double bass

Nicholas Schwartz

Born in Boston, double bassist Nicholas Schwartz began his studies at Boston University. His teachers included Edwin Barker and Matthew McDonald. He has worked regularly as a substitute with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra. During the 2012–13 season, he took part in the Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Academy.

Schwartz has won various prizes, including first prize at the International Society of Bassists and the Stulberg International String Competition. 

Since August 2013, Nicholas Schwartz is a member of the Concertgebouw Orchestra.

He has spent many summers playing in the Verbier Festival Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra. With pianist Anna Fedorova he forms the Oyster Duo.

Nicky Schwartz plays on a double bass labeled Francesco Gofriller (ca. 1732), which he has received on loan from the Foundation Concertgebouworkest. This bass was previously played by Olivier Thiery.

Nicholas Schwartz

Born in Boston, double bassist Nicholas Schwartz began his studies at Boston University. His teachers included Edwin Barker and Matthew McDonald. He has worked regularly as a substitute with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra. During the 2012–13 season, he took part in the Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Academy.

Schwartz has won various prizes, including first prize at the International Society of Bassists and the Stulberg International String Competition. 

Since August 2013, Nicholas Schwartz is a member of the Concertgebouw Orchestra.

He has spent many summers playing in the Verbier Festival Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra. With pianist Anna Fedorova he forms the Oyster Duo.

Nicky Schwartz plays on a double bass labeled Francesco Gofriller (ca. 1732), which he has received on loan from the Foundation Concertgebouworkest. This bass was previously played by Olivier Thiery.

Born in Boston, double bassist Nicholas Schwartz began his studies at Boston University. His teachers included Edwin Barker and Matthew McDonald. He has worked regularly as a substitute with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra. During the 2012–13 season, he took part in the Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Academy.

Schwartz has won various prizes, including first prize at the International Society of Bassists and the Stulberg International String Competition. 

Since August 2013, Nicholas Schwartz is a member of the Concertgebouw Orchestra.

He has spent many summers playing in the Verbier Festival Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra. With pianist Anna Fedorova he forms the Oyster Duo.

Nicky Schwartz plays on a double bass labeled Francesco Gofriller (ca. 1732), which he has received on loan from the Foundation Concertgebouworkest. This bass was previously played by Olivier Thiery.

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  • Nicholas Schwartz
    Nicholas Schwartz
  • Contrabassist Nicholas Schwartz  tijdens de repetitie van Aaron Coplands The Little Horses onder leiding van Mariss Jansons.
    Contrabassist Nicholas Schwartz tijdens de repetitie van Aaron Coplands The Little Horses onder leiding van Mariss Jansons.
  • image: Anne Dokter
    image: Anne Dokter