• Vaughan-Williams, Goossens, Eichner, Strauss, Dittersdorf, Heinz Holliger: Siebengesang, (first and only performance since Holliger’s premiere at The Proms), Michael Oliva: More bless’d than living lips (first performance), Witold Lutoslawski: Double Concerto (two performances with composer), Gary Carpenter: Doubles, Edwin Roxburgh: Elegy for Ur.

Solo recitals  

  • In the U.K., including St. James’s, Piccadilly; St. John’s, Smith Square; the Waikiki Lounge, Leicester Square; the Nettlefold Festival of Contemporary Music, Jacksons Lane, Colourscape Festival (London and York), Dartington International Summer School, An Tuireann Arts Centre, Isle of Skye, the Bath Pump Rooms and the Isle of Man Woodwind Festival; and at Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte, Montepulciano, Italy; International Centre de Valbonne, France; the Milky Way, Amsterdam; Venice Conservatoire, the Performing Arts School, Mumbai, India; Johnston Heights Church, Vancouver; University of California Los Angeles and, in China, the Central School of Music in Beijing and Xi'An Conservatory with Le Yu, percussion. 

Contemporary Chamber Music

  • Concerts and recordings (including over a hundred pieces written for the ensemble) with rarescale  at London venues including The Forge, the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, St. Leonard’s, Shoreditch and the Science Museum;  Dartington International Summer School, the RNCM, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester (as part of the Future Sonic Festival), Colourscape Festival (York and Liverpool), the Isle of Skye and at the Micro Sounds World Festival in Dusseldorf / Mönchengladbach, Germany.

  • Concerts (including over sixty premieres) at St. John’s, Smith Square, the Warehouse, the Royal Opera House, Place Theatre, London College of Music, Colourscape Festival (London and York), Blüthner’s and Avenue House, with Sounds Positive. 

Other performances

  • Edwin Roxburgh’s At The Still Point of The Turning World, for oboe with live electronics and six delays, as part of the composer's 60th Birthday Concert at RCM and at Hinde Street Church, St. John’s, Smith Square, the Warehouse, Colourscape Festival, St. Leonard’s Shoreditch, Dartington International Summer School and as part of the New Music North West Festival at the RNCM.

  • Recital with Linda Hirst, Dartington International Summer School.

  • World premiere with Jane Manning and Sounds Positive, the Warehouse.

  • Goodey-Oliva: Xas-Orion for oboe and live electronics, Hinde St. Church, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich and Colourscape Festival.

  • Solo oboe in Colour My Pain, for dancers and choreographed musicians, Place Theatre, London.

  • Soloist with Jean-Michel Damase, Old Royal Naval College Chapel.

  • Solo oboe in fifteen performances of Michael Oliva’s Black & Blue, for three instrumentalists, three singers, electronics and video, Battersea Arts Centre.

  • Duo oboe / dance performances in Los Angeles.

  • Soloist in Poison Mushroom with Wissam Boustany at St. John’s, Smith Square including the world premiere of Michael Oliva's Metropolitan for flute, oboe and electronics.

  • Solo oboe in collaborations with Danserious including performances at the Hackney Empire, the Business Design Centre and the Equinox, London.

  • Soloist in the John Lambert Memorial Concert, St. John’s, Smith Square.

  • Joint Director and soloist in A Fold-Out Atlas of The Human Body, Edinburgh Festival.

  • Solo oboe in Michael Oliva's Opera Ocean,  Minema, London.

  • Soloist in The New Iberia  Festival, London.

  • Soloist in Beyond Terror, fund-raising event for Towards Humanity.

  • Masterclasses and performances with Benjamin Zander, Director of the Boston Philharmonic, in Switzerland and Hertfordshire.

  • Orchestral member, Pear Shaped Opera, Edinburgh Festival.

  • Solo performer in the Arts Direction Company’s promotion of new music, Burgh House, London.

  • Musical Coordinator and performer in the Arts Direction Company’s multi-media installation, Vogue, The Wild Style, at the Alexander Roussos Gallery, London.

  • Oboist with Shelleyan Orphan. Recordings, video and performances including the Bloomsbury Theatre, London; Manchester Cathedral, Amsterdam and Brussels.

Paul Goodey-Avedisyan Oboe Composer Educator
Paul Goodey-Avedisyan Oboe Composer Educator