Thomas Nickell In Concert with Maestro Mina Zikri and the Oistrakh Symphony Collaboration Highlights Musical Mentorship
WHAT: Rising 20-year-old piano soloist and composer Thomas Nickell is accompanied by the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago (OSC) under Maestro Mina Zikri Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m. at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th Street). Tickets for the performance ($20-40), which includes works by Bach, Schnittke and Nickell, are on sale at ThomasNickell.com.
Nickell has given public performances at Carnegie Hall's Zankell Hall, toured the concert venues of Europe and Japan, and at 15 became one of only 80 pianists from around the world to be named a Young Steinway Artist. This gifted and highly creative young pianist and composer has rapidly built his reputation as a classical music talent to watch.
Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago (OSC) is led by its founder Maestro Zikri, who was recently appointed as Music Director of Northbrook Symphony and also serves as Resident Conductor of the Lira Ensemble. Maestro Zikri frequently tours to major music festivals and concert halls worldwide.
OSC is Chicago's fastest growing symphony orchestra, with concerts that combine the timeless allure of classical music with dynamic, youthful musicians. In partnership with DePaul University's Community Music Division, OSC offers valuable performance experience to young musicians with a full-scale orchestra.
WHEN: Sunday, April 14, 2019
3 -- 5:30 p.m. (includes one intermission)
WHERE: Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
High-res photos, videos and bios for Thomas Nickell and Maestro Zikri are available for download.