Nicholas studied at the Royal College of Music International Opera School with Tim Evans-Jones. He previously studied at Durham University, before arriving in London where he completed his postgraduate studies at the RCM with distinction. Nicholas is extremely grateful to have been supported by a Sir Gordon Palmer Scholarship, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, a Tutton Award by Help Musicians UK, and the Josephine Baker Trust. He is especially grateful for the continued support and advice of Philip Carne.

Operatic roles include title role DON GIOVANNI for Rye Festival, Erasto GIOVE IN ARGO for London Handel Festival, Malatesta DON PASQUALE for Euphonia Opera, Sid ALBERT HERRING, Peter HÄNSEL UND GRETEL, Doctor Falke DIE FLEDERMAUS, Der Sprecher DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, L’horloge comtoise and Le Chat L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES, Filippo LA GAZZETTA for RCMIOS as well as cover Truffaldino THE LITTLE GREEN SWALLOW for British Youth Opera. He also created the role of The Architect SERPENTINE; THE ANALYSIS OF BEAUTY for a RCM collaboration with Tête à Tête.

A keen recitalist, Nicholas has performed at the British Embassy in Paris, the Elgar rooms in the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, and Leith Hill Place. He also performs in numerous oratorio engagements including Bach’s B minor mass and Passions, Handel’s Messiah, and the Requiem Masses of Mozart, Faure, Brahms and Durufle as well as well as an extensive repertoire of sacred and secular concert works.

Engagements in the 2017/18 season include Blansac LA SCALA DI SETA for Wexford Festival Opera