Past Performances

This is a listing of performances during the years of my active professional career, 1993 to 2008. While it does not attempt to list every single wedding or church gig, it does aim at a certain degree of completeness - as much for my own reference as for yours. :)

2008

  • Travels in Middle-earth CD lauch, 16 September, Happy Wellington
  • Medieval Market Levin, 9 February, Levin Showgrounds
  • Taupo Tourney, 26 January, Spa Park Taupo

2007

  • Travels in Middle-earth recording sessions, 3-6 March, STL Audio Wellington
  • Medieval Market Levin, 10 February, Levin Showgrounds

2006

  • European tour:
  • "Travels in Middle-earth", Peterskirche Dornberg, Bielefeld (Germany), 21 May
  • "Travels in Middle-earth", Heimatmuseum Borgholzhausen (Germany), 20 May
  • "Rent a Nightingale Reloaded", Hochmeisterkirche Berlin (Germany), 19 May
  • "Mostly Medieval", Koggmuseet Malmö (Sweden), 13 May
  • "700 Years of Pop", Chotec baroque church near Prague (Czech Republic), 22 April
  • "Il Basso Ostinato", Bachhaus Eisenach (Germany), 15 April (Easter concert)
  • "700 Years of Pop", Edinburgh International Harp Festival (UK), 9 April - TV documentation "Destination Music: Scotland" on BBC World
  • *****
  • Open Stage, Parihaka International Peace Festival, 12 March
  • Medieval Market Levin, 11 February, Levin Showgrounds
  • Taupo Tourney, 4-5 February, Spa Park Taupo

2005

  • Lunchtime concert "Travelling in Middle-earth", Adam Concert Room, Victoria University Wellington, 22 September
  • Lunchtime concert, Old St Paul's Wellington, 28 June
  • *****
  • Chamber Music New Zealand Associated Societies Tour:
  • 700 Years of Pop, Chanel Arts Centre, Motueka, 21 May
  • 700 Years of Pop, Mahurangi Estate Winery, Warkworth, 15 May
  • 700 Years of Pop, Timber museum Putaruru, 8 May
  • 700 Years of Pop, Waipa Council Chamber, Te Awamutu, 7 May
  • *****
  • Travels in Middle-earth, Lunchtime concert, University of Otago Dunedin, 18 May
  • Travels in Middle-earth, Lunchtime concert, University of the Waikato Hamilton, 11 May
  • Lunchtime concert, Wellington Central Library, 4 May
  • "Jammin' in the Gallery", Aro Arts Gallery Wellington, 22 April (with Richard Whyte and Rick Jensen)
  • Ye Olde Manakau Medieval Market, 12 February

2004

  • Final recital, Australian National Harp Weekend, Canberra (Australia), 19 September
  • Lunchtime concert, St Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington, 5 May
  • "Love, Lament & Lullaby" (with Pepe Becker, soprano), Massey University concert hall, Wellington, 19 March
  • dGare, Fringe Festival Wellington (winner of the "Hot New Thing" Fringe Award), Shed 11, Queen's Wharf, 20 & 21 February
  • Gala Concert, New Zealand International Harp Festival, Ilott Room, Wellington Town Hall, 7 February

2003

  • Foyer entertainment, LotR marathon & "Return of the King" public premiere, Embassy Theatre Wellington, 17 December
  • Return of the Ringers LotR fan party, organized by TheOneRing.net in conjunction with the "Return of the King" world premiere, Skyline Restaurant Wellington, 31 November
  • Medieval Fair, Chaffer's Park Wellington, 29 November
  • "Villa Musica" Project in association with the University of Canterbury Christchurch: 6 concerts of Italian Baroque music in Christchurch (Provincial Chambers), Ashburton, Purau, Lincoln and Ohoka, 16-23 November
  • Purcell & Handel with the Tudor Consort, Anglican Cathedral Wellington, 13 September
  • Musica Sacra: Italian Baroque, Church of St Mary of the Angels Wellington, 31 August
  • "Divisions, diferencias, diminutione" wtih Robert Oliver (viola da gamba), Shelley Wilkinson (baroque violin), Douglas Mews (harpsichord, organ) - Adam Concert Room, Victoria University Wellington, 21 August
  • Choral Festival (participation), Michael Fowler Center Wellington, 19 August
  • "700 Years of Pop" in association with the Harp Camp Hamilton, 2 August
  • House concert, Flagstaff, Hamilton, 25 July
  • "700 Years of Pop", Cornerstone Music Academy Devonport, 19 July
  • Monteverdi Vespers (first NZ performance, recorded by Concert FM), Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Wellington, 28 June
  • Lunchtime concert "700 Years of Pop", Old St Paul's Wellington, 10 June
  • "Love, Lament & Lullaby" with Pepe Becker, soprano, Robin Ward, Welsh triple harp (recorded for CD release), St Andrew's on the Terrace Wellington, 8 June
  • "Gut vibrations" with Robin Ward, Welsh triple harp, Manawatu Art Gallery Palmerston North, 25 May
  • School concert, Lower Hutt, 21 May
  • "700 Years of Pop", lunchtime concert, University of Waikato Hamilton, 7 May
  • "700 Years of Pop", lunchtime concert, St Andrew's on the Terrace Wellington, 7 May
  • "Gut vibrations" with Robin Ward, Welsh triple harp, Nelson School of Music, 17 April
  • "700 Years of Pop", lunchtime concert, Adam Concert Room, Victoria University Wellington, 27 March
  • "700 Years of Pop", lunchtime concert, The Arts Centre Christchurch, 14 March
  • "Harp music through the Ages", lunchtime concert, University of Canterbury Recital Room, 13 March
  • "700 Years of Pop", lunchtime concert, Marama Concert Hall, University of Otago, 12 March

2002

  • Christmas concert, Internationaled Kulturzentrum Schloss Goseck
  • English Masque, Tanztage Eisen­hütten­stadt, with Rent a Nightingale & Panta Rhei

2001

  • G.F. Handel, "Giulio Cesare", Drottningholms Slottsteater, Stockholm (Sweden), dir. Roy Goodman
  • Klangbilder Berlin (with Rent a Nightingale)
  • Bachwoche Greifswald (with Rent a Nightingale)
  • Uckermärkische Musikwochen (with Rent a Nightingale)

2000

1999

  • Duo recitals with lutenist Sven Åberg: Stockholm, Uppsala, Gripsholm and other locations (Sweden)
  • "Masque" at Festival Klangbilder, Berlin (with Rent a Nightingale and Panta Rhei)
  • Tage Alter Musik Osnabrück (with ensemble Hyperboreas)
  • "History of the Harp", Frankfurter Künstlerklub, Frankfurt am Main (with Kirsten Scheunert, modern pedal harp)

1998

  • Tage Alter Musik Regensburg, with ensemble ARTEK New York
  • Festival Alter Musik Feldkirchen (Austria), with ensemble ARTEK New York
  • Performance with ensemble ARTEK New York, Annapolis (U.S.A.)
  • Monteverdi Vespers with Drottningholms Barockensemble, Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Festival Klangbilder, Berlin (with Rent a Nightingale)

1997

  • Händel "Saul": CD recording with Collegium Cartusianum Köln (dir. Peter Neumann)
  • Händel Festival Halle: Händel "Saul", with Collegium Cartusianum Köln (dir. Peter Neumann)
  • US Tour with Mark Morris Dance Group, Ensemble ARTEK New York: "I don't want to Love" - performances in Brooklyn, Berkeley, Boston and Columbus/Ohio
  • Concerts with ensemble ARTEK New York in Houston, New York City (New Year's concert, Festival "First Night"), and Washington DC (National Public Radio)
  • Solo recitals in Berlin, Brandenburg and Kloster Lehnin

1996

  • CD recording "Love Letters from Italy" with Drew Minter, countertenor; Ensemble ARTEK New York, and recitals in New York
  • Solo recitals at Holland Festival Oude Musiek Utrecht (Fringe)
  • Performed with Ensemble Chanticleer, New York
  • Festival "Musica Sacra" Maastricht (Netherlands) with Ensemble Bouzignac Utrecht
  • Händel "Saul", Arolser Barockfestspiele

1995

  •  Solo recital, Holland Festival Oude Musiek Utrech, Fringe (Netherlands)
  • Recitals with Ensemble Hyperboreas in Malmø (Sweden) and at Holland Festival Oude Musik Utrecht, Fringe (Netherlands)
  • Recitals with Dopo Emilio, Den Haag (Netherlands)

1994

  • Monteverdi: "L'Orfeo" with Opera Amsterdam and The Academy of the Begijnhof (touring the Netherlands for 2 months)
  • Solo recital at Tage Alter Musik Berlin
  • Solo performance with (choir?) Groningen (Netherlands)

1993

  • Solo recital at the 5th World Harp Congress in Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Monteverdi "l'Orfeo" with Ensemble ARTEK, New York: CD recording for Lyrichord label, live performances in Manhattan
  • Monteverdi Vespers with Musica Fiata Köln and Ensemble Sanssouci Berlin
  • Monteverdi: "L'Incoronatione di Poppea" (student project, Hochschule für Kunst Bremen, dir. Stephen Stubbs), Villa Massimo Rome (Italy) - tv documentation on N3 (German TV channel 3)

1986-1992

  • Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra (dir. Serge Baudo) - performances in Berlin, Dresden, and at Tchaikowsky Hall Moscow (Russia): Prokofiev "Romeo and Juliet", Alfred Schnittke "Passacaglia", Ravel "Ma Mere L'Oye"
  • RIAS Jugendorchester (dir. Giuseppe Sinopoli) Mahler 3rd (?) Symphony