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Try Me, Good King

7 November 2018 | 13:10-13:55 | St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HR   A 45-minute recital curated around Libby Larsen’s Try Me Good King: The Last Words of the Wives of King Henry VIII including works by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Samuel Barber and Francis Poulenc which explore women wronged in the shade of male power.   Davidona …

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Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54

22 March 2019 | 19:30 | Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX   Nico de Villiers will make his solo debut in the Royal Festival Hall with the London Mozart Players performing Robert Schumann’s Piano Concert in A minor, op. 54.

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Pendine International Voice of the Future Competition

4 July 2018 | 19:30 | Main Stage, Llangollen International Festival, Llangollen, Wales   Official festival accompanist Nico de Villiers will accompany two of the theee finalists competing for the prestigious Pendine International Voice of the Future Competition.

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Richard Hageman Society Lecture – Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

28 June 2018 | 12:30-13:30 | Groeneweg 1, 8911 EH Leeuwarden, The Netherlands   This year Leeuwarden, the capital of Friesland, the Netherlands is the European Capital of Culture. Nico de Villiers, pianist and Richard Hageman scholar, and Asing Walthaus, journalist at the Leeuwarder Courant, will present a lecture on an orchestral overture ‘In A Nutshell’ by the Leeuwarden-born American Oscar-winner composer …

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Richard Hageman Society celebrating 2018 European Capital of Cultural

29 June 2018 | 20:00 | Wilhelminaplein LC-hoofdpodium, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands   Nico de Villiers founded the Richard Hageman Society to further research and the performance of works by Richard Hageman on an international platform. In this collaboration between the Richard Hageman Society and CityProms Festival, the North Netherlands Orchestra will perform the European premiere of Richard Hageman’s currently unpublished overture …

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Blankensee Summer Music Festival

14 April 2018 | 18:00-20:00 | Kirchenzentrum Waldfrieden, Am Waldfrieden 52, 14959 Trebbin OT Blankensee, Germany   Lewisham Choral Society & Johannischer Chor Berlin Nico de Villiers – Conductor, Piano Jens Lehmann – Conductor   After the joint concert in Lewisham in October 2016, the Lewisham Choral Society are delighted to be singing once again with Johannischer Chor Berlin as part …

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A Masterclass with William Bolcom

1 June 2018 | 15:00 | St John’s Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA   Nico de Villiers presents singers and pianists from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to the celebrated American composer William Bolcom. This event is a part of the St. John’s Smith Square Americana ’18 festival in celebration of the Leonard Bernstein centenary.   Siân Dicker – Soprano …