ARTISTS / NICOLAS ALTSTAEDT – CELLO
Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich - Boulanger, Barber
June 2, 2022 – 11.00 am
Reto Bieri, Diego Chenna, Ilya Gringolts, Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich - Regamey
June 4, 2022 – 5.30 pm
Reto Bieri, Barnabás Kelemen, Lawrence Power, Katalin Kokas, Nicolas Altstaedt - Veress, Kodály
4 June 2022 – 11.30 pm
Rotonda di San Lorenzo
Ilya Gringolts, Barnabas Kelemen, Lawrence Power, Nicolas Altstaedt - Veress, Schönberg
June 5, 2022 – 11.00 am
Cellist Nicolas Altstaedt is one of the most sought after and versatile artists in Europe. As a soloist, conductor and artistic director, he masters a repertoire that ranges from ancient to contemporary music.
He has been a guest at Elbphilharmonie Orchester, European Youth Orchestra, Les Violons du Roy, Netherland Philharmonic, Radio Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, BBC Symphony and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
As a conductor, he regularly works with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, SWR Stuttgart and Orchester Philharmonique de Radio France.
Awarded the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award, he has performed worldwide with Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, BBC Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, with conductors such as Sir Roger Norrington, Francois Xavier Roth, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Neville Marriner, Vladimir Ashkenazy.
He is artistic director of the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival and the Haydn Philharmonie.
As a chamber musician, his partners include Janine Jansen, Vilde Frang, Tabea Zimmermann, Lawrence Power, Antoine Tamestit, Martin Fröst, Alexander Lonquich, Jonathan Cohen, Jean Rondeau and the Quatuor Ébène.
He has played and worked with composers Thomas Ades, Jörg Widmann, Wolfgang Rihm, Thomas Larcher and Sofia Gubaidulina and has recently commissioned works from Anders Hillborg, Helena Winkelman and Fazil Say.