Friday, January 25, 2013

Nicholas Nelson performs and explains Tosca

Nicholas Nelson
Barihunk Nicholas Nelson explains the plot of Tosca in one minute with one beer.  He'll be performing in the opera as Angelotti from February 1-9 at the Portland Opera with Kara Shay Thomson as Tosca, Roger Honeywell as Cavaradossi and Mark Schnaible as Scarpia. Tickets are available online.

Nelson is a returning Resident Artist with the Portland Opera. He previously performed roles with the Portland Opera in Bernstein's Candide, Philip Glass' Galileo Galilei, Puccini's Madame Butterfly, Ravel's L’Heure Espagnole and L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, and Puccini's Turandot. Nelson made his debut with Tacoma Opera last season as Selim in Turk In Italy.

Originally from Winthrop, Minnesota, Nelson attended the University of Minnesota. In 2007, Nelson won First Prize at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the Minnesota District.

1 comment:

  1. when will people learn how to use video on smartphones? Really! Just turn it 90 degrees. You won't keep producing keyhole videos. It's not hard.