Sheida Damghani

Sheida Damghani

Full Lyric Coloratura Soprano

delights with charm and sparkling tones. DIE WELT
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«Sheida Damghani is able to use her beautiful blooming soprano in a winning and touching way»
Kulturradio RBB (2018)
«The relaxed way in which Sheida Damghani used coloratura acrobatics in Riehm's "Micro-Oratorio" can even be considered an artistic breakthrough.»
Hamburger Abendblatt (2018)
2019Verdi: Don CarloDon Carlos
2019Stravinsky: Le RossignolNightingale
2018Beethoven: FidelioMarzelline
2017Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceAmore
2017Catalani: LoreleyAnna Di Rehberg
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina
2015Bizet: CarmenFrasquita
2015Schönberg: Moses und AronSecond Naked Virgin
2015Schönberg: Moses und AronYoung Girl
2015Strauss J.: Die FledermausAdele
2014Offenbach: Orphée aux enfersCupidon
2014Poulenc: Les mamelles de TirésiasThérèse
2014Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapagena
2013Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroSusanna
2013Strauss R.: ArabellaDie Fiakermilli
2010Handel: TeseoClizia


Sheida Damghani was born in Shiraz, Iran, and grew up in Tehran. In 2008 she began to study voice at the HfMT Hamburg and demonstrated her extraordinary talent in number of important roles, including Susanna in “Le nozze di Figaro” and the title role in Poulenc's “Les Mamelles de Tirésias”. She also performed at the Kiel Theater, SH-Landestheater and at the Hamburg State Opera in Rolf Riehm's Pasolini in Ostia. As a member of the opera studio, she worked at the Komische Oper Berlin under the direction of Barrie Kosky with conductors such as Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Henrik Nánási, and
Vladimir Jurowski, to name but a few. She is very passionate about preserving the art of recital and has been heard in various programs together with pianist,
Burkhard Kehring at Festivals such as the Meloslogos Festival in
Weimar and the Heidelberger Frühling.
Since 2016/17 she is a member of the ensemble at the Theater
St.Gallen and was celebrated, as Pauline in the UA of David Philip
Heftis Anna's Mask, Marzelline in “Fidelio“ under Otto Tausk, as
well as Anna in “Loreley”, a production of David Alden. In the 2018/2019
Season Sheida Damghani will give her role-debut in I.Stravinskys "Le Rossignol“ as the Nightingale.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Don Carlo Don Carlos Theater St. Gallen 2019
Stravinsky: Le Rossignol Nightingale Theater St.gallen 2019
Beethoven: Fidelio Marzelline Immediately Theater St. Gallen 2018
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice Amore 24 hours Theater St. Gallen 2017
Catalani: Loreley Anna Di Rehberg 24 hours St Galler Festspiele 2017