Aurèle Nicolet

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Aurèle Nicolet (22 January 1926 – 29 January 2016) was a Swiss flautist. He was considered one of the world's best flute players of the late twentieth century.

He performed in various international concerts. A number of composers wrote music especially for him, including Toru Takemitsu, György Ligeti, Krzysztof Meyer, and Edison Denisov.

His pupils include Emmanuel Pahud, Carlos Bruneel, Michael Faust, Pedro Eustache, Thierry Fischer, Irena Grafenauer, Huáscar Barradas, Kristiyan Koev, Jadwiga Kotnowska, Robert Langevin, Marina Piccinini, Kaspar Zehnder and Ariel Zuckermann.

He died at the age of 90 in 2016.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1985 Suites for Violoncello Solo Arranged for Flute Solo Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet 1
1988 Flöten-Sonaten Johann Sebastian Bach, Aurèle Nicolet; Karl Richter 1
1988 Flute Concertos Nielsen, Reinecke, Busoni; Aurèle Nicolet, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur 1
1989 Flute Concertos Mozart; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, David Zinman, Aurèle Nicolet 1
1994 Flötenkonzerte des Barock Aurèle Nicolet, Hans-Martin Linde, Schaeffer & Kammerorchester Emil Seiler 1
1998 Flötenkonzerte des Barock Jean-Pierre Rampal, Severino Gazzelloni, Michala Petri & Aurèle Nicolet 1
6 Flute Concertos, Op. 10 Antonio Vivaldi; I Musici, Aurèle Nicolet 5 1
Konzert in SanssouciMusik am Preußischen Königshof Hans-Martin Linde, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Kammerorchester Emil Seiler, Aurèle Nicolet, Otto Büchner, Fritz Kiskalt, Karl Richter & Festival Strings Lucerne 1
Overtures nos. 1 & 2 Johann Sebastian Bach; Camerata Bern, Aurèle Nicolet 1
The Complete Sonatas for Flute J.S. Bach; Aurèle Nicolet 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Air & Badinerie: Orchester-Suiten Johann Sebastian Bach; Bilgram, Fütterer, Nicolet, Schott, Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter 1
Flötenkonzerte Mozart; Haydn; Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter, Aurèle Nicolet, Rose Stein 1
Le charme de la Flûte Jean-Pierre Rampal, Aurèle Nicolet 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Oktett / Variationen "Trockne Blumen" Schubert; Wiener Kammerensemble, Aurèle Nicolet, Karl Engel 1

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