Artist Bio

Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Hailed as a “superb young soloist” (New Yorker), Nicholas Canellakis has become one of the most sought-after and innovative cellists of his generation. Canellakis recently made his Carnegie Hall concerto debut with the American Symphony Orchestra and 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 United States and abroad. He has participated in many of the world’s leading music festivals, including Santa Fe, La Jolla, Music@Menlo, Ravinia, Verbier, Mecklenburg, Bridgehampton, Moab, Sarasota, and Aspen. He is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and New England Conservatory and is on faculty at the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music.

Nicholas Canellakis will perform in Concert Program VI (August 2) and Concert Program VII (August 5).

2016–2017 Music@Menlo Appearances