Third season: Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet and Tenor Saxophone in Crazy for You and Oboe in Man of La Mancha. Stratford: Tony Nickels is glad to be playing his third season at Stratford. Elsewhere: He is a versatile performer on oboe, saxophone, clarinet and flute, and in both the classical and jazz idioms. He has performed extensively with the Vancouver Symphony and Opera orchestras, chamber ensembles, jazz and rock groups, for many entertainment personalities and for dozens of musicals. As well as recording for radio, TV and motion pictures, Tony is a veteran of many varied tours, and has performed in every province of Canada, in every state in the U.S. and in 11 countries.