Horsley, Colin Robert, 1920-2012

New Zealand-born pianist, with an international reputation. Living in England at the time of interview in 1986. He won a scholarship to study in England arriving in London in 1936 and studied at the Royal College of Music (RCM). He studied with Herbert Fryer, and made his London debut in 1943 at a Promenade Concert as one of three soloists. Horsley was awarded the OBE in 1963 and taught at the Royal Manchester College of Music from 1964 to 1980 and at RCM from 1955 to 1990.

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Date: 1950 From: National Orchestra of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service :[Programmes 1947-1962]. Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-NO-1950 Description: Includes programmes for concerts on: 11 March: Orchestral concert. Conductor Dr Edgar Bainton; solo pianist Cara Hall. Town Hall Auckland, 11 March 1950. Pro...
Date: 1950 From: National Orchestra of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service :[Programmes 1947-1962]. Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-NO-1950 Description: Includes programmes for concerts on: 11 March: Orchestral concert. Conductor Dr Edgar Bainton; solo pianist Cara Hall. Town Hall Auckland, 11 March 1950. Pro...
Date: 1955 From: National Orchestra of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service :[Programmes 1947-1962]. Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-NO-1955-1 Description: Includes: The 1955 National Orchestra concerts for schools. Conductor James Robertson; leader Vincent Aspey. Programme Wellington concert occasions for 1955;...
Date: 1955 From: National Orchestra of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service :[Programmes 1947-1962]. Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-NO-1955-1 Description: Includes: The 1955 National Orchestra concerts for schools. Conductor James Robertson; leader Vincent Aspey. Programme Wellington concert occasions for 1955;...
Date: 1950 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-1950 Description: Includes programmes featuring: [Alfredo] Campoli concert; direction A D M Longden. Second concert. Wellington Town Hall, 9 September [1950]. Programme / flie...
Date: 1950 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-1950 Description: Includes programmes featuring: [Alfredo] Campoli concert; direction A D M Longden. Second concert. Wellington Town Hall, 9 September [1950]. Programme / flie...
Date: 1955 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-1955 Description: Includes programmes featuring: Larry Adler; accompanist Oswald Cheesman. NZBS souvenir programme (beginning with "Bist du bei Mir") Larry Adler; accompanist ...
Date: 1955 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-1955 Description: Includes programmes featuring: Larry Adler; accompanist Oswald Cheesman. NZBS souvenir programme (beginning with "Bist du bei Mir") Larry Adler; accompanist ...
Date: 1955 - 1956 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-NO-1955/1956 Description: Includes: 1955: 1955 Dunedin Proms. Conductor James Robertson; soloists Mary Pratt, Lance Dossor, Dora Drake, Ken Smith (trumpet), Ninian Walden, Maurice Til...
Date: 1955 - 1956 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-NO-1955/1956 Description: Includes: 1955: 1955 Dunedin Proms. Conductor James Robertson; soloists Mary Pratt, Lance Dossor, Dora Drake, Ken Smith (trumpet), Ninian Walden, Maurice Til...
Date: 1960 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-1960 Description: Includes programmes featuring: R J Kerridge in association with Aztec Services Pty Ltd, Kenn Brodziak (managing director) presents Lonnie Donegan with his gr...
Date: 1960 Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-1960 Description: Includes programmes featuring: R J Kerridge in association with Aztec Services Pty Ltd, Kenn Brodziak (managing director) presents Lonnie Donegan with his gr...
Date: 23 Sep 1986 By: Horsley, Colin Robert, 1920-2012; Thomson, John Mansfield, 1926-1999 Ref: MS-Papers-9841 Description: Pianist Colin Horsley is interviewed by John M Thomson, Tawsden Manor, Kent, 23 Sep 1986. He talks about his life and career which includes concerts, broadc...
Date: 23 Sep 1986 By: Horsley, Colin Robert, 1920-2012; Thomson, John Mansfield, 1926-1999 Ref: MS-Papers-9841 Description: Pianist Colin Horsley is interviewed by John M Thomson, Tawsden Manor, Kent, 23 Sep 1986. He talks about his life and career which includes concerts, broadc...
Date: 17 Jun 1947 From: Salkeld, Brian Hope, 1926-1995 : Papers and sound recordings By: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Tyrer, Anderson, 1893-1962; National Orchestra of the NZBS; Horsley, Colin Robert, 1920-2012; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich, 1840-1893 Ref: MSD16-0143 Description: Place of recording - Place of recording Wellington Town Hall Label: National Broadcasting Service Other Titles - [Concertos, piano] Piano concerto no , 3rd...
Date: 17 Jun 1947 From: Salkeld, Brian Hope, 1926-1995 : Papers and sound recordings By: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Tyrer, Anderson, 1893-1962; National Orchestra of the NZBS; Horsley, Colin Robert, 1920-2012; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich, 1840-1893 Ref: MSD16-0143 Description: Place of recording - Place of recording Wellington Town Hall Label: National Broadcasting Service Other Titles - [Concertos, piano] Piano concerto no , 3rd...
Date: 14 May 1955 From: The Dominion :Negatives Ref: 1/2-145626-G
Date: 14 May 1955 From: The Dominion :Negatives Ref: 1/2-145626-G
Date: 1938-1947 From: Kelson, Cara, 1922-: Papers By: Kelson, Cara, 1922- Ref: MS-Papers-9203 Description: Consists a personal memoir written for the Royal Academy of Music, London and a photocopy of the accompanying letter Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metr...
Date: 1938-1947 From: Kelson, Cara, 1922-: Papers By: Kelson, Cara, 1922- Ref: MS-Papers-9203 Description: Consists a personal memoir written for the Royal Academy of Music, London and a photocopy of the accompanying letter Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metr...
Date: 1960-1961 From: Austin, Louis Daly, 1877-1967 : Papers Ref: fMS-Papers-7069-06 Description: Letters from various people entered under Name Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1960-1961 From: Austin, Louis Daly, 1877-1967 : Papers Ref: fMS-Papers-7069-06 Description: Letters from various people entered under Name Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1920-1953] From: White, Harold Temple, 1881-1972 :Photographs relating to Temple White's musical career Ref: PAColl-8018-1 Description: Photographs of Harold Temple White, the Wellington Harmonic Society, and the board and conferences of the Institute of registered Music Teachers of New Zeala...
Date: [ca 1920-1953] From: White, Harold Temple, 1881-1972 :Photographs relating to Temple White's musical career Ref: PAColl-8018-1 Description: Photographs of Harold Temple White, the Wellington Harmonic Society, and the board and conferences of the Institute of registered Music Teachers of New Zeala...
Date: 23 Sep 1986 From: Archive of New Zealand Music - Oral History interviews By: Horsley, Colin Robert, 1920-2012 Ref: OHInt-0133/27 Description: Colin Horsley, an internationally known pianist, talks about his life and career which includes concerts, broadcasting, recording and teaching. Describes lif...
Date: 23 Sep 1986 From: Archive of New Zealand Music - Oral History interviews By: Horsley, Colin Robert, 1920-2012 Ref: OHInt-0133/27 Description: Colin Horsley, an internationally known pianist, talks about his life and career which includes concerts, broadcasting, recording and teaching. Describes lif...
Date: 1949-1971 From: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: Records Ref: MS-Papers-11902-020 Description: Programmes for concerts performed around New Zealand by the NZSO and it's predecessors. Programmes have been autographed by visiting conductors, musicians, a...
Date: 1949-1971 From: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: Records Ref: MS-Papers-11902-020 Description: Programmes for concerts performed around New Zealand by the NZSO and it's predecessors. Programmes have been autographed by visiting conductors, musicians, a...
Date: 1950 - 1955 From: New Zealand Federation of Chamber Music Societies :[Music ephemera and concert programmes of octavo size] Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-NZFCMS-1950/1955 Description: Includes: 1950: Christchurch Chamber Music Society. First concert 1950 season. Alex Lindsay String Quartet; associate artist George Hopkins clarinettist. Rad...
Date: 1950 - 1955 From: New Zealand Federation of Chamber Music Societies :[Music ephemera and concert programmes of octavo size] Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-NZFCMS-1950/1955 Description: Includes: 1950: Christchurch Chamber Music Society. First concert 1950 season. Alex Lindsay String Quartet; associate artist George Hopkins clarinettist. Rad...
Date: 1980 - 1989 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-GB-1980s Description: Includes: 1980: Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1980 (with City of Wellington Pipe Band). Programme. Philharmonia Orchestra. Royal Festival Hall, 13 November 1980....
Date: 1980 - 1989 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-GB-1980s Description: Includes: 1980: Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1980 (with City of Wellington Pipe Band). Programme. Philharmonia Orchestra. Royal Festival Hall, 13 November 1980....
Date: 1947 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-1947 Description: Includes programmes featuring: Impresario Alexander Levitoff presents the Titan of the Keyboard, Simon Barere. Australia New Zealand tour 1947. Programme Nat...
Date: 1947 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-1947 Description: Includes programmes featuring: Impresario Alexander Levitoff presents the Titan of the Keyboard, Simon Barere. Australia New Zealand tour 1947. Programme Nat...
Date: 1965 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-1965 Description: Includes: Africa Dances Ballet Company; dances, singers, musicians. New Zealand - Australia tour 1965-66. Programme (2 copies) Albyn Singers. Choral recital....
Date: 1965 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-1965 Description: Includes: Africa Dances Ballet Company; dances, singers, musicians. New Zealand - Australia tour 1965-66. Programme (2 copies) Albyn Singers. Choral recital....
Date: 1972 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-1972 Description: Includes programmes featuring: Auckland Festival Society with the support of the Rothmans Cultural Foundation present the following five lunchtime recitals:...
Date: 1972 Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-1972 Description: Includes programmes featuring: Auckland Festival Society with the support of the Rothmans Cultural Foundation present the following five lunchtime recitals:...
Date: 1950 - 1959 From: Wellington Chamber Music Society :[Music programmes of octavo size, 1940-2015] Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-WCMS-1950s Description: Includes programmes featuring: Undated: Musica Viva Chamber Players. New Zealand tour. [late 1940s-early 1950s?]. Programme Queensland State String Quartet. ...
Date: 1950 - 1959 From: Wellington Chamber Music Society :[Music programmes of octavo size, 1940-2015] Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-WCMS-1950s Description: Includes programmes featuring: Undated: Musica Viva Chamber Players. New Zealand tour. [late 1940s-early 1950s?]. Programme Queensland State String Quartet. ...