Nicolai Gerassimez

Artist photo of Nicolai Gerassimez - piano

Born in Essen, Germany, Nicolai Gerassimez studied with Prof. Josef Anton Scherrer at the Musikhochschule Köln, with Julia Goldstein-Manz in Hanover, with Prof. Galina Iwanzowa at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin and at the Hochschule für Musik and Theater in Rostock with Prof. Matthias Kirschnereit. The young artist has won numerous national and international prizes and awards, including first prize at the Deutscher Musikwettbewerb, first prize and the audience prize at the Steinway-Klavierwettbewerb in Hamburg and several first prizes with perfect scores in the national German youth music compeition “Jugend musiziert.” In addition, he was honored with a cultural achievement award and the Aalto Bühnenpreis by his hometown of Essen. Nicolai Gerassimez is in demand as a chamber music partner and regularly performs together with Norbert Anger as well as his two brothers Alexej Gerassimez (drums) and Wassily Gerassimez (cello) in chamber music concerts. Solo concerts and recitals have already brought Nicolai Gerassimez to the most famous music centers of Europe and the United States, including concerts at the Berlin Philharmonic, London‘s Wigmore Hall, the Hamburg Laeiszhalle and the Berlin Konzerthaus, as well as to important international festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Nicolai Gerassimez also appears as a guest soloist with renowned orchestras such as for example the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, the Essener Philharmoniker, the Berlin Symphoniker and the Bochum Symphoniker, and works with conductors such as Kristjan Järvi and Stefan Soltesz. Nicolai Gerassimez has been frequently featured on radio recordings with WDR, SWR, BR and NDR.

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CDs released by GENUIN

with Nicolai Gerassimez

CD album cover 'Wassily & Nicolai Gerassimez' (GEN 14304) with Nicolai Gerassimez, Wassily Gerassimez

Wassily & Nicolai Gerassimez

Freier Fall
Werke für Cello und Klavier von F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, D. Schostakowitsch, W. Gerassimez & F. Say

Nicolai Gerassimez piano
Wassily Gerassimez cello

GEN 14304  –  10.1.2014

CD album cover 'Alexej Gerassimez - Percussion' (GEN 12243) with Alexej Gerassimez, Julius Heise, Nicolai Gerassimez

Alexej Gerassimez - Percussion

Werke von E. Séjourné, A. Gerassimez, T. Broström und J. Psathas

Alexej Gerassimez percussion
Julius Heise Percussion
Nicolai Gerassimez piano

GEN 12243  –  1.9.2012

CD album cover 'Duo Anger-Gerassimez' (GEN 12235) with Nicolai Gerassimez, Norbert Anger

Duo Anger-Gerassimez

Changing Colors - Werke von Brahms, Beethoven, Schumann, Debussy, Penderecki und Piazzolla

Nicolai Gerassimez piano
Norbert Anger Cello

GEN 12235  –  18.5.2012