Originally from Baku, Azerbaijan, soprano Seljan Nasibli studied at the Royal College of Music and in Oxford. She made her debut at Kings Place in the UK premiere of Nono’s Donde estas hermano (2014 Schoenberg Festival), and gave her first performance at the Barbican Hall as a soloist in a tribute to the Arzerbaijani composer Niyazi.
Recent engagements include Debussy’s Three Nocturnes for Woven Words – Lutosławski Centenary 2013 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Jan Gorjanc’s Arahnes at Cadogan Hall and Ravel’s Shéhérazade with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra in Rio de Janeiro. Nasibli has also appeared in Don Giovanni with the Westminster Opera Company, Falstaff with the European Opera Centre and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under Laurent Pillot, and La traviata with the Oxford Alternative Orchestra. She recently performed at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg with the Taurida State Symphony Orchestra, and made her debut as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with the National Opera Center in New York at Carnegie Hall. www.seljannasibli.com