Kadri Nirgi

(soprano)

EDUCATION AND WORK
Kadri Nirgi (Kipper) obtained her Master’s degree in singing from Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2012 (cum laude, the class of Professor Jaakko Ryhänen). She has participated in the master classes of Eva Märtson, Rita Dams, Barbara Pierson, Kevin Smith, Elizabeth Erlingsdottir, Franz Lukasovski and Paolo de Napoli. In 2010–2012 she was the member of NO Opera Academy and since 2012 she is the soloist of the Estonian National Opera. 

REPERTOIRE
Juliette Vermont (Lehár’s “The Count of Luxembourg”)
Adina (Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore”)
Norina (Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale”)
Daisy (Ábrahám’s “Ball im Savoy”)
Roxane (Tamberg’s “Cyrano de Bergerac”)
Barbarina (Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro”)
Erika (T. Kõrvits’ “Butterfly”) 
Mabel Gibson (Kálmán’s “Die Zirkusprinzessin”)
Tzeitel (Bock’s “Fiddler on the Roof”)
Gilda (Verdi’s “Rigoletto”)
Mercédès (Bizet’s “Carmen”)
Maria (Leigh’s “Man of La Mancha”)
4th Flower Girl (Wagner’s “Parsifal”)
Fire and the Nightingale (Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortilèges”; the production of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre’s Opera Studio, 2010) 
Bat’s Shadow/Armchair’s Shadow (Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortileges”)
Valencienne (Lehár’s “The Merry Widow”)

Soprano parts:
Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G Major
Beethoven’s Mass in C Major
Orff’s “Carmina Burana”