Persian soprano Nazanin Ezazi is winner of International Media Award for her enchanting performance in the 29th International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition, one of the most important competitions for young opera singers in the world, She participated in the final rounds of Placido Domingos international singing competition “Operalia” in 2011. Furthermore she reached as only soprano the final round of the international Hilde Zadek singing competition in 2011.
Based on her Stage performances in diverse roles, Nazanin was nominated in 2014 for the Austrian Music Theatre Price (Goldener Schikaneder).
Nazanin’s great devotion to singing led her to Vienna, the centre of classical music, where she studied Opera Performing and singing pedagogy at the University of Music and Performing Art of Vienna. At the same time she graduated in Musicology at the state University of Vienna. She received her instruction in opera singing from Prof. Maria Bayer and Prof. Margit Klaushofer. In 2010, she finished her studies of singing pedagogy with highest distinction and gained her second diploma of classical opera performance.
After her studies she debuted as Susanna/LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at Schlosstheater Schönbrunn in Vienna. She sang the title role in George Antheil’s VENUS IN AFRICA at Vienna Chamber Opera, before becoming a permanent member of the ensemble at Opera Graz in the season 2011/12. There she gained a wide repertoire and sang, amongst others, Adina/L’ELISIR D’AMORE, Pamina/THE MAGIC FLUTE, Dido/DIDO AND AENEAS. She was seen as Nannetta/FALSTAFF, Helene/EIN WALZERTRAUM, Carlotta/GASPARONE and Inès/LA FAVORITE. In addition she interpreted the role of Sand- and Taumännchen/HÄNSEL UND GRETEL, Antonia/DER MANN VON LA MANCHA and sang CARMINA BURANA.
In the last season Nazanin had Manon/Manon-Massenet in her Program, she was heard again as Pamina/THE MAGIC FLUE, as Jemmy/WILHELM TELL and as Mistress/EVITA.
In the Season 2016-17 Nazanin will sing in “Theater an der Wien” and in the “National Theatre” of Mannheim.
Besides her operatic engagement, Nazanin is member of Trio SEDONIA, with whom she is performing in many European countries and has released in 2015 the Sedonia Album under the major label, Universal Music. Beyond that many TV shows took place like: Performance in Star TV Miss Earth Swiss 2013, Sep. 2015 Live performance in “Starnacht in der Wachau”, Oct. 2015 musical Opening of James Bond Premiere Spectre in Vienna – 29. Oct. 15 in ORF TV “Heute leben” live as Star guest – 24.12.2015 ORF TV Live Performance in the Christmas charity Programm “Licht ins Dunkel” and 14.02.2016 Performance in Manoto TV London, 20.03.2016 another TV Performance took place in Manoto TV London. Further on 25.11.2016 Performance in Christmas charity Programm “Licht ins Dunkel” in Burgenland – ORF TV, 02.12.2016 Sedonia, CD Presentation in Graz and on 20.01.2017 Performance at “Ball der Offiziere” in Hofburg in Vienna.