Tenor Nils Neubert performs in opera, recital, and oratorio, both in the U.S. and abroad.
He recently completed his third season as soloist with Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity in New York, a season-long offering of cantatas, motets, and oratorios by Johann Sebastian Bach
Past engagements include appearances with Trinity Wall Street (Bach at One; Twelfth Night Festival; Schütz: St. Matthew Passion), Voices of Ascension (Bach: B minor Mass), Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra (Handel: Acis and Galatea), Musica Sacra (Monteverdi: Magnificat), Berkshire Choral Festival (Bach: B minor Mass), Choral Society of the Hamptons (Bach: Christmas Oratorio; Handel: The Messiah; Mozart: Grand Mass in C minor), TENET (Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri), Berkshire Bach Society, Fairfield County Chorale (Mozart: Solemn Vespers), Queens College Choral Society (Haydn: Theresienmesse), Master Singers of Westchester (Bach: B minor Mass), New York University Chorus (Orff: Carmina Burana), Sonoma Bach, the Russian Chamber Art Society of Washington, D.C., Schubert & Co., the Brooklyn Art Song Society. the Brooklyn New Music Collective, Rhymes with Opera, and the GC Composers Alliance. He is a founding member of New York's Polydora Ensemble.
In a varied operatic repertoire, Nils Neubert has sung leading and supporting roles with the Opera Company of Brooklyn (Bellini: I Puritani; Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors; Mozart: Cosi fan tutte, Die Zauberflöte, Don Giovanni; Strauss: Die Fledermaus; Verdi: La Traviata), Pocket Opera New York (Handel: Serse; Mozart: Cosi fan tutte), New York Lyric Opera Theatre (Mozart: Bastien und Bastienne, Die Zauberflöte; Strauss: Die Fledermaus), Liederkranz Opera Theatre (Marschner: Der Vampyr; Straus: The Chocolate Soldier; Wagner: Das Rheingold), Geneva Light Opera (Rossini: La Cenerentola), Cutting Edge Concerts (Wiprud: My Last Duchess, world premiere), Amore Opera (Puccini: La Bohème), New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera), Underworld Productions Opera Ensemble (Donizetti: Don Pasquale; Rameau: Pigmalion), Encompass New Opera Theater (Thomson: Four Saints in Three Acts), and American Lyric Theatre, where he created the role of Rudi in Gerald Cohen’s Steal A Pencil For Me in 2013.
This past March, Nils Neubert gave the world premiere of Lowell Liebermann's Sentimental Songs, Op. 89, under the auspices of the Brooklyn Art Song Society, and in 2012 the U.S. premiere of Roger Steptoe’s Five Shakespeare Songs, together with the composer, under the auspices of the American Landmark Festivals. Other world- and American premieres, as well as collaborations with composers, include works by Jon Andrews, Gavin Bryars, Gerald Cohen, Jonathan Howard Katz, Ting-Chun Lin, Hiroki Mori, Haralabos Stafylakis, Theodore Wiprud, and Red Wierenga.
A regular guest at international music festivals, Nils Neubert has appeared at the Summit Music Festival, the International Academy of Music in Italy, the Beethoven Institute at Mannes, 4x4 Baroque Music Festival, Early Music Festival: NYC,
Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival, Burgos International Music Festival, and with the Locrian Chamber Players, Musica Reginae, the United Jewish Appeal, and Amnesty International.
Mr. Neubert was a First Prize winner in the 2010 Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition, and was a winner in the 2009 Friday Woodmere Competition. He was also a grant recipient in the 2010 Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition and has been a finalist in the Liederkranz Foundation Vocal Competition, and the Oratorio Society of New York’s Lyndon Woodside Solo Competition.
Nils Neubert holds degrees from The Juilliard School, and Columbia University, and has been the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including a Risë Stevens Foundation Award and a Lucrezia Bori Grant. He is currently completing a doctorate at the CUNY Graduate Center. Additional studies have included an apprenticeship at Bel Canto at Caramoor, the International Summer Academy at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Festival De Musica Clasica in Puigcerda, Spain, and language studies at the Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci in Florence, Italy. Born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, Mr. Neubert resides in New York City with his wife, pianist Yuri Kim. He studies with Dr. Robert C. White, Jr.