Nicole Cabell current season brings her to the Metropolitan Opera for her much-anticipated... more house debut in two of her most acclaimed roles: Pamina in The Magic Flute, followed by Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore. With her home company, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, she can be heard in a new role, Leďla in Bizet’s Les Pęcheurs de Perles as well as at the very beginning of the season in an Opera Concert at Millenium Park conducted by the company’s Music Director, Sir Andrew Davis. Other opera engagements this season will include two role debuts: the Countess in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with the Cincinnati Opera and Micaëla in Carmen with the Deutsche Oper, Berlin. In concert, Nicole Cabell will be heard in Copenhagen, Prague, Munich, Frankfurt, Dortmund, Ottawa, Indianapolis and Raleigh. Miss Cabell will appear in recital at Carnegie Hall for Marilyn Horne’s 75th birthday gala concert, as well as in Toronto, Berkeley and Cincinnati.
A more unusual event in the soprano’s season will be a series of cabaret concerts at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Future engagements include leading roles with the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Miss Cabell’s 2007/2008 season began and ended with performances of the role of Musetta in La Bohčme with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the Washington Opera. Other notable opera appearances included Pamina with Opera Pacific and a concert of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale with the Bayerischer Rundfunk. Nicole Cabell was heard in concert in London, Munich, Lyon, Oslo and Pittsburgh as well as in Christmas concerts with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. She appeared in recital in Atlanta’s Spivey Hall, Omaha, St Louis and Tryon.