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Bernadett Nagy (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: 1981 - Jákfa, Hungary

The Hungarian mezzo-soprano, Bernadett Nagy, is a graduate classical singer from the class of Sasja Hunnego in the Koninklijk Conservatorium, The Hague. In Hungary she has studied at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest (1999-2004). She graduated as music teacher and choir conductor in 2004. She later studied at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague (Class of 2010). She has taken part in master-classes with Professor Katalin Halmai, Nancy Argenta and Klára Kolonits organised by the Early Music Festival, Sopron. She was awarded a special prize at the Ádám Jenő National Singing Competition, Szolnok, 2005. At the moment she is a student of Klára Kolonits.

Due to her good vocal and theoretical skills and social sensitivity Bernadett Nagy was selected to become a regular participant in the World Youth Choir as a singer and as a section leader. During these periode she had the great opportunity to work with great conductors such as Tonu Kaljuste, Frieder Bernius, Grete Perdersen, Georg Grün, Johannes Prinz, Johan Duijk and Peter Dijkstra. As a closure of her "youth-choir carreer " she had the honor of singing the solo part of In the beginning by Aaron Copland in their summer session in 2009. Since 2000 she is singing in several professional choirs: Purcell Choir, Budapest (Director: György Vashegyi); Hungarian Radio Choir, Budapest (Director: Csaba Somos); Discantus Énekegyüttesben (Director: Péter Mészáros); De Nederlandse Bachvereniging, Utrecht (Director: Jos van Veldhoven), Cappella Amsterdam (Director: Daniel Reuss) and Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart (Director: Helmuth Rilling); .

As a solo singer Bernadett Nagy appears in different festivals, master-classes and concerts in Hungary, The Netherlands and Spain. She married Gergely Bán on December 22, 2011, and currently lives in Budapest, Hungary.

Source: Discantus Website; Bernadett Nagy profile on Facebook; Photos 11-16: Fotokópia- Badinszky-Tolvaj Annus Photography
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2015)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Salamon Kamp


BWV 139 [2013]

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Bernadet Nagy (Discantus) [Hungarian/English/French]
Bernadett Nagy alto (CantuS CorvinuS Énekegyüttes) [Hungarian]

Bernadett Nagy on Facebook

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