As a presenter, following on from the success of her podcast The Opera Pod, Nina has been commissioned by OperaVision – funded by the European Commission – to create the Next Generation podcast series, looking at how the opera world is developing and nurturing the next generation of talent. She travels across Europe gaining an insight into four young artist programmes, from Oper Frankfurt, the Palau de les Arts, Opera for Peace and the Rossini Opera Festival.  She interviews not only the young artists, but experts and alumni such as Larry Brownlee, Rosetti Cucchi, Paula Murrihy, Kamal Khan and many more.

Nina has contributed to recent Opera Europa conferences, where she has presented to Opera Europa partners in Prague, and contributed to a Round Table discussion in Wiesbaden.

Curator and Host:
OperaVision Next Generation

This new podcast series (2022-2024) charts the journeys of singers on four competitive young artist programmes across Europe. Nina Brazier has unique access to masterclasses, performances, rehearsal rooms and dressing rooms, and learns the motivations, desires and the challenges the young singers face – alongside gaining insight from experts on how they are nurturing the next generation of opera talent. This series is funded by the European Commission.

Programmes featured: Oper Frankfurt, Rossini Opera Festival, Palau de les Arts, Opera for Peace


Founder, Curator and Host:
The Opera Pod

The Opera Pod (2020-2022) gives listeners a backstage pass to the opera world. Nina Brazier with her unique experience as a Stage and Staff Director chats to guests from all corners of the opera industry, exploring the influences and obstacles that shaped their journeys, and discovering how they each found a unique operatic voice. Guests include: Ed Gardner, Angel Blue, Paula Murrihy and Leslie Travers.

The Opera Pod