Nicolas Hodges was born in London in 1970. One of the most exciting performers of his
generation, he has captivated audiences worldwide with his interpretations of Classical,
Romantic, 20th-century, and contemporary repertoire.
Mr. Hodges's concerto engagements have included performances with the New York
Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, MET Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San
Francisco Symphony, and St. Louis Symphony, in addition to European orchestras that include
the Berliner Philharmoniker, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bamberger Symphoniker,
Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, SWR Sinfonieorchester
Baden-Baden und Freiburg, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, City of
Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic, Royal
Stockholm Philharmonic, and Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España. Other performances
further afield include dates with the Tokyo Philharmonic and Melbourne Symphony. Among the
distinguished conductors with whom Mr. Hodges has collaborated are Daniel Barenboim, James
Levine, Leonard Slatkin, David Robertson, Hans Graf, Oliver Knussen, Thomas Adès, George
Benjamin, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Ilan Volkov, and Tadaaki Otaka.
In recent seasons, Mr. Hodges has become closely associated with the piano works of an
extraordinary array of contemporary composers, including Georges Aperghis, Elliott Carter,
Beat Furrer, Thomas Adès, Harrison Birtwistle, Wolfgang Rihm, and Salvatore Sciarrino, all
of whom have written works for him. Forthcoming premieres include concertos by Hugues
Dufourt, Pascal Dusapin, Miroslav Srnka, Gerald Barry, Hans Thomalla, and Mark Andre.