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In parallel with her mezzo-soprano classical opera career, Ariana Vafadari composes, records and performs on stage in a very different style.

Her CDs Anahita and GATHAS, songs my father taugtht me, were released in 2016 and 2020 (Quart de Lune / UVM / Idol), she performed this program on great stages in Europe, Africa, Asia : revelation of the Fes Festival of the World Sacred Music, she sang at Théâtre de la Ville of Paris, Cathedral of Strasbourg, Festival Indo-Persan (Marseille), Festival of Namur (Belgique), World Spirit Festival in Nagaur and Jodhpur (Inde), Bombay Beach Biennale in California, YBCA in San Francisco or at the Burning Man Festival (Nevada).


She sings also with DJ Satori and DJ Chambord (tracks Lalai, Orvil).

She works for the theater with the french director Julie Bérès, and as an assistant director on the Orfeo of Monteverdi, for the Atelier Lyrique of the Paris Opera. She has sang for many films.


Classical singing :

After studying engineering, Ariana Vafadari was gratuated from the Academy of Music (CNSM) in Paris, studied at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin, and has taken classes at the Actor’s Studio. Her concert work in Japan, Brazil, the US or Europe includes the Stabat Mater of Pergolese, Les Nuits d'Eté of Berlioz, the Requiem of Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Folk Songs of Berio, Britten, Sheherazade of Ravel, Les Chants d'Auvergne of Canteloube or Songs and Dances of Death of Moussorgksy with the soloists of the Philharmonic of Saint Petersbourg, the Pays de Loire Orchestra, or the Auvergne Orchestra.

She sings baroc music as well as contemprary music, ans sings in recital with Claire Désert, Emmanuel Strosser...(in France, in Japon, in Germany, in Italy...). Her opera roles includes Nancy (Albert Herring of Britten), Nerone (L’Incoronazione di Poppea of Monteverdi), Proserpina (Orfeo of Monteverdi), Dido and Sorceress (Dido and Aeneas of Purcell), Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte of Mozart) at the Toulon Opéra, in Terre et Cendres, of Jérôme Combier for the Lyon Opéra, in La Pellegrina at the Dijon Opéra, Leyla (Leyla et Majnûn of Armand Amar) at Grand Théâtre of Luxembourg, at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall of Moscou and at Salle Pleyel of Paris...

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