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Nicholas is the founder and conductor of the string ensemble Tamino Orchestra, with whom he has conducted Strauss’s Metamorphosen and the UK première of Arvo Pärt’s Greater Antiphons, as well as the première of his own works Into the world of light for solo cello and orchestra and Procession for string orchestra. Last year Nicholas conducted a new production of Handel’s Acis and Galatea for English National Opera. He is also much in demand as an assistant conductor. He assisted John Adams on a recording and performance of Doctor Atomic with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and his most recent assisting work at ENO includes RodelindaA Midsummer Night’s Dream and War Requiem. In addition to his work with professionals, Nicholas has conducted amateur orchestras, choirs and choral societies.

Critical acclaim for Nicholas’s conducting of Handel’s Acis and Galatea at English National Opera:

‘...conducts a deft, unfussy account’

‘keeping the evening spry’ The Times

‘the score sounded fresh and alive’ classical

‘did a fantastic job…real delicacy and precision’ adrian

‘frisky... sophisticated’ Evening Standard


The most recent Tamino Orchestra concert was in February 2019.

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