Nourabad in Les Pêcheurs de Perles in Vienna

News: Nov 08 2014

This month, Nicolas Testé sings the role of Nourabad in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles at the Theater an der Wien. He joins a spectacular cast of colleagues, including Nathan Gunn as Zurga, Dmitry Korchak as Nadir, and Mr. Testé’s wife, soprano Diana Damrau as Leila. These luminary voices are featured in a brand new production, directed by Lotte de Beer. Opening night for this production is already sold out – performances take place November 16, 19, 22, 25, 28 & 30.

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Lucia di Lammermoor on Warner Classics – available November 24

News: Nov 04 2014

A new recording of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, with Nicolas Testé as Raimondo, will be available on the Warner Classics label on November 24. This 2-CD set features a live concert performance from Munich in 2013, with Mr. Teste’s wife Diana Damrau in the title role, tenor Joseph Calleja as Edgardo, baritone Ludovic Tézier as Enrico and Jesús López-Cobos leading the Münchener Opernchor and Orchester.

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Puccini’s La bohème in Munich

News: Jan 15 2015

Nicolas Testé heads to the Bayerische Staatsoper later this month, to sing Colline in Puccini’s tragic and timeless La bohème, on January 23, 27 & 31. This production, designed by Otto Schenk and directed by Rudolf Heinrich, features a spectacular cast including Anita Hartig as the ill-fated Mimì, Wookyung Kim as Rodolfo, ad Golda Schultz sings Musetta, with the brilliant young maestro Dan Ettinger leading from the pit.

Mr. Testé made his house debut at the Metropolitan Opera early last year as Colline, with critics unanimously recognizing his “excellent,” “elegantly sung,” and “beautifully depicted” performance.

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