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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.

22 July 2017

Nazan Fikret performs in Orfeo ed Euridice at Longborough

Nazan Fikret performs Euridice in Orfeo ed Euridice for Longborough Festival Opera. This new production is conducted by Jeremy Silver and directed by Maria Jagusz. 

Performances take place at Lonborough from 29 July to 1 August and at King's College London's Greenwood Theatre on 4 August.

Next season season Nazan will perform Arasse in Siroe, re di Persia for the Nederlandse Reisopera.

1 October 2016

Nazan Fikret performs at the Rota das Artes Festival

Nazan Fikret performs The Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte for Rota das Artes in Lisbon. The production is conducted by Massimo Spadano with puppetry by Arne Högsander.

Performances take place on 8 & 9 October at the Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência.

9 July 2016

Nazan Fikret performs at Longborough Festival Opera

Nazan Fikret performs the role of Karolka in Longborough Festival Opera's new production of Janáček's Jenůfa. The production is directed by Richard Studer and conducted by Jonathan Lyness.

Performances take place on 16, 19, 21, 23 July.

8 April 2016

New Artist - Nazan Fikret

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.