BIOGRAPHY

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Rising french soprano Norma Nahoun studied singing in Paris and at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. She is the laureate of several international competitions (Grand Prix of the French melody in Toulouse, Hans Gabor Belvedere in Vienna, contest DEBUT in Germany). She participates in the academies of the Verbier Festival and the Aix-en-Provence Festival.

From 2012 to 2014, she is a member of the young troupe of the prestigious Semperoper Dresden where she sings roles such as Papagena in The Magic Flute, Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro, Didone in Domenico Sarro's L'Impresario delle Canarie, Philidel in King Arthur of Purcell, Die Königin in Das geheime Königreich of Křenek and Frasquita in Carmen.She made her debut at the Opéra national de Paris in May 2015 as Papagena in The Magic Flute. In Le Nozze di Figaro, she sings Susanna (Avignon and on tour in France) and Barberine (Mostly Mozart Festival in New York, Edinburgh Festival). She sings L'Amour in Orphée and Eurydice (Nancy), Nannetta in Falstaff (Tours), Laoula in L'Etoile de Chabrier (Nancy), Baucis in Philémon and Baucisde Gounod (Tours), Lisette / Ivette in La Rondine (Nancy, Toulouse), Solveig in Grieg's Peer Gynt (Limoges, Montpellier), Colette in The Village of Rousseau's Devin (Geneva), Jacqueline in Fortuniode Messager (Saint-Etienne), Nina in Massenet's Cherub (Montpellier), Gretel in Hänsel and Gretel (Angers and Nantes), Aldimira in Cavalli’s « L’Erismena » (Luxembourg), Frasquita in Carmen (Dijon), Mi in The Land of Smiles (Tours, Avignon), Lucy in The Telephone and Amelia in Amelia goes to Menotti Ball (Metz), Juliette in Die Tote Stadt in Toulouse.

She performed with the Stuttgart Kammerorchester (Goethe-Lieder by Fazil Say), the Bayerische Rundfunk Orchester (Cinq-Mars by Gounod in Munich, Vienna and Versailles, conducted by Ulf Schirmer), the Budapest Festival Orchestra ( Le Nozze di Figaro and The Magic Flute in concert versions, then Mozart's Requiem directed by Ivan Fischer), the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (Fauré's Requiem), the Tours Symphony Orchestra (Dvořak-Mozart program conducted by Jean-Yves Ossonce), the Lyon National Orchestra (A Midsummer Night's Dream by Mendelssohn, directed by Leonard Slatkin), the Saint-Etienne Opera Orchestra (Mahler's 4th Symphony), the Accentus Choir (The Little Solemn Mass of Rossini), the Ensemble Café Zimmermann (Cantatas by Bach and Graupner, Stabat Mater by Pergolese), Le Balcon (Jacob Lenz in Salzburg). She sings a program "The Flowers of the Male - naughty songs of coffee-concert" with the Palazzetto Bru-Zane (Venice and Berlin) and regularly performs in recital.

Her engagements for the 2019-2020 season: La Jeune Fille in a Premiere Opera by Francesco Filidei « L’Inondation » staged by Joël Pommerat (Opéra comique, Paris, Rennes and Nantes-Angers Opéra), Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Saint-Étienne), Pamina in The Magic Flute (Nantes, Angers). The resumption of the program « Les Fleurs du mâle » in Montréal, Québec. Aldimira in « L’Erismena » at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon and Solveig in « Peer Gynt » at the Opéra de Limoges.

"Norma Nahoun est la Nannetta rêvée avec une voix d'une grande pureté"

Opera Magazine Falstaff Grand théâtre de Tours

AGENDA 2019 - 2020

27/29 septembre & 01/02 octobre 2019

OPERA COMIQUE - PARIS
« L’Inondation » Francesco Filidei
Role : La Jeune Fille
Mise en scène : Joël Pommerat
Direction : Emilio Pommarico
Details and Tickets

08/10/12 novembre 2019

OPERA DE SAINT-ÉTIENNE
« Don Giovanni » Mozart
Role : Zerlina
Mise en scène : Laurent Delvert
Direction : Giuseppe Grazioli
Details and Tickets

27/30 novembre & 4 décembre 2019

OPÉRA DE NANTES
« Les aventures de Papageno » adaptation de « La flûte enchantée »
Role : Pamina
Direction : Sylvain Blassel
Details and Tickets

15/16/18 janvier 2020

OPERA DE RENNES
« L’Inondation » Francesco Filidei
Role : La Jeune Fille
Mise en scène : Joël Pommerat
Direction : Emilio Pommarico
Details and Tickets

29/30 janvier - 01/02 février 2020

OPÉRA DE NANTES
« L’Inondation » Francesco Filidei
Role : La Jeune Fille
Mise en scène : Joël Pommerat
Direction : Emilio Pommarico
SACRATI: La Finta pazza (Minerva/La Fama)
Details and Tickets

18 avril 2020

MUSÉE DES BEAUX ARTS - MONTRÉAL
Récital « Les Fleurs du mâle »
Production du Palazzatto Bru Zane
Mise en scène : Victoria Duhamel
Avec Marie Gautrot, mezzosoprano et le duo « I Giardini »
Details and Tickets

4 may 2020

FONDATION GULBENKIAN - LISBONNE
« Erismena » Cavalli
Role : Aldimira
Mise en scène : Jean Bellorini
Direction : Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Details and Tickets

4 may

OPÉRA DE LIMOGES
« Peer Gynt » Grieg
Role : Solveig
Mise en scène : Jean-Philippe Clarac / Olivier Deloeuil
Direction : Daniel Kawka
Details and Tickets

" … the fresh-voiced French soprano Norma Nahoun as Barbarina, who made one glad that her aria, often deleted in the past, had been restored."
BWW Reviews - "Le Nozze di Figaro" at Mostly Mozart Festival, New York

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