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Words cannot articulate how good Nicolas Hodges is at what he does. This British pianist and composer is a trail blazer who possesses the ability to think and act out-of-the-box. Thus setting examples that others can follow. Contemporary music is his forte as it has been rightly described by Tempo magazine: “Hodges is a refreshing artist; he plays the classics as if they were written yesterday and what was written yesterday as if it were already a classic”. It would not be an overstatement to consider him in the same league as the likes of Beethoven, Berg, Debussy, or Stravinsky for that matter. Since he challenges the norms, every composition that he comes up with turns out to be a breath of fresh air.
Nicolas Hodges never ceases to amaze his fans or critics as his discography proves that. Ablinger: Voices and Piano; Aperghis: Piano Works; Hopkins: Complete Piano Works; Finnissy: Gershwin and Furrer: Solo Piano Works are to name a few. So make sure to get Nicolas Hodges tickets to witness another masterpiece.
The world of music first witnessed his sheer talent in 2000. During all these years Nocalos Hodges has managed to create a fanatically wide fan base owing to his worldwide performances. Thus, hitting every prestigious venue a budding musician can think of. His recital debut at Carnegie Hall is one example to begin with. Other venues to have witnessed his performances are; Wigmore Hall in London, IRCAM in Paris. Moreover, he is also seen performing at various music festivals; Tanglewood, Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Edinburgh Festival, Tage fur Neue Musik (Zurich), the BBC Proms, Festival d’Automne in Paris and the Dialogues Festival provide just a glimpse of the number of festivals he has been part of. His repertoire is another factor that adds to his soaring recognition and fame across the globe. His performances of classical, romantic, contemporary and twentieth century compositions have been the subject of interest.
London Guardian lauded it in these words: “Hodges’ recitals always boldly go where few other pianists dare…with an energy that sometimes defies belief”. Hence leading to the conclusion that Hodges is in a league of his own. Furthermore, being one of the most sought after musicians does have its perks as Nicolas Hodges’ works compel other composers to write work for him. Some of the names include; Harrison Birtwistle, Salvatore Sciarrino, Beat Furrer and Wolfgang Rihm. Ever since he stepped into the realm of music he has been making waves either as a composer or a soloist working with different orchestras.
Over the years, he has worked with some of the most renowned orchestras in the United States. These include; New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, MET Orchestra, St Luois Symphony etc. Whereas the European list of orchestras is endless. Starting from London Philharmonic, to Berliner Philharmoniker, Bamberger Symphoniker, BBC Symphony, BBC Scottish Symphony, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden Baden und Frieburg and many more.
His professional credits also include collaborations with some prominent conductors of all time. Daniel Barenboim, David Robertson, James Levine, Thomas Ades, George Benjamin and the list goes on. Also, he has released around twenty CDs which have received an overwhelming response from his listeners and the critics. Apart from performing, Nicolas Hodges has also devoted himself to teaching piano. Currently he is a professor of piano at Musikhochschule, Stuttgart. The British musician himself went to Christ Church Cathedral School, Oxford, Winchester College and the University of Cambridge. He studied piano under the wing of Robert Bottone, Susan Bradshaw and Sulamita Aronovsky. On the other hand, Michael Finnissy and Robin Holloway were the ones he studied composition with.
In future, Hodges is expected to be seen working with Chamber Orcheatra of Europe, BR-Sinfonieorchester Munich and many more while focusing on contemporary works. He also plans on making recital appearances at Carnegie Hall and CalPerformances bringing into the limelight some compositions by Debussy, Stravinsky, and Sir Harrison Birtwistle. Other than that, his fans will also be seeing more of him at the music festivals. If you wish to see him perform live, grab cheap Nicolas Hodges tickets.