^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home

The World's Leading Classical Music Group

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search


One of Boris Pergamenschikow’s last students in Berlin, Nicolas Alstaedt has won a number of awards in recent years including the 2004 Landgrave of Hesse Prize of the Kronberg Academy, first prize at the 2005 German Music Competition, the 2005 International Domnick Cello Competition, Stuttgart and the 2006 Adam International Cello Competition, New Zealand. In 2009 he was awarded a Borletti Buitoni Fellowship. Since his début performance with the Tonhalle Orchestra of Zurich under Sir Neville Marriner in 2007 Nicolas Altstaedt has performed all over the world with the symphony orchestras of Berlin, Stuttgart, Bamberg, Helsinki, Melbourne, New Zealand, the Simon Bolivar Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica, and the Tapiola Sinfonietta, under several distinguished conductors including Sir Roger Norrington, Mario Venzago and Adam Fischer. He regularly collaborates with Gidon Kremer, Daniel Hope, Alexander Lonquich, Jörg Widmann, the Quatuor Ebene and has performed at the festivals of Lockenhaus, Jerusalem and Salzburg (opening concert, 2008). His two most recent recordings of the cello concertos of Haydn, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and Gulda have been highly acclaimed worldwide. A member of the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Nicolas Alstaedt plays a cello by Nicolas Lupot (Paris, 1824) on loan to him by the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

Under the chairmanship of Michael Haefliger, director of the Lucerne Festival, Nicolas Altstaedt was awarded unanimously with the prestigious “Credit Suisse Young Artist 2010” on December 11th 2009 at the Vienna Musikverein. Nicolas Altstaedt will be given the opportunity to play with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel at the LUCERNE FESTIVAL on September 17th 2010. The Credit Suisse Young Artist Award is an initiative by the Lucerne Festival, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Muskfreunde Wien and the Credit Suisse Foundation. With this honourable distinction the Credit Suisse Foundation awards young outstanding artists.

Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 

 View Albums

For picture licensing, please contact customer service.

 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page Del.icio.us. |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
9:11:25 AM, 28 November 2015
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.