DENiZ UZUN

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS

2021-2022 | 2020-2021

View recent engagements from Deniz's 2021-2022 season as well as selected highlights from previous seasons.

Learn more about Deniz's recent engagements from the 2020-2021 season as well as highlights of previous seasons. 

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HONEY AND BLOOD
Folk Music Concert

World Music Festival Inselsommer
Ludwigshafen, Germany

Deniz appears in a colorful program of Spanish sephardic, Turkish and other Middle Eastern and Mediterranean folk songs with Onur Caliskan (clarinet) from the Turkish music band Kardes Türküler and Jon Wasserman (lute) at World Music Festival Inselsommer in Ludwigshafen, Germany.

August 6 | 6pm

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CARMEN
Carmen

Landestheater Salzburg
Salzburg, Austria

Deniz debuts the title role in Bizet's opéra comique Carmen. The Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg is conducted by Gabriel Venzago, the Salzburg State Theatre’s Principal Conductor.

May 20, 24, 28, & 31
June 3, 7, & 15

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TANCREDI
Isaura

Festival de Beaune
Beaune, France

Deniz appears as Isaura in the concert version of Rossini’s Tancredi under the baton of Jérémie Rhorer at the Festival de Beaune.

July 16 | 9pm

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EUGENE ONEGiN
Olga

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas, Texas

Deniz debuts the role of Olga alongside Etienne Dupuis in the title role with The Dallas Symphony. Fabio Luisi conducts.

April 1 & 5 | 7pm
April 3 | 3pm

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ZANETTO
Zanetto

St. Anna-Kapelle
Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz debuts the title role in Mascagni's one act opera, Zanetto next to Carolina López Moreno as Silvia in the St. Anna-Kapelle chapel. The performance will be live streamed at the link below.

March 5th 6pm | St. Anna-Kapelle, Zurich
March 6th 5pm | Chiesa Evangelica, Lugano
March 9th 7pm | St. Anna-Kapelle, Zurich

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IN A THIRD CLASS COACH

Komische Oper Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Deniz jumps in as a part of a Turkish/German project with the celebrated Turkish Band „Kardes Türküler“ — In a Third Class Coach (Im Wagen dritter Klasse/Ücüncü Mevki) – a literary-symphonic Train-phantasy composed and conducted by Tolga Zafer Özdemir based on poems by Nazim Hikmet, Bertolt Brecht, Gülten Akin, Nelly Sachs, Serko Bekes, Else Lasker-Schüler – including Turkish, German, Armenian, Kurdish, Greek and Assyrian songs. 

February 3 & 4

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EUGENE ONEGiN
Olga

Komische Oper Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Deniz jumps into a house and role debut as Olga in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin in Barry Kosky's celebrated production at the Komische Oper Berlin.

January 27 | 7:30pm
January 30 | 6pm
February 19 | 7:30pm

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PARIS OPERA COMPETiTiON

Palais Garnier
Paris, France

Deniz appears in the final round of the Paris OperaCompetition, where she will present scenes from different operas alongside other contestants staged by Florence Alayrac and accompanied by Orchestre Prométhée conducted by Pierre Michel-Durand. 

January 17th-22nd

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ALUMNI RECITAL
Mezzo-soprano

Rittersaal Hall
Mannheim, Germany

Deniz sings proudly as an Alumni of Muho Mannheim with the pianist David Santos at the historical baroque castle Mannheim in the Rittersaal hall presenting songs and arias together with the baritone Reuben Wilcox who will be accompanied by pianist Corinna Korff.

November 12 | 7pm

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DIDO AND AENEAS
Dido

Teatro Massimo
Palermo, Italy

Deniz Uzun debuts the title role in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Teatro Massimo under the baton of Gabriele Ferro.

November 5 & 6 | 8pm
November 7 | 5:30pm

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ÉVA MARTON COMPETiTiON

Liszt Academy

Budapest, Hungary

Deniz appears in the final round of the Éva Marton International Singing Competition, where she will present a selection of arias alongside fellow competitors. 

August 29th-September 5th

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DIE SCHÖNE GALATHÉE

Ganymed

Münchner Rundfunkorchester

Munich, Germany

Deniz will sing the trouser role Ganymed in the live streamed operetta “Die Schöne Galathée” (The beautiful Galatea) composed by Franz von Suppé at the Bayerische Rundfunk in Munich.

April 25 | 8:30 pm

Canceled due to COVID-19

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EUGENE ONEGiN

Olga

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

In Barrie Kosky's revival production of Eugene Onegin, Deniz debuts the role of Olga alongside Konstantin Shushakov in the title role. Kirill Karabits conducts.

April 23 & 27

May 2, 9, & 14

Canceled due to COVID-19

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ST. JOHN PASSiON

Mezzo-Soprano Soloist

Baroque Orchestra La Scintilla

Zürich, Zwitzerland

Deniz performs the mezzo-soprano solos in Bach's St. John Passion, BWV 245, with Zürich's own Baroque Orchestra La Scintilla. Conductor Riccardo Minasi leads from the podium. 

March 8

Canceled due to COVID-19

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ALCiNA

Bradamante

Opernhaus Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz debuts the role of Bradamante in Christoph Loy's revival production of Handel's drama of magical proportions, featuring Cecilia Bartoli in the title role and Magdalena Kožená as the heroic knight Ruggiero. Conductor Giovanni Antonini appears at the rostrum.

December 31

January 2, 5, 7, & 9

Canceled due to COVID-19

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ANNA KARENiNA

In Concert

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz performs Rachmaninov songs with orchestra to accompany Opernhaus Zürich's Anna Karenina, a ballet by Christian Spuck based on the Leo Tolstoy novel. Conductor Paul Connelly leads from the podium.

November 15, 20, 27, & 29

Canceled due to COVID-19

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OPERA GOES FOLK

Recital

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz Uzun takes us on a trip from Spain to Hungary, via Scotland and France in a song song recital presented with pianist Yulia Levin as part of Opernhaus Zürich's “Opera goes wild” program.

May 2021

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ELEKTRA

Third Maid

Salzburg Festival

Salzburg, Austria

Deniz returns to the the Salzburger Festspiele to reprise the role of  Third Maid with a new cast.

July-August 2021

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ELEKTRA

Third Maid

Salzburger Festspiele

Salzburg, Austria

Deniz makes her debut with the Salzburger Festspiele as the Third Maid.

July & August  2020

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SALOME

Page

Dallas Symphony

Dallas, TX, United States

Deniz makes her debut with the Dallas Symphony as the Page in Strauss's Salome, conducted by Fabio Luisi.

February 2020

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HÄNSEL & GRETEL

Hänsel

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz appears as Hänsel with Opernhaus Zürich over two seasons under the baton of Markus Poschner and Paul Daniel.

2018 & 2019

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BEETHOVEN 9

Mezzo-Soprano Soloist

Danish National Symphony Orchestra

Copenhagen, Denmark

Deniz makes her debut with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's 9th Symphony alongside conductor Fabio Luisi.

December 2019

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VEČ

MAKROPULOS

Krista

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz performs the role of Krista in a new production of Leoš Janáček's Več Makropulos directed by Dmitri Tscherniakov and conducted by Jakub Hruša.

September & October 2019

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CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

Lola

Jurmala Music Festival

Riga, Latvia

Deniz appears as Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana and in an Italian Opera Gala with the Jurmala Music Festival under the baton of conductor Vello Pähn.

July 2019

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BEETHOVEN 9

Mezzo-Soprano Soloist

Cyprus National Symphony

Boston, MA, United States

Deniz appears as the mezzo-soprano soloist in Beethoven's 9th Symphony alongside conductor Jens Georg Bachmann.

May 2019

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SEMELE

Ino

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz performs the role of Ino in Handel's Semele, featuring Cecilia Bartoli in the title role. Production by Robert Carsen, conducted by William Christie.

January 2019

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LA VERiTÁ iN CiMENTO

Zelim

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz appears in the role of Zelim in La Veritá in Cimento, a Jan Philipp Gloger production conducted by Ottavio Dantone.

September 2018

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L'ENFANT ET LES SORTiLÈGES

L'Enfant

Opernhaus Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland

Deniz debuts the title role in Ravel's L'Enfant et les Sortilèges at Opernhaus Zürich,  directed by Jan Essinger and conducted by Pavel Baleff.

January 2018