Last updated 02/05/2022
Nicholas is currently composing: a solo flute work and a contemporary piece about the sounds of a printer.
PEACE READINGS - FUNDRAISER FOR UKRAINE
26 - 30 April 2022, Barons Court Theatre
Kibo Productions and Barons Court Theatre welcome you to our week-long fundraiser for Ukraine.
The Peace Readings will feature readings of new work from Ukrainian playwrights Natal’ya Vorozhbit (Bad Roads, Royal Court Theatre) and Olga Braga (Off West End 2019 Adopt A Playwright Award).
Also showcasing the shortlist from the Monologues for Ukraine fundraising initiative, poems and plays from writers from across the world, and stories from volunteers on the Ukraine-Romanian border.
All proceeds from the event will be donated to both NGO Red Cross Ukraine and Medicine for Ukraine.
Event schedule and ticket purchase below.
CHARITY CONCERT FOR UKRAINE
7th of April at 7.30pm, St John's Notting Hill
An evening of live chamber music and narration at St John's Notting Hill (W11 2NN) Thursday 7th April at 7.30pm. Also streamed online. All proceeds will go towards our ongoing Ukraine medicines buying activities for the south and east of the country.
The repertoire will include, but not be limited to:
- G.F. Handel - Largo from Xerxes
- Simon & Garfunkel - Sound of silence
- S. Foster - Hard times come again no more
- Metallica - One (arranged for violin, cello, piano, and flute)
- R. Gliere - Duo for violin & cello
- N. Sabisky - Memory of the wind
The music will be performed by a Cello (Rob Wheatley), Violin (Petru Cotarcea), Flutes (Nicholas Sabisky, Victoria Heath), Piano (Jordan Clarke), and Ukrainian musicians joining in live online via Zoom on Guitar (Nazar Leskiv) and Piano (Kristina Fedorniak).
KING ARTHUR AND THE MUSICAL KNIGHT
13th April 2022
Jump into the world of King Arthur and combine storytelling with music at Blackheath Conservatoire! Learn to create the sounds of horses, sword fighting and insects buzzing using foley techniques and percussive sound effects. Narrate the story and choose how it ends. If you already play an instrument then please bring it along, and we will have some here as well.
£20, TUTOR: NICHOLAS SABISKY
THE HARMONY PLATFORM
22nd January 2022
A collaboration between different artistic disciplines over a day to create new works and inspire creation. This project culminated in a number of recordings made by Richard Sabisky. Included in The Harmony Platform alongside Richard Sabisky (videographer) were Nicholas Sabisky (composer and musician), Victoria Heath (coordinator and musician) and Olivia Heath (dancer).
METAMORPHOSES OF WATER - SWAY GALLERY
30th October – 27th November 2021
The title of the exhibition, ‘Metamorphoses of Water’, is an allusion to unforeseen changes in circumstances. During the pandemic, we all experienced some kind of loss and Imada together with composer/flutist Nicholas Sabisky created works dedicated to those who share the feeling of loss to console them and help them to stand strong in the days to come.
MUSICONWHEELS, LYCAEUM MUSIC
Oct 2019 - Present
Nicholas Sabisky has taken an active role in the creation and development of the MusicOnWheels bus with Petru Cotarcea. The teaching takes place on a renovated double decker bus which travels London bringing music to young children across the city.
Nicholas has been teaching woodwind, keyboard and percussion alongside leading the group musicianship workshops on the MusicOnWheels project. Class sizes range from 2 to 16 children between the ages of 7-11. He has also designed lesson formats personally and created term curriculum.
IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP, ROYAL ACADEMY
Nicholas Sabisky led an improvisation workshop for Lycaeum at the Royal Academy of Music.
CENTRE FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS SUMMER HOLIDAY COURSE
2014 - 2019
Nicholas took on the job of pastoral care assistant during the Centre for Young Musicians Summer Holiday Course (age range 7 – 16 years). This included orchestral sectional help, transposing and transcribing orchestral parts to fit the students’ skill levels / instruments and helping with any parent or student enquires.
MRS WILLCOCK’S NURSERY SCHOOL WORKSHOP
Nicholas Sabisky performed at Mrs Willcock’s nursery school and took a small workshop demonstrating various unusual ways to play the flute.
SHAPES OF WATER - SWAY GALLERY
A Japanese art exhibition created by Hiroko Imada called the Shapes of Water held at the Sway Gallery in London. This instillation merged elements of both art and music, with Nicholas Sabisky composing the music which he played alongside the artwork in several live performances.
Oct - Dec 2017
Nicholas Sabisky co-led Project Supersonics at Trinity Laban culminating in two separate workshops in schools, demonstrating a variety of instruments and styles.
FROM TRASH TO TREASURE, FASHION SHOW, CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS UNIVERSITY
Nicholas Sabisky composed and performed at the Central Saint Martins University alongside a display of fashion with the theme 'From Trash to Treasure'.
RUDE HEALTH PERFORMANCE
December 8th - 9th 2016
Two performances held on the 8th and 9th of December, playing some slightly crazy pieces by John Sturt and Omorinmade Oluwadamilare Anikulapo-Kuti at the Peacock Room in Trinity Laban, King Charles Court, Royal Naval College, London SE10 9JF.
FINLANDIA RHAPSODY, SOLO EXHIBITION, FINLAND
Sept - Oct 2015
Nicholas Sabisky composed, performed and recorded piece for opening of the Finlandia Rhapsody art festival. He worked alongside Hiroko Imada to produce an audio-visual experience at The Children’s Art Centre in Vantaa, Finland.
NORTHERN LIGHTS, INSTALLATION EXHIBITION, FINLAND
May - April 2012
A music and art collaboration hosted by Hiroko Imada in the Vernissa Cultural Centre in Vantaa, Finland. During this exhibition, Nicholas Sabisky composed, performed and recorded pieces to compliment the artworks which were showcased .
NIGHTWISH - IMAGINARIUM
Jan - Feb 2011
Nicholas collaborated with Symphonic metal band Nightwish on their album Imaginerium.
TOSCA WITH THE ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA
April - July 2010
Nicholas Sabisky performed on flute with the English National Opera in a series of performances in their production of Tosca by Catherine Malfitano held at the Coliseum.