Bishops Stortford who attended the Royal Academy
of Music from 1981 to 1985, and studied under the watchful eye of Lady
graduation, he worked with the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra and the Halle
Orchestra. In 1989, he joined
the London Symphony Orchestra as their joint Principal Oboe.
offered up a mostly-Janacek program at Barbican Hall on 18th
February 2007. The Janacek-fest—only
interrupted by Johannes Brahms’ “Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77”—consisted
of “The Fiddler’s Child”, “Jealousy Overture”,
and “Taras Bulba”,
with a generous solo oboe part for Kieron.
October 2012, Kieron passed away in a London hospital after
a five-year battle with cancer.
He was 49 years old.
which he appeared include: Bach to Brubeck, Barber: Violin Concerto/Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1, The Dust Bowl Symphony, Epiphany, Kenneth Fuchs: Canticle
to the Sun/United Artists, Symphony
No. 1 Inspired by The Lord of the Rings by Johan de Meij
A Child of Our Time with the LSO, Fresh Aire 8 by Mannheim Steamroller,
Songs of Paolo Tosti by Ben
In the field
of music education, he served on the faculty of the Guildhall School of
Music and Drama.