Guest Artist: Nina Assimakopoulos

Fri, 2013-02-15 01:26 pm

Internationally acclaimed flutist Nina Assimakopouloshas been hailed as "...a marvel!" (Münchner Merkur), and a versatile virtuoso with a "dramatic sense of pacing" who demonstrates "not just perfect technique and total breath control but supreme intelligent, elegant phrasing; broad tone color; lyricism; a full range of dynamic expression; and above all STYLE that paints the differences from Bach to Bartok..." (American Record Guide).

A champion of contemporary music, Nina Assimakopoulos is credited with over 50 international world-premiere performances and commissions, as well as multimedia collaborative projects and concerts integrating baroque through contemporary flute music with visual and digital arts, dance, and theater.

Career Highlights include her New York Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall, solo recitals at The Alden Theater "Rising Stars" Concert Series in Washington, D.C., the "Dame Myra Hess Radio Broadcast Concert Series" in Chicago, the "Live from Hochstein" radio broadcast concert series in Rochester, New York, and the AmBul New Music Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.

She has performed as principal flute with the Munich City Opera, Bavarian Radio Symphony Academy Orchestra, the New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra, and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.