Nicole Cabell, 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, is an exciting lyric soprano whose career has taken her to the most important opera stages and concert halls in the world.
Opera roles include the title role in Handel’s Alcina (Grand Théâtre de Genève), Mimi in Puccini’s La Bohème (Paris Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Minnesota Opera, Michigan Opera Theater), Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata (Royal Opera House Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Minnesota Opera, Michigan Opera Theater), Adina in L’elisir d’amore (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Metropolitan Opera, Minnesota Opera, New National Theater Tokyo, Teatro Liceu), Pamina in Die Zauberflöte (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Metropolitan Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin), Contessa Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Michigan Opera Theater, Cincinnati Opera, Nantes Opera), Juliette in Romeo et Juliette (Deutsche Oper Berlin, Atlanta Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Palm Beach Opera, New Orleans Opera, Spoleto Festival U.S.A.), Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi (San Francisco Opera, Washington Concert Opera, Kansas Lyric Opera), Micaela in Carmen (Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Atlanta Opera), Leila in Les Pecheurs des Perles (Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, Royal Opera House), Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Deutsche Opera Berlin, Cologne Opera), and Musetta in La Bohème (Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Royal Opera House, Santa Fe Opera, Washington National Opera).
Notable concert appearances include opera arias with the New York Philharmonic, Poulenc’s Gloria with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Poulenc’s Stabat Mater with the Orchestre de Paris, Elgar’s The Apostles with Sir Andrew Davis an the BBC Orchestra, Mozart Requiem at Carnegie Hall, Bach B minor Mass and Bach St Matthew Passion in Chicago with Soli Deo Gloria with John Nelson, Beethoven 9 at Tanglewood and with the Cleveland Orchestra, Mater Gloriosa in Mahler’sSymphony No. 8 and A Child of Our Time with the Edinburgh Festival, Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Florida Orchestra and Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome with Antonio Pappano, Greig’s Peer Gynt with the San Diego Symphony, Gorecki 3rd Symphony with the Minnesota Orchestra, Britten’s Les Illumination with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis, Norina in Don Pasquale with the Bayerischer Rundfunk and Eudoxie in concert performances of La Juive with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
Recordings include Soprano, an opera recital disc for Decca; Silver Rain, songs of Ricky Ian Gordon, Chanson D’Avril, and Mademoiselle—Premiere Audience, Unknown Music of Nadia Boulanger on Delos; Musetta in Deutsche Grammophon’s La Bohème with Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazon; the title role in Opera Rara’s Imelda di Lambertazzi.