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 becomes his master.

She is now one of the most sought-after mezzos.

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) ; 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 , Lorin Maazel , Nikolaus Harnoncourt, James Conlon, Christoph Eschenbach, Armin Jordan, 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 …

Nora Gubisch 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), “Perela ” (Dusapin ), ” Rheinnixen ” (Offenbach) ” Königskinder ” (Humperdinck), ” Hary Janos ” (Kodály), Requiem  (Lancino), ” Night of Madness ” (Escaich) ” Therese ” by Massenet  (title role)and recently her latest album has just bee released : ” Folk Songs ” (Naive)…

Her projects this season lead her to the Salzburg Festival to create the an opera of Dalbavie “Charlotte Salomon “. Then at the Deutsche Oper Berlin with Carmen, Judith (Blue Bear Castle by Bartok) in Vienna. Charlotte in ” Werther ” at the Liceu in Barcelona.

Nora Gubisch was appointed in France ” Knight of Arts and Letters”.

2014