Egyptian-born, New Zealand soprano Amina Edris's 2021-22 season features a number of major international house and role debuts, including the roles of Violetta, Micaëla, and Rameau's effervescent La Folie. She also makes her debut at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence as Adalgisa in Norma.
ROBERT LE DIABLE
ALICE | OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX
Ms. Edris returns to Opéra National de Bordeaux as Alica in Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable alongside John Osborn in the title role. Conducted by Marc Minkowski, directed by Luc Birraux.
September 20, 23, 26, & 29
FUNDACIO PRIVADA MONTSERRAT CABALE CONCERT
SOPRANO | SANTA MARIA DEL MAR
Ms. Edris appears performs as part of the Monserrat Caballé Benefit Concert in the Santa Maria del Mar church in Barcelona.
MICAËLA | OPÉRA NATIONAL DU RHIN
Ms. Edris appears as Micaëla in Bizet's iconic tale of passion and jealousy. Conducted by Marta Gardolińska, directed by Jean-François Sivadier.
December 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, & 15
January 7 & 9
VIOLETTA | OPÉRA DE LIMOGES
Ms. Edris debuts the role of Violetta in La traviata with Opéra de Limoges alongside tenor Nicola Darmanin as Alfredo. Conducted by Robert Tuohy.
February 6, 8, 10, & 12
VIOLETTA | CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY
Ms. Edris performs the role of Violetta in La traviata with the Canadian Opera Company, opposite Matthew Polenzani as Alfredo. Conducted by Johannes Debus.
May 01, 03, 07, 12, 18 & 20
LA FOLIE | OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS
Ms. Edris debuts the role of the personification of madness, La Folie, in Rameau's lesser-known comedy. Conducted by Marc Minkowski, directed by Laurent Pelly.
July 7, 10, & 12
ADALGISA | FESTIVAL D'AIX-EN-PROVENCE
Ms. Edris makes her Aix-en-Provence Festival debut as Adalgisa in Norma in this concert version of the opera conducted by Riccardo Minasi.