The tenor Nicholas Phan, with his sweet,
clear voice, is on a career roll.
The New York Times
...Phan sings with a fine mixture
of poetry and strength…
A star in the making…exquisitely
The Sunday Times (London)
...an artist who must be heard.
National Public Radio
...the ravishing beauty of
his tone lingered in the ear.
...vocally and dramatically at the level
of the finest international artists.
An uncommonly dulcet lyric tenor…
...a bright, confident tenor…
The Financial Times
The young American tenor possesses a lyric
instrument of exceptional quality…
The artist behind the voice takes
complete possession of the music…
The Philadelphia Inquirer
NICK DEBUTS WITH THE DALLAS SYMPHONY PERFORMING BRITTEN’S SERENADE
A Stunning Britten Serenade From Phan, Cooper and DSO
“One of those chills-down-the-back, lump-in-the-throat performances happened Thursday night at the Meyerson Symphony Center. It happened in Benjamin Britten’s Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, thanks to tenor Nicholas Phan, hornist David Cooper, conductor Nicholas McGegan and a chamber-orchestra version of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra…
These are words that demand to be heard, but rare’s the singer who so clearly articulates and projects them as Phan did. More than that, he truly dramatized them, in vocal colors and textures…”
Soloists Shine in DSO’s Newest Program
“The most interesting piece on this week’s program appears before intermission, when the considerable talents of David Cooper, the DSO’s own principal horn, and guest tenor Nicholas Phan are on full display in Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, Op. 31….The music itself is poetic: the horn mournful and affective, Phan’s voice pristine and mesmerizing, and the strings ever-present, complimenting the soloists with a silvery tone.
Tenor Nicholas Phan has a beautiful voice and he is also a fantastic interpreter of text. Last night he didn’t just sing words, he delved into the essence of each poem and communicated its imagery and tone clearly. His thoughtful interpretations made this performance a memorable one…”
NICK PERFORMS BRITTEN WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN SOUNDBOX
“...Yet the evening’s pinnacle came at the midpoint, when tenor Nicholas Phan joined the orchestra for a few selections from Britten’s song cycle “Les Illuminations.” Phan’s gifts in general, and his mastery of Britten’s music in particular, have been demonstrated in a pair of first-rate recordings, and his powerful contributions on Friday — at once robust and precise, lyrical and shapely — left a listener eager for even more…”
A PAINTED TALE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ON AMAZON & ITUNES!
You can pre-order copies of Nick’s forthcoming solo album, ‘A Painted Tale’, now on Amazon and iTunes!
The album, which contains songs by Dowland, Purcell, Blow, Lanier, Ferrabosco, and others, features violist da gamba Ann Marie Morgan and lutenist Michael Leopold.
Pre-order your copy HERE!