About this artist:
2020-21 HGO Studio alumnus Nicholas Newton performed in HGO Digital productions The Making of The Snowy Day, an Opera for All, Giving Voice, and Marian’s Song, as well as HGO’s spring 2021 performances of Marian’s Song at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The third prize winner in HGO’s 2019 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias and an alumnus of HGO’s Young Artists Vocal Academy (2016), he also played Billy King in the world premiere of Marian’s Song (2020) and Monterone in Rigoletto (2019). During HGO’s 2021-22 season, he will also perform Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet. Other engagements this season include Handel’s Messiah with Indianapolis Symphony, performing Colline in La bohème with Annapolis Opera, and joining the roster at the Metropolitan Opera to cover the role of Garibaldo in Rodelinda. His notable performances include the roles of Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd with Wolf Trap Opera, Monterone in Rigoletto with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and both Olin Blitch in Susannah and Achilla in Giulio Cesare at Rice University. An avid concert performer and recitalist, Newton is also an alumnus of Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute and has performed as a soloist in Mozart's Requiem, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, Fauré’s Requiem, Stephen Paulus’s To Be Certain of the Dawn, Duruflé’s Requiem with San Diego Master Chorale, the world premiere of Christmas Revels with Las Colinas Symphony, and, most recently, in the Hart Institute for Women Conductors Showcase Concert with the Dallas Opera.