Role debuts as Méphistophélès and Alvise Badoero

News: Jun 04 2018

This June, Nicolas Testé alternates between two role debuts, both at the Deutsche Oper Berlin: Alvise Badoero in Ponchielli’s La Gioconda and Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust.

On June 28, he makes his debut as Alvise, singing alongside Hui He in the title role, Judit Kutasi as La Cieca and Daniela Barcellona as Laura. Pinchas Steinberg conducts the performances on June 28, and July 1, 4 and 7.

For the performances of Faust, on July 3 and 6, he is joined on stage by Bryan Hymel as Faust, Nicole Car as Marguerite, Etienne Dupuis as Valentin and Jana Kurucová as Siebel. Jacques Lacombe leads the orchestra.

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News & Press: May 30 2018

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