gore).
21st February 2016, 4pm, Moderato à cent d'huîtres at the 2016 International Viola Conference at Mahidol College of Music, Thailand. "One of Us" Concert (Viola Music Composed by Violists) Paul Groh, Viola, Yoshimi Matsushima, Piano.
Monday 7th December 2015, 8pm. Jennifer Lee performed the dancer leads the procession at the Maison d'Italie, Cité Universitaire, Paris in a programme with works by Salvatore di Stefano, Jean-Claude Wolff, Martin Loridan and Maurice Ravel.
Thursday 5th November 2015, 8.30pm. Quatuor Leonis performed String Quartet No.2 in their "Exil" programme at the Théâtre de l'Aquarium, La Cartoucherie, Vincennes, Paris. Poster for concert (jpg)
La Cuisine à l'alto (moderato à cent de huîtres) at the Théâtre du Casino Barrière, Deauville, 23rd October, 8.30pm (Poster PDF) - and also at Salle Val de l'Isle à Troyes, 25th October 2015, 4.30pm.
Sunday 18th October 2015, 6.30pm on Bateau Daphné, Quai Montebello, Paris. Oboe Sonata with Marika Lombardi and Nathalie Dang.
Moderato à cent d'huîtres was performed on Sunday 4th October 2015, 1pm, by Paul Groh and Yerim Lee at the Robert Knox Hall, Central Coast Conservatorium, Gosford NSW 2250, Australia. PDF program
Sunday 5th July 2015, 4pm. Sylvain Durantel (viola) and Emmanuel Christien (piano) gave the premiere of moderato à cent d'huïtres at the Abbaye de Graville, rue de l'Abbaye, Le Havre as part of the concert "La Cuisine à l'alto" also with François Castang (reciter). Poster for concert PDF
Variations on a Theme from At the Hawk's Well (2001) was broadcast on Radio New Zealand Concert's programme "Made in New Zealand" 6pm, 13th June 2015. Anastasiya Filippochkina (vln), Gabriel Casalis (cello), Debra Takakjian (pno) (Blumlein CD-A 023).
Friday 29th May, 2015, 8.30pm, Quatuor Leonis performed String Quartet No.2 at the Maison du peuple, Fourchambault as part of their "Exiles" programme which included works by Stravinsky, Bartok & Damnianovitch.
Friday 24th April 2015, 7pm. Jennifer Lee performed the dancer leads the procession in a recital of piano music at Conservatoire de musique, théâtre et danse, Château de Saint-Ouen, 12 rue Albert-Dhalenne, 93400 Saint-Ouen. Poster (jpg). Photo.
Friday 24th April 2015; release of new CD of music by Nigel Keay; the dancer leads the procession for piano, Diversions for Quintet, Allusions for Clarinet Solo, Double Jeu for Two Violas, Piano Quartet, Little Tango Suite.
Tuesday 7th April 2015, 7.30pm. Quinteto Contraste performed Diversion 1 in a concert of chamber music at Casa da Música, Porto, Portugal.
28th March 2015, Jean-François Bescond performed Allusions at the 2015 Troy University Clarinet Day (Alabama, USA).
26th March 2015, 4.30pm. Visconti Variations was performed by Jessica Oddie (violin) for her Master's Recital with Lucy Caplan (viola) at Morse Recital Hall, Yale School of Music.
Sunday 22nd March 2015, midday. Quatuor Leonis performed String Quartet No.2 at the Théâtre de l'Aquarium, La Cartoucherie, Vincennes, Paris. JPG poster of concert.
Monday 2nd March 2015, Visconti Variations broadcast on Radio New Zealand Concert (Simone Roggen & Cyprien Busolini).
Wednesday 8 October 2014, 20h30. Korutet, Alice Fagard (voice) and Frederik Sakham (contrebasse) will perform Tango Suite and String Quartet n° 2 at the Église protestante unie de Pentemont, 106 rue de Grenelle, Paris 7ème. Affiche (PDF) of concert. Programme (PDF).
Sunday 5th October 2014, 5pm. Tango Suite will be performed by Alice Fagard (voice), Korutet & Frederik Sakham (double bass) at Eglise Notre Dame d'Espérance, 47 rue de la Roquette, Paris 11ème. Programme (PDF).
Wednesday 24th September 2014, 7.30pm. Korutet perfromed String Quartet No. 2 at One2One Café (121 Ponsonby Rd, Auckland NZ).
Thursday 19th June 2014, 7.30pm, performance of Prelude for Cello and Piano was performed in Paris by Joseph Spooner and Kathryn Mosley as part of an international conference on Katherine Mansfield (19 - 21 June, Université Paris 3 in conjunction with the Katherine Mansfield Society). Programme PDF.
Thursday 22nd May 2014, "Piece for Judith Clark" (aka Interlude for Piano) broadcast by Radio New Zealand Concert during its "Appointment" programme "Judith Clark CNZM (1931-2014)"; http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/appointment/audio/2596608/judith-clark-cnzm-1931-2014 (Begins at 31'25").
Allusions for Clarinet Solo was performed in Lublin, Poland on 7th May 2014 by Jean-françois Bescond.
Friday 25th April 2014, performance of Introduction & Tarantella for Violin and Piano by Eugenia Choi (violin) and Svetlana Gorokhovich (piano) at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City; Poster of concert (PDF)
Sunday 15th December 2013 7pm. Diversions for Quintet was performed at Kerr Street Artspace, Devonport, Auckland in a concert by the Intrepid Music Project. Musicians; Charmian Keay - Violin, Rachel Grimwood - Viola, Gemma Price - Oboe, Finn Schofield - Clarinet, Eric Scholes - Double Bass.
5th November 2013, 7pm. Piano Quartet (1986) was broadcast on Sound Lounge, Radio New Zealand Concert. This studio recording was part of the Resound project started in 2010 which was an initiative of SOUNZ, RNZ Concert and NZ On Air. It was played by the New Zealand Trio with Robert Ashworth (viola) and introduced by Kenneth Young.
Friday 11th October 2013, 00h00-01h00; Broadcast of works on Radio France Musique "Tapage nocturne". Performers of the live session: Dora Cantella, Jean-Marc Fessard, Nigel Keay, Marika Lombardi, & John-Paul Muir. Programme details at the following link: http://www.francemusique.fr/emission/tapage-nocturne/2013-2014/session-live-de-nigel-keay-10-11-2013-00-00. Photos of Live Session.
September 25th 2013. Jean-François Bescond performed Allusions for Clarinet Solo at the Urals Mussorgsky State Conservatoire in Yekaterinburg, Russia – Class of Igor Parischyuk.
Saturday 31st August 2013, 5pm. Pierre Henri Xuereb and Julien Dabonneville performed Double Jeu for Two Violas at la Fête de l'Alto, Lasalle, La Filature, Cévennes, France.
Friday 30th August, 2013. String Quartet No.2 was broadcast on France Musique (Radio France) in the programme "Plage" presented by Bruno Letort.
Saturday July 27th, 2013. Allusions for Clarinet Solo was premiered by Jean-François Bescond at the 2013 ClarinetFest in Assisi, Italy (Accademia Italiana del Clarinetto).
Saturday 22nd June, 2013. Little Tango Suite was performed by Gemma Lee (piano) at the Salvation Army Church, Howick, Auckland.
Tuesday 4th june 2013. Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano was broadcast on Radio NZ Concert "Sound Lounge" (rescheduled from 28th May 2013). Performed by Jean-François Bescond, clarinet, Nigel Keay, viola, Dora Cantella, piano. Recording from the Cantus Formus concert of 27th October 2012.
Monday 13th May 2013, 7.30pm. Diversions for Quintet was performed by Elm Ensemble, Spiegelfoyer Chamber Music Concert, Graz Opera, Austria. (Yukiko Imazato-Härtel - violin, Oliver Biber - viola, Kamen Nikolov - oboe, Christoph Gaugl - clarinet, Rudolf Thausing - contrabass). Programme (PDF).
Sunday 12th May 2013, 5pm, Ensemble Polymnia performed Serenade for Strings under the direction of Sarah Bisley at Holy Trinity Church, Devonport, Auckland NZ. Programme (PDF).
Tuesday 7th May 2013. Interlude for piano - David Guerin (pno) broadcast on Radio NZ Concert (Manu CD MANU 1478)
Saturday 23rd February 2013, 8pm. Duo à la française, Marika Lombardi (oboe) and Nathalie Dang (piano). Auditorium de la Cité des Arts, 18 rue de l’Hôtel de Ville Paris, 4ème Métro Pont Marie. The duo will give the first performance of a new Sonata for Oboe and Piano by Nigel Keay. Also on the programme is music by Jolivet, Vaughan Williams, Leon Gurvitch & Kathryn Potter. Video of concert performance.
27 October 2012, 5pm. Trio for clarinet, Viola and Piano. Jean-François Bescond - clarinet, Nigel Keay - viola, Dora Cantella - piano. Grand Auditorium of the Paris CRR (Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris), 14 rue de Madrid, 75008 Paris. Concerts CANTUS FORMUS direction: Nicolas Bacri. Programme (PDF) Photo of trio. Photo 2.
Piano Quartet (1986) recorded on 31st May 2012 by NZ Trio (with Robert Ashworth, viola) at Roundhead Studios in Auckland for Radio NZ Concert with funding from NZ On Air.
Terrestrial Mirror was broadcast on Sound Lounge, Radio New Zealand Concert on Tuesday 7th February 2012, 7pm
December 2011: release of CD: Music for Small Groups by Blumlein Records (CD-A023) - five works for various formations. Available from the specialist classical CD stores Souffle Continu, 22 rue Gerbier 75011 Paris - Phone: +331 4024 1721 and La Dame Blanche, 47 rue de la Montagne Sainte-Geneviève 75005 Paris - Phone: +331 4329 6842
Diversion 1 for Quintet was performed at 8pm Monday 19th September 2011 in a concert for the Kingston and District Chamber Music Society at The Methodist Church, 49 High Street, New Malden, KT3 4BY. The players will be: Linda Marley (oboe), Stephen Webster (clarinet), David Gaster (violin), Mandy Emerson (viola), Terry Gibbs (double bass) More details on this event....
Diversion 1 for Quintet was performed on 30th March 2011 in a concert by Quinteto Contraste at the Auditório do Conservatório Nacional do Porto, Portugal. The concert was broadcast live on the station Antena 2, Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP). Quinteto Contraste: Luís Alves, oboe | David Silva, clarinet | Mariana Costa, violin | Sara Barros, viola | Samuel Abreu, double bass.
Terrestrial Mirror for Flute Viola and Harp recorded for the CD Music for Small Groups on 7th March 2011 by Paolo Vignaroli - flute, Nigel Keay - viola, Delphine Latil - harp.
Terrestrial Mirror for Flute Viola and Harp was performed at the AGM of the France-NZ Association, NZ Embassy, Paris, on Friday 28 January 2011 by Paolo Vignaroli - flute, Nigel Keay - viola, Delphine Latil - harp.
21st December 2010: broadcast of String Quartet No.2 performed by the Nevine String Quartet on Radio New Zealand Concert: http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/resound
Thursday, October 14, 2010, 8:30pm, Paris. Private concert at the Atelier de la Main d'Or, 9 passage de la Main d'Or, 75011 Paris. Metro Ledru-Rollin. Works by Mozart, Reinecke, Schumann and world premiere of Nigel Keay's Trio for clarinet, Viola and Piano. Erika Bliznik, clarinet. Nigel Keay, viola and Jeffrey Grice, piano. More details (in French)....
Release of blumlein records CD Diversions - Autour du hautbois, September 2010.
String Quartet No.2 recorded 12th April 2010 for the CD Music for Small Groups. Photo .jpg
Diversions for Quintet was performed on 21st March 2010 at the Providence United Methodist Church by musicians from the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (North Carolina). The players were: Hollis Ulaky - oboe, Dru DeVan - clarinet, Tatiana Karpova - violin, Ellen Ferdon - viola & Jeff Ferdon - double bass.
Diversions for Quintet was performed in a concert on 7th March 2010 by Marika Lombardi - oboe, Erika Bliznik - clarinet, Charmian Keay - violin, Joe Ichinose - viola, and Raphaël Schwab - double bass as part of the Paris Oboe Festival in 2010, 4.30pm. Le Bateau Daphné Quai Montebello, 75005 Paris, M° : Saint-Michel. Festival Oboe 2010 brochure.
Piano Trio was recorded on the 3rd Dcember 2009 at in the Grand Salon of the NZ Embassy in Paris for the CD Music for Small Groups.
Nigel Keay's arrangement of the 4th Movement of Brahms's Fourth Symphony was performed in a concert entitled "Fugues et Compagnie" by the Ensemble des Antipodes, 8pm, Saturday 19th September, 2009 at Eglise Luthérienne de la Trinité, 174 boulevard Vincent Auriol, 75013 Paris.
Duo for Violin and Viola "Visconti Variations" was performed by Orchestre 2021 on Thursday 30th April 2009, 8.30pm at the Fondation des Etats-Unis (Grand Salon), 15 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris.
Diversions for Quintet was performed by the soloists of Orchestre 2021 on Friday 30th January 2009 at the NZ Embassy, Paris for the France-NZ Association. Musicians: Marika Lombardi - oboe, Erika Bliznik - clarinet, Aude de Larouzière - violin, Nigel Keay - viola, Guillaume Pagnon - contrabass.
Diversions for Quintet was performed by the soloists of Orchestre 2021 along with Variations on a Theme from At the Hawk's Well for Piano Trio - 30th October 2008, 8.30pm, Fondation des Etats-Unis (Grand Salon), 15 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris. Musicians: Herbert Lashner - oboe, Erika Bliznik - clarinet, Aude de Larouzière - violin, Nigel Keay - viola, Bénédicte de Larouzière - cello, Guillaume Pagnon - contrabass, Anne Bertin-Hugault - piano.
Tango Suite for String Quartet was performed in an Orchestre 2021 concert on Thursday 17th April 2008, 8.30pm at the Fondation des Etats-Unis (Grand Salon), 15 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris.
Orchestre 2021 conducted by Elizabeth Askren performed Serenade for Strings on Thursday 6th December 2007, 8.30pm at the Fondation des Etats-Unis (Grand Salon), 15 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris.
Diffractions for Piano & Orchestra was performed on 14th June 2007 at the Fondation des Etats-Unis (Grand Salon), 15 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris, by the Orchestre 2021 conducted by Nigel Keay with Jeffrey Grice as soloist.
String Quartet No.2 was performed at a private concert in rue seguier, Paris on Thursday 3rd May 2007, 8.30pm (Daniel Rémy - violin 1, Iwona Janaillac - violin 2, Nigel Keay - viola and Dimitri Kindynis - cello).
Variations on a Theme from At the Hawk's Well (2001) was performed on 22nd March 2007 at the Music Department of the University of Otago (NZ) by Charmian Keay (violin), Jono Squire (cello) and Tom McGrath (piano). Programme PDF.
The pianist Jeffrey Grice performed Nigel Keay's the dancer leads the procession at Salle Gaveau in Paris on Wednesday 14th February 2007 at 8.30pm. Poster for this concert.
Nigel Keay's Serenade for Strings was performed by the string orchestra Orchestre 2021 on Thursday 7th December 2006, 8.30pm at the Fondation des Etats-Unis (Grand Salon), 15 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris. Elizabeth Askren conducted this concert of music for chamber orchestra supported by the New Zealand / France Friendship Fund which included dans la nuit by Robin Toan (NZ), Shaker Loops by John Adams, and the participation of New Zealand violinists Vanessa Tam & Charmian Keay. More details on this event.... (Page en français )
Ensemble Kypris performed Serenade for Strings on:
Note et Bien Orchestra conducted by Didier Jacquin performed Adagio for Strings from Images of Java by Nigel Keay on:
- Saturday 10th December, 2005 at 8.30pm at Eglise Notre Dame des Champs, 92 bd du Montparnasse, Paris 6ème arrondissement.
Diversion 3 was given a reading by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra at the NZSO-SOUNZ Readings on November 16th, 2005 in Wellington. SOUNZ (Centre for New Zealand Music) programme of this event; Progamme PDF.
Orchestre à cordes Idoménée conducted by Didier Jacquin performed Serenade for Strings by Nigel Keay at 9pm, Saturday 24 September 2005 at Saint-Christophe-de-Javel, 28 rue de la Convention, 15ème arrondissement, Paris.
String Quartet No.2 (1995) was performed on Saturday 19th March 2005, 9pm at Eglise Saint-Germain de Charonne, Paris by the quatuor Aphanès.
Adagio for Strings was played on 16th January 2005 in the American Cathedral in Paris in a special concert organised by the Paris Choral Society and Orchestra to raise funds that will provide emergency assistance and more long-term aid to the victims of the December 2004 earthquake and tsunamis in South Asia.
String Quartet No.2 (1995) was performed on 11th January 2005 by Quatuor Aphanes at the OECD in Paris with proceeds going to help the War on Hunger Group of the OECD.
Serenade for Strings was premiered by Ensemble Polymnia conducted by Sarah Bisley at the Saint-Julien le Pauvre Church in Paris on the 21st October 2004
Quatuor Aphanès performed String Quartet No.2 at Kleines Theater Oberammergau at 8pm, Saturday 2nd October 2004, and in Bad Kohlgrub on Sunday 3rd October 2004.
String Quartet No.2 (1995) was performed on Saturday 7th February 2004 at Eglise Saint Jean-Bosco de Paris. PDF Programme.
String Quartet No.2 (1995) was performed on Saturday 13 December 2003, 9pm at Eglise Saint-Denys d'Arcueil, Ile de France by Quatuor Aphanès.
November 2003; Diversions 1 & 2 were given a rehearsed reading by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young at the NZSO - SOUNZ Readings in Wellington.
the dancer leads the procession recorded by Jeffrey Grice for Radio New Zealand in April 2003 for national broadcast shortly after being included in his programme on an Associate Music Societies Chamber Music New Zealand tour.
Jeffrey Grice performed the dancer leads the procession at The Woolshed in a Te Awamutu Music Federation concert on the 11th April 2003.
Jeffrey Grice performed the dancer leads the procession in the Waikanae Memorial Hall on Sunday 6 April 2003 in a concert produced by The Waikanae Music Society.
the dancer leads the procession performed by Jeffrey Grice at La Halle Saint-Pierre, Paris 18ème. 20th March 2003.
Radio France, France Musiques, Friday 31st January 2003, 22,30pm. Broadcast of Tango Suite (commissioned by Radio France. Musicians: Madeleine Jalbert, Quatuor Diotima, Jean-Olivier Bacquet.
String Quartet No.2 was performed by the Nevine String Quartet at Richmond Church on the Hill, Nelson, NZ on Friday 31st January 2003, (12.10pm-13.10pm) as part of the Adam New Zealand Festival of Chamber Music.
Broadcast of Viola Concerto on Concert FM, Radio NZ, Sunday 19th January 2003, 8pm. (Recording of performance at 29th International Viola Congress in Wellington)
String Quartet No.2 was performed on 23, 24 & 25 November 2002 by Ensemble Philharmonia in Auckland. Miranda Adams & Mark Bennett (violins), Christine Bowie (viola), Claudia Price (cello). Saturday, Nov. 23, 12noon, Auckland City Art Gallery Theatre, Sunday, Nov. 24, 12noon, Titirangi Community House, Monday, Nov. 25, 12noon, Franklin Arts & Cultural Centre, Pukekohe.
the dancer leads the procession was performed by Jeffrey Grice on 3rd October 2002 at La Halle Saint-Pierre, Paris 18ème.
String Quartet No.2 was performed on 22nd September 2002 by the Nevine String Quartet in the Ilott Theatre, Wellington. Recorded by RNZ.
Recording of Serenade for Strings by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Hamish McKeich for one of the Rehearsed Readings sessions organised by SOUNZ and the NZSO. This took place on the 21st & 22nd March 2002 at the Brierly Centre, Wellington College.
Symphony in Five Movements. The fourth and fifth movements were given a reading by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hamish McKeich at the NZSO - SOUNZ Readings in October 2001 in Wellington.
Nigel Keay's Viola Concerto was performed by the Chamber Orchestra of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with Franck Chevalier as soloist, conducted by Marc Taddei at the 29th International Viola Congress in Wellington on 12th April 2001 in the Riley Centre, Wellington. Programme PDF.
The Quatuor de Capriccio (Geoffroy Voisin and Estelle Fouillet - violins, Nigel Keay - viola, and Amélie Mabire - cello) performed String Quartet No.2 at La Maison de Quartier de Venoix, Caen, on at 5pm Sunday 7th May 2000.
The Nevine String Quartet performed String Quartet No.2 at Saint Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington on 25th June 1997. Poster PDF.
Symphony in Five Movements performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra was broadcast on RNZ Concert FM on the 15th August 1996 (Concert of 1 August 1996). Programme PDF.
Symphony in Five Movements was performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra on the 1st August 1996 in a concert at the Aotea Centre, Auckland, NZ as part of an APO Main Series programme.
String Quartet No.2 was performed at the Friendly Societies Hall, 93 Victoria Road, Devonport, NZ. on 18th February 1996 by the Real Strings Quartet (Devonport Arts Festival).
Introduction & Allegro (1995) (Sextet for Flute, Clarinet/B.Cl., Bass Trombone, Violin, Viola, Double Bass) was performed at the Friendly Societies Hall, 93 Victoria Road, Devonport, NZ. by the Ensemble Philharmonia on Thursday 15th February 1996 (Devonport Arts Festival). [Article in The Devonport Flagstaff][Werner article].
The Ensemble Contemporary Alpha (The Tokyo National University of fine Arts and Music) performed String Quartet No.2 on Tuesday, December 5th, 1995 (8pm) in the Chulalongkorn University Auditorium as part of the 17th Conference and Festival of the Asian Composers League held in Bangkok (2-9 December 1995.
Introduction & Allegro (1995) (Sextet for Flute, Clarinet/B.Cl., Bass Trombone, Violin, Viola, Double Bass) was performed at the Auckland City Art Galleryon Thursday 26th October 1995 by Ensemble Philharmonia. Werner article PDF.
Fanfare for Orchestra was performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra on the 22nd June 1995 conducted by Edvard Tchivzel at a Main Series Concert at the Aotea Centre, Auckland, NZ. Details of radio broadcast; programme PDF.
Diffractions for piano and orchestra performed by the NZSO with David Guerin as soloist and Francisco Feliciano as conductor was broadcast on 13 June 1995 by RNZ Concert. Programme PDF.
String Quartet No.2 Watershed Theatre, Auckland, 10, 11 & 12th March 1995 as part of Auckland City's "Arts Alive". Simon McLellan & Sarah Hart (violins), Nigel Keay (viola), & Judith Williams (cello). [Programme PDF]
Symphonic Poem "Ritual Dance" was given an unapproved partial performance by the Dunedin Sinfonia on 30th July 1994.
Symphonic Poem "Ritual Dance" was recorded by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by William Southgate on 16 March 1994 (RNZ Concert FM recording).
Symphony for Strings "Images of Java" (1989) was recorded by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by William Southgate in September 1992 (RNZ Concert FM recording).
At the Hawk's Well, 28th & 29th March 1992, Nelson School of Music, NZ. Commissioned by the Nelson School of Music for the Nelson Sesquicentennial Celebrations.
Adagio for Strings was performed by the Nelson Symphony Orchestra on 4th May 1991.
Triptych (1988) was given its premiere performance on Monday 15th April 1991, 5.15pm in the Adam Concert Room, School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington performed by Dan Williams (trumpet), Ross Harris (horn) & Marc Taddei (trombone). [Programme PDF][Review PDF]
Nelson School of Music Concert of Music by NZ Composers, 1990 [Announcement PDF]
Interlude for Piano was performed by David Guerin in June 1990 at the CANZ 1990 Concert (Programme Four) in Wellington. [Programme PDF].
Diffractions was performed at the Nelson School of Music (NZ) by the Nelson Symphony Orchestra on Friday 27th April 1990. Conductor: Miranda Adams with David Guerin as soloist). Programme PDF.
Nelson School of Music Concert, Sunday 26 November 1989, 8pm. [Programme PDF] Programme included Brass Trio (1988) performed by Bill Hodgson (Trumpet), Eleanor Clenshaw (Horn) & Michelle Bryant (Bassoon).
Piano Quartet (1986) was performed at the Nelson School of Music at a Lunchtime concert on 19th April 1990 by the Nelson Piano Quartet in a programme that also included Fauré's Op. 15 Quartet.
Piano Quartet (1986) was broadcast on the RNZ Concert Programme on 14th January 1989. (Miranda Adams, violin, Allan Starrett, viola, Judith williams, cello, Timothy Dodd, piano. Programme PDF.
String Quartet No.1 was performed by the Nelson String Quartet on Thursday 27th September 1988 at the Nelson School of Music, NZ. Dawn Oaten - violin 1, Margaret Jackson - violin 2, Miranda Adams - viola, & Helen Boulton - cello.
Piano Quartet (1986) was broadcast on the RNZ Concert Programme on 9th July 1988. (Miranda Adams, violin, Allan Starrett, viola, Judith williams, cello, Timothy Dodd, piano. Programme PDF.
Diffractions for Piano & Orchestra was broadcast on the RNZ Concert Programme on 2nd July 1988 (recorded at the Sonic Circus 1987). Programme PDF.
Interlude for Piano was given its premiere performance by Mark Secker at the Nelson School of Music in June 1988. [Review PDF]
Piano Quartet (1986) was performed in the Dunedin Sinfonia's Chamber Music Series on 22nd November 1987.
Diffractions was performed at the NZSO's Sonic Circus Saturday 31 October 1987 at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, NZ with David Guerin as soloist conducted by Francisco Feliciano. [Programme of concert PDF]. [NZ Listener Review].
Diffractions was performed by the Dunedin Sinfonia on September 13th 1987 with Terence Dennis as soloist. NZ Listener Review (October 17, 1987)
Movement for Orchestra performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra with John Hopkins conducting was recorded by Radio NZ Concert on 20th June 1987 at a Composers' Reading Workshop. NZ Listener Review 25 July 1987. (Compositions by Leonie Holmes, Nigel Keay, Bruce Crossman, John Young, Bryony Phillips, & Dorothy Ker)
Variations for Piano performed by Terence Dennis was repeat broadcast on 2nd May 1987 by RNZ Concert Programme. Programme PDF.
String Quartet No.1 was performed at Marama Hall, University of Otago on Tuesday 8 April 1986, 1.10pm. The players were Miranda Adams (violin 1), Tessa Petersen (violin 2), Nigel Keay (viola), & Annemarie Meijers (cello.)
The Piano Quartet in 3 Movements was given its premiere performance on Tuesday 25th March 1986, 1.10pm at Marama Hall, University of Otago. The players were Miranda Adams (violin), Nigel Keay (viola), Robert Davis (cello) & Angela Campbell (piano). [Announcement PDF]
Variations for Violin and Piano was performed on Tuesday 10th September 1985 at Marama Hall, Dunedin in a Lunchtime Concert by Miranda Adams, violin and Terence Dennis, piano. Poster PDF
String Quartet No.1 was performed at Old Saint Paul's, Wellington on Sunday 7th October 1984, 3pm. The players were Bruce Corlett & Alison Wallace (violins), David Daniels (viola) & Helen Mountfort (cello). The concert of NZ music was presented by the Victoria Music Society and organised by Matthew Davidson. Programme of concert (PDF)
String Quartet No.1 was performed at the National art Gallery, Buckle Street, Wellington on Sunday May 27, 1984 at 2.30pm. Bruce Corlett & Alison Wallace (violins), David Daniels (viola) & Helen Mountfort (cello).
String Quartet No.1 Premiere performance on the 27th November 1983 at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, as part its 1983 Concert Series of NZ music. Performed by the Amabile String Quartet (Alan Foster, Glenda Craven, Lyndsay Mountfort, Annemarie Meijers).
Variations for Violin and Piano was performed on the 27th November 1983 at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt by Miranda Adams (violin) and Gerard Parsons (piano).
Four Piano Pieces performed on 3rd October 1983 by Gerard Parsons at a CANZ concert at Symphony House Wellington. Recorded by Radio NZ Concert.
Variations for Violin and Piano was performed on 6 Oct 1982 by Bruce Corlett (violin) and Hugh Stevenson (piano) at a CANZ concert in Symphony House, Wellington. The programe included works by Martin Lodge and Jack Body and was recorded by Radio NZ Concert.
Variations for Violin and Piano was performed in 1982 by Bruce Corlett (violin) and Hugh Stevenson (piano) at the Memorial Theatre, VUW, Wellington. The work was choreographed by Shona McCullagh who danced with Anthony O’Flaherty.