We are delighted to announce that soprano Nazan Fikret has joined our roster for general management. Nazan studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Penelope Mackay and Yvonne Kenny. She is a 2015 Making Music AYCA Winner and recipient of the 2015/16 International Opera Awards Bursary.
Highlights in recent seasons include Fiordiligi Così fan tutte (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / European Opera Centre), How the Whale Became (Julian Philips) at the Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Governess The Turn of the Screw in Norfolk and contemporary opera scenes for Aldeburgh Music’s Jerwood Scheme. Additionally, Nazan had covered the Queen of the Night The Magic Flute and Wendy in the UK première of Peter Pan by Richard Ayres, both for Welsh National Opera.
In the current season Nazan returns to Welsh National Opera to cover the role of Angelica Figaro gets a Divorce by Elena Langer and performs Karolka Jenůfa for Longborough Festival Opera and Judge Hogg Why should I give up my fun? by Susie Self at the Musictheatertage Festival, Vienna.