Nicole Cabell with Baltic Symphony Orchestra

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On 4th of November in the Great Throne Room of the State Hermitage for the first time in Russia a concert of an American opera diva of the new Generation, soprano, Nicole Cabell took place.

The soloist of the “Metropolitan Opera” and “Covent Garden”, the , the winner of «BBC Singer of the World Competition in Cardiff» in 2005, Nicole Cabell today is one of the most needed lyrical soprano in the world. Her debut solo album “Soprano” was awarded by “Gramophone” and “Orphée d’Or” magazines in France and “Echo Klassik” magazine in Germany.
The concert was held by the fund of the “Saint-Petersburg Palaces” festival (artistic director – Honored Artist of Russia Maria Safariants).
The concert of an opera diva, undoubtedly, was the brightest event of Saint Petersburg's cultural life. The singer's performance was accompanied by the Baltic Symphony Orchestra conducted by the Honored artist of Russia Constantine Orbelian.

In the concert’s programme there there were played masterpieces of classical opera – arias from operas by Bizet, Gounod, Puccini, Donizetti, as well as compositions of the american classics Gershwin, Bernstein, Previn.