Farrah El Dibany
Mezzo-soprano

Season 17/18 ArtistSeason 18/19 Artist
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Born in Alexandria, Farrah El Dibany began her operatic training at the Centre for the Arts of the Biblioteca Alexandrina in 2005. In June 2010, she entered the Hanns-Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin and obtained her diploma in 2014. She pursued her studies with a Master’s degree at the University of the Arts in Berlin. In 2008, she obtained 2nd prize at the Jungend Musiziert competition and 3rd prize at the Giulio Perotti international singing competition in 2013. The same year she performed the role of Cornelia in Handel’s Julius Caesar with Cairo Opera and, the following year, Dido in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell and Ramiro in Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera in Berlin. In 2015, she sang the title role in Carmen at the Neukoellner Opera in Berlin, a performance that earned her the title of best Upcoming Young Opera Singer from the magazine Opernwelt. Her repertoire includes the alto solo parts in Pergolese’s Stabat Mater and the Magnificat by Vivaldi, Mozart's Requiem and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as well as the following roles: Amastre in Xerxes by Handel, Martha in Iolanta by Tchaikovsky, Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice and Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss. Since September 2016, she has been in residence at the Academy of the Paris Opera. During the 2016/2017 season, she took part in concerts given by the Academy at the Opera Bastille Amphitheatre and in November 2016, she sang the role of Kate Julian in Owen Wingrave by Benjamin Britten at the Amphitheatre and the alto solo in The Little Match Girl Passion by David Lang at the Palais Garnier, a dance production choreographed by Simon Valastro.

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