ARTISTS / NICOLAS ALTSTAEDT – CELLO
Orchestra da Camera di Mantova, Nicolas Altstaedt - Šostakóvič
June 3rd 2023 – 10.15 pm
Piazza Santa Barbara
Barnabás Kelemen, Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich - Brahms
June 4th 2023 – 11.00 am
Barnabás Kelemen, Lawrence Power, Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich - Schumann
June 4th 2023 – 2.00 pm
Palazzo Vescovile, Salone degli Arazzi
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.