"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

Biography

The recent engagemnets of Na’ama Goldman include the role of Maffio Orsini in Lucrezia Borgia at Ópera de Tenerife, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly at Teatro Verdi TriesteIdamante in Idomeneo, Charlotte in Werther, and Dorabella in Così fan tutte at The Israeli Opera, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia in Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Siébel in Faust at Opéra royal de Wallonie, and the title role of Carmen with AsLiCo in Cremona, Brescia, Pavia, and Como.

Goldman gained outstanding audience and critical acclaim when she replaced at the last minute the title role of 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, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Fenena in Nabucco, and a return as Carmen in 2018.

On the international stages she interpreted rich selection of roles such as Carmen at Ópera de Tenerife and at The Grange Festival, The title role of Salomé (A. Mariotte) at Wexford Festival Opera, Marchesa Melibea in Il viaggio a Reims at Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Fenena in Nabucco at Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Dorabella in Così fan tutte at Ópera de Tenerife, Cornelia in Giulio Cesare at Shanghai Baroque Festival, and more.

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 concerts also took place in Teatro Regio Torino, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Fondazione Teatri Piacenza, The Israeli Opera, Shanghai Baroque Festival, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, and many more. 

As a graduate of the Meitar Opera Studio of The Israeli Opera, she performed a vast variety of roles such as Charlotte in Werther, the title role in La Cenerentola, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte, and many others. 

"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

Repertoire

Vincenzo Bellini

Zaira - Nerestano

 

Hector Berlioz

Béatrice et Bénédict - Béatrice

 

Georges Bizet

Carmen - Carmen


Benjamin Britten

The Turn of the Screw - Mrs. Grose
 

Gaetano Donizetti

Lucrezia Borgia - Maffio Orsini

Maria Stuarda - Elisabetta

Charles Gounod

Faust - Siébel

Roméo et Juliette - Stéphano

Georg Friedrich Händel

Giulio Cesare - Cornelia

Engelbert Humperdinck

Hänsel und Gretel - Hänsel

Antoine Mariotte

Salomé  - Salomé 

Pietro Mascagni

Cavalleria Rusticana - Lola

Jules Massenet

Werther - Charlotte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Così fan tutte - Dorabella

Die Zauberflöte - Zweite Dame

Don Giovanni - Donna Elvira

Idomeneo - Idamante

Le nozze di Figaro - Cherubino

Amilcare Ponchielli

La Gioconda - Laura

Giacomo Puccini

Madama Butterfly - Suzuki

Henry Purcell

Dido and Aeneas - Sorceress

Gioachino Rossini

Il barbiere di Siviglia - Rosina

Il viaggio a Reims - Marchesa Melibea

La Cenerentola - Angelina

Johann Strauss

Die Fledermaus - Orlofsky

Giuseppe Verdi

Nabucco - Fenena

Rigoletto - Maddalena