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Hanan Alattar

Acclaimed Palestinian-American soprano, internationally celebrated.

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Date of Birth:

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Houston, Texas, U.S

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Why Featured?

Alattar's significant achievements and her dedication to opera, including her performances with leading opera companies and orchestras in the United States and Europe, underscore her inclusion in the Hall of Fame.

Brief bio

Hanan Alattar is an operatic soprano known for her dynamic performances on both American and European stages. She has collaborated with notable conductors and opera houses, making significant contributions to the world of opera.

Major Milestones

Contributions

  • Aspen Music Festival: Alattar was the New Horizon Scholar at the Aspen Music Festival from 2000–2002 and won the Aspen Concerto Competition in 2002.

  • Opera Theatre of Saint Louis: In the 2002–2003 season, Alattar was a member of the Young Artist Program at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.

  • Professional Opera Debut: Made her professional opera debut in 2004 with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Sacagawea in "Dream of the Pacific."

  • European Debut: Made her European debut in 2007 as Pousette in Massenet's "Manon" at the Berlin State Opera under Daniel Barenboim.

  • English National Opera Lead: In 2010, played the lead role, Leila, in Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers" at the English National Opera.

  • Prominent Roles: Alattar's repertoire includes significant roles such as Pamina in "The Magic Flute," Leïla in "The Pearl Fishers," and Micaëla in "Carmen."

  • International Performances: Alattar has performed in prestigious venues worldwide, including the Berlin State Opera and the English National Opera...See More

  • Collaboration with Renowned Conductors: She has worked with acclaimed conductors such as Plácido Domingo, James Conlon, and Miguel Harth-Bedoya.

  • Awards and Recognitions: Alattar received the Sullivan Foundation Award in 2004, highlighting her talent and contribution to opera...See More

  • Diverse Repertoire: Her performances span a broad range of operatic works, demonstrating her versatility and depth as a soprano.

Date of Last Update: 
April 6, 2024

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