Festival der Nationen – Gala Concert

News: Sep 03 2016

Nicolas Testé and soprano Diana Damrau are the featured soloists in an Opera Gala Concert on September 28, at the annual Festival der Nationen. Pavel Baleff leads the Philharmonie Baden-Baden for this special concert event, which features highlights from the operatic repertoire. Mr. Testé and Ms. Damrau perform together later this season in Marseille – watch for schedule updates at the following link.

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‘La traviata’ – Chorégies d’Orange

News: Jul 06 2016

Nicolas Testé is Doctor Grenvil in Verdi’s timeless and tragic La traviata, this season at Chorégies d’Orange. The performances take place August 3 & 6, with a staging by director Louis Désiré. Maestro Daniele Rustioni leads the Orchestre National Bordeaux-Aquitaine, and Ermonela Jaho stars as Violetta Valéry, Francesco Meli is Alfredo Germont, and Plácido Domingo is Giorgio Germont.

Mr. Testé is also featured as Doctor Grenvil on a Warner Classics/Erato DVD release of ‘La traviata’ from Paris, now available for purchase.

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‘Samson et Dalila’ at Opéra national de Paris

News: Sep 24 2016

Nicolas Testé sings the role of Abimélech in Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila, this season at Opéra national de Paris. Performances take place October 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 24, 27 & 30 and November 2 & 5, held at the Opéra Bastille. This new production, with stage direction by Damiano Michieletto, also features Anita Rachvelishvili as Dalila and Aleksandrs Antonenko as Samson. Conductor Philippe Jordan leads the Orchestra of the Opéra national de Paris for these performances.

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