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Cimbalomist/percussionist Nicholas Tolle has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Montreal Symphony, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and many other international ensembles. He regularly performs with some of the finest ensembles in Boston, including the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Odyssey Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Ballet, Collage New Music, Emmanuel Music, Cantata Singers, Callithumpian Consort, and Sound Icon. He is the founder and artistic director of the Ludovico Ensemble.


Nicholas was a Tanglewood Music Center fellow in 2006 and 2007 and spent seven summers in residency at the Lucerne Festival Academy, where he appeared as a soloist on Pierre Boulez' Repons with the composer conducting. He attended the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the New England Conservatory.

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