Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Nicholas Canellakis has been hailed as a “superb young soloist” (The New Yorker), with a “rich, alluring tone” (New York Times), captivating audiences in the US and abroad. Recently he  made his Carnegie Hall concerto debut with the American Symphony Orchestra and has appeared as a soloist with the Albany, New Haven, and Greenwich Symphonies, the Erie Philharmonic, and the Pan-European Philharmonia in Greece. Nick is an artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and a gave U.S. recital tour of American cello-piano works culminating in a New York City appearance presented by the Society. He also appears in recital with his duo collaborator, pianist/composer Michael Brown. Nick is Co-Artistic Director of Sedona Winter MusicFest, and a regular at music festivals, including Santa Fe, Ravinia, Music@Menlo, Bard, Bridgehampton, La Jolla, Hong Kong, Moab, Music in the Vineyards, and Saratoga Springs.

Also interested in filmmaking and acting Nick has produced, directed, and starred in several short films, music videos, and a comedy web series “Conversations with Nick Canellakis.” which can be found at