Congrats Nicholas Borg!Posted on November 20, 2014 | News & Press
Congrats Nicholas! Another Amabile Alumni making music his career!
Your tea will never taste the same after seeing former Amabile baritone Nicholas Borg play Sir Joseph Porter, First Lord of the Admiralty #UofTPinafore. Nicholas has recently joined the Master’s program in Opera at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music studying with Wendy Nielsen. In addition to Sir Joseph Porter, he sings The Man with the Shoe Sample Kit in Postcard from Morocco and Sir William Campbell in Footsteps in Campbell House. He also appears in Brush Up Your Shakespeare.
Born in London, Ontario, Nicholas recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music Voice Performance from McGill University under the tutelage of Sanford Sylvan. There he was featured as Peter Quince in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Curio in Giulio Cesare in Egitto with Opera McGill. He previously appeared with Opera McGill in Die Zauberflöte, La bohème, Don Giovanni, and L’incoronazione di Poppea.
Nicholas has been involved in several summer opera training programs across Canada. Recent engagements include Il conte in Le nozze di Figaro with the Halifax Summer Opera Festival, and Masetto in Don Giovanni withNuova Vocal Arts. Other experience includes Starveling in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Coppélius in Les contes d’Hoffmann with the Halifax Summer Opera Festival, and Simone in Gianni Schicchi with Opera on the Avalon. Nicholas was also a member of the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy in 2012, performing in concert with Orchestra London.