The tenor Nicholas Phan, with his sweet,
clear voice, is on a career roll.

The New York Times

...Phan sings with a fine mixture
of poetry and strength…

Gramophone

A star in the making…exquisitely
artful…

The Sunday Times (London)

...an artist who must be heard.

National Public Radio

...the ravishing beauty of
his tone lingered in the ear.

Chicago Sun-Times

...vocally and dramatically at the level
of the finest international artists.

Chicago Sun-Times

An uncommonly dulcet lyric tenor…

Chicago Tribune

...a bright, confident tenor…

The Financial Times

The young American tenor possesses a lyric
instrument of exceptional quality…

Opera News

The artist behind the voice takes
complete possession of the music…

The Philadelphia Inquirer

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NICK PERFORMS DEBUT RECITAL WITH MYRA HUANG AT THE BOSTON CELEBRITY SERIES

“...The performance was astonishingly powerful, even compared to Phan’s superb 2011 recording. His diction was precise and his phrasing unerringly right. But what he conveyed so completely in this music is its mixture of knowingness and wonder…”
- The Boston Globe

“...With his crystalline diction, clarion vocal tone, and expressive facial gestures, Phan proved an excellent actor to bring out the stories these songs tell…”
- Boston Classical Review

“...As for his voice, I found it full and powerful, agile and smooth. The interpretations of the music were thrilling and fresh…Phan is a phenomenal and exciting singer…”
- The Boston Musical Intelligencer

NICK SINGS BACH’S ‘ST. MATTHEW’ EVANGELIST WITH JOHN NELSON & THE CHICAGO BACH PROJECT

“...Much of the credit for helping to infuse the proceedings with such dramatic immediacy was Nicholas Phan, in the key role of the Evangelist. Sweet and clear of voice, unfailingly musical in manner, the tenor drove the narrative forward with the urgency of a broadcast reporter covering the biggest breaking news story in history. His narrator was by turns angry, appalled, grief-stricken, altogether compelling…”

- Chicago Tribune

NICK RETURNS TO CHICAGO’S MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE FOR HAYDN’S ‘CREATION’

“The Music of the Baroque assembled a first-class trio of soloists for these performances, starting with tenor Nicholas Phan, who seemed completely at home in this music, with his appealing, storytelling flair and expressive, cleanly executed ornamentation.”
- Chicago Sun-Times

“The clarion strength and sweetness of Nicholas Phan’s firm lyric tenor were beautifully suited to the archangel Uriel’s music.”
- Chicago Tribune

“...With his bright yet unforced and unaffected tenor, Phan was commanding as the archangel Uriel. When he sings, ‘Now vanish, before the holy beams, the gloomy shades of ancient night,’ you could swear the room (and your heart) gets a little brighter…”
- U-T San Diego

“Of the three soloists, Nicholas Phan delivered a virtual seminar in oratorio singing. From his boldly projected first entrance, the tenor’s singing was simply sensational: technically faultless, rendered with a virile yet sweet timbre, finely graded expression and exemplary diction.”
- Chicago Classical Review