VOCALIST - COMPOSER - BROADCASTER - EDUCATOR
Nicky will perform with the Matangi String Quartet and poet Antjie Krog at the 2022 String Quartet Biennale at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam. Their programme,Trilogy/Trilogie, features three works by South African female composers, including the Dutch/European debut of Nicky's composition ESCAPE: The Ingrid Jonker Suite. The festival line-up is sensational and includes the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Attacca Quartet, Marmen Quartet, and works by composers Caroline Shaw and Jonathan Dove. Tickets are now available.
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On 1 September 2021, Nicky took over hosting and producing duties for the original jazz interview podcast The Jazz Session. Her guests thus far have included Terence Blanchard, Gretchen Parlato and Dave Liebman. Upcoming episodes feature Maria Schneider, Theo Bleckmann, Miho Hazama, and Lars Danielsson. Listen and subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.
Nicky loved being interviewed by composer Matthijs van Dijk for The South African Composers Archive podcast. You can hear their conversation (including snippets of Schrire's Jonker Suite and previous compositions) at this link or find the episode wherever you find your podcasts.
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