Nicholas Canellakis, cello
Appearing in the concert Music U., performed on April 19, 2015 at Carnegie Hall.
Nicholas Canellakis is an artist of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, with which he performs regularly in Alice Tully Hall and on tour throughout the U.S. and abroad. He has given concerts in some of the most prestigious venues in the U.S., including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Kimmel Center, Harris Theater, Jordan Hall, and Disney Hall, and is a frequent performer at Bargemusic in NYC. He has also been a guest artist at many of the world’s leading music festivals, including Santa Fe, Ravinia, Verbier, Music@Menlo, Mecklenburg, La Jolla, Moab, Bridgehampton, Sarasota, and Aspen. He is the co-artistic director of the Sedona Winter MusicFest in Arizona.
The Canellakis-Brown Duo, Mr. Canellakis’ collaboration with pianist/composer Michael Brown, performs numerous recitals throughout the country, and is set to release its debut album during the 2014-15 season. Mr. Canellakis and Mr. Brown have also garnered attention for their multimedia projects, and one of their short films received a world premiere at the 2013 Look & Listen Festival in NY.
Mr. Canellakis was a winner of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two international auditions. He was also selected to be in residence at Carnegie Hall as a member of Ensemble ACJW, in which he performed often in Weill and Zankel Halls and worked to enhance music education throughout NYC. He is on the faculty of the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music and the Bowdoin Music Festival.