Nicholas Angelich was an American pianist who lived from December 14, 1970 until April 18, 2022.
He began studying the piano with his mother at the age of five, when he was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. At the age of seven, he performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467, with a chamber orchestra in the United States.
He enrolled at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris when he was thirteen years old, where he studied with Aldo Ciccolini, Yvonne Loriod, Michel Beroff, and Marie-Françoise Bucquet. He studied with Leon Fleisher in his twenties.
He placed second in the Casadesus International Piano Competition in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1989, and first in the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition in 1994. In 2002, he won the Young Talent Award as well as the Ruhr International Klavierfestival. Under the batons of Myung-Whun Chung and David Robertson, he has performed with prominent French orchestras.
In May 2003, he made his New York Philharmonic debut under Kurt Masur. He went on tour with Kurt Masur and the Orchestre National de France in Japan in 2004. His Erato Records recording of Brahms trios with Renaud Capuçon and Gautier Capuçon won the Schallplatten Prize.
He presented concerts in Queen Elizabeth Hall (London), Teatro della Pergola (Florence), Milan Conservatory, The Hague, and Theatre du Chatelet during his 2009-10 tour (Paris). He was featured on the cover of the October 2009 issue of International Piano, whose feature piece is about his Erato Records performance of Brahms’ Op.116 to Op.119.
From September 23 to 25, he performed Ravel’s Concerto for the Left Hand at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s 2010–2011 Season Opening Concerts in Dundee’s Caird Hall, Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, and Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall, conducted by Stephane Deneve.
Angelich returned to the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2018 under Deneve’s baton.
Who are the wife and children of Nicholas Angelich?
There no information about the wife and children of Nicholas Angelich. There is no media coverage of the late American pianist.
The cause of death of Nicholas Angelich
Angelich died of chronic lung illness on April 18, 2022.