Turkish soprano Beren Kader Fidan studied singing at the Dilek Sabancı State Conservatory. Beren also took advantage of an Erasmus exchange in Italy, at the Conservatorio di Musica L. Refice, where she performed as Valencienne in Lehár’s Die Lustige Witwe. After graduating with highest honours, Beren attended the International Summer Academy at the Mozarteum University, Salzburg, with a full scholarship. Both as a student and as a graduate, Beren has competed in national and international competitions, winning numerous prizes, including: 2nd Prize in the 20th anniversary competition of the Siemens Opera Contest, 3rd Prize in the Yalçin Davran Singing Competition and 1st Prize in the 13th Young Soloist Competition.
In 2019, Beren performed a recital for President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at Bürgerfest des Bundespräsidenten in Bellevue Palace, Berlin. She recently completed her tenure as a Young Artist at the National Opera Studio, during which time she also made her debut at the Wigmore Hall. She had the privilege of performing with orchestras from Welsh National Opera, Opera North, Scottish Opera, and English National Opera, conducted by Garry Walker, Christian Curnyn, David Parry, Wyn Davies, and Derek Clark. During this period, she worked on scenes from various operas as Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Madame Herz (Die Schauspieldirektor) Ophelie (Hamlet), Bride (The Vanishing Bridegroom, Judith Weir), Lea (Glare, Eichberg), Fiorilla (Il Turco in Italia), and Cupid (King Arthur).