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Mitja Nikisch was the son of celebrated orchestral conductor Arthur Nikisch and, like his father, became a fine interpreter of classical works. Nonetheless, while respected in that literature—he made his debut as piano soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra on April 22, 1918; performed with luminaries such as Wilhelm Furtwangler and Sir Henry J. Wood; and composed a piano concerto, completed shortly before his death—he was most celebrated as leader of Mitja Nikisch Tanz Orchester a popular jazz… read more

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