This afternoon Nazan Fikret and pianist Rebecca Cohen will perform a world premiere, commissiond by the BBC on Radio 3's 'In Tune' drivetime show, hosted by Sean Rafferty. The new work Plango: A Cure Lament, written by film composer, vocalist and educator Ella Jarman-Pinto to a text by the poet Jo Brandon, explores the emotional impact of the pandemic on women and looks at finding comfort and empowerment in expression.
Nazan Fikret performs a world premiere for International Women’s Day
Nazan Fikret returns to Glyndebourne as Queen of the Night
Nazan Fikret is delighted to be returning to Glyndebourne this autumn for semi-staged performances as Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute. This new socially distanced production is directed by Donna Stirrup and conducted by Leo McFall, with the Glyndebourne Touring Orchestra and Chorus.
A limited number of tickets are available for a socially distanced audience, with performances taking place from 1 to 21 November 2020.
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
Release date: 23 November 2018
The recording recieved 4 stars in a recent review in The Guardian.
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.
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.
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.