Bio: Nicholas Watts - Tenor
Nicholas Watts was born in Yorkshire, and began his vocal training as a Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music, studying with Margaret Kingsley. Whilst at the RCM, he won the Concerto Prize, for his performance of Britten’s Serenade. He was also a member of the Benjamin Britten International Opera School, and Les Arts Florrisants' 'Jardin des Voix' programme.
Nicholas made his solo operatic debut performing in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, at English National Opera. He has since worked as a principal artist at The Royal Opera House, Theatre an Der Wien, Teatro Real - Madrid, Scottish Opera, Opera North, and Garsington Festival Opera. Roles performed include: Acis Acis and Galetea; Tamino Die Zauberflute; Il Contino Belfiore La finta giardiniera; Ferrando Cosi fan tutte; Don Ottavio Don Giovanni; Count Almaviva The Barber of Seville; Vasek The Bartered Bride; Camille The Merry Widow; Scaramuccio Ariadne auf Naxos; Albert Albert Herring; Peter Quint The Turn of the Screw, and Jack Into the Woods.
Nicholas has enjoyed an extensive concert and recital career. He has sung under the direction of Sir John Elliot Gardiner, William Christie, and Sir Mark Elder; and has performed in concert venues such as The Wigmore Hall, Symphony Hall - Birmingham, Barbican Hall - London, Salle Pleyel - Paris, and Lincoln Centre - New York.
Last update: 2020-02-24 12:27:14 +00:00