News: Apr 19 2016
Nicolas Testé sings the role of Raimondo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, this spring at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Mr. Testé previously performed the role to great acclaim at San Francisco Opera, where he “. . . made an indelible company debut, creating a Raimondo of generous vocal resources and considerable timbral allure.” (Opera News)
The performance in Berlin take place May 1 & 4, and also feature Hulkar Sabirova in the title role, with Ismael Jordi as Edgardo and Dalibor Jenis sings Enrico. Maestro Daniel Cohen conducts the Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin for these performances.
News: Mar 21 2016
Nicolas Testè sings the role of Il marchese di Calatrava in Verdi’s epic La Forza del Destino, this season at the Teatro Municipale Giuseppe Verdi Salerno. Performances take place April 10, 14 & 17, and also feature Anna Pirozzi as Donna Leonora, Simone Piazzola as Don Carlo di Vargas, Rudy Park as Don Alvaro, and Ekaterina Semenchiuk sings Preziosilla. Conductor Daniel Oren leads the Orchestra Filarmonica Salernitana “Giuseppe Verdi” for this Pier Francesco Maestrin-directed production.
News: May 08 2016
Nicolas Testé and his wife, soprano Diana Damrau, present two Bel Canto Gala Concerts this month. The first takes place at Budapest’s Béla Bartók National Concert Hall on May 14, with the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra led by Gianluca Martinenghi. The duo then travels to Oman for a concert on May 18 at the Royal Opera House Muscat, with conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson and the Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo. The programme for these concerts includes much loved works by Rossini, Gounod, Massenet, Wagner, Verdi, and more.