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Mark Nicolson is an American tenor opera singer residing in New York City.
Mark Nicolson was born in Galesburg, Illinois and grew up in Peoria, Illinois, where he attended Bradley University. He subsequently studied at University of North Texas College of Music and Indiana University, where he studied with bel-canto soprano, Virginia Zeani and bass, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni. He later studied with tenor legends Franco Corelli and James King. In New York, he won the Liederkranz Competition, received a Citation of Excellence from the Birgit Nilsson Prize Competition, won five study grants from the New York Wagner Society, and received a fellowship from Jerome Hines Opera-Music Theatre Institute. He is on the voice faculty of New Jersey City University.
Mark Nicolson's roles included:European debut as Tamino The Magic Flute: Dublin Grand Opera.
American debut as Don Ottavio Don Giovanni: Virginia Opera
Cavaradossi in Tosca: Atlanta Opera, Palacio de Belles Artes (Mexico City), Opera Quebec.
Faust in Faust: New Orleans Opera, Central City Opera, Mercury Theatre (New Zealand), Hong Kong Opera.
Des Grieux in Manon: Seoul, Korea
Male Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia (Britten): Wolf Trap Opera
Tamino The Magic Flute: Hong Kong Opera.
Pirro in Ermione (Rossini, American stage premiere): Opera Omaha
Gernando in Armida (Rossini) Minnesota Opera
Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly: Opera North (Leeds, England), Mississippi Opera.
Alfredo in La Traviata: Opera Omaha
Lennie in Of Mice and Men Carlisle Floyd : Opera Grand Rapids
Radames in Aida: Opera Illinois
Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos: New Orleans Opera
Verdi Requiem with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Chichester Festival
Mahler 8th Symphony with the Connecticut Symphony
Late Show with David Letterman 2003