Nofar Yacobi

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    Toronto, Canada


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    Nofar Yacobi was born in Israel. She is is one of the selected concert artists of the prestigious Rebanks Family Fellowship & International Performance Residency at the Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory in Toronto.

    Her recent debut with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestraunder the baton of Frédéric Chaslin was broadcast live on the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation Radio. Earlier, she made her United States debut under the baton of Steven Smith with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in a solo gala concert. ​

    Nofar recorded the Hebrew version for Disney Pictures live movie Beauty and the Beast. She performed with the Rishon LeZion Symphony Orchestra, the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, theNetanya Kibbutz Orchestra, the Ferrara Conservatory Orchestra, the Revolution Orchestra, theHaifa Symphony Orchestra and the Academy Chamber Orchestra.

    Her upcoming engagements include her Canadian debut with the role of Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, performances with The Academy Chamber Orchestra, The Royal Conservatory Orchestra, The GGS New Music Ensemble, recitals, concerts throughout the community and collaborations with The Goethe Institute. 

    Her operatic repertoire includes the roles of Queen of the Night (Mozart), Zerbinetta (Strauss)Gilda (Verdi), Oscar (Verdi), Despina (Mozart) and more. Her wide repertoire varies from baroque, classical and romantic to contemporary music, and includes not only classical music, but also musical theatre and popular culture music. Nofar sings in many languages, including Italian, Hebrew, German, French, Russian, English, Latin and more.

    Nofar Yacobi is a former member of the Israeli Opera Meitar Studio and of the Calgary Opera Emerging Artist Program. She graduated from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at the Tel-Aviv University. She received scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, the Buchman-Mehta School of Music, the Eli Leon Fund, and sponsorships from the Sir Jack Lyons Charitable Trust and the Azrieli Foundation.


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    ‘Glitter and Be Gay’ (excerpt)

    מתוך קונצרט הסיום הנפלא של עונתנו ה-80, לציון מאה שנים להולדתו של ליאונרד ברנשטיין - נופר יעקבי הנהדרת בביצוע ל'נצוץ והיה עליז' מאת ברנשטיין, יחד עם התזמורת הסימפונית ירושלים, פרדריק שאזלן, מנהל מוזיקלי - ובניצוחו של מאסטרו שאזלן.תודה לדסי חיה שטרן ששלחה לנו את הוידאו :)From the final concert of our 80th season, commemorating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial - the wonderful Nofar Yacobi sings Bernstein's ‘Glitter and Be Gay’, with the Jerusalem Symphony Orcheastra, Frédéric Chaslin, Music Director, under the baton of Maestro Chaslin!Thank you Dassi Haya Stern for the video! 🙂

    Posted by Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, July 8, 2018
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    Nofar Yacobi performing with Serouj Kradjian’s arrangement of Farid al-Atrash “Ya Zahratan Fi Khayali” for a voice and string orchestra, with the wonderful Academy Chamber Orchestra. Yacobi’s performance in Arabic is part of four-piece collaboration wi…

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    Soprano Nofar Yacobi performed with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra in the 80th Season Finale Concert: Leonard Bernstein – ‘Glitter and be Gay’ from ‘Candide’ (Frédéric Chaslin). Yacobi was also accepted to The Rebanks Family Fellowship and Internatio…

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    Soprano Nofar Yacobi sings as Madame de Garderobe in the Hebrew version of Disney Pictures’ the Beauty and the Beast live movie (2017).