Noma Omran

Noma Omran, is an exceptional chanter, born in Syria. She started her wondering in the world of music graduating from the Higher Institute of Music in Damascus. In 1997, she specialized in Opera singing and playing Harp. She continued singing in Orleans Conservatory in France until 1999. After two years, she graduated from YANACHEK Academy in Brno – Czech Republic, 2001.
She performed as a singer during academic studies in Czech in many concerts accompanied by a piano, and with the national Czech Orchestra –Brno. Also, she participated during academic studies in Damascus in many concerts with the Syrian National Orchestra and as a solo in many pieces composed by: Villa Lobos, Bizet, Puccini, Verdi, Dvorak, Amirov, Tchaikovsky, Korsakov, De Falla.
Noma Omran, has already a vast of music activities and participations in Opera and theatre plays. In 1995, she participated in the first opera done in Syria, Dido and Eaneas by Henry Purcell. After some years, she started teaching Opera Singing in the Higher Institute of Music in Damascus in 1999 until 2001. Between 2003 and 2011 she participated in musical and Opera plays like Bacchantes, Adonis – Alhalaj, Les Batraciens s'en vont in Theatre du Ville in France, Zanobia Opera as Queen Zanobia, in the musical show The Void in Eustache Church and in My heart talls me in AlSharjah biennial, dedicated to Omar Amirlay. Noma also played the role of “Violetta” in Verdi’s Opera La Traviata in the national Theatre of Brno-Czech Republic.
In 2006, Noma composed music for the play Gilgamesh directed by Catherine Schaub, supervising by Ariane Mnouchkine in Theater Du Soleil, in Paris. Between 2005 and 2007 she participated in Creativity of a Maqam in royaumont Foundation in France. By her expertise in composing and singing she had a part with Strasbourg PERCSIONS in Strasbourg and France in 2008 and 2009 respectively. After a year Noma appeared in an Oriental Singing concert (love and Tarab at Maqam of Aleppo) with the famous Syrian ensemble of Mohammed Kadri Dallal from Aleppo. And in the same year she had the chance to be hosted as the first female singer to revive the sacred ritual of of Zen in Daitokuji Temple, Japan, with Stomu Yamashta.
She performed Syriac text in a way reviving traditions of Ancient Music in many theaters and opera houses such as: Brussel (Opera de La Monnaie), Paris (La maison des Cultures du Mond), Acropolis. Moreover, she took part in concerts in many countries and cities such as: Geneva, Vienna, Duisburg, Amsterdam, Thessaloniki, Grenoble, Strasbourg, Tours, Quebec, Montreal, Lahay, Rotterdam, Rome, Beirut, Amman, Yemen, Tunisia, Baghdad, Fas, Cairo, Damascus.
 

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