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Nika Gorič photograph

Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

2nd April, 2016, at University of Reading in Handel Dixit Dominus, Bach Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, Vivaldi Gloria

April 2016

Nika Gorič            Soprano

Slovenian soprano Nika Gorič began her vocal studies alongside her ballet training at the Ballet and Music School in Maribor, graduating in 2009. She obtained her BA from the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria, and completed her Master's degree in Performance, with Distinction, at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

She is currently continuing her studies on the Royal Academy Opera course under the tutelage of Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp. Nika's studies are generously supported by the Charles Mackerras Opera Scholarship and previously by Maria Callas and Stanley Picker Award, Slovenian Ministry of Culture and Josephine Baker Trust.

Nika has recently been awarded the Regency Award; Clifton Prize; Helen Eames Prize and Lillian Eldee Award for female singers. She was also a finalist and prize winner in the Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize competition and most recently a finalist and Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra Award winner at the International Competition for Young Opera Singers ZINKA MILANOV in Croatia. Nika is a member of the Academy Song Circle and a regular soloist in the Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata series.