July-August 2013: Nick will be performing the role of Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance for the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival in Buxton and Harrogate.
August-November 2013: Nick is performing the role of Flute in Opera North's revival of Martin Duncan's superlative staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream as part of their Festival of Benjamin Britten, commemorating the centenary of his birth. There are 11 performances, beginning in Leeds on September 28th, touring to Newcastle, Salford Quays and Nottingham until November 22nd.
Ghost Patrol wins South Bank/Sky Arts Award!
Ghost Patrol, the opera by Stuart Macrae with a libretto by Louise Welsh, has won the South Bank/Sky Arts award for opera. Nick performed the central role of Sam, to critical acclaim.
Ghost Patrol nominated for Olivier Award!
Ghost Patrol was nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Opera. The awards ceremony took place on April 28th at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
“I have not heard so pleasing a young tenor as Nicholas Sharratt (Fenton) for some time.” Michael Kennedy, Sunday Telegraph"Nicholas Sharratt is similarly strong as Count Almaviva, with a plangent tenor capable of negotiating even "Cessa di più resistere" with pleasing ease..." John Allison, The Sunday Telegraph "...Nicholas Sharratt‘s powerful Pedrillo.” Alfred Hickling, The Guardian