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"Na’ama Goldman held the audience in the palm of her hand... She is an expressive performer and displayed an unusual vulnerability...

Hers was a gripping performance!"

Opera Magazine

The recent engagements of the mezzo-soprano Na’ama Goldman include the main role of Cesira in the highly acclaimed production of “La Ciociara” (Tutino) at Wexford Festival Opera (available to watch on ARTE), Charlotte in “Werther” with Danish National Opera, the title role in “L'enfant et les sortilèges” at Ópera de Tenerife, the title role in Carmen and Idamante in "Idomeneto" at The Israeli Opera, and Maffio Orsini in "Lucrezia Borgia" at Aalto Musiktheater Essen. 

 

Her future engagements include the role of Salud in "La vida breve" (de Falla) at Opéra-Théâtre de Metz, Komponist in "Ariadne auf Naxos" at Ópera de Tenerife, and more. Her latest CD album “Legata” was recently released by Solo Musica and Naxos Records to excellent critical acclaim.

Na'ama Goldman interpreted a rich selection of roles on international stages such as Carmen at Ópera de Tenerife, The Grange Festival, and with AsLiCo/ Opera Lombardia; the role of Charlotte in "Werther at The Israeli Opera, Rosina in "Il barbiere di Siviglia" at Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, the title role in Salomé (Mariotte) at Wexford Festival OperaNerestano in “Zaira” (Bellini) at Stadttheater Gießen, Marchesa Melibea in "Il viaggio a Reims" at Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Cornelia in "Giulio Cesare" at Shanghai Baroque Festival, Fenena in "Nabucco" and Siébel in "Faust" at Opéra Royal de Wallonie,  Maffio Orsini in "Lucrezia Borgia" and Dorabella in "Così fan tutte" at Ópera de TenerifeSuzuki in “Madama Butterfly” at Teatro Verdi Trieste, and others.

Na'ama Goldman ©Janina Laszlo

"Na'ama Goldman is absolutely superb, with impeccable singing and elegant phrasing she knows how to intelligently color the words according to the dramatic situation.

And the feather in her cap:
on stage, her presence does wonders!” 

Forum Opéra
Na'ama Goldman ©Janina Laszlo

"Goldman is an unusually tasteful singer and a scrupulous musician…

Throughout the evening she was relaxed, charming and utterly present." 

Opera News

Goldman gained outstanding audience and critical acclaim when she replaced at the last minute the title role in Carmen at the Massada Opera Festival 2012 under the baton of M° Daniel Oren. Her success immediately led to celebrated debuts at The Israeli Opera, such as the title role of La Cenerentola, Donna Elvira in "Don Giovanni", Rosina in "Il barbiere di Siviglia", Dorabella in "Così fan tutte", Cherubino in "Le nozze di Figaro", Stéphano in “Roméo et Juliette”, Fenena in "Nabucco", and two more returns as Carmen in 2018 and 2022.

Goldman also performed numerous concerts, recitals, and galas across the globe. Notable concerts include Stabat Mater by Rossini at Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Ariadne Auf Naxos by Haydn at Wiener Konzerthaus, Missa Solemnis by Beethoven and the title role of Solomon by Händel with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven at Taipei National Concert hall, and many more. Important recitals and opera galas took place at Teatro Regio Torino, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Fondazione Teatri Piacenza, Wexford Festival OperaThe Israeli Opera, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Ópera de TenerifeLiederiadi Festival in Milano, Yarra Valley Opera Festival in Melbourne, and many more. 

As a young singer, Na'ama Goldman participated in the Meitar Opera Studio of The Israeli Opera, where she performed a vast variety of roles like Charlotte in "Werther", the title role of La Cenerentola, Hänsel in "Hänsel und Gretel", Prince Orlofsky in "Die Fledermaus", Zweite Dame in "Die Zauberflöte", and many more. She is a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship, the Basser scholarship, the Eli Leon scholarship, and The Rosenblum Prize.

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