Benefitting from dual Italian and Israeli citizenship, Noa Danon was born in Tel-Aviv, studied at the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University‚ and was a member of the Israeli Opera’s Young Artist Programme‚ where roles included Rosalinde Die Fledermaus‚ Erste and Zweite Dame Die Zauberflöte and Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice. Other early roles include Musetta La Boheme and Silvia Zanetto. Amongst her many awards‚ in 2005 she won first prize at the Buchman – Mehta School of Music’s Voice Competition‚ as well as a special prize for the best operatic performance awarded by the Israeli Opera and 2nd Prize (Operetta) in the 2008 International Hans Gabor Belvedere Competition in Vienna. Noa is a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation and the International Vocal Arts Institute scholarships as well as The Israeli Opera’s Besser Award and the IVAI’s Silvermann prize.
Most recent and future engagements include Marietta Die Tote Stadt (Longborough Festival Opera), Ellen Orford Peter Grimes, Vitellia La Clemenza di Tito, Alice Ford Falstaff, Countess Figaro Gets a Divorce, Sieglinde Die Walküre‚ title roles Vanessa, Katya Kabanova and Saffi Der Zigeunerbaron in Magdeburg and Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte with Israeli Opera.
Since 2009 Noa has been a member of the Ensemble in Magdeburg where her roles have included Marschallin Der Rosenkavalier‚ Marguerite Faust‚ Duchess Powder Her Face‚ Lucille Danton’s Tod‚ Elisabetta Maria Stuarda‚ Madama Butterfly‚ Elisabetta Don Carlo‚ Antonia Les Contes d’Hoffmann‚ Rosalinde‚ Agathe Der Freischütz‚ Gertrud Hänsel und Gretel‚ Governess The Turn of the Screw‚ Donna Elvira Don Giovanni‚ Micaela Carmen and Venus Orpheus in the Underworld.
Her early association with Israeli Opera has remained an important part of her career and roles there include Mimi La bohème Governess ‚ Micaela Carmen‚ Gianetta L’elisir d’amore‚ Tisbe La Cenerentola and Suor Dolcina Suor Angelica. She recently sang Donna Elvira Don Giovanni in Hagen and Bernstein’s Kaddish Symphony with the Bochumer Symphoniker.
Noa Danon has a wide concert repertoire and has performed as a soloist with orchestras including the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion‚ The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra‚ the Israel Chamber Orchestra‚ the Haifa Symphony Orchestra and the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra.