Don Ottavio Don Giovanni (19 April)
Nico Darmanin is from Malta and studied with soprano Gillian Zammit. He then moved to London to study at the Royal College of Music with Rosa Mannion and at the National Opera Studio. Darmanin was a Royal Overseas League Competition Finalist, Overseas Prize Winner and a BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Finalist in 2015. He returned to Cardiff the following year to sing the role of Count Almaviva in Sam Brown’s production of The Barber of Seville for WNO.
Recent engagements: Danieli I vespri siciliani (The Royal Opera); Le Comte Ory Le Comte Ory (Dorset Opera); Don Ottavio Don Giovanni (Nederlandse Reisopera)