"An absolute revelation. Nicolas Altstaedt, one of the cello realm's most brilliant young princes."
Artist in Residence 16/17 Duisburger Philharmoniker, 17/18 Muziekgebouw Eindhoven and 18/19 NDR Elbphilharmonie; 17/18 Artist Spotlight in Concertgebouw Amsterdam,
Nicolas will perform the Finnish Premiere of Esa-Pekka Salonen's new cello concerto at the Helsinki Festival under the baton of the composer.
Nicolas receives the Beethoven Ring 2015 for his outstanding interpretations of Beethoven Cello Sonatas with Alexander Lonquich at the Beethovenfest Bonn.
Nicolas Altstaedt will be touring major European venues next seasons with the SWR Orchestra Stuttgart and Teodor Currentzis, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, BBCSSO and La Chambre Philharmonique and Emmanuel Krivine, Basel Chamber Orchestra with Giovanni Antonini, Debuts at Yomiuri Symphony Orchestra in Suntory Hall, L'Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre National de France, Helsinki Philharmonic with Thomas Dausgaard, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester and Konzerthausorchester Berlin with Juraj Valcuha, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Belgique, Orchestre Philharmonique Luxembourg, NAC Ottawa, Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Les Violins du Roy, Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna, returning to NDR Hamburg in the opening weeks of Elbphilharmonie, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonica de Galicia, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Hungarian National Orchestra, Gürzenich Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Strings, Concertgebouw and English Chamber Orchestra amongst others.
He will be performing all Bach Suites at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Berlin Philharmonie and Konzerthaus as well as Auditorio Nacional Madrid, all Beethoven Sonatas with Alexander Lonquich at the Wigmore Hall, at the Beethovenfestival Bonn and Philharmonie in Warsaw and a tour with Fazil Say including his debut at the Theatre des Champs-Elysées, Toronto, Bozar and Carnegie Hall. He will tour China and Japan with his Orchestra the Haydn Philharmonie as well in recital on a extensive Musica Viva Tour in Australia.