Dark week for classical music; American pianist Nicholas Angelich died on Monday at 51. Social media like Twitter floods with tribute posts.
Nicholas Angelich, who was born in the United States in 1970, began studying the piano with his mother when he was five years old.
He gave his first recital at seven, performing Mozart’s Concerto K. 467. He enrolled at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris at thirteen.
Aldo Ciccolini, Yvonne Loriod, Michel Beroff, and Marie Françoise Bucquet were among his teachers. For piano and chamber music, he received the First Prize.
What Happened To Nicholas Angelich? Death Cause & Obituary
Nicholas Angelich was a renowned American pianist who died at a young age, but the cause of his death has never been revealed.
Only his family and close friends were invited to his obituary and funeral ceremony.
The American pianist, who is best known for his appearances at the Metropolitan Museum with the dashing violin-and-cello duo Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, performs solo compositions by Bach, notably the English Suite No. 2 in A Minor, and Chopin. 212-570-3949, Fifth Ave. At 83rd St. At 7:00 p.m. on March 4th.
Deux pianistes fabuleux s’en sont allés : Radu Lupu et Nicolas Angelich. Tristes journées pour la musique qu’ils ont habitée si intensément.
— Charlotte Ginot-Slacik (@GinotSlacik) April 18, 2022
Nicholas Angelich followed Leon Fleisher, Dmitri Bashkirov, and Maria Joao Pires’ masterclasses. In 1989, he earned the Second Prize at the R. Casadesus International Piano Competition in Cleveland, and in 1994, he received the First Prize at the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition.
Who Is Nicholas Angelich Married To?
Nicholas Angelich’s wife’s information isn’t publicly available on the internet. Furthermore, he preferred to keep his personal life hidden from the public eye.
Nicholas’ lone piece of information is that he made his debut in May 2003 at the Lincoln Center in New York with the New York Philharmonic under Kurt Masur. Vladimir Jurowski invited him to launch the Russian National Orchestra’s 2007/08 season in Moscow with him.
Insondable tristesse, horribles nouvelles, Nicholas Angelich et Radu Lupu sont morts ! 😭😭😭
— marc voinchet (@mvoinchet) April 18, 2022
He is a great interpreter of the classic and romantic repertoire, has performed all of Beethoven’s sonatas and Liszt’s Années de Pélerinage in many nations. He is particularly passionate about 20th-century composers like Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Chostakovitch, Bartok, Ravel, and Messiaen.