New Ideas Chamber Orchestra

Progressive classical music

Gediminas Gelgotas
"It is amazing how NICO makes their music so accessible and entertaining,
turning themselves into the modern classical music equivalent
of rock stars." - Concert Curator Jud Newborn

ABOUT US

New Ideas Chamber Orchestra NICO is a string ensemble known for their captivating and original performances. Playing from memory and mixing classical and pop idioms with non-traditional string instrument techniques the NICO creates sublime, ethereal and energetic musical experience.

“G. Gelgotas has a very unique and compelling compositional voice.”
Composer – Terry Riley

“You are very original, wonderful performance!”
Composer and artist – Laurie Anderson


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NEWS

STANDING OVATIONS FOR GELGOTAS’ MUSIC AT THE ST PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIC

2020 February 13

"Breadth of views, depth, freedom, mobility, courage and, most importantly, openness"

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NICO LIVE ON FOX MORNING NEWS

2019 May 21

Gediminas Gelgotas and NICO performed live on Fox 11 Los Angeles morning news at Santa Barbara TV Hill.

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LAURIE ANDERSON: “YOU ARE VERY ORIGINAL!”

2018 October 31

"You are very original, wonderful performance!" - Laurie Anderson after hearing NICO.

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NICO OPENED THEIR 13TH CONCERT SEASON AT USEDOM MUSIC FESTIVAL

2018 October 31

NICO opened their XIIIth concert season at the prestigious Usedom Music Festival in Germany joined by cellist Vytautas Sondeckis.

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“Music for Strings” and Extracadenza are available on iTunes

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CONTACT US

New Ideas Chamber Orchestra NICO

General enquiries
E-mail: info@nicomusic.eu

NICO Artistic director

Gediminas GELGOTAS
E-mail: maestro@nicomusic.eu

Manager | Bookings and press

Aretas BOTYRIUS
Phone.: +370 682 33 809
+44 741 389 7479
E-mail: aretas@nicomusic.eu

Address for correspondence

New Ideas Chamber Orchestra
Vilnius Town Hall
Didžioji str. 31, LT-01128
Vilnius, Lithuania