Nicholas Nestorak

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Biography

Michigan based tenor Nicholas Nestorak is performing and competing throughout the United States and Internationally.  This past season held many debuts for Nestorak including debuts at Austin Opera and Cedar Rapids Opera Theater.  This summer held a return to Wolf Trap Opera, where Nestorak completed a second season as a Filene Artist.  in the fall, Nestorak will return to Toledo Opera and make his debut at Opera Grand Rapids performing Monostatos in The Magic Flute.  Nestorak is an alumnus of young artist programs at Wolf Trap Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, Palm Beach Opera, Oberlin in Italy, Crested Butte Music Festival, and the Lyric Opera Studio of Weimar.  Next season holds debuts at BRAVA! Opera Theater as The Witch in Humperdink's Hansel and Gretel and at Opera Roanoke as Conte Almaviva in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia.  A student of tenor George Shirley, Nestorak holds a MM from the University of Michigan (Voice), and a BA from Hillsdale College (Voice & Cello).

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REVIEWS

http://shepherdexpress.com/article-29442-skylights-wonderfully-expressive-musical-beast.html

http://palmbeachartspaper.com/index.php/2367-pbo-young-artists-deftly-take-on-rorems-our-town.html

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Conte Almaviva      Il Barbiere di Siviglia            Opera Roanoke          2019

Grant Wood Strokes of Genius: Cedar Rapids 2019
The Grant Wood Operas Opera Theatre

The Witch                Hansel and Gretel                BRAVA! Opera Theater    2019

Monostatos             The Magic Flute                   Opera Grand Rapids      2018

Monostatos             The Magic Flute                   Toledo Opera                2018

Borsa                      Rigoletto                              Wolf Trap Opera           2018

Tenor 2                   Seven Deadly Sins                Wolf Trap Opera           2018

Gastone                  La Traviata                           Austin Opera                 2018

Pang                       Turandot                       Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre 2018

Spoletta                  Tosca                                   Wolf Trap Opera           2017

Physician                 Fall of the House of Usher     Wolf Trap Opera           2017

Trin                         La fanciulla del West            Opera Carolina             2017

Ali                          Zémire et Azor                      Skylight Music Theatre   2017

Basilio                    Le nozze di Figaro                 Toledo Opera               2017

Gastone                 La Traviata                            Opera Carolina             2017

Tobias Ragg            Sweeney Todd                     Glimmerglass Festival      2016

Albert Herring          Albert Herring                      Opera MODO              2016

Lord Geoffrey          The Picture of Dorian Gray    Opera Fayetteville         2016

Jupiter                     Semele                                 Opera MODO              2015

Monostatos             The Magic Flute                    Glimmerglass Festival     2015

Tonio                      La Fille du Regiment               Palm Beach Opera        2015
(cover & family)

Parpignol                La Bohème                            Palm Beach Opera        2015

Rinuccio                  Gianni Schicchi                     Oberlin in Italy              2014

Spalanzani              The Tales of Hoffmann           Palm Beach Opera        2014

Nathanaël               The Tales of Hoffmann           Palm Beach Opera        2014

Almaviva                  Il Barbiere di Siviglia             Palm Beach Opera       2014
(cover & family)

Oronte                    Alcina (reduced w/piano)      Palm Beach Opera       2014

George Gibbs         Our Town (reduced w/piano)Palm Beach Opera        2014

Malcom(cover)        Macbeth                               Palm Beach Opera        2014

Ufficiale                  Il Barbiere di Siviglia    Crested Butte Music Festival    2013
(& Almaviva cover)

Harlequin                Der Kaiser von Atlantis  Crested Butte Music Festival    2013

Tanzmeister             Ariadne auf Naxos            University of Michigan        2013

Don Ottavio            Don Giovanni                    University of Michigan        2012

Tamino                   Die Zauberflöte           Lyric Opera Studio of Weimar    2012
(& 1st Armored Man)

Nerone                   L’incoronazione di Poppea University of Michigan        2012

Ein Soldat                Der Kaiser von Atlantis       University of Michigan        2012

The Beast                Beauty and the Beast               Hillsdale College          2010

Matt                        The Fantasticks           Hillsdale Community Theatre      2009

Kaspar                    Amahl and the Night Visitors     Hillsdale College         2007