with the London Symphony Orchestra who appears on their recordings, Downey: Concerto for Double-Bass/Discourse,
The Planets, and Music of
May 2007, the LSO were joined by Angela Gheorghiu
for an evening of opera highlights that included “Habanera”
from Carmen by Georges Bizet, “Lascia ch’io pianga” from Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel, and “Un bel
di vedremo” from Madama Butterfly by Giacomo
Roberto Alagna was their guest soloist on 2nd May
2008 for a program of music from operas by Giuseppe Verdi. The concert featured “Questa o
quella” from Rigoletto, “Niun mi tema!” from Otello, and “Va, pensiero” from Nabucco.
October 2010, the LSO offered up the Glagolitic
Mass of Leos Janacek, with organist Catherine Edwards and the London
Symphony Chorus, “Trickster” by Sasha Siem,
and the “Violin Concerto” of Antonin
Dvorak, with soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
They gave the
world premiere of “Halo” by Vlad Maistorovici on 13th March 2011. It was followed Ludwig van Beethoven’s
“Piano Concerto No. 3”, with Jonathan Biss
at the keys, and “Symphony No. 7”.
March 2012, they teamed up with baritone Christopher Maltman
for a performance of Gustav Mahler’s “Kindertotenlieder”. It was sandwiched between Johannes
Brahms’ “Symphony No. 2” and Richard Strauss’s “Tod und Verklarung”.
recordings on which Nicholas appears include: Fresh
Aire 8 by Mannheim Steamroller; the original London cast recording
of The Phantom of the Opera, and What a Way to Run a Revolution! Songs from the Musical About the