MARCELO NISSIMAN

MARCELO NISSIMAN

composer and bandoneon



“…Nisinman, an enigmatic half smile playing around his lips he coaxed chromatic impossibilities from the tangle of buttons and fingers at his left hand and lower, throatier lines from the right. “ The Independent, UK. Born in Buenos Aires in 1970, Marcelo Nisinman, is an internationally renowned bandoneon player, composer and arranger, taking bandoneon playing and the Tango to a new level. Nisinman is much in demand as a soloist playing with orchestras and at festivals around the world. He has performed with, Martha Argerich, Gidon Kremer, the Britten Sinfonia, Gary Burton, Fernando Suarez Paz, Assad Brothers, and the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit. He has appeared as a soloist with the WDR Big Band under Vince Mendoza, the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre National des Pays de La Loire conducted by John Axelrod and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Belgrad, amongst others. His compositions are diverse and original with their origins in Buenos Aires, Nisinman also takes inspiration from other forms and techniques creating his own personal style that breaks the traditions and rules of the ‘Musica Porteña’ (music from Buenos Aires). In 2008 he was composer in residence at the Oxford Chamber Music Festival and since then has been invited as composer/ performer to numerous other festivals. In 2011 he was invited as a performer and composer to the Zeitkunst Festival, in Berlin and in Paris, at the Centre Pompidou. Nisinman also participate as a performer and composer with Martha Argerich and Friends at the Ravenna Music Festival edition 2013.