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Nazan Fikret
20 February 2019

Nazan Fikret makes her debut at Glyndebourne

Nazan Fikret makes her debut at Glyndebourne as Elin in the world premiere of Agreed, by Howard Moody, who wil also conduct. The production with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Glyndebourne Community Chorus, Youth Opera and Orchestra, is directed by Simon Iorio.

Performances take place on 1, 2, 3 March 2019.

Later this season Nazan makes her debut with Scottish Opera and Opera på Skäret.

6 December 2018

Nazan Fikret sings Fiordiligi on a new recording of Così fan tutte

Nazan Fikret sings Fiordiligi on a newly released recording of Così fan tutte released by Rubicon Classics. The recording from a production by the European Opera Centre, with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, is conducted by Laurent Pillot.

Mozart: Così fan tutte
Label: Rubicon 
Code: RCD1026
Release date: 23 November 2018

The recording recieved 4 stars in a recent review in The Guardian.

30 November 2018

Nazan Fikret performs Handel's Messiah in Amsterdam

Nazan Fikret performs Handel's Messiah with the Nederlandse Reisopera on 9 December, at the Theater Carré in Amsterdam.

The performance with the VU-Orkest and Consensus Vocalis is conducted by Nicolas Mansfield.

18 June 2018

Nazan Fikret to perform The Queen of the Night for Garsington Opera

We are delighted that Nazan Fikret will perform The Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte for Garsington Opera. Nazan made her debut at Garsington in 2012 as an Alvarez Young Artist as Ninetta in La Périchole.

Nazan performs the role on 22 June and for a schools performance on 18 July.

19 January 2018

Nazan Fikret performs in Hasse's Siroe

Nazan Fikret perform's Arasse in Hasse's opera seria, Siroe, re di Persia, for the Nederlandse Reisopera. The production, directed by Jakob Peters-Messer and conducted by George Petrou, is a co-production with the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater.

The premiere takes place on 26 January at the Wilminktheater in Enschede before touring The Netherlands hrough February.

Nazan last performed for the Reisopera as Flora The Turn of the Screw in 2006.

11 August 2017

Grenfell Tower Benefit Concert

In the wake of the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower, Nazan Fikret, with support and generous assistance from Cadogan Hall, the Royal Opera House, Garsington Opera, Opera magazine, the International Opera Awards and leading arts professionals, has rallied fellow performers to organise a concert to raise funds for those affected.

The concert on at Cadogan Hall on 17 September, presented by Petroc Trelawny, will feature a sensational line-up of both established and up-and-coming artists. This is a one-off event and everyone involved has given their services for free.

All funds raised will be distributed equally between Rugby Portobello Trust (Charity No 1100143) and Grief Encounter (Charity No 1101277) which focus specifically on helping the affected families with rehabilitation and looking to the future.