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Il Trovatore, by Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Gregor Bühl, directed by Francisco Negrín: Role of Azucena


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Il Trovatore, by Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Carlo Montanaro, directed by Leiser/Caurier: Role of Azucena

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La Damnation de Faust, by Hector Berlioz, conducted by Srba Dinić with the "Orchestra y Coro del Teatro de Bellas Astes , Mexico, Role of Marguerite

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Il Trovatore, by Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Michael Blake, directed Role of Azucena

Jezibaba - Rusalka (Dvorak)

Verdi Requiem - Alto

Carmen - Carmen (Bizet)

Don Carlo - Eboli (Verdi)






Nora

Sourouzian





The central figure of the evening was, vocally and dramatically Nora Sourouzian, Frensh-Canadian with - Armenian roots, as Azucena. Also for her, it was a role debut. And she fully succeeded it. Everything was right – she managed to put a convincing, centred personality on stage. Vocally she managed this difficult role virtually without any problems – the technically secure conducted voice has an equal sound-colour without any register breaks from the chesty low notes until the top high notes. Nora Sourouzian received the biggest applause in the end, which was absolutely merited
Hermann Becke
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Nora Sourouzian has presented her evocative interpretation of Azucena, Verdi's, Il Trovatore, in Graz, Essen and Copenhagen. Now she debuts at the Seattle Opera in this role under the baton of Carlo Montanaro and the production of Dan Wallace Miller.

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Nora Sourouzian will make her Mexico Debut with the role of Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust, Berlioz, at the the Palacios Bella Artes Mexico.
Nora Sourouzian is a velvet-voiced mezzo-soprano from Canada with an arresting stage personality.
Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph
Hailed by Opera for her “warmly-rounded sound with ease and impact at the top” and “crystalline diction,” French-Canadian mezzo soprano Nora Sourouzian makes her Mexico Debut at the Palacios Bellas Artes in Mexico City with La Damnation de Faust, also she will debut in Seattle Opera Company and at the Royal Danish Opera as Azucena in Il Trovatore. With the same role, Azucena she is coming back to the St-Galler Festspiele this summer.

Last season, she joined both Opera Graz and Aalto-Musiktheater Essen for Azucena in Il Trovatore, Bard Summerscape as Marfa in Dvorak’s Dmitrij, and further performances of the title role of Carmen with Victoria Hall and Sinfonietta de Genève. She also sang Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 with Orchestra Sinfónica de Chile in Santiago, and Frank Martin’s Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets with the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève.
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