Nora Gubisch

Mezzo-Soprano

Born in Paris, Nora Gubisch, began her musical studies in the Young Choir of Radio France and studied piano with Catherine Collard, then studied singing at the Conservatory of Paris with Christiane Eda-Pierre where she won first prize. Later she met Vera Rozsa who becomes her master.

She is now one of the most requested mezzos of her generation.

At the opera, she sings the title role of Carmen in Berlin, Paris, Zurich and many productions worldwide, Juditha triumphans (Vivaldi) ,Salammbô (Fenelon) at the Opéra de Paris, La Belle Hélène (Offenbach) Festivals of Salzburg and Aix-en-Provence, The Rape of Lucretia (Britten) at the Opéra de Lyon, Salomé (Mariotte), Tancredi (Rossini), Thérèse (Massenet) and also Sesto (La Clemenza di Tito, Mozart), Penelope (Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Monteverdi), Marguerite (La Damnation de Faust, Berlioz), Charlotte (Werther Massenet), Judith (Bluebeard’s Castle,Bartók), Amneris (Aida, Verdi) ; and Wagnerian roles like Magdalene (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Waltraute (Götterdämmerung) and Brangäne (Tristan und Isolde)…

She appears on major international stages, under the direction of Sir Colin Davis, Georges Prêtre, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, James Conlon, Kent Nagano,jesus lopez cobos, evelino Pido , myung- whun Chung ,Christoph Eschenbach, Armin Jordan,lorin maazel  and with the orchestras of New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, l’Orchestre National de France, the New Philharmonic Orchestra as well as the City of Birmingham Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bayerisches Rundfunk Orchester …

She sings also the oratorio and chamber music and since several years she gives recitals with the pianist Alain Altinoglu with whom she recorded already two discs of French melodies critically acclaimed (Duparc’s and Ravel’s Melodies (naive)). Her discography also includes» A child of our time» (Tipett) With colin Davis, “Perela” (Dusapin),”Rheinnixen” (Offenbach) “Königskinder” (Humperdinck), ”Hary Janos” (Kodály),“Les Nuits hallucinées” (Escaich) “Therese” by Massenet (title role) and released also an album just: “Folk Songs” (Naive) , and This year ,an opera from Lalo “ la jacquerie “…

Recent highlight,at the liceu of Barcelona with Charlotte of Werther , Copenhague with Blaubard Castle,in Berlin with Mahler 3 , in many festival in Germany with ruckert lieder ,in Bruxelles with Amneris in Aida …

Her projects, her debut at the Vienna State Opera as Waltraute , “Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s castle” and  Brangaene  at La Monnaie, Romeo and Juliette of Berlioz at the Paris  Philharmonie de Paris , Alexandre Nievsky at the Musikverein in Wien …

Nora Gubisch has been appointed in France “Knight of Arts and Letters”.