Biography

The soprano and soloist pianist, Sylvie Nicephor, performed about 250 concerts in France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Finland, Hungary and Serbia.

First soloist of oratorio and operetta, Sylvie Nicephor was heard in concert in an expanded repertoire, including contemporary music, creations and the rediscovery of repertoires. Her CD, “Romances françaises” / “French songs”, received wide approval from the French press and won the “Camille Saint-Saens” Award. Radio Belgrade 2 devoted a program to the CD and it was broadcast on “France Musique” and “Radio Zender” (Netherlands). The CD was selected by the magazine ”Musique-opera.com” among the best CD releases.

Sylvie Nicephor is performing as a soloist pianist in a repertoire that includes contemporary music and lied works with singers. The artistic opening of Sylvie Nicephor leads her to take part in transversal projects, linking piano to theatre or poetry. In 2018, she dedicated a CD to the “24 Preludes of Debussy”, a work she played in its entirety in several European cities and whose performance has been repeatedly praised by the French, German and Italian press.

Sylvie Nicephor holds prestigious degrees. She is a Doctor of Musicology from the “University of Paris 4 Sorbonne” and won four First Prizes at the CNSM (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique) of Paris, in orchestration and musical writing disciplines.
She has published books and musicological articles in France, Germany and Serbia.

Her versatility allows her to combine research and interpretation and to collaborate with composers, while her pedagogical activity in various conservatories, universities and international summer academies, allows her to pass on her experience and knowledge to students of all levels.

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