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Nicholas Borg

Mentor, Music Alive Quartet

Nicholas Borg is a portfolio artist with experience as an operatic baritone, a digital content creator, and an arts administrator. Nicholas has been video editor on Pacific Opera Victoria’s Music Alive series of music videos for the past two seasons. Nicholas took part in the Manitoba Opera Digital Emerging Artists Program in 2020 which focused on operatic performance and digital skills including digital content creation and audio/video editing.

As a performer, this season Nicholas debuts as Dandini in La Cenerentola for Manitoba Opera, and performs the role of Alexander Graham Bell in Dean Burry/Lorna MacDonald’s The Bells of Baddeck. In 2019-20 Nicholas was a member of the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program at Vancouver Opera, where he performed the roles of Barone Douphol in La traviata and Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Nicholas has been a chorus member of the Canadian Opera Company and a soloist for the Toronto Operetta Theatre, Voicebox: Opera in Concert, MYOpera, the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, the Grand Philharmonic Choir, and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra.

Nicholas is also a mentor with Opera InReach, where he develops digital content for their education and engagement programming and leads classes for high school students. He has since gone on to lead workshops for the young artists of Vancouver Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria, and Manitoba Opera.

Nicholas was Managing Director of the Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto, Administrative Assistant with the University of Toronto Opera for the 2018-2019 season and is currently the General Manager for Muse 9 Productions: a small artist collective whose productions promote the stories and creativity of women through interdisciplinary music theatre. Nicholas holds a Masters of Music from the University of Toronto and a Bachelors of Music from McGill University.

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