Chevalier Soprano

Die Sopranistin Nicole Chevalier sitzt auf einem Flügel
© Christian Knörr

The US-American Nicole Chevalier made her debut at the Festival d'Aix in July 2022 as Elettra ('Idomeneo'/Satoshi Miyagi) and will appear there in 2023 as Despina ('Così fan tutte'/Dmitri Tcherniakov). Her international breakthrough came in 2019 at the Salzburg Festival as Elettra ('Idomeneo'/Peter Sellars) under Teodor Currentzis - a role she also sang under Thomas Hengelbrock at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. She made her debut at the Royal Opera House in London as Vitellia in Mozart's 'La clemenza di Tito' and as Donna Elvira in 'Don Giovanni', with the latter also at the Staatsoper Berlin. In May 2023 she will sing the title role in the world premiere of Donizetti's recovered opera 'Dalinda' at the Konzerthaus Berlin. Highlights of the 23/24 season also include her house debuts at the Teatro Real Madrid as Eva ('Meistersinger'/Laurent Pelly), the title role in Thea Musgrave's 'Mary, Queen of Scots' in Leipzig, and Elettra in Cologne. She returns to London as Violetta ('La traviata'/Peter Konwitschnys) at the English National Opera. Nicole Chevalier previously sang the role of Violetta at the Musikfest Bremen under Jérémie Rhorer and at the Theater Basel in a production by Benedikt von Peter. Last season she also appeared in Basel as Agathe ('Der Freischütz'/Christoph Marthaler). In 2016, Nicole Chevalier was awarded the German Theater Prize 'Der Faust' for her interpretation of the four female roles in 'The Tales of Hoffmann'.


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