Grown up in an artist family in Zurich, Noemi Nadelmann studied in her hometown and at Indiana University in Bloomington. In 1987 she gave her debut as Musetta at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. From 1990 to 1993 she was a member at the Theater am Gaertnerplatz in Munich (performances e.g. as Zerbinetta, Manon, Madame Pompadour), since 1994 she is a regular guest at the Komische Oper Berlin, where she sang Nedda, Musetta, the title roles in La Traviata and Lucia di Lammermoor, both directed by Harry Kupfer. She sang the title roles in La Traviata, Lucia and Manon at the Stadttheater Bern. Guest engagements led her to the Zurich Opera (Die lustige Witwe, Traviata, Fledermaus, Wiener Blut), the Paris National Opera (La Boheme), the Hamburgische Staatsoper (Traviata, Lucia), the Deutsche Oper Berlin (Traviata), the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich (Armida in Rinaldo at the Munchner Festspiele), the MET in New York (La Boheme), the Staatsoper Wien (Die lustige Witwe, La Boheme, Fledermaus), the Lyric Opera Chicago (La Boheme), the Oper Koeln (Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Fledermaus, Lady Hamilton), the Staatsoper Berlin (Rinaldo), and the Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam (La Boheme and Don Giovanni).
Noemi Nadelmann has sung Beethovens Missa Solemnis under the baton of Christian Thielemann in Berlin, Koeln and Bonn, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in Barcelona under Bertrand de Billy, and Beethovens Egmont under Gerd Albrecht in Dresden. She works together with conductors such as Kurt Masur, Sir Neville Marriner, Franz Welser-Moest, Christoph Eschenbach, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Rene Jacobs, Simone Young, Yakov Kreizberg, Paul McCreesh and Peter Schneider, as well as with directors like Harry Kupfer, Helmuth Lohner, David Alden and Goetz Friedrich.
Noemi Nadelmann performs regularly in recitals and orchestra concerts around the globe. Her CD’s have been published by Sony BMG, Oehms Classics and Arte Nova, amongst others. Apart from her participation in numerous radio and TV productions, Noemi Nadelmann has also played in Andrzej Zulawski’s motion picture La Note Bleue alongside Sophie Marceau.
Besides teaching masterclasses for professionals and students, she is a frequent jury member in vocal competitions.
The artist’s most recent projects comprise La Traviata at the Komische Oper Berlin, Die Lustige Witwe at the Wiener Volksoper, the Theatre Municipal de Lausanne and the Sachsische Staatsoper Dresden, Mahagonny at the Stadttheater Bern and the Komische Oper Berlin, Der Schauspieldirektor (including CD recording) with the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Der Rosenkavalier in Tel Aviv, the premiere of Night Shift by John Wolf Brennan at the Stadttheater St. Gallen, Don Giovanni at the Festival d’Opera Avenches, Die Fledermaus at the New National Theatre Tokyo and the Sachsische Staatsoper Dresden, Wozzeck in Antwerpen and Gent, Faust in Tel-Aviv, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor in Bern.
At the Classic Openair Solothurn he sang Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Violetta (La Traviata), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Marguerite (Faust), Countess (Le nozze di Figaro), Leila (Les pecheurs de perles).
In 2010 she performed the role of Marie (Wozzeck) at the Bolshoi Theatre.
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