Amber Norelai

Amber Norelai is a Venezuelan coloratura soprano born in 1992. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from the University of Oklahoma and her Master of Music from the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart. Norelai has been Apprentice Singer at the Santa Fe Opera and Resident Young Artist at Palm Beach Opera. Notable performances include soprano soloist at the New Year’s Eve Concert with the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic in 2023, soprano soloist in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 at the Musikverein Vienna in 2022, and Euridice in Monteverdi’s Orfeo at the Santa Fe Opera in 2023. Other roles include Nannetta in Verdi’s Falstaff, Despina in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Lucia in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and Sophie in Massenet’s Werther.

born in 1992

coloratura soprano


pianist: Joel Papinoja


Preliminary round

G.F. Handel

Messiah: Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion

G. Mahler

Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

C. Debussy


G. Donizetti

La fille du Regiment: Salut a la France


K. Saariaho

Sua katselen

Z. Levy

Avraham Avinu

Los biblicos cantan

Yo me enamori d’un aire

Durme, durme

Adio Querido

W.A. Mozart

Die Zauberflöte: O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn (Queen)


G. Verdi

Rigoletto: Caro Nome

L. Delibes

Lakmé: Air des clochettes

Competition performances

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