Patricia Nolz © Klara Leschanz
Patricia Nolz © Klara Leschanz
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Patricia Nolz

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BIOGRAPHY

The young mezzo-soprano Patricia Nolz is hailed as one of Austria’s foremost upcoming artists. Since beginning her studies in Lied and Oratorio with Florian Boesch and Claudia Visca in 2019, she was awarded the Casinos Austria Rising Star Award 2019 and named as a prizewinner at the ÖJAB Music Competition Vienna and the Osaka Music Competition in Japan. In the same year she received an Anny Felbermayer scholarship.

In autumn 2020 Patricia Nolz received critical acclaim for her debut as Cherubino in a new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro at the Theater an der Wien. After two years with the Opera Studio of the Vienna State Opera, where she celebrated her first successes as Cherubino and as Zerlina in a new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni under Philippe Jordan, she joined the ensemble of the Vienna State Opera from the 2022-2023 season onwards. Her celebrated roles have since included Zerlina/Don Giovanni, for which she recieved the Austrian Music Theatre Award, La Musica & La Speranza in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, as Rosina/Il barbiere di Siviglia, as Page in a new production of Strauss's Salome and as Cherubino in a new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro conducted by Philippe Jordan and staged by Barrie Kosky. A further highlight in the 2022/2023 season was her debut as Rosina in a new production of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Opéra national de Lorraine in Nancy.

In the upcoming season she will again sing her signature roles Zerlina and Cherubino at the Vienna State Opera, while she can also be heard for the first time as Annio in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado, as Orlovsky in the traditional Fledermaus at the end the year, as Rosina in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia and as Siébel in Gounod's Faust conducted by Bertrand de Billy.

Patricia Nolz has performed in numerous concerts and is an accomplished Lied singer. Recent highlights have included Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Karina Canellakis, Bach's B minor Mass with the Ensemble Barucco under Heinz Ferlesch, Mozart & Haydn arias and Mozart’s Requiem with Concentus Musicus and Stefan Gottfried at the Harnoncourt Days in St. Georgen, Purcell's Fairy Queen and Bach’s St. Johns Passion with Concentus Musicus and Stefan Gottfried at the Vienna Musikverein. She also notably took part in the benefit gala in aid of war refugees from Ukraine at the Vienna Stadthalle - broadcast on ORF III - and a Brahms evening as part of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival. In summer 2022 she performed in a Brahms evening curated by Julian Prégardien at the Schleswig-Holstein Festival and in summer 2023 Patricia Nolz made her debut with Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream at the Grafenegg Festival and performed Brahms' Liebesliederwalzer at the festivals in Como, Hindsgavl, Feuchtwangen and Moritzburg.

In the 2023-2024 season, she will be perform regularly at the Wiener Konzerthaus as part of the hall’s "Great Talent" programme, undertaking various orchestral concerts and song recitals. In addition to solo-, duo- and ensemble-recitals in Bolzano, Stuttgart, Blaibach, Heidelberg, Basel and Graz, Patricia Nolz will also perform Mendelssohn's Paulus with the Vorarlberg Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons and Schubert's Mass in A flat major with Concentus Musicus under Stefan Gottfried at the Vienna Musikverein. In the summer of 2024 she will have her debut at the Salzburg Festival in a Mozart Matinée and she will return to the Grafenegg Festival with arias by Mozart and Haydn.

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VIDEOS

CALENDAR

Charles Gounod: Faust

Piotr Beczala, Doktor Faust
Nicole Car, Marguerite
Adam Palka, Méphistophélès
Stefan Astakhov, Valentin
Jusung Gabriel Park, Wagner
Patricia Nolz, Siébel
Monika Bohinec, Marthe

Bertrand de Billy, conductor
Frank Castorf, staging
Aleksandar Denić, stage
Adriana Braga Peretzki, costumes
Lothar Baumgarte, light
Wolfgang Gruber, staging assistant
Martin Andersson, video
Tobias Dusche und Daniel Keller, camera
Ann-Christine Mecke, dramaturgy

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Charles Gounod: Faust

Piotr Beczala, Doktor Faust
Nicole Car, Marguerite
Adam Palka, Méphistophélès
Stefan Astakhov, Valentin
Jusung Gabriel Park, Wagner
Patricia Nolz, Siébel
Monika Bohinec, Marthe

Bertrand de Billy, Conductor
Frank Castorf, Production
Aleksandar Decić, Stage Design
Adriana Braga Peretzki, Costume Design
Lothar Baumgarte, Lightning Design
Wolfgang Gruber, Director's Assistant
Tobias Dusche und Daniel Keller, camera
Ann-Christine Mecke, Dramaturge

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Charles Gounod: Faust

Piotr Beczala, Doktor Faust
Nicole Car, Marguerite
Adam Palka, Méphistophélès
Stefan Astakhov, Valentin
Jusung Gabriel Park, Wagner
Patricia Nolz, Siébel
Monika Bohinec, Marthe

Bertrand de Billy, Conductor
Frank Castorf, Production
Aleksandar Decić, Stage Design
Adriana Braga Peretzki, Costume Design
Lothar Baumgarte, Lightning Design
Wolfgang Gruber, Director's Assistant
Tobias Dusche und Daniel Keller, camera
Ann-Christine Mecke, Dramaturge

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Charles Gounod: Faust

Piotr Beczala, Doktor Faust
Nicole Car, Marguerite
Adam Palka, Méphistophélès
Stefan Astakhov, Valentin
Jusung Gabriel Park, Wagner
Patricia Nolz, Siébel
Monika Bohinec, Marthe

Bertrand de Billy, Conductor
Frank Castorf, Production
Aleksandar Decić, Stage Design
Adriana Braga Peretzki, Costume Design
Lothar Baumgarte, Lightning Design
Wolfgang Gruber, Director's Assistant
Tobias Dusche und Daniel Keller, camera
Ann-Christine Mecke, Dramaturge

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Richard Strauss: Salome

Gerhard Siegel, Herodes
Michaela Schuster, Herodias
Camilla Nylund, Salome
Iain Paterson, Jochanaan
Daniel Jenz, Narraboth
Patricia Nolz, Page


Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Cyril Teste, Production
Céline Gaudier, Creative Assitant
Valérie Grall, Stage Design
Marie La Rocca, Costume Design
Julien Boizard, Lighting Design, Julien Boizard
Mehdi Toutain-Lopez, Video
Rémy Nguyen, Video/Live Camera
Magdalena Chowaniec, Choreography

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS
 

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