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Praised for his "distinctive, elegant voice" and "robust bronze tonal colors" Nicholas Masters continues to prove he is a rising artist to watch. The 2015-16 season saw his return to English National Opera as Colline in La bohème and to the Metropolitan Opera in Roberto Devereux. Mr. Masters also made his debut with Garsington Opera as the Voice of Neptune in Idomeneo. Highlights from recent seasons include Ashby in The Girl of the Golden West and Parsi Rustomji/Lord Krishna in Satyagraha with English National Opera, The Keeper of the Madhouse (cover) in The Rake's Progress with the Metropolitan Opera, Prince Gremin in Eugene Onegin and Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte with Arizona Opera, Masetto in Don Giovanni with the Castleton Festival, Commendatore in Don Giovanni with Philadelphia Opera, 5th Jew in Salome with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Robert in Les vêpres siciliennes, Bill Bobstay in H.M.S. Pinafore and Walter in Guillaume Tell with the Caramoor Festival. The 2016-17 season includes performances of Peter Quince in A Midsummer Night's Dream with Teatro Amilcare Ponchielli Cremona, Teatro Sociale di Como, Fondazione Teatro G. Fraschini di Pavia, Teatro Municipale Reggio Emilia and Teatro Grande Brescia, as well as an appearance with Dallas Opera as part of their Institute for Women Conductors. Mr. Masters will also participate in workshop performances of two new operas with Opera America.