| Nicholas Phan|
Nicholas Phan is a lyric tenor who has performed internationally with orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and others. He grew up in Ann Arbor, MI where he attended Greenhills School, then he studied voice at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, then the Manhattan School of Music. He is also an alumnus of the Houston Grand Opera Studio and the Marlboro Music School. He has been called "one of the world's most remarkable singers" by the Boston Globe.
Mr. Phan's many opera credits include appearances with the Los Angeles Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Chicago Opera Theater, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera, Glyndebourne Opera, Maggio Musicale in Florence, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, and Frankfurt Opera. His repertoire includes the title roles in Acis and Galatea and Candide, Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore, Fenton in Falstaff, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, and Lurcanio in Ariodante.
Mr. Phan's discography includes four studio albums, including two focusing on the works of Benjamin Britten, for which he was called "a major new Britten interpreter" by Anthony Tommasini of the New York Times. He also recorded the world premier of Elliott Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture to commemorate Carter's 103rd birthday. He has been featured in recordings of many orchestral and ensemble works, including a Grammy-nominated recording of Stravinksy's Pulcinella with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Pierre Boulez in 2010.
Phan is the founding artistic director of Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago.
Bach: St. John Passion, as Evangelist with Apollo's Fire, Jeannette Sorrell, Amanda Forsythe, Terry Wey, Christian Immler, Jesse Blumberg and Jeffrey Strauss. Avie Records (2017)
Gods & Monsters, with Myra Huang. Avie Records (2017)
A. Scarlatti: La Gloria di Primavera. with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Diana Moore, Suzana Ograjensek, Clint van der Linde, Douglas Williams, Philharmonia Chorale. (2016)
A Painted Tale, with Michael Leopold, Ann-Marie Morgan. Avie Records (2015)
St Matthew Passion (DVD). with Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Schola Cantorum of Oxford, Maîtrise de Paris, John Nelson, Lucy Crowe, Matthew Brook, Bertrand Grunewald, Werner Güra, Stephen Morscheck & Christine Rice. EuroArts (2013)
Still Falls the Rain, with Myra Huang, Alan Cumming, Jennifer Montone, Sivan Magen. Avie Records (2012)
Carter: 103rd Birthday Concert with Ryan McAdams, Marie Tachouet, Stephen Taylor, Charles Neidich, Virgil Blackwell, Peter Kolkay, Jim Pugh, Stephen Gosling, Mike Truesdell, Gordon Gottlieb, Aaron Boyd, Miranda Cuckson & Tai Murray. NMC Digital (2011)
Britten: Winter Words, Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, with Myra Huang. Avie Records (2011)
Stravinsky: Pulcinella. with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, Roxana Constantinescu, Kyle Ketelsen. CSO Resound (2010)
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