Benjamin_Britten_in a boatBoth making their festival debuts Bradley Smith sings the title role of Albert Herring and Nicholas Merryweather, Mr Gedge. Francis Matthews’ production is conducted by Justin Doyle with performances on July 8, 12, 15, 19 & 22 at the Buxton International Festival.

 

Nicholas Merryweather, baritoneBaritone Nicholas Merryweather  is a prize winner in the 2014 Armel Opera Competition in Budapest. The selection process involves drama workshops to assess dramatic capability as well as singing, following which he has been awarded a role in the 2015 Armel Opera Festival .

Nicholas Merryweather, baritoneBaritone Nicholas Merryweather will make his début with the Royal Northern Sinfonia singing Christus in the St Matthew Passion under the baton of music director Thomas Zehemair. The performance takes place at Sage Gateshead on April 19

Harry Fehr  c. Alex Brenner,Nicholas Merryweather, baritoneHarry Fehr directs the modern day première of Henry Fielding’s ballad opera The Lottery (1732) for Bury Court Opera with baritone Nicholas Merryweather taking the role of Mr Stocks. The original score by Mr Seedo has been reconstructed by Zak Osmo who conducts L’Avventura London. Performances at Bury Court, Near Farnham are on February 28 and March 2.

Nicholas MerryweatherBaritone Nicholas Merryweather sings Pallante in English Touring Opera’s new production of Handel’s Agrippina. Staged by James Conway, the performances are conducted by Jonathan Peter Kenny. Nick also appears as Liberto in The Coronation of Poppea with the company as well as featuring in the Music for Vespers concerts as part of the Baroque Opera from Venice season.

Nicholas MerryweatherCongratulations to Nicholas Merryweather for his success in the 23rd Concours International de Chant de Clermont-Ferrand. As a prize winner, Nicholas will appear in the title role of Félicien David’s Moïse au Sinaï  at the Centre Lyrique Clermont-Auvergne next season. http://www.centre-lyrique.com/site/node/52

 

Recently signed baritone Nicholas Merryweather takes the role of Atlante in a rare production of Agostino Steffani’s 1691 opera Orlando Generoso with performances at The Barber Institute, Birmingham from September 27. Fast forwarding 300 years, he joins English Touring Opera as Blazes in Peter Maxwell Davies’ The Lighthouse (1980) at The Linbury Studio, Covent Garden from October 11 then on tour  – details