Review of "Elegia" in NACWPI Journal

Elegia
Christopher Nichols, clarinet; Julie Nishimura, piano
Navona Records
CD
$14.24
Reviewed by: Danielle Woolery

Elegia features music from American, French, and Italian composers, mixing repertoire standards with lesser-known works. Christopher Nichols, clarinet, and Julie Nishimura, piano, collaborate superbly to create this well-crafted recording that was recently released on...

Review of "Elegia" by "Review Graveyard"

Clarinetist Christopher Nichols makes his PARMA and Navona Records debut with Elegia, a compilation of Italian, French, and American clarinet works spanning two centuries. These works include repertoire standards, little-recorded rarities, and recent music from contemporary composer Kevin Cope. Collaborative pianist Julie Nishimura joins Nichols for these recordings...

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Music and Vision Daily - CD Spotlight - Elegia

Great Partners
Music for clarinet and piano
GEOFF PEARCE

'This great disc will bring joy to everyone who listens to it.'
Two outstanding artists — Christopher Nichols and Julie Nishimura —
perform on this impressive disc of music for clarinet, and clarinet with
piano, most of it relatively unknown,...

Review of Elegia in Pizzicato: Kantable Klarinette

John Cage: Sonata for Clarinet; Aurelio Magnani: Elegia; Camille Saint-Saëns: Sonate pour clarinette et piano op. 167; Henri Rabaud: Solo de concours op. 10; Kevin J. Cope: Sirocco for Clarinet in A (2012); Giuseppe Verdi: Andante from La forza del destino; Ernesto Cavallini: Adagio and Tarantella; Christopher Nichols, Klarinette, Julie...

Elegia - Upcoming Release on September 8, 2017

Elegia - Upcoming Release on September 8, 2017

Clarinetist Christopher Nichols makes his PARMA and Navona Records debut with ELEGIA, a compilation of Italian, French, and American clarinet works spanning two centuries. These works include repertoire standards, little-recorded rarities, and recent music from contemporary composer Kevin Cope. Collaborative pianist Julie Nishimura joins Nichols for these recordings.

Among the...

NEW RECORDING OF CLARINET PIECES - Article by Megan Everhart

Christopher Nichols’ ‘Elegia’ features works spanning two centuries
Christopher Nichols, assistant professor of clarinet in the University of Delaware Department of Music, is an active soloist both nationally and internationally. He has been featured at conferences of the International Clarinet Association, European Clarinet Association and College Music Society.

In 2015,...

AMERICAN PRIZE - UD musicians garner national awards

Four members of the University of Delaware Department of Music have been recognized with American Prize honors, which are awarded to the best in the performing arts in the United States.

The American Prize, founded by composer and conductor David Katz almost a decade ago, honors artists in categories encompassing...

Hays Daily News Review of my performance of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto

Fort Hays sends musical Valentines
Suspense and excitement reigned in Beach/Schmidt Valentine's evening as Maestro Benjamin Morris-Cline led the Hays Symphony Orchestra in a concert starring the three finalists of the fifth annual HSO Young Artist Competition. The orchestra had more time to rehearse for this concert and sounded...