Manon concerts in Lyon and Paris

News: Sep 07 2021

Nicolas Testé returns to France on September 13 and September 15 to sing Le Comte des Grieux in two concert performances of Massenet’s Manon at the Opéra de Lyon and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. The cast features Vannina Santoni in the title role, Saimir Pirgu as Le Chevalier des Grieux, Jean-Sébastien Bou as Lescaut, Eric Huchet as Guillot de Morfontaine and Philippe Estèphe as Monsieur de Brétigny. Daniele Rustioni leads the Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Lyon.

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José Cura’s Ecce Homo at the Enescu Festival

News: Aug 23 2021

On September 5, Nicolas Testé stars as one of the soloists in José Cura’s Ecce Homo, singing Vox Creaturæ, Caiphas, and Pilatus, alongside Elisa Balbo as Maria, Ramón Vargas as Cristo, Roxana Constantinescu as Magdalena, and Marius Vlad Budoiu as Iuda, Tribunos, and Ioannes.

José Cura himself will conduct the performance, which also includes the world premiere of his Te Deum, and Modus, the kyrie from the Argentinean Requiem.

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Royal Affairs tour

News: Sep 17 2021

Nicolas Testé joins soprano Diana Damrau once again in a tour of their Royal Affairs program, in which they sing arias and duets by Kings and Queens in opera. They start on September 25 at Antwerp’s Koningin Elisabethzaal, going on to the Festival der Nationen in Bad Wörishofen on October 2, the Dmitry Hvorostovsky Festival on October 24, and singing the last concert of the tour on October 31 at the Konzerthaus Dortmund. Pavel Baleff leads both the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra and the Münchner Rundfunkorchester.

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