Hailing from Cherry Hill, NJ, Tenor Nicholas Houhoulis is regarded as an excellent interpreter of operatic and concert repertoire. This season sees Mr. Houhoulis in performance with the Washington National Opera (Catan’s Florencia en el Amazonas, Puccini’s La Bohéme, and Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer), OperaDelaware, The Washington Cathedral Choral Society, The American Choral Scholars, The Stamford Symphony, and returns to the Baltimore Concert Opera (Gastone in Verdi’s La Traviata and Hadji in Delebes’ Lakmé).
The 2013-2014 season included engagements with the Washington National Opera (Verdi’s La Forza del Destino), Washington Concert Opera (Verdi’s I Masnadieri & Il Corsaro), his Southwest Debut with the San Antonio Choral Society (Britten’s St. Nicolas), and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Pops (One! Singular Sensation & Sci-Fi Spectacular!). For the third consecutive season, Mr. Houhoulis was a participant in the highly esteemed Bard SummerScape Festival at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, performing in Carl Maria von Weber’s rarely performed opera Euryanthe. He also made his debut with the Bard Music Festival, performing in Franz Schubert’s only full-scale opera Fierrabras.
Recent seasons also included his solo Carnegie Hall Debut as Anachino in a concert version of Bellini’s Beatrice di Tenda with the Collegiate Chorale and the American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mo. James Bagwell, as well as receiving special recognition as a participant in the Metropolitan Opera’s GRAMMY® Award-winning recording for Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen in the category of Best Opera Recording in the 55th GRAMMY® Awards Year 2012. A complete list of past, present, and future performances can be found at his website, www.nicholashouhoulis.com.
Nicholas recently had the honor of singing The Star-Spangled Banner this past summer for the Washington Nationals before a sell-out crowd. Mr. Houhoulis has been a guest soloist with the San Antonio Choral Society, Ft. Myer’s Symphonic Mastersingers, the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra, the Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra of New Jersey, and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra. In November of 2005, he was also featured in recital to a national and Canadian audience live on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
Mr. Houhoulis makes his residence in the Washington, DC area, and is a cantor with St. Peter’s Church on Capitol Hill, under the direction of Dr. Kevin O'Brien.