Eri Nakamura graduated from the Osaka College of Music and its graduate school. After completing the New National Theatre, Tokyo Opera Studio, she made her debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in 2008.
She was catapulted into the limelight when she appeared as the cover for Anna Netrebko in the Royal Opera’s production of “I Capuleti e i Montecchi” the following year. She won prizes in two categories, song and orchestra, at the Cardiff Singer of the World and advanced to the finals.
She signed an exclusive contract with the Bayerische Staatsoper as a soloist between 2010 and 2016. After her debut in the role of Susanna in “Le nozze di Figaro”, she sang major roles in “Die Zauberflöte”, “Les Contes d’Hoffmann”,“Hansel und Gretel” under the baton of Maestros Kent Nagano, Kirill Petrenko and Kazushi Ono. She has appeared in many occasions as a guest performer with the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Salzburger Landestheater among others. Her debut with the Wiener Staatsoper singing the role of Clorinda in “La Cenerentola” is an example of her expanding career.
In 2017, she performed in “Le nozze di Figaro” in the New National Theatre, Tokyo and the Hyogo Performing Arts Center, “La Traviata” in the Miyazaki International Music Festival and recitals throughout the country.
She won the Arion Award in 2012, the New Face Award of the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts in 2015 and the 47th JXTG Music Award Western Classical Music Promotion Division in 2017. She is currently a Visiting Associate Professor at the Osaka College of Music.
- 2019/7/12・14 【Tokyo Bunka kaikan Main Hall】
- 2019/7/18・20・22 【New National Theatre, Tokyo OPERA PALACE】
- 2019/7/27 【BIWAKO HALL Main Theatre】
- 2019/8/3 【Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater】