Nicholas Tamagna

COUNTERTENOR

NICHOLAS TAMAGNA IS EMERGING AS ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREAT YOUNG COUNTERTENORS ON THE WORLD’S OPERA STAGES.

Nicholas Tamagna sings for a wide range of distinguished opera companies around the world, including Royal Opera House, Nederlandse Reisopera, The Badisches Staatstheater (Händelfestspiele), Opéra Royal de Versailles, Opéra de Haute-Normandie Rouen, and the Spoleto Festival USA. He works with a variety of conductors including most currently David Peter Bates, Vincent Dumestre, Paul Goodwin, Michael Hofstetter, Wolfgang Katschner, George Petrou, and Chris Rountree. 
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Miriam Berkley Photography © 2017 | Nicholas Tamagna Countertenor

Miriam Berkley Photography © 2017 | New York City, USA

In 2017-18, Mr. Tamagna, countertenor, will tour in a co-production with the Nederlandse Reisopera in the Netherlands and the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater in Germany in the title role of Hasse’s Siroe. In the 2016 – 2017 season, Mr. Tamagna made his Spoleto Festival USA debut as Pompeo in the North-American Premiere of Vivaldi’s Il Farnace and Opera Omaha’s company premiere of Jonathan Dove’s Flight in the role of the Refugee, directed by James Darrah. In Europe, Mr. Tamagna returned to France as the Spirit in Dido and Aeneas with Opéra de Haute-Normandie Rouen with the early music ensemble Le Poème Harmonique also touring to l’Opéra Royal de Versailles and Opéra de Vichy, during which he also recorded an album with Alpha Classics entitled “Son of England: Music of Jeremiah Clarke and Henry Purcell.” He returns with le Poème Harmonique in 2017 in a reprise of “To be or not to be: A Pastiche of Purcell and Shakespeare” in his debut at the Philharmonie de Paris (Paris, France). He also joined Opéra de Haute-Normandie Rouen for a special dance presentation of Vivaldi’s Stabat Mater with Malandain Biarritz Ballet. Tamagna made his Carnegie Hall debut in New York as soloist in Bach’s Magnificat BMW 243 and in the world premiere of Jonathan Breit‘s Zippelfagottist with The Cecilia Chorus of New York and Orchestra. He had the special honor of joining David Kram, former conductor for Opera Australia, in a special outdoor presentation of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten as Akhnaten with the Melbourne Consort and MGS Productions. He first sang Akhnaten with Indianapolis Opera in 2013.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

30 Sep 2017 To be or not to be (Purcell Pastiche) Paris, France Cité de la Musique | Philharmonie de Paris Cité de la Musique | Philharmonie de Paris Buy ticket
02 Dec 2017 Siroe, Re di Persia Oldenburg, Germany Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Buy ticket
06 Dec 2017 Siroe, Re di Persia Oldenburg, Germany Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Buy ticket
08 Dec 2017 Siroe, Re di Persia Oldenburg, Germany Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Buy ticket
12 Dec 2017 Siroe, Re di Persia Oldenburg, Germany Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Buy ticket

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