British tenor Nicholas Scott studied at The Royal Academy of Music and is currently a member of Les Arts Florissants’ young artist programme, Le Jardin des Voix, Nicholas performs in St Martin in the Fields, The Victoria International Music Festival in Malta, the Israeli Vocal Ensembe, Sydney Opera House, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Lincoln Centre NYC, Melbourne Recital Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, Lucerne Concert Hall and La Philharmonie de Paris 2, and in the Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg.
British tenor Nicholas Scott completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he was awarded the Sir Elton John and ABRSM Scholarships.
During his time at the RAM Nicholas enjoyed a busy schedule with performances including the leading role in New Chamber Opera’s production of Arne The Judgement of Paris, Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn andStrings with the St Cecilia Orchestra (Ripon) and Bach Cantata BWV 61 (Canterbury Cathedral). Nicholas also regularly performed as part of the Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series. His other concert performances include Haydn Creation (Guildford Cathedral), Haydn Missa Cellensis and Handel Foundling HospitalAnthem (Lichfield Cathedral), the Victoria International Music Festival (Malta) with the Maltese Philharmonic Orchestra, Mozart Requiem with the Brandenburg Sinfonia (St Martin in the Fields), Messiah at the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Cock (Linder Auditorium, Johannesburg), and BWV 61 and BWV 128 with Masaaki Suzuki.
Nicholas is currently a member of Les Arts Florissants’ young artist programme Le Jardin des Voix and with them has performed in venues such as Sydney Opera House, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Lincoln Centre New York, Melbourne Recital Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, Lucerne Concert Hall and La Philharmonie 2, Paris. On the operatic stage, Nicholas’ repertoire includes Castor Castor et Pollux by Rameau with the Yorke Trust, Pierre The Wandering Scholar by Holst, Don Basilio Le Nozze di Figaro, Lurcanio Ariodante under Jane Glover and has also covered the roles of Un Suivant d’Amour and Premier Parque in Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s production of Rameau Hippolyte et Aricie under William Christie. His discography includes the roles of St Pierre in Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Le Reniement de St. Pierre and the role of Isaac in Le sacrifice d’Abraham for La Nuova Musica and Harmonia Mundi USA.
Recent highlights include a programme of Purcell under Paul Agnew with Les Arts Florissants, Filius Filius Prodigus and Tiburtius Caecilia virgo et martyr by Charpentier with William Christie, Coridon Acis and Galatea with La Nuova Musica and David Bates (St John’s, Smith Square), Evangelist St John Passion with the Israeli Vocal Ensemble and Rishon LeZion Symphony Orchestra, King Arthur (Zürich Opera), a concert of motets by Bouteiller and Brossard entitled Maîtres du Motet Français with Les Arts Florissants and Paul Agnew, a reprise of King Arthur with Brisbane Baroque, a programme of Bach cantatas with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, B Minor Mass with Les Arts Florissants and concert performances with Les Musiciens de Saint Julien and at the Thiré Festival in France.
Performances in the 2016/2017 season will include, Sailor Dido and Aeneas with La Nuova Musica, an Asian tour with Les Arts Florissants, Everardo in Giulietta e Romeo with Theater und Orchestrer Heidelberg, a return visit to Zürich Opera to sing in Charpentier’s Medée with William Christie, Evangelist St Matthew Passion with Masata Suzuki and the Bach Collegium Japan (Japanese tour), and B Minor Mass with the Cambridge University Music Society.
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