Francesca Badalotti

Born in Germany, Nicola Beller Carbone grew up in Spain where she initially studied acting but later turned to singing, studying at the Escuela Superior di Canto of Madrid with Dolores Ripollès.

In Munich she studied under Astrid Varnay and in 1991 obtained a permanent contract at the Opernstudio of the State Opera of Munich.

In 1993 she obtained the position of permanent soprano at the Gärtnerplatztheater München, and from 1996 to 2001 at the Nationaltheater Mannheim, where she sang the lyric repertoire (Fiordiligi, Contessa, Tatjana, Mimi, Liu, Violetta, Antonia, etc).

Since 2001 she travels all over the world as a guest artist: Bayerische Staatsoper München, Opera National Paris, Teatro Real Madrid, Teatro alla Fenice, Teatro Massimo Palermo, Teatro Regio Torino, Opera de Lyon, Opera la Monnaie Bruxelles,Teatro de la Maestranza Sevilla, Opera Montecarlo,Opera de Montrèal, Canadian Opera Company Toronto, Santa Fe Opera, Bregenzer Festspiele, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opera de Nice, Opera de Nantes, Opera de Nancy, Opera de Oviedo, Opera de Tenerife, Opera de La Palma, Oper Graz Theater an der Wien,  Opera National Athens, Chorègies d´Orange, Festival de Beiteddine Beyrouth, National Centre of Performing Arts Beijing, Oper Frankfurt, Semperoper Dresden and others.

Having begun with the lyrical repertoire, her debut as Salome in 2003 marked a shift to a more dramatic register. She specializes on repertoire of the XX century Wozzeck, Lady Macbeth von Mtzensk,Tote Stadt, König KandaulesDer Zwerg, Der Kreidekreis, Elektra, Frau ohne Schatten, Ariadne auf Naxos, Hamletmaschine /Rihm, Die Soldaten / Zimmermann, Bomarzo / Ginastera and the Wagner Repertoire (Sieglinde in Walküre and Kundry in Parsifal), as well as Spanish Opera and Zarzuela as El gato Montès / Penella, Pepita Jimenez / Albeniz and La Villana / Vives. Actually NBC is preparing a monographic recital by Kurt Weill and “Die sieben Todsünden” by the same author.

Since 2012 Nicola Beller Carbone has started to offer her experience as a singer/actress to several educational Institutions (International Opernstudio Zürich, Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid, Theaterakademie München, Opernstudio München, Acadèmie Rainier III Monaco, Conservatoire Montrèal), to work with young singers using her very personal experience on stage.

She has established the summer program InCanto Tignano where she is focusing on singing and acting in opera developing the bride spectrum of creative skills of each individual.

She is fluent in German, Spanish, Italian, English and French.

K.Weill, “Mahagonny”


10 years of Richard Strauss “Salome”

M. Tutino, “Senso”

F. Poulenc, “La voix humaine”

“Lieder um Liebe” by J.M. Kränzle

R. Zandonai, “Francesca da Rimini”

Krenek, Karl V

“Hamletmaschine”, W. Rihm


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