Nicola Beller Carbone

Nicola Beller Carbone


Nicola Beller Carbone, a performer who is equally in demand for her vocal prowess and stagecraft, made her professional mark with roles such as Salome and Katerina Izmailova (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk), which she has performed in numerous theatres in Germany and further afield.

Born in Germany, she pursued her secondary and higher education in Spain. She graduated with diplomas in Music Studies from the Escuela Superior di Canto di Madrid and, after further study with Astrid Varnay, joined the Opera Studio of the Munich Staatsoper. At the Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich, she sang Fiordiligi, Contessa, Tatyana, Mimi, Liu, Violetta, Antonia, etc…

In 2002, she moved towards a more spinto repertoire, making her debut in Salome in Osnabrück, followed by Essen, and Weimar. She has performed Tosca in Braunschweig, Athens, Nantes and Nice, Ariadne auf Naxos in Darmstadt, Marie (Wozzeck) in Essen and in Graz, Katerina Izmailova (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) in St Gallen, Berlin, Weimar, Monte Carlo, Toronto, Sieglinde (Die Walküre) in Weimar,Turandot (Busoni) at the Macerata Festival, Eleonore (Krenek’s Karl V) at the Bregenzer Festspieleand Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus) in Lyon.

Her roles include Salome in Geneva, Düsseldorf, Monte Carlo, Brussels, Zurich, Tenerife, Turin, Manchester, Las Palmas, Montreal, Stockholm, Palma de Mallorca and Bonn, Marietta (Die tote Stadt) in Palermo and Frankfurt, Gutrune (Die Götterdämmerung) in Venice, Tosca in Montreal, in Beijing and at the Tenerife Festival, La Voix Humaine in Cologne, Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus) in Vienna, Francesca da Rimini in La Plata, Marco Tutino’s Senso in Palermo, Freia (Das Rheingold) in Venice, Marie (Wozzeck) in Santa Fe, La Contessa Serpieri (Senso) in Warsaw, Nyssia (Der König Kandaules) in Palermo, Musetta (la Bohème) at the Chorégies d’Orange, Pepita Gimenez in La Plata and in Madrid, Carlotta (Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten) in Cologne, Die Infantin (Der Zwerg) at the Opéra de Paris, Freia (Das Rheingold) in Monte Carlo, Diemut (Feuersnot) in Palermo, La Comtesse de La Roche (Die Soldaten) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Isolde in concert at the Maifestpiele in Wiesbaden, La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein in Madrid, Die Färberin (Die Frau ohne Schatten) in Wiesbaden, Sieglinde (Die Walküre) in Oviedo, Ophelia (Hamletmaschine) in Zurich, Chrysothemis (Elektra) in Montreal, Medea in Nice, Nyssia (Der König Kandaules) in Seville, Die Infantin (Der Zwerg) in Naples, Bomarzo in Madrid, Kundry (Parsifal) in Erl, Jenny (Mahagonny) in Buenos Aires, El Gato Montés in Madrid/Zarzuela, Yu Pei (Der Kreidekreis) at the Opéra National de Lyon, V.Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis in Seville, K.Weill’s Die sieben Todsünden in Wiesbaden, Schönberg’s Erwartung in Utrecht, Kundry in Erl, Die Marschallin (Der Rosenkavalier) in Wiesbaden,  Elektra in Klagenfurt, as well as the title role in Germán Alonso’s « Marie » at the Teatro Real de Madrid.

Nicola also performs Zarzuela roles such as Pepita Jimenez by Albéniz (Calixto Bieito’s award-winning production) and recently, Soléa in El Gato Montés by Manuel Penella at the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid.

Recently she has interpreted : Elle (La Voix Humaine) in Sevilla, Natascha Albrecht/ Bluthaus, by G.F.Hass) at the Staatsoper Munich and  at the Opéra de Lyon, Madame de Croissy (Dialogues des Carmélites) in Jerez…

Projects: Fabia (El caballero de Olmedo) at the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid , « Offenbarung » by Marc Sinan in Karlsruhe, Die Jakobsleiter by Schönberg with the Berliner Phlharmoniker, « Otages » by Sebastian Rivas in Lyon, Frau von Luber (Der Silbersee / The Silver Lake) by Weill in Nancy.

Nicola gives regular Masterclasses at the Bayerische Staatsoper München and Fundacion Alfredo Kraus, Gran Canaria.

Nicola Beller Carbone
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