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Nicky Spence

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Ep. 50- Nicky Spence

AA Opera

This week Ash + Avi chatted over tea and toast with the incredible Nicky Spence. Nicky is a world renowned tenor with a remarkable stage and recorded career. You won't want to miss this episode!    Primephone: http://bit.ly/2MonthsForFree code *AAOPERA* Nicky Spence  www.nickyspence.com,  Twitter : Facebook : Instagram Support us: www.patreon.com/AAOPERA www.aaoperapod.com Stay in touch :  @AAOperaPod aaoperapod@gmail.com IG: @aaoperapod Facebook:  Twitter:--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aa-opera/support

38mins

8 Jan 2021

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100: Tenor Nicky Spence talks about Blackheath Community Opera's Rake's Progress 2020

Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast

Tenor Nicky Spence introduces the Blackheath Community Opera project for 2020 - a lockdown performance of Stravinsky's Rake's Progress. WATCH 7.30pm Saturday 3 October YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqPeoqlECLodpfPEeEWCFug FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/BlackheathHalls/

32mins

3 Oct 2020

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Nicky Spence, Part 2

Diva Download

Welcome back to Diva Download, a podcast interviewing stars of the opera world. In our final episode of Season 1, Sophie and Indyana continue their interview with the brilliant and hilarious Nicky Spence. Nicky shares some pearls of wisdom he’s learned along the way, his favourite roles to sing, how he sees opera and musical theatre, and his hopes for the future, all the while cracking us up with his wit and charm. Of course, we conclude with 10 quick-fire questions. We’ve had an absolute pleasure sharing these interviews with you in this, our first season, and we’re already looking forward to Diva Download Season 2. See you then! Please rate, review and subscribe on your favourite listening platform. To get in touch, email divadownload@hotmail.com

22mins

25 Sep 2020

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Nicky Spence, Part 1

Diva Download

Welcome back to Diva Download, a podcast interviewing stars of the opera world. For our final interview of Season 1, Sophie and Indyana are joined by the brilliant and hilarious Scottish tenor Nicky Spence. In Part 1, Nicky charms with tales of life backstage, his quarantine music recommendations, and favourite roles to play. We discuss his early success at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and his HUGE record contract with Decca Records, touring with Dame Shirley Bassey, and how art song can be a ‘gateway drug’ into opera for young singers. To get in touch, email divadownload@hotmail.com

20mins

18 Sep 2020

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Nicky Spence: on Janáček and Turnage

The Gramophone podcast

The tenor Nicky Spence, with Julius Drake at the piano, has just released a new recording of Janáček’s 'The diary of one who disappeared' on Hyperion - Gramophone’s Recording of the Month in its August issue. Almost simultaneously, Resonus has released on CD for the first time, Mark Anthony Turnage’s cycle 'A Constant Obsession'. The Scottish singer talks to James Jolly about these fascinating projects.

12mins

15 Jul 2019

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‘A lovely moustache, like a fish upon his face’ - Nicky Spence and William Vann on Hubert Parry

In Tune Highlights

Katie Derham presents the In Tune Highlights: a selection of musical guests. Including Nicky Spence and William Vann talking about and singing Parry, Eric Lu winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition, an exclusive walk around the Royal Opera House Open Up project and Indian slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya.

26mins

26 Sep 2018

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Tenor Nicky Spence talks about 'As You Like It', his new disc of Shakespeare settings, on Resonus Classics

The Gramophone podcast

Tenor Nicky Spence talks to Gramophone's deputy editor Sarah Kirkup about 'As You Like It', his new disc of Shakespeare settings, with pianist Malcolm Martineau on Resonus Classics

15mins

15 Jan 2013