Egyptian soprano, Fatma Said, has established a reputation as an extraordinarily gifted musician and is a former member of the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist scheme.
Fatma has not only distinguished herself in opera houses and on concert stages, but also in a humanitarian capacity, regularly representing her home country as an ambassador for culture and education.
This season, as well as her New Generation Artist commitments, Fatma performs Die Schöpfung at Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Strauss lieder with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Birmingham, plus performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons, and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra under Omer Meir Wellber. She will also make her BBC Proms debut on 7 August in Mozart’s Requiem.
Fatma will give recitals in Perth, Leeds, Dresden, Bonn, Mallorca, and at Wigmore Hall. Fatma will make her debut at the Salzburg MozartWoche a production of Mozart’s T.H.A.M.O.S by La Fura del Baus, and will give gala concerts at The United Nations in Geneva, and in Muscat with Juan Diego Flórez.
Recent highlights include L’Amour in the new John Fulljame/Hofesh Schechter Orphée et Eurydice at Teatro alla Scala, her Wigmore Hall debut as part of the BBC Radio 3 lunchtime series; concerts in Lucerne, Vienna and Salzburg with Rolando Villazón, and performances and recording of Mahler 8 at Tonhalle Düsseldorf with Adam Fischer.
Video & Audio
19:00 07 Aug 2019 Royal Albert Hall, LONDON
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Requiem Mass No. 19 in D minor K. 626
Soprano: Fatma Said
Conductor: Nathalie Stutzmann
Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales