Events - concerts, performances, recordings & broadcasts of music by Nigel Keay
Sunday 23rd July 2017, 5.30pm. Le Loup et l'Agneau for narrator and piano will be premiered by François Castang and Jérémie Honnoré at Festival Musique à la Ferme, Lançon-Provence.
Moderato à cent d’huîtres will be performed by Sylvain Durantel and Emmanuel Christien on the 18th August 2017 at Nakameguro GT Plaza Hall de Tokyo.
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 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).
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.
Sunday 18th October 2015, 6.30pm on Bateau Daphné, Quai Montebello, Paris. Oboe Sonata with Marika Lombardi and Nathalie Dang.
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.
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).
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).
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; http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2014/4/25/0800/PM/InterHarmony-Concert-Series-Rite-of-String/ 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.
Saturday July 27th, 2013. Allusions for Clarinet Solo will be performed 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).
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. 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.
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
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.
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).
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) (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
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.
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 vby 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.
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 (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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diffractions was performed by the Dunedin Sinfonia on September 13th 1987 with Terence Dennis as soloist.
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).
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 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).