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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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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Manon at The Met

News: Feb 11 2015

In March, Nicolas Testé sings the role of Comte des Grieux at the Metropolitan Opera in the Laurent Pelly production of Massenet’s dramatically decadent work, Manon. This is Mr. Testé’s debut in the role, and he is joined by his wife, soprano Diana Damrau as Manon, Vittorio Grigolo as Chevalier des Grieux, and Russell Braun as Lescaut, with Emmanuel Villaume leading the acclaimed Met Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Performances take place March 9, 12, 17, 21, 25 & 28.

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