Press Reviews

Review of 6th Lismore Music Festival By George Fleeton

 

“ON May 30 in Cappoquin soprano Sandra Oman and mezzo Norah King sang a resounding and convincing programme of songs, accompanied by Roy Holmes…For the original programme that day not only one singer but two were indisposed, so the equally fearless mezzo Norah King stepped in at...Read More »


The Irish Times Review of La Cenerentola

Review of Lismore Music Festivals 2015 Production of La Cenerentola by Michael Dervan

“…there was wit and warmth aplenty in the production, with Irish mezzo soprano Carolyn Dobbin appealing in the title role; Puerto Rican tenor Javier Abreu an engaging Ramiro; Irish sopranos Norah King and Sandra Oman a...Read More »


Review of Berio's Folk Songs

The Ficino Ensemble

“Mezzo-soprano Norah King relays the different moods – and cultural idioms – of the eleven songs with singing of real beauty and variety of expression, and a rich depth of tone when needed.” Michael Lee (www.goldenplec.com)

The full review of Norah’s performance with the Ficino Ensemble can be...Read More »


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Review of The Invader from opera magazine Der Neue Merker

Norah King in Eric Sweeney’s The Invader at the Theatre Royal Waterford and Wexford Opera House May 2014

 

“These wild women are the Bacchaes, a choir of 7 superb young singers, who have indeed found, under the expert direction of movement director Libby Seward, their ‘inner’ wild dancer and perform vocally and physically...Read More »


Review of The Invader By Pat O'Kelly for the Irish Independent

Norah King in Eric Sweeney’s The Invader at the Theatre Royal Waterford and Wexford Opera House May 2014

“The seven-strong choral group commands sterling strength as it moves between impassive commentators and sensual seductresses.” Pat O’Kelly

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Review of The Invader by Michael Dervan for The Irish Times

Norah King in Eric Sweeney’s The Invader at the Theatre Royal Waterford and Wexford Opera House May 2014

“The most vital onstage presence is the chorus, seven voices representing the women of the city, who are taken by director Ben Barnes through any number of pseudo-erotic gyrations.” Micheal Dervan

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Review of Lyric Opera's Rusalka at The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin

Norah King as 1st wood sprite in Dvořák’s Rusalka with Lyric Opera Dublin 2013

“particular praise going to King…towards the end of Act III…managed to glide effortlessly through the air at height, singing enchantingly and all the while make elegant balletic moves.”

Andrew Larkin for bachtrack

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Norah King as Two in ...and the Crowd (wept)

Norah King as Two in and the Crowd (wept) at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival August 2013

“The superbly accurate singing of Sarah Minns, Norah King and Cathy Bell did a difficult score magnificent justice”

and the Crowd (wept) is a poignant farewell to a very sad, troubled life which sought happiness in a vacuum...Read More »


Norah King as Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Norah King as Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute with Regents Opera 2012

“Norah King displayed a well-focused, compact soprano and an ability to project the words to telling effect, as she did in “Ach, ich fülh’s.”

Opera Magazine September 2012.

“Norah King presented Pamina as a memsahib in the making, who...Read More »