Nicholas Tamagna proved the standout in the title role, singing with a luminous countertenor, strong coloratura and dramatic conviction as he evolved from swaggering unpleasantness to humbled redemption.
~ Vivien Schweitzer
A Rare Treat: An Evening Of Performance By The Borough’s Standout Countertenor
Thur Sept 12, 7pm | Fri Sept 13, 12pm
Sat Sept 14, 2pm | Wed Sept 18, 7:30pm
Witness Nicholas Tamagna as part of three BEAT Festival MashUp performances: BEAT Opening Night & Museum MashUp #2 (both at the Brooklyn Museum) and as part of a thrilling lunchtime event in MetroTech on Sept 13th.
Plus, experience a full evening of his breathtaking countertenor voice within the hallowed walls of Downtown Brooklyn’s St. Boniface Church. This program will feature new compositions as well as older, classic arias delivered by one of the city’s finest performers in a style so rarely seen, or heard.
What Is A Countertenor?
A countertenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is equivalent to that of the female contralto voice type.
Who Is Nicholas Tamagna?
Young Nicholas Tamagna is a countertenor of rare quality. Specializing in Händelian repertoire, he has conquered such challenging roles as Giulio Cesare, Ruggiero and Serse. His exquisite technique, seamlessly calibrated registration, clarity of diction, and dramatic versatility have allowed him to cross over into repertoire sung by other voice types.