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Concert lecture autour des œuvres du saxophoniste compositeur australien Nicholas Russionello

Salle d'orchestre • Cité de la musique et de la danse

Vendredi 22 novembre • 20h

Ensemble de saxophones du Conservatoire et de l’Académie supérieure de musique de Strasbourg-HEAR

Élèves de la classe de Philippe Geiss


Nick Russoniello, one of Australia’s most dynamic young artists, enjoys an exciting and varied performance career both in Australia and abroad. Nick has been the recipient of a number of major awards including the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Award and the Fine Music Kruger Scholarship. Nick has appeared as a soloist with the Adelaide, Canberra, Queensland, Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestras.

Nick appears as a guest musician with Australia’s leading ensembles, these include the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian World Orchestra, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Acacia Quartet, Omega Ensemble, and Sydney Camerata. He is a sought-after chamber musician and performs regularly as a member of Continuum Sax, Duo Histoire and the Golden Age Quartet.

Alongside his performance achievements Nick’s original compositions for saxophone have been performed internationally, including at the recent world saxophone congress in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2019 Nick composed a new original film score to Charlie Chaplin’s The Immigrant and will be recording his third studio album. Nick will also be presenting his original music at the Royal College of Music (London), Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester) and is undertaking a composition residency at Strasbourg Conservatoire (France). Nick is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney and is a Yamaha Australia artist, D’addario Woodwind artist and an associate artist of The Australian Music Centre.

© Jacquie Manning