Nicholas Collon

Principal Conductor at Residentie Orkest

Location:
Kranenburgweg 211, The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Company:
Residentie Orkest
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Last Updated 11/7/2017

General Information

Employment History

Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest  - Concertgebouw

Chief Conductor  - Royal Opera House

Education

music , Clare College

Affiliations

Board Member  - Aurora Orchestra

Founding Member  - Takács Quartet

Web References  

Neu Records | Nicholas Collon

Nicholas Collon
Nicholas Collon Neu Records | Nicholas Collon Nicholas Collon is founder and Principal Conductor of Aurora Orchestra and Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest in The Hague, a position he takes up in 16/17. His skill as a communicator and innovator has been recognised by both critics and audiences alike - he was the recipient of the 2012 Critics' Circle Award for Exceptional Young Talent - and he is known as an imaginative programmer encompassing an exceptionally wide range of music. Nicholas Collon, Neu Records, Niwa, London Sinfonietta, Ramon Humet NICHOLAS COLLON Nicholas Collon Conductor London Sinfonietta, Nicholas Collon Nicholas Collon is founder and Principal Conductor of Aurora Orchestra and Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest in The Hague, a position he takes up in 16/17. His skill as a communicator and innovator has been recognised by both critics and audiences alike - he was the recipient of the 2012 Critics' Circle Award for Exceptional Young Talent - and he is known as an imaginative programmer encompassing an exceptionally wide range of music. Under Nicholas Collon's artistic direction, Aurora Orchestra have an enviable reputation in the UK and increasingly abroad and are recognised for their creative programming and concert presentation.

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Nicholas Collon - Aurora Orchestra

Nicholas Collon
Nicholas Collon Nicholas Collon is Principal Conductor of Aurora Orchestra and Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest in The Hague, a position he took up in 2016. Prior to founding Aurora in 2004, Nicholas Collon had a wide-ranging musical training, as viola player, organist, pianist and singer. He met many of the members of Aurora Orchestra as a viola player in the National Youth Orchestra, and went on to be organ scholar at Clare College, Cambridge, where he played as an accompanist and continuo player under conductors such as Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Réné Jacobs and Ivor Bolton. Nicholas Collon laughing in rehearsal In addition to his work with Aurora, Nicholas is in demand as a guest conductor with other ensembles in the UK and abroad. A regular guest with the Philharmonia, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic and Gurzenich Orchestra, in recent seasons he has also worked with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Zurich Tonhalle; Brussels Philharmonic; Hallé Orchestra; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse; Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Orchestre National de Lyon; Bamberg Symphony Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic; Academy of Ancient Music; London Sinfonietta and Ensemble Intercontemporain, and collaborated with artists such as Ian Bostridge, Angelika Kirchschlager, Vilde Frang, Pekka Kuusisto, Francesco Piemontesi, Steven Isserlis and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. In opera Nicholas has worked with English National Opera The Magic Flute, Welsh National Opera Jonathan Harvey's Wagner Dream and Glyndebourne on Tour Rape of Lucretia. A champion of new music, Nicholas has conducted over 200 new works including the UK or world premieres of works by Unsuk Chin, Phillip Glass, Colin Matthews, Nico Muhly, Olivier Messiaen, Krzysztof Penderecki and Judith Weir. Nicholas Collon Principal Players

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Nicholas is Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest as of this...
Nicholas and the Aurora Orchestra make their debut at the Beethovenfest Bonn on 7 October at the Beethovenhalle. Nicholas and the Aurora Orchestra continue their Kings Place Mozart Cycle on 17 September. Nicholas presented his first concert as Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw on 28 August 2016. Nicholas and the Aurora Orchestra's BBC Proms performance of Mozart's Jupiter Symphony from memory on 15 July will be broadcast on BBC Four in the UK on Friday 26 August at 7.30pm. The audience is met with... Nicholas Collon joins Intermusica for general management Nicholas Collon has joined leading international artist management agency Intermusica for general management. Principal conductor Nicholas and his Aurora Orchestra will make a welcome return to this years' BBC Proms following their highly acclaimed performance in 2015. Nicholas Collon and Aurora Orchestra new Finzi release No.1 in Specialist Classical Charts Nicholas Collon and Aurora Orchestra's new Finzi release has reached number one in the Specialist Classical Charts. The recording for DECCA has reached this position in only its first week of release. For more information... City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) welcome back Nicholas for two concerts this week at Birmingham's Symphony Hall. Firstly, on 3 March, Nicholas conducts a vibrant programme including Tchaikovsky's Hamlet Overture, Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and... Read More Nicholas returns to CBSO « 1 2 3 4 5 » Copyright 2017 - Nicholas Collon

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