Duets &c.

Simon works actively with other musicians, and his projects have included:


Organ & piano with Jeremy Filsell
  • Sergei Rachmaninov Piano Concerti 1 & 2
  • with Jeremy Filsell (piano soloist)
  • and Simon Niemiński (organ)



Organ & actress with Pauline Knowles
  • Richard Purvis Kyrie Eleison
  • William Albright The King of Instruments
  • Ulrich Nehls Chorale Prelude: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren
  • James Hewitt The Battle of Trenton (A Sonata dedicated to General Washington)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Dirge for Fidele
  • Sergei Prokofiev transcr. Heinrich Grimm Peter and the Wolf
Organ & harp/clarsach with Catriona McKay
  • C.P.E. Bach Three Duets
  • Antonio Soler Concerto Nº 1
    • i. Andante
    • ii. Minue
  • Catriona McKay The Swan
  • arr. Simon Nieminski Wally Hall set
    • i. Fubu’s Mazurka (Thierry Mirebeau)
    • ii.  Juliette (trad. French)
    • iii. Cooley’s Reel (trad. Irish)
    • iv. Wally Hall (McKay & Stout)
  • Marcel Grandjany Aria in Classic Style
  • arr. Simon Nieminski The Cittern
    • i. Nurmisen’s Polka (trad. South Karelia)
    • ii. The Laydie Louthian’s lilte (Robert Edwards’ music book, mid-17th cent.)
    • iii. Till I be lullid beyond thee (Robert Edwards’ music book, mid-17th cent.)
    • iv. Willafjord (trad. Shetland)
Organ & guitar with Adele Neilson
  • Ferdinando Carulli Duo Nocturne (on a theme of Rossini), Op. 189
  • Malcolm Arnold Serenade
  • Pietro Pettoletti Duettino sur un air de la Somnabula
  • Carson Cooman Prayers (for Guitar and Organ, 2001)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns Le Cygne
  • Johann Andreas Amon Serenade, Op. 23 No 1
Organ & piano with Elspeth Wyllie
  • Giuseppe Verdi transcr. A. Lebeau Dies Irae (from Requiem)
  • J.S. Bach transcr. Maurizio Machella Sinfonia (from Cantata BWV29)
  • Giuseppe Gariboldi Idillio, Op. 266
  • Marcel Dupré Sinfonia, Op.42
  • Frédéric Chopin transcr. Waldemar Schneider Nocturne, Op.9, No.2
  • Antonín Dvořák transcr. Christoph Lahme Tempo di Valse (from Serenade for Strings, Op.22)
  • Flor Peeters Concerto for Organ and Piano
Organ & cor anglais with Sarah Bishop
  • Georg Philipp Telemann Sonata in F minor
  • Johann Gottfried Walther Concerto del Signor Albinoni in F
  • Michael Berkeley Snake (1995) for solo cor anglais
  • Frederick Delius (arr. Eric Fenby) On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams from Six Studies in English folksong: Nos 1,3 & 6
  • Isaac Albéniz Malagueña
  • Eugène Reuchsel Nuages ensoleillés sur le Cap Nègre
  • Antonio Vivaldi Sonata No. 1 in B flat major
Organ & brass band with Kingdom Brass (annual Christmas concert)
  • Terry Johns Hard Hats and Cornets
  • Terry Johns Inchcolm (Scottish premiere, with Colin McCabe –solo horn)
  • Tchaikovsky, arr. Mark Freeh Nutcracker Suite
  • arr. Alan Fernie Christmas Interlude
  • Trome & Wells arr. Philip Sparke The Christmas Song
  • Sir Arthur Sullivan arr. Gordon Langford The Lost Chord
  • Sir Edward Elgar Minuet and Coda (from Severn Suite)
  • Ottorino Respighi Pines of the Appian Way (from Pines of Rome)
Organ & mezzo soprano with Judy Brown
  • Johann Sebastian Bach Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust (from Cantata 170)
  • George Frideric Handel Ombra mai fu (Serse); Iris, hence away (Semele)
  • Sir Arthur Sullivan The Lost Chord
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Two Impromptus for organ, Op. 78 Nos 1 & 3
  • Sir Edward Elgar (orchestral accompaniment arr. for organ by Nigel Potts) Sea Pictures
Organ & saxophone with Anna Wright
  • Eric Coates Saxo-Rhapsody
  • Leo Sowerby Ballade
  • Arthur Wills Variations on ‘Amazing Grace’
  • Stuart Murray Mitchell Suite Spirituelle (first performance)
  • Denis Bédard Sonate I