Nicholas PhanMore Info
An accomplished concert singer, American tenor Nicholas Phan recently made his
debut at the BBC Proms and the Bard Music Festival. This fall, he embarked on a US recital
tour that culminates this evening in his recital debut at Carnegie Hall.
Mr. Phan has appeared with many of the leading orchestras in the US, including the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, The Saint Paul Chamber
Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestra of St. Luke's. He has also appeared
at the Edinburgh, Ravinia, Rheingau, and Marlboro music festivals.
An avid proponent of vocal chamber music, he has collaborated with pianists Mitsuko
Uchida, Richard Goode, Cecile Licad, and principal horn of The Philadelphia Orchestra,
Jennifer Montone. Also considered one of the rising young stars of the opera world, Mr.
Phan makes his debut this season with the Seattle Opera as Count Almaviva in Il
barbiere di Siviglia. His growing repertoire includes the title roles in Acis and
Galatea and Candide, Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore, Lindoro in
L'italiana in Algeri, Fenton in Falstaff, Tamino in Die
Zauberflöte, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Polidoro in La finta
semplice, and Lurcanio in Ariodante.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Mr. Phan also studied at the Manhattan School of
Music and the Aspen Music Festival and School, and is an alumnus of the Houston Grand Opera
Studio and the Glimmerglass Opera's Young American Artists Program. He was the recipient of
a 2006 Sullivan Foundation Award and the 2004 Richard F. Gold Career Grant from the