also continues to perform as a soloist and has given more than one hundred solo recitals on board the British cruise liner SS Canberra, as well as completing several cruises on P & O's Oriana, Victoria and Arcadia luxury cruise liners.
He has performed concertos by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Ravel, Rachmaninov, Liszt, Mozart (directed from the keyboard), and was a soloist in Poulenc's two piano concerto in the Royal Albert Hall whilst still a junior student at the Royal College of Music.
Apart from several long standing partnerships, Nigel
has appeared alongside such artists as Michael Collins, Sylvia Marcovici, Ofra Harnoy, Tasmin Little and Bryan Rayner Cook, the Chillingirian, Sorrel and Bingham Quartets and with instrumentalists from many countries; he
is engaged as official accompanist each year for the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition in Switzerland and has recorded nine commercial compact discs.
He teaches at a specialist school for pianists in Surrey and is visiting professor of piano at the North East of Scotland Music School and was recently appointed Professor of Piano at the Royal College of Music.