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Orchestra della Svizzera italiana

Nicholas Collon - conductor, Maximilian Hornung - cello


Barely turned thirty, Nicholas Collon is already a reference among the conductors of the new generation.

Nicholas Collon conductor
Maximilian Hornung cello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart                      
Ballabili from Idomeneo

Camille Saint-Saëns
Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33

Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 104 in D major, Hob. XVI:104 "London"                 

Nicholas Collon
Born in London, Nicholas is a violist, pianist and organist by training, and studied as Organ Scholar at Clare College, Cambridge.
His elegant conducting style, searching musical intellect and inspirational music-making have ensured that he is already a regular guest with orchestras such as the Philharmonia, BBC Philharmonic, CBSO, Danish Radio Symphony and Capitole de Toulouse, and in 2016/17 he debuted with DSO Berlin and Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne. Founder and Principal Conductor of the ground-breaking Aurora Orchestra, from 2016/17 he is also Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest in The Hague.