Nofar Yacobi, Israeli-Italian soprano, was born in Israel. Last summer she made her debut with the role of Gilda (Rigoletto) in Teatro Mancinelli, Orvieto, Italy. Her recent engagements included performances at the Canadian Opera Company, Koerner Hall, Mazzoleni Hall, and the Glenn Gould Studio of the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).
She recorded for Disney Pictures the Hebrew version of Beauty and the Beast live action movie, and performed as a soloist with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Israel Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra, Ra’anana Symphonette Orchestra, Israel Symphony Rishon-LeZion Orchestra, Ferrara Conservatory Orchestra, Revolution Orchestra, the Toronto Academy Chamber Orchestra, and the Glenn Gould New Music Ensemble.
She performed in the Eilat Chamber Music Festival, the Abu-Gosh Music Festival, the 21C New Music Festival, the Toronto Jewish Music Festival, and the Spazio Musica Festival.
Nofar Yacobi is an alumna of the Israeli Opera Meitar Studio Program (2015/2017), the Calgary Opera Emerging Artist Program (2017/2018), and the Rebanks Family Fellowship & International Performance Residency Program at The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory in Toronto (2018/2019).
She graduated from the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at the Tel-Aviv University and received the AICF (America Israel Cultural Foundation), the Buchman-Mehta and the Eli Leon scholarships, as well as the Sir Jack Lyons Charitable Trust and the Azrieli Foundation sponsorships.