expressive, fresh, voice, equalized in all positions, gave to
Don José this strength that catches the audience’s full attention.
Nikolov enjoyed his part and totally gave away himself.
excellent dynamically scaled presentation, the dramatic reserves
of his voice, his dynamite-heights, accompanied by a stage-performance
full of dedication and his splendid appearance declare him a first-class
is one of the most musical tenors I’ve lent an ear to.
His aria, as he waits to fight his duel with Onegin, was a
treasure of sublime musical making and it literally stopped