Nicholas Angelich

Born in the U.S., Nicholas Angelich began studying the piano at age five with his mother and in two years gave his first concert of Mozart’s Concerto K. 467. He entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris at thirteen where he studied with Aldo Ciccolini, Yvonne Loriod, Michel Beroff, and Marie Françoise Bucquet.

This 2016-17 season sees Angelich perform with Orchestre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa. 
Past North American performances include those with the Seattle Symphony with Ludovic Morlot, Utah Symphony with Thierry Fischer, San Antonio Symphony with Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Boston Symphony with Kurt Masur, the Pittsburgh Symphony with Gianandrea Noseda, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic with Kurt Masur, Montreal Symphony, and Atlanta Symphony.

In Europe and Asia, Angelich has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, NDR Symphony, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre de Paris, Seoul Philharmonic with Myung-Whun Chung, Stuttgart Radio Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lyon, St. Petersburg Symphony and toured with the London Philharmonic. In 2009 Angelich made his BBC Proms debut under Yannick Nezet-Seguin. He collaborated with Maestro Nezet-Seguin again in 2009 at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival.

An avid recitalist, Angelich appears regularly in top international halls, the Verbier Festival, and Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano. Composer Pierre Henry dedicated his composition “Concerto for piano without orchestra” to Mr. Angelich. Nicholas Angelich’s chamber collaborators include Martha Argerich, Maxim Vengerov, Akiko Suwanai, Dimitri Sitkovetsky, Joshua Bell, and Gautier and Renaud Capuçon. His recording of the Brahms Trios with the Capuçons for Virgin Classics was awarded the German Record Critics’ Prize. 

This year Angelich releases a new album Dedication, which explores the mutual admiration and inspiration of Chopin, Liszt, and Schumann. He has also released extensive recordings for Erato, Naïve, Harmonia Mundi, Lyrinx, and Mirare.


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