Nicole Cabell, the 2005 Winner of the BBC Singer of the World Competition in Cardiff and exclusive DECCA recording artist, is fast becoming one of the most sought-after lyric sopranos today. Her solo debut album, "Soprano", was named "Editor's Choice" by Gramophone and has received critical acclaim and several prestigious awards: the 2007 Georg Solti Orphée d'Or from the French Académie du Disque Lyrique and an Echo Klassik Award in Germany. Nicole Cabell's recent engagements bring her to the Metropolitan Opera for her much-anticipated house debut in two of her most acclaimed roles: Pamina (The Magic Flute), followed by Adina (L'Elisir d'Amore). Other opera engagements this season will include two role debuts: the Countess (Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro) with the Cincinnati Opera and Micaëla (Carmen) with the Deutsche Oper, Berlin. In concert, Nicole Cabell will be performing in Copenhagen, Prague, Munich, Frankfurt, Dortmund, Ottawa, Indianapolis and Raleigh.x
Other recent engagements included many exciting debuts, most notably with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Eudoxie in concert performances of La Juive, the Orchestra of St. Luke's at Carnegie Hall in Poulenc's Gloria, the Santa Fe Opera as Musetta (La Bohème), the Opéra de Montpellier as Adina (L'Elisir d'Amore), the Deutsche Oper in Berlin as Juliette, Ilia (Idomeneo) and Pamina (Die Zauberflöte).
Awards include first place in both the Palm Beach Opera Vocal Competition and the Women's Board of Chicago Vocal Competition. Nicole Cabell was a semi-finalist in the 2005 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and earned first place in the American Opera Society competition in Chicago. She is the 2002 winner of the Union League's Rose M. Grundman Scholarship, and the 2002 Farwell Award with the Woman's Board of Chicago. Nicole Cabell holds a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from the Eastman School of Music.