Nour Darwish, soprano

Nour Darwish is a renowned Palestinian Soprano born in Iksal, a town located in the lower Galilee of Israel. She took part in interdisciplinary performances around the world, performing operatic repertoire as well as Arabic music.

Darwish received her Bachelor in music from the Buchmann- Mehta School of Music in Tel Aviv University. During her Studies she won the first prize in the school’s vocal competition. She is the recipient of excellence awards from the Buchman-Mehta School of Music, the America- Israel Cultural Foundation and the International Vocal Arts Institute.

Nour is a Fulbright grant Alumni. She received her Masters of Music from the Conservatory of Music in Brooklyn College, New York, 2019.

Nour performed as a soloist with a number of orchestras in Israel including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Zubin Mehta.
In addition she made her Israeli Opera debut as Sophie in Massenet’s Werther and performed the role of Cleopatra in Handel’s Giulio Cesare.

Recently, Darwish’s main focus is on contemporary Palestinian art songs that combine Arabic poems and classical western music by Palestinian composers.