Mr Alexandre Oguey

Lecturer in Oboe

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

Alexandre Oguey was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and began studying oboe in La Chaux-de-Fonds with Françoise Faller. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Zurich Conservatorium, with Thomas Indermühle, and participated in courses with Maurice Bourgue and Emanuel Abbühl. He is the winner of several competitions including the Swiss Radio Competition, the Migros Chamber Music competition, and the Martigny International Chamber Music competition.

Alexandre Oguey is an active chamber musician, and has performed throughout Europe with the prize-winning Wildwind quintet, the Lamalo and La Patisserie trios, and the wind ensembles Banda Classica and Octomania, as well as the contemporary music group Opus Novum Ensemble.

He has played principal oboe with the Musikkollegium Winterthur, Zurich Opera Factory, Basel Chamber Orchestra (previous Serenata Basel), Opera Orchestra of the Bayreuth International Youth Festival and the Jeunesses Musicales Symphony Orchestra. Before moving to Australia to join the Sydney Symphony, Alexandre Oguey was Associate Principal Oboe in the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra (1990-1997).

Selected publications & creative works

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Music

  • Oguey, A., Newsome, S., Carrigan, J., Inomata, S. (2012). Kakimori Bunko. As Small Birds Play. Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Bolliger, B., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Poulsen, D. (2010). 1. Pieces from Album for the Youth (10') 2. Passage 3. Calcium. New Sydney Wind Quintet Residency at New England Conservatorium of Music. Chapel Theatre, Glen Innes, Australia: Musica Viva.
  • Bollinger, B., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Poulsen, D., Barnes, A. (2010). 1. Wind Quintet (14') 2. Lisbon (5') 3. Mother Goose (5') 4. Passage (5') 5. Album for the Youth (10'). Glenn Innes Theatre, Sydney, Australia: New England Conservatorium of Music/ Musica Viva.
  • Barnes, A., Oguey, A., Bolliger, B., Poulsen, D., Celata, F. (2010). [INCOMPLETE] Wind Quintet No. 3 in F Major. Concert at the New England Conservatorium of Music. New England Conservatorium of Music, Armidale, Australia: Musica Viva.
  • Still, A., Oguey, A., Lim, E., Poulsen, D., Duke, M., Barnes, A. (2010). Printemps for wind sextet (10"). Summer Breezes from the Woodwind Unit. Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Oguey, A., Harvey, B. (2010). Trio pour piano, hautbois et bassoon. Cocktail Hour Concert. Recital Hall West, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Leske, C., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Shovk, P., Edwardes, C., Mills, P., Boersma, K., Sydney Soloists, T. (2009). 1. Chilled. The Blue Mountains Concert Society presents The Sydney Soloists. Springwood Civic Centre, Sydney, Australia: The Blue Mountains Concert Society.
  • Walker, K., Bolliger, B., De Korte, N., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Barnes, A., Bain, A., Sebire, M., Still, A., Tingay, C. (2009). 1. Dixtuor Op. 14. Sensational Sundays - Legends of Love. Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Bolliger, B., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Bain, A., McCallum, S. (2009). 2. Four pieces for wind quartet 3. Sextet. Cocktail Hour Recital Series - Mysterious Winds. Recital Hall West, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Munro, I., McCorkill, C., Collins, G., Johnson, R., Oguey, A. (2009). 3. Sextet for piano and wind quintet in B flat opus 6. Australia Ensemble Subscription Concert 3. Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Sydney, Australia: Australia Ensemble.
  • Walker, K., Still, A., De Korte, N., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Tingay, C., Barnes, A., Bain, A., Sebire, M. (2009). 4. Carmen Suite. Sensational Sundays - Legends of Love. Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Bolliger, B., Celata, F., Oguey, A., Bain, A. (2008). 1. Quintuor, Op 124 2. Quintet in E flat. Sunday Live with Damien Beaumont. Frensham School, Mittagong, Australia: ABC Classic FM.
  • Pallo, I., Conservatorium Orchestra, S., Oguey, A., McCorkill, C., Barnes, A., Jacks, B. (2005). Hungarian Sketches, Sz, BB 103 1. An Evening at the Village 2. Bear Dance 3. Melody 4. Slightly Tipsy 5. Swineherd's Dance; Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major K.2974 1. Allegro 2. Adagio 3. Andantino con Variazioni; Symphony No.1 in C major Op.21 1. Adagio molto/Allegro con brio 2. Andante cantabile con moto 3. Menuetto/Allegro molto e vivace 4. Adagio/Allegro molto e vivace. SCM, Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Recorded / Rendered Performance

  • Celata, F., Bolliger, B., Oguey, A., Bain, A., Barnes, A. (2011). Trk 9. Passage Trk 10. Calcium Light Night. On Quintopia - New Sydney Wind Quintet, CD, Sydney, Australia: New Sydney Wind Quintet.
  • Maer, S., Sinfonia, A., Motzing, W., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Oguey, A., Peres Da Costa, N. (2008). Cello Diva Bed of Roses: 1.The Prayer 2.The Swan 3.Fields of Gold 4. Sinfonia (Arioso) 5.Cantilena 6.Everytime 7.O mio babbino caro 8.Heaven 9.Winter 10.Sicilienne 11.Bed of Roses 12.Lascia ch'io pianga 13.True Colors 14.Angel 15.Goodbye for Now 16.Heaven (remix version). On Cello Diva Bed of Roses, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Whitwell, S., Rathbone, H., Goto, A., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Bibeau, M., Plummer, R., Oguey, A., Cumming, L., Littlemore, J., Curtin, R., Stanhope, P., et al (2006). Dreamings 3. The Wanderer 4-6 Songs of Innocence and Joy: 4. The Missile 5. A Little Duck 6. At the Top 9. What Sweeter Music 14. Ave Maria 15. King Jesus Hath a Garden 16. The Unicorn 17. Love Me Sweet. On Dreamings, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Duck-Chong, J., Forsyth, N., Meyer, S., Morgan, A., O'Shea, L., Oguey, A., Norton, A. (2004). Close Ups: 1. Buzz 2. Still sweet 3-7. Now and then: 3. On the meadow 4. Thither 5. Roundelay 6. Thither 7. Among the deepening shades 8. Amitabha. On Close Ups, CD, Sydney, Australia: Halcyon.
  • Rhodes, T., Sinfonia, A., Orchestra of the Antipodes, ., Cantillation, C., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Oguey, A., Peres Da Costa, N. (2004). The Voice: 1. Toreador's Song 2. Ah! Per sempre io ti perdei 3. Valentin's Aria 4. Yeletsky's Aria 5. Frank's Aria 6. Song of the Evening Star 7. In the depths of the holy temple 8. Mache dich 9. Gebt mir meinen Jesum wieder 10. Why do the nations 11. Shallow Brown 12. O Waly, Waly 13. Hine e Hine 14. Pokarekare Ana. On The Voice, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Doherty, D., Sinfonia, A., Summerbell, M., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Oguey, A. (2003). Souvenirs, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Willems, G., Sinfonia, A., Walker, A., Doherty, D., Oguey, A., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D. (2003). 1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Op. 15 2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 19 3. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 4. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58 5. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73, 'Emperor'. On Beethoven Complete piano concertos, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

2012

  • Oguey, A., Newsome, S., Carrigan, J., Inomata, S. (2012). Kakimori Bunko. As Small Birds Play. Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

2011

  • Celata, F., Bolliger, B., Oguey, A., Bain, A., Barnes, A. (2011). Trk 9. Passage Trk 10. Calcium Light Night. On Quintopia - New Sydney Wind Quintet, CD, Sydney, Australia: New Sydney Wind Quintet.

2010

  • Barnes, A., Bolliger, B., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Poulsen, D. (2010). 1. Pieces from Album for the Youth (10') 2. Passage 3. Calcium. New Sydney Wind Quintet Residency at New England Conservatorium of Music. Chapel Theatre, Glen Innes, Australia: Musica Viva.
  • Bollinger, B., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Poulsen, D., Barnes, A. (2010). 1. Wind Quintet (14') 2. Lisbon (5') 3. Mother Goose (5') 4. Passage (5') 5. Album for the Youth (10'). Glenn Innes Theatre, Sydney, Australia: New England Conservatorium of Music/ Musica Viva.
  • Barnes, A., Oguey, A., Bolliger, B., Poulsen, D., Celata, F. (2010). [INCOMPLETE] Wind Quintet No. 3 in F Major. Concert at the New England Conservatorium of Music. New England Conservatorium of Music, Armidale, Australia: Musica Viva.
  • Still, A., Oguey, A., Lim, E., Poulsen, D., Duke, M., Barnes, A. (2010). Printemps for wind sextet (10"). Summer Breezes from the Woodwind Unit. Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Oguey, A., Harvey, B. (2010). Trio pour piano, hautbois et bassoon. Cocktail Hour Concert. Recital Hall West, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

2009

  • Leske, C., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Shovk, P., Edwardes, C., Mills, P., Boersma, K., Sydney Soloists, T. (2009). 1. Chilled. The Blue Mountains Concert Society presents The Sydney Soloists. Springwood Civic Centre, Sydney, Australia: The Blue Mountains Concert Society.
  • Walker, K., Bolliger, B., De Korte, N., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Barnes, A., Bain, A., Sebire, M., Still, A., Tingay, C. (2009). 1. Dixtuor Op. 14. Sensational Sundays - Legends of Love. Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Bolliger, B., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Bain, A., McCallum, S. (2009). 2. Four pieces for wind quartet 3. Sextet. Cocktail Hour Recital Series - Mysterious Winds. Recital Hall West, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Barnes, A., Munro, I., McCorkill, C., Collins, G., Johnson, R., Oguey, A. (2009). 3. Sextet for piano and wind quintet in B flat opus 6. Australia Ensemble Subscription Concert 3. Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Sydney, Australia: Australia Ensemble.
  • Walker, K., Still, A., De Korte, N., Oguey, A., Celata, F., Tingay, C., Barnes, A., Bain, A., Sebire, M. (2009). 4. Carmen Suite. Sensational Sundays - Legends of Love. Verbrugghen Hall, SCM, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

2008

  • Barnes, A., Bolliger, B., Celata, F., Oguey, A., Bain, A. (2008). 1. Quintuor, Op 124 2. Quintet in E flat. Sunday Live with Damien Beaumont. Frensham School, Mittagong, Australia: ABC Classic FM.
  • Maer, S., Sinfonia, A., Motzing, W., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Oguey, A., Peres Da Costa, N. (2008). Cello Diva Bed of Roses: 1.The Prayer 2.The Swan 3.Fields of Gold 4. Sinfonia (Arioso) 5.Cantilena 6.Everytime 7.O mio babbino caro 8.Heaven 9.Winter 10.Sicilienne 11.Bed of Roses 12.Lascia ch'io pianga 13.True Colors 14.Angel 15.Goodbye for Now 16.Heaven (remix version). On Cello Diva Bed of Roses, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

2006

  • Whitwell, S., Rathbone, H., Goto, A., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Bibeau, M., Plummer, R., Oguey, A., Cumming, L., Littlemore, J., Curtin, R., Stanhope, P., et al (2006). Dreamings 3. The Wanderer 4-6 Songs of Innocence and Joy: 4. The Missile 5. A Little Duck 6. At the Top 9. What Sweeter Music 14. Ave Maria 15. King Jesus Hath a Garden 16. The Unicorn 17. Love Me Sweet. On Dreamings, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

2005

  • Pallo, I., Conservatorium Orchestra, S., Oguey, A., McCorkill, C., Barnes, A., Jacks, B. (2005). Hungarian Sketches, Sz, BB 103 1. An Evening at the Village 2. Bear Dance 3. Melody 4. Slightly Tipsy 5. Swineherd's Dance; Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major K.2974 1. Allegro 2. Adagio 3. Andantino con Variazioni; Symphony No.1 in C major Op.21 1. Adagio molto/Allegro con brio 2. Andante cantabile con moto 3. Menuetto/Allegro molto e vivace 4. Adagio/Allegro molto e vivace. SCM, Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

2004

  • Duck-Chong, J., Forsyth, N., Meyer, S., Morgan, A., O'Shea, L., Oguey, A., Norton, A. (2004). Close Ups: 1. Buzz 2. Still sweet 3-7. Now and then: 3. On the meadow 4. Thither 5. Roundelay 6. Thither 7. Among the deepening shades 8. Amitabha. On Close Ups, CD, Sydney, Australia: Halcyon.
  • Rhodes, T., Sinfonia, A., Orchestra of the Antipodes, ., Cantillation, C., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Oguey, A., Peres Da Costa, N. (2004). The Voice: 1. Toreador's Song 2. Ah! Per sempre io ti perdei 3. Valentin's Aria 4. Yeletsky's Aria 5. Frank's Aria 6. Song of the Evening Star 7. In the depths of the holy temple 8. Mache dich 9. Gebt mir meinen Jesum wieder 10. Why do the nations 11. Shallow Brown 12. O Waly, Waly 13. Hine e Hine 14. Pokarekare Ana. On The Voice, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

2003

  • Doherty, D., Sinfonia, A., Summerbell, M., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D., Oguey, A. (2003). Souvenirs, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.
  • Willems, G., Sinfonia, A., Walker, A., Doherty, D., Oguey, A., Forsyth, N., Yeadon, D. (2003). 1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Op. 15 2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 19 3. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 4. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58 5. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73, 'Emperor'. On Beethoven Complete piano concertos, CD, Sydney, Australia: ABC Classics.

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