Sahar  Nouri

Audrey Jones Beck Endowed Fund/John M. O'Quinn Foundation Endowed Fund Fellow

Pianist/coach (Iran)

HGO Appearances: Coach for Eugene Onegin, Rusalka, and Carousel. HGO Studio artist (2014-16).

About the Artist: Sahar Nouri has been a resident artist with Utah Opera, where her engagements included Turandot, La traviata, and The Magic Flute. As an apprentice coach with the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera, she worked on A Streetcar Named Desire and The Marriage of Figaro. Other engagements include Sweeney Todd with Aspen Opera Theater (2012), The Rake's Progress at the University of Michigan (2012), and Falstaff with Aspen Opera Theater Center (2011). Nouri received a specialist degree in vocal coaching and collaboration under the tutelage of the legendary Martin Katz at the University of Michigan. This summer she travels to Prague for Czech language study. Aside from her coaching duties during the 2015-16 season, she will appear with the HGO Studio in Studio Showcase, Recitals at Rienzi, and other performances.