(She/Her) This season, Nicola joins Promenade Opera Project as one of their Artists-in-Residence. She will be starring in the world premiere of The Bedbug in October 2021 and will appear as the Turnspit in POP's November production of Rusalka. This July, she will participate in NEMPAC Opera Project's beloved Opera from the Balcony series, which has returned to the North End of Boston for its second year.
Indiana University, 2018
Opera in the Ozarks, 2020
Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, 2020
During her time at Indiana University where she received her Master in Music, Nicola studied with Carol Vaness in her private studio as well as in her opera workshop, where Nicola starred as Lauretta in a production of Gianni Schicchi. In 2019, Nicola made her German premiere as Papagena in Die Zauberflöte. She also sang as a soloist in several concerts with the Thüringer Symphoniker.
Recently, Nicola received the Encouragement Award in the Boston District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Awards. In previous years, she was a prize winner in the National Society of Arts and Letters Competition two years in a row, was a semifinalist in the Orpheus Competition, and was a recipient of the distinguished Georgina Joshi International Fellowship.