Welcome to the website of baritone Nicholas Morris
Nicholas trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland). In 2019 he has performed in the world premier of King Kong by Jeffrey Ching for Theatre Magdeburg and recorded Margaret Catchpole by Stephen Dodgeson for Naxos. Recently he has taken the title role in the world premiere of To see the Invisible by Emily Howard at Snape Maltings, played Garibaldo in Rodelinda with the re-formed Cambridge Handel Opera Company, and sung Marcello in La Boheme at St Johnís Smith Square. In 2017 he made his debut in Croatia as Smirnov, The Bear and performed in the Portuguese and British premiers of the contemporary work Hummus by Zad Moultaka and sang Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos. In recent seasons he has appeared as Maxwell Daviesí Mad King with Shadwell Opera and made his debut at Sadlerís Wells with Independent Opera. For Wexford he has played The Learned Judge, Trial by Jury, Andy Tracy in the European premier of Losers by Richard Wargo and taken roles in Salome by Mariotte and Il cappello di paglia di Firenze by Rota. For Glyndebourne: Footman/Waiter in Der Rosenkavalier and Gunnerís Mate, Billy Budd in the UK and New York. He has appeared with RSAMD/Scottish Opera as Forester in Janacekís Cunning Little Vixen, Denisov, War and Peace in Scotland and Russia, and Tchelio, Líamour des trois Oranges. Other roles include Arcalaus, Amadis de Gaule by J.C.Bach, Don Giovanni in France with Westminster Opera, The Officer in Philip Glassís In the Penal Colony in Londonís West End, Emperor ‹berall, the Emperor of Atlantis, Junius, The Rape of Lucretia, both Dancairo and Escamillo, Carmen, Peter, Hšnsel und Gretel, Lindorf, Les contes díHoffmann, and Count Almaviva, Marriage of Figaro.
Away from the opera stage, Nicholas is a keen concert singer and recitalist, singing works such as Messiah and Bachís passions throughout the UK and further afield. Before training as an opera singer, Nicholas studied at Jesus College, Cambridge, where, when not singing or playing rugby, he read history and philosophy of science. During his time at Cambridge he was a member of Kingís College Choir. He began his singing career as a chorister at Peterborough Cathedral.
For more infomation, a full CV/resume and for bookings please get in touch using the contact form or contact Sam Krum, Snior Artist Manager, at Robert Gilder & Co.