Photo: Raphaelle Photography

Nazan Fikret

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, Spanish

Experience

Opera

Queen of the Night
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
English National Opera
2019
Blonde
The Seraglio (Mozart)
English Touring Opera
2019
Die Konigin der Nacht
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Opera Pä Skaret, Sweden
2019
Queen of the Night
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Scottish Opera
2019
Elin
Agreed (Howard Moody)
Glyndebourne
2019
Königin der Nacht
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Garsington Opera
2018
Arasse
Siroe (Hasse)
Nederlandse Reisopera
2018
Fiorilla
Il turco in Italia (Rossini)
Garsington Opera
2017
Euridice
Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck)
Longborough Festival Opera
2017
Die Konigin der Nacht
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Rota Das Artes Festival, Lisbon
2016
Karolka
Jenufa (Janáček)
Longborough Festival Opera
2016
Angelica
Figaro Gets a Divorce (Elena Langer)
Welsh National Opera
2016
soprano soloist
Contemporary Opera Scenes (various)
Aldeburgh Music, Jerwood Opera writing scheme
2015
Wendy
Peter Pan (Richard Ayres)
Welsh National Opera
2015
Queen of the Night
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Welsh National Opera
2015
Fiordiligi
Così fan tutte (Mozart)
European Opera Centre/Liverpool Philharmonic
2014
Girl/Polar Bear
How the Whale Became (Julian Philips)
Royal Opera House
2014
Governess
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Seastar Opera/BBC Women's Hour
2013
Diane Disney
The Perfect American (Phillip Glass)
English National Opera
2013
Queen of the Night
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
English National Opera "Opera Squad" (Baylis)
2013
Diane Disney
The Perfect American (Philip Glass)
Teatro Real (Madrid)
2013
Queen of the Night
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Wexford Opera, ShortWorks
2012
Coryphees
Le Roi Malgre Lui (Chabrier)
Wexford Opera House
2012
Madame Herz
Der Schauspieldirektor (Mozart)
Melos Sinfonia, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2012
Ninetta
La Perichole (Offenbach)
Garsington Opera
2012
Gretel​/ Blondchen
Hansel and Gretel/Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Humperdinck/ Mozart)
GSMD Opera Associates Scenes
2012
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Teatro Real
2010
Adina
L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)
GSMD opera scenes
2010
Drusilla
L'incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi)
GSMD Opera Scenes
2010
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
English National Opera
2009
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
English National Opera
2007
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Nationale Reisopera
2006
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Aix en Provence Festival,
2005
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Champs-Elysees (Aix en Provence tour)
2005
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
La Monnaie (Aix en Provence tour)
2005
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Aix en Provence Festival
2001
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Broomhill Opera, Wilton's Music Hall
2000
Beth
The Tender land (Copland)
BBC Radio 3, Barbican
2000

Operetta/G&S

Mabel
The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan)
GSMD opera scenes
2011

Musical Theatre

Various
The Girl in 14G (Tesori)/ Les Miserables excerpts (Various)
Her Majesties Theatre, SFX
2009
Children's Choir
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Lloyd-Webber)
Bill Kenright Productions
2000

Chorus

chorus
Le Roi Malgre Lui/ A Village Romeo and Juliet (Chabrier/ Delius)
Wexford Opera House
2012

Oratorio/Concerts

1st Soprano Soloist
St John Passion (Bach)
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
2019
1st Soprano Soloist
Samson (Handel)
Harpenden Choral Society
2019
1st Soprano Soloist
Opera Gala (various)
Swedish Chamber Orchestra/Opera Pa Skaret
2019
Soprano soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Nederlandse Reisopera, Carré Theatre Amsterdam
2018
Theodora
Theodora (Handel)
Snape Maltings, BBYAP
2018
1st Soprano Soloist
Nelson Mass (Haydn)
Hillingdon Choral Society
2017
1st Soprano Soloist
Missa Brevis (Mozart)
Hillingdon Choral Society
2017
1st Soprano Soloist
Israel In Egypt (Handel)
North Herts Guild of Singers
2016
Solo recital
Making Music AYCA Recital: St Martin in the Fields (various)
St Martin in the Fields
2016
Soprano soloist
Carmina Burana (Carl Orff)
Petersfield Choral Society
2016
Soprano soloist
Brahms Requiem (Brahms)
Yateley Choral Society
2015
Soprano soloist
Magnificat/Celebrate this Festival/various (Bach/Handel/ various)
Camden Choir
2013
Soprano soloist
Gloria (Poulenc)
Nottingham Festival Hall/Celebrate Voice
2013
soprano soloist
Company of Heaven (Britten)
Canterbury Cathedral
2013
Soprano soloist
The Creation (Haydn)
Chipperfield Choral Society
2012
Soprano Soloist
Turkish Hymn (Arditti)
GSMD for the Turkish President state visit
2011

Discography

Soprano solo
When Music Sounds (Rebecca Dale)
Abbey Road Studios
2015
Diane Disney
The Perfect American (Glass)
Teatro Real/ARTE Pro
2013
Second Boy
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Chandos Opera in English Series
2004
Flora
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Aix en Provence Festival, ARTE
2001

Other

Britten-Pears Young Artist
Bach Cantatas with Mark Padmore (Bach)
Aldeburgh Music (Concert Hall/Long Melford)
2016
Britten-Pears Young Artist
Brahms lieder, with Prof. Thomas Quasthoff (Brahms)
Aldeburgh Music
2016

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Awards

Continued support from The Opera Awards Foundation (2019)

The International Opera Awards, Bursary Recipient (2015)

GSMD Scholarship (for Masters study) (2012)

Competitions

Finalist Das Lied International Song Competition (2017)

Finalist The Sedat Gurel Guzin Voice Competition, Turkey (2015)

Winner: Making Music Philip & Dorothy Green Awards for Young Concert Artists (2015)

Winner: English Song Prize GSMD (2012)

Winner: Susan Longfield Award for Sopranos and Mezzos, GSMD (2012)

Highly Commended, National Mozart Competition (2011)

Education

Masters of Music (Distinction)
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
2010–2012
Bacherlor of Music (Honours) First Class
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
2006–2010