Nicolas Altstaedt

Cellist. Born 1982
Nicolas Altstaedt
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1982
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Nicolas Altstaedt

Nicolas Altstaedt Biography (BBC)

German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt is one of the most sought after and versatile artists today.

As a soloist, conductor and artistic director, he performs repertoire spanning from early music to the contemporary.

Recent highlights, include concerto debuts with Detroit Symphony and Helsinki Philharmonic and recital debuts at BOZAR Brussels, Carnegie Hall, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris and Koerner Hall, Toronto and a tour through Australia. In 18/19 he will be the Artist in residence at the NDR Elbphilarmonie, where he will perform with Krzysztof Urbánksi, Hannu Lintu and Christoph Eschenbach on tour. Other upcoming highlights include appearances with DSO Berlin, Orchestre National de France, Rotterdam Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Yomiuri Symphony at Suntory Hall, Il Giardino Armonico and a tour of major European venues with the SWR Orchestra and Teodor Currentzis. As a conductor, he will

appear with the SWR Stuttgart, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Zurich and Scottish Chamber Orchestras and l’Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne. During the 17/18 season, Nicolas gave the highly acclaimed Finnish Premiere of Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Cello Concerto under the baton of the composer at the Helsinki Festival and was also the Artist in Spotlight at the Congertgebouw, Amsterdam.

Awarded the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award in 2010, he gave a critically praised performance of the Schumann Concerto with the Vienna Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel at the Lucerne Festival. Since then, he has performed worldwide with orchestras such as the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Czech Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras with conductors including Sir Roger Norrington, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Neville Marriner, Vladimir Ashkenazy,Vladimir Fedosseev, Andrew Manze, Emanuel Krivine, Lahav Shani, Robin Ticciati, Juraj Valcuha, Thomas Dausgaard, René Jacobs, Giovanni Antonini and Andrea Marcon amongst others. In 2012, Nicolas was chosen by Gidon Kremer to succeed him as the new artistic director of the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival and in 2014 by Adam Fischer to become the new Artistic Director of the Haydn Philharmonie whom he regularly performs with at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Esterházy Festival and recently on tour in both China and Japan. Nicolas will be Artistic Director of the Pfingstfestspiele Ittingen 2019 and 2020.

As a chamber musician, Nicolas plays with Janine Jansen, Vilde Frang, Tabea Zimmermann, Christian Tetzlaff, Andreas Ottensamer, Pekka Kuusisto, Jörg Widmann, Lawrence Power, Antoine Tamestit, Fazil Say, Alexander Lonquich, Jonathen Cohen and the Quatuor Ébène performing at Salzburg Mozart and Summer Festival, Verbier, Utrecht, BBC Proms, Lucerne, Gstaad, Musikfest Bremen, Schleswig-Holstein and Rheingau.Nicolas’ recording of CPE Bach Concertos on Hyperion with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen received the BBC Music Magazine Concerto Award 2017.

His latest recording – Four Cities – a recital programme of works by Say, Debussy, Shostakovich and Janáček with Fazil Say was released on Warner Classics to great acclaim and received the Edison Klassiek 2017.

Nicolas will receive the Edison Klassiek 2018. Nicolas was a BBC New Generation Artist 2010-2012 anda recipient of the Borletti Buitoni Trust Fellowship in 2009.

Nicolas plays a cello from Francesco Rugeri, Cremona 1675.

Nicolas Altstaedt Biography (Wikipedia)

Nicolas Altstaedt (born 1982, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is a German/French classical cellist.

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Cello Concerto in A minor: Allegro Assai
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Cello Concerto in A minor: Allegro Assai
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cello Suite No 1 (4th mvt)
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Cello Suite No 1 (4th mvt)
Joseph Haydn
Cello Concerto No 1
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Cello Concerto No 1
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 14
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Symphony No 14
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 13 (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 13 (2nd mvt)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Cello Concerto in A major, H439
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Cello Concerto in A major, H439
Marianna Martines
Sinfonia in C Major (Ouverture)
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Sinfonia in C Major (Ouverture)
William Walton
Cello Concerto
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Cello Concerto
Astor Piazzolla
Tanti anni prima ('Ave Maria')
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Tanti anni prima ('Ave Maria')
Nadia Boulanger
Modère (Three Pieces for Cello and Piano)
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Modère (Three Pieces for Cello and Piano)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sarabande (Cello Suite No 1)
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Sarabande (Cello Suite No 1)
Jean-Baptiste Barrière
Sonata for two cellos in G major (2nd and 3rd mvts)
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Sonata for two cellos in G major (2nd and 3rd mvts)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Courante (Cello Suite No 1)
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Courante (Cello Suite No 1)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Concerto no. 3 in A major Wq.172 for cello and strings: 3rd mvt Allegro
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Concerto no. 3 in A major Wq.172 for cello and strings: 3rd mvt Allegro
Antonín Dvořák
Cello Concerto in B minor op 104
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Cello Concerto in B minor op 104
Nadia Boulanger
3 pieces for cello and piano
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3 pieces for cello and piano
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Cello Concerto in B flat major H436 Wq171, 3rd movement - Allegro assai
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Cello Concerto in B flat major H436 Wq171, 3rd movement - Allegro assai
George Enescu
Octet for strings in C Op. 7: iv. Movement de valse
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Octet for strings in C Op. 7: iv. Movement de valse
Antonín Dvořák
Concerto in B minor Op.104 for cello and orchestra
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Concerto in B minor Op.104 for cello and orchestra
Edward Elgar
Concerto in E minor Op.85 for cello and orchestra
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Concerto in E minor Op.85 for cello and orchestra
Jean-Baptiste Barrière
Sonata in G major for 2 cellos
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Sonata in G major for 2 cellos
Joseph Haydn
Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major, H.I.105 (2nd mvt)
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Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major, H.I.105 (2nd mvt)
Esa‐Pekka Salonen
Cello Concerto (2016)
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Cello Concerto (2016)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Gamba Sonata in G, BWV1027
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Gamba Sonata in G, BWV1027
Franz Schubert
Quartet In C Minor D.703 For Strings 'Quartettsatz'
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Quartet In C Minor D.703 For Strings 'Quartettsatz'
Arvo Pärt
Tabula Rasa - Concerto For 2 Violins, Strings And Prepared Piano
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Tabula Rasa - Concerto For 2 Violins, Strings And Prepared Piano
Nadia Boulanger
3 Pieces for Cello and piano (No.1, Modere)
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3 Pieces for Cello and piano (No.1, Modere)
Domenico Gabrielli
Canon for 2 cellos
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Canon for 2 cellos
Johann Sebastian Bach
Gamba Sonata in D, BWV1028
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Gamba Sonata in D, BWV1028
Johann Sebastian Bach
Gamba Sonata in G minor, BWV 1029
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Gamba Sonata in G minor, BWV 1029
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cello Sonata in D major, Op. 102 No. 2
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Cello Sonata in D major, Op. 102 No. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 102 No. 1
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Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 102 No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cello Sonata in A major, Op. 69
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Cello Sonata in A major, Op. 69
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Wigmore Hall, London, UK

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BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2018-19 Season: BBC Proms Dubai: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9
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Dubai Opera, Dubai
2019-03-21T23:47:18
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Mar
2019
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2018-19 Season: BBC Proms Dubai: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2018-19 Season: BBC Proms Dubai: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Dubai Opera, Dubai
BBC Singers 2014-15 Season: Music for Forty Voices
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Milton Court
2014-10-21T23:47:18
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21
Oct
2014
BBC Singers 2014-15 Season: Music for Forty Voices

BBC Singers 2014-15 Season: Music for Forty Voices

19:30
Milton Court
Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered: Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered
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Barbican, London
2014-10-05T23:47:18
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5
Oct
2014
Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered: Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered

Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered: Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered

19:30
Barbican, London
Proms 2012: Prom 70: Desert Island Discs 70th-Anniversary Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-09-03T23:47:18
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3
Sep
2012
Proms 2012: Prom 70: Desert Island Discs 70th-Anniversary Prom

Proms 2012: Prom 70: Desert Island Discs 70th-Anniversary Prom

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2012: Proms Chamber Music 4: Debussy & Ravel
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Cadogan Hall
2012-08-06T23:47:18
6
Aug
2012

Proms 2012: Proms Chamber Music 4: Debussy & Ravel

Cadogan Hall

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