Omo Bello becomes a laureate of the Paris International Opera Competition.

24th January, 2014

In the just concluded Paris International Opera Competition, Omo Bello won the first prize in the general category, the French opera of the 19th century prize and the public prize.
Many thanks to all those who supported and encouraged her, as well as to the wonderful team of the competition, and all the members of the jury.

See results here



The 7th of October is a memorable day as Omo Bello was awarded the 2013 Premio Internazionale "Arca d'Oro Giovanni Talenti".

Many thanks to the President of La Nuova Arca association, Armando Caruso, the artistic director, Sonia Franzese, Maestro Gianandrea Noseda and all the honorary members of La Nuova Arca Association for this highly distinguished prize.
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23rd April, 2013

Ms. Bello's debut album is released.
For her first album, she chose "Lieder" from Gustav Mahler's "Des Knaben wunderhorn", some of which have rarely been recorded. Omo Bello reveals facets of her talent ranging from laughter to tears, while passing through petulance, satire, melancholy and magic.

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Omo Bello jumps in to sing the soprano solo in J.S. Bach's "Magnificat in D" at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris.

26th February, 2013

With only 24 hours notice, Ms. Bello learnt the soprano solo part of the sublime "Magnificat in D" by J.S. Bach, jumping in to replace an ill singer, and making an anticipated debut at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris. She is re-invited to the opera house to sing "Egmont" by Beethoven and "Italiana in Algeri" by Rossini for the 2013/ 2014 season!

Omo Bello is featured in Norway's number one culture magazine, Aftenposten K.

4th January, 2013

In an interview with the journalist, Sigmund Haugedal of The Aftenposten, Omo Bello talks about her story, going from being a scientist in Lagos, Nigeria to being an international opera singer, and what was involved in between...
Fluency in norwegian is advised!
To download the January edition of Aftenposten K from iTunes click here

Omo Bello wishes you a Happy New Year 2013 from Switzerland!

1st January, 2013

From the alps, where I will be giving an end of year concert at the Verbier Festival Eglise,
I would like to wish you a most wonderful, prosperous and fulfilling year 2013.
Love, Omo
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Omo Bello makes her concert debut with the Radio France philharmonic orchestra

December 15th, 2012

Her debut recital with the Radio France philharmonic orchestra was of lesser known concert arias of the classical composer Giulio Bajamonti, conducted by spanish conductor Jaime Martin. It was recorded live and broadcasted on the radio station France Musique


Omo Bello sings at the 2012 SACEM awards ceremony

26th November 2012

Ms Bello sang at the Casino de Paris during the 2012 Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music (SACEM) awards ceremony. Listen below to her performance of Fabien Waksman's «La ronde sous la cloche», with Célia Oneto Bensaid at the piano.


Omo Bello makes house debut at the Opéra national de montpellier singing Barbarina.... then Contessa!

27th September, 2012

Omo Bello's debut at the Montpellier opera house as Barbarina was surprisingly to much critical acclaim, especially for such a «small» role! (see PRESS for details). She then sang the role of the Countess on tour with the production team and cast to the cities of Nîmes and Perpignan. She will be returning to Montpellier in 2014 to sing the role of Countess.


Omo Bello sings the French national anthem, La Marseillaise

23rd August, 2012

Ms. Bello gave a touching rendition of the French national anthem during the ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris, accompanied by the Orchestre des gardiens de la Paix. She sang in the presence of the French minister of the interior, Manuel Valls, the Prefect of Police, Bernard Boucault and the Mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë.


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