Noriko Urata

Noriko Urata

Lirico Spinto Soprano

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2016Janáček : The Cunning Little VixenLisky Bistroushk
2000Verdi: La TraviataVioletta Valéry
2000Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
2000Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2000Puccini: Madama ButterflyCio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
2000Puccini: ToscaFloria Tosca


Noriko URATA : Soprano For futur in 2015-2017: Liska Bystroushka(The cunning little vixen by Janacek) with ARCAL production, Donna Elvira(Don Giovanni),Violetta Valery (La Traviata), and Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte) with Opera Nomade Production  Since 2012, she participated in many operas with Opera Nomade,as Tosca(Puccini), Fiordiligi(Cosi fan tutte) and Violetta Valery(la Traviata), Fiordiligi(Cosi fan tutte) directed by Amaury du Closel, earning her overwhelming critical acclaim(Opera magazine,Forumopera etc…)  In 2014, she sang Mimi(La Boheme) in Tokyo, and Donna Elvira(Don Giovanni) for Opera en plein air.Recently,Clermont Ferrand theatre invited her to sing Zemfira (Aleko) by Rachmaninov.  She has performed many roles important widely in europe and international, have included Susanna(Nozze di Figaro)for Festival Opera en Plein air, Paracha(Mavra) by Stravinsky in Marseille directed by Daniel Klajner, Donzelle( Il Re Theodora in Venezia) by Paisiello for Festival Radio France-Montpellier directed by Enrique Mazzola, Fraü Fluth(Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor) by Nicolaï in Bayreuth Stadthall, First Lady (The Magic Flute) in Toulon Opera directed by Giuliano Carella, Mimi(La Bohème) for festival "Zomeropera"in belgium directed by Koen Kessels, and she performed as Pamina(The Magic Flute) for OperaNorth(England).  In 2008, She has invited on FRANCE2 television singing Butterfly's aria by Eve Ruggieri,and she has performed Cio-Cio san(Madama Butterfly) for festival « 5 étoiles musique au coeur>in Antibes and Chartres Theatre in 2010. Born in Tokyo, Japanese Soprano Noriko Urata finished Kunitachi College of Music where she earned a Master of Arts in Opera. In 1997, the scholarship from France-Culture Gouverment enabled her to come to France and continuimg at the Concervatoire National Academy of Music in Paris(CNSMP) where she obtained 1st Prize in 2001. Her beginnings on stage made in 2001, with Rennes Opera, where she performed as Miss Wordworth in « Albert Herring » by Britten. Then in 2002, the ARCAL invited her as Roxana for the world premier« La verita in cimento » by Vivaldi, an opera that have been discovered lately, directed by Jean-Christophe Spinosi, throughout France and Italy. Additionally Noriko Urata has made widely in concert and recitals with various conducter, including Emmanuelle Haïm, Daniel Kawka, Jérémy Rhorer, Jeau-Claude Malgoire,Jean-Cristophe Spinosi, etc…
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Janáček : The Cunning Little Vixen Lisky Bistroushk Opéra de Massy 2016
Verdi: La Traviata Violetta Valéry 2000
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi 2000
Mozart: Don Giovanni Donna Elvira 2000
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly) 2000