Events - concerts, performances, recordings & broadcasts of music by Nigel Keay
Tuesday 28th May 2013. Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano will be broadcast on Radio NZ Concert "Sound Lounge".
Tuesday 7th May2013. 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 Maries. 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.
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.
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/audio_features/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
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.
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.
Diversions for Quintet will be 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.
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.
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).
Nigel Keay's Serenade for Strings was performed by the String Orchestra of APEIM 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 )
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. For information on this event contact SOUNZ (Centre for New Zealand Music) (email@example.com).
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.
Quatuor Aphanès performed String Quartet No.2 at Kleines Theater Oberammergau at 8pm, Saturday 2nd October 2004.
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.
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.
The Quatuor de Capriccio 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.
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.
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.
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.
String Quartet No.1 was performed by the Nelson String Quartet on 27th September 1988 at the Nelson School of Music, NZ.
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.
String Quartet No.1 was performed at Marama Hall, University of Otago on Tuesday 8 April 1986, 1.10p. 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).
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)