Nicholas Nelson is a Twin Cities-based singer, guitarist, actor, and composer. This past summer, he was featured in Xena and Gabrielle Smash the Patriarchy at the Minnesota Fringe Festival and Die Fledermaus presented by Opera on the Lake. He is delighted to be making his sixth appearance with nimbus. Past nimbus credits include The River Becomes Sea, Ludlow, The Kalevala, From Darkness, and The Lower Depths. As an operatic bass, Nelson has performed the roles of Larkens in La Fanciulla del West with Minnesota Opera and Colline in La Boheme with Lakes Area Music Festival. Previously, Nelson was a Resident Artist with Portland Opera, performing such roles as Pope Urban VIII in Galileo Galilei, Masetto in Don Giovanni, Angelotti in Tosca, and Pistola in Falstaff, among others. He has appeared in numerous recitals and events with The Schubert Club, most recently performing Courtroom Concerts featuring songs by Rimsky-Korsakov and Schubert. This December he will be singing the role of Sarastro in The Magic Flute as an alumnus performer at the University of Minnesota as well as presenting workshop scenes from his original one-man music-drama, Escape from Hawking One.