News: Jun 06 2017
Nicolas Testé sings Raimondo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor this summer at the Bayerische Staatsoper. He has been heralded as “… a Raimondo of generous vocal resources and considerable timbral allure” (Opera News). Performances take place July 13 & 16 in Munich, with a starry cast including Diana Damrau in the title role, Charles Castronovo as Edgardo, and Simone Piazzola as Enrico. Oksana Lyniv conducts both performances, which feature a recently premiered production by Barbara Wysocka.
News: May 16 2017
Nicolas Testé’s concert tour with soprano Diana Damrau continues to two additional cities in Europe, Baden-Baden and Essen. On June 2, the duo will perform at the Baden-Baden Festpielhaus followed by Philharmonie Essen on June 4. They are joined by Maestro Emmanuel Villaume and the Prague Philharmonia in a varied program featuring selections by Bellini, Massenet, Meyerbeer, and more. Mr. Testé’s and Ms. Damrau’s concerts have been described as “unforgettable evenings” (am.mx.com).
Press: Jun 26 2017 | Res Musica | Pierre Degott
With a powerful voice and rich timbre, he (Nicola Testé) demonstrated throughout the evening both impeccable diction and exceptional musicality…