Greek tenor Nicolas Maraziotis is known for his diverse repertoire ranging from baroque to musical theatre and contemporary classical music. Nicolas approaches every performance with dedication, drive, and singular artistry.
In the season 2016/ 17, Nicolas makes his debut at the Dutch National Opera in the role of Testo in Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda directed by Pierre Audi under the button of Christophe Rousset.
The following season 2017/ 18 saw many role engagements for Nicolas: as Dimitri (Prince Ivan and the Firebird), Protester (Z), Venditore di canzonette (Il Tabarro) all in new productions in the Greek National Opera and his debut as Pedrillo at Patras’ State Theatre production of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail. Later that season he debuts at Athens & Epidaurus Festival as Arbace in Mozart’s Idomeneo.
In the season 2018/ 19 he makes his debut at the theatre stage participating in Terrence Mc Nally’s famous Masterclass as Anthony Candolino. His performance of Anthony got much acclaim with excellent reviews. In November 2018 he sings the part of Maese Pedro in De Falla’s masterly puppet opera El retablo del Maese Pedro, an educational GNO’s production with selected performances for schools aiming to induct small viewers into the world of lyric theatre. His season concluded with his participation at GNO’s groundbreaking production Medea, a new operetta by the leading Greek composer Nikos Kypourgos presented at Greek National Opera Stavros Niarchos Hall.
Nicolas began the season 2019/ 20 singing the part of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Loewe’s My Fair Lady presented for the first time in Greece in its full-length music version by the Greek National Opera’s Alternative Stage. Later that season he sings the role of Maurice the Crow in Alkis Baltas’ new opera for children Fricadela. On August 2020, Nicolas sings the role of Anfinomo in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria with Camerata Armonia Atenea conducted by George Petrou.
The current season 2021/22 finds Nicolas engaged with two new productions of the Greek National Opera. In the Stavros Niarchos Hall Nicolas will portray Antonis the Teacher in Yorgos Dousis’ new childrens’ opera “The Magic Pillows” based on Eugene Trivizas fairytale, in direction of Natasha Triantafylli and on podium Nicolas Vassiliou. While on the Alternative Stage Nicolas will be part of a vocal ensemble for George Tsontakis’ “The Air of Greece”.
Nicolas holds a BA (Dual Hons) in Music & Music Technology from Keele University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the Royal Conservartoire of Scotland. During the season 2012-14 he has been a member of Patras’ State Theatre Opera Studio where he performed the role of Pamikos in Sakellarides’ operetta Sataneri on the Grand Finale staged production.