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Nohad Becker (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: Germany

The German soprano, Nohad Becker, was is the daughter of a Lebanese-German couple. She studied singing with Andreas Reibenspies in Trossingen and with Hedwig Fassbender in Frankfurt/Main. Particpation in master-classes with Renate Ackermann, Kammersängerin Hilde Zadek, Andreas Homoki, Kammersänger Kurt Moll, Ingeborg Danz, Kai Wessel and Eva Marton completed her vocal training. She won the Iris-Marquardt Award, was winner of the Lenzewski-Wettbewerb Frankfurt and was finalist in various other singing competitions, including Munich and Kaiserslautern

Nohad Becker had engagements at the Prinzregententheater München, Staatstheater Kassel, Theater Rüsselsheim and Bockenheimer Depot Frankfurt/Main. In the spring of 2014, she will be heard in the role of Bradamante in George Frideric Handels Alcina at the Opernhaus Wuppertal.

Her interest in repertoire and performance practices encompasses all periods and she works in the fields from the Renaissance to modern; so Nohad Becker had appeared at the Donaueschinger Neue-Musik-Tagen, the Neue-Musik-Festival "Utopie jetzt" in Mülheim and the Barocknächten in Frankfurt, Mannheim and Weilburg, and recently sang in the production of Mond.Finsternis.Asphalt in a world premiere conducted by Beat Furrer at Bockenheimer Depot Frankfurt.

Nohad Becker works regularly inter alia with conductors such as Ralf Otto, Kay Johannsen, Wolfgang Schäfer, Michael Schneider and Winfried Toll and has performed so far with renowned orchestras such as the HR-Sinfonieorchester, SWR Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, and Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphonieorchester, as well as La Stagione Frankfurt, Barockorchester L’arpa festante, Münchener Kammerorchester and Bachorchester Mainz.


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Source: Nohad Becker Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (November 2013)
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Aryeh Oron (November 2013)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Kay Johannsen

Alto

Video: BWV 92, BWV 156

Kay Johannsen

Alto

Member of Solistenensemble Stimmkunst:
Bach:vokal 2013/I Video:
BWV 156, BWV 81, BWV 14; BWV 144, BWV 92
Bach:vokal 2013/II Video: BWV 67, BWV 42; BWV 242, BWV 85, BWV 104

Links to other Sites

Nohad Becker - Mezzosopran (Official Website) [German]

Nohad Becker - Mezzo-sopran / Alt (Bach:vokal) [German]

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