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Wednesday, 14 October 2015 14:27

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Regarded as one of the most prominent mezzo-sopranos of her generation.
She graduated from the Music Academy in Wroclaw, Poland, at Barbara Ewa Werner’s class.
In 1996-2007 period she was a soloist with the Wrocław Opera, where she performed many significant roles on opera stage.
She, inter alia, took part in the premiere of “Gioconda” by A. Ponchielli, staged on the river Odra in Wroclaw, and recorded by Polish Television in 2003, performing a part of Laura. She also participated in the recording made for  DUX recording company, where she sang the part of Aza in opera “Manru” by I. J. Paderewski. This recording received an award from Polish Phonographic Academy: FRYDERYK 2004 in category: “The most outstanding recording of Polish music”.

Since 2007 until now she has been solely a free-lance artist. For many years she specialised in performing activities (oratorio and cantata works). Her repertoire includes over 80 works of this genre, ranging from works by J.S. Bach to compositions by  K. Penderecki.

She gave concerts in philharmonic halls in Poland and  all over Europe (Germany, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Ukraine, Lithuania, Austria, Latvia, Russia, Slovenia, Spain)). She took part in international music festivals, such as: Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival; “Wratislavia Cantans”; Chopin Festival in Duszniki-Zdroj, Poland; International Encounters East – West in  Zielona Góra, Poland; Baltic Countries Festival in Toruń, Poland; Usedomer Music Festival in Peenemunde, Germany; Festival Pablo Casals in Prades; Festival Casals de Puerto Rico; sacred music festivals in Marseille and Nuremberg; George Enescu International Festival;Rheingau Music Festival; Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival; International Music Festival “Contrasts” in Lvov, Ukraine; Prazske Jaro; Bregenz Festival; Beijing Music Festival; Cafe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival.

She gave concerts with following conductors: Jiří Bělohlávek, Gabriel Chmura, Lawrence Foster, Gustavo Dudamel, Leopold Hager, Patrick Summers, Sir Andrew Davis, Jacek Kaspszyk, Kazimierz Kord, Bramwell Tovey, Antoni Wit, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Long Yu, Andriy Yurkevych, Gaetano d'Espinosa, Gianandrea Noseda, Valery Gergiev, Noam Sheriff, Vladimir Jurowski; accompanied by, in. al., Polish National Philharmonic Orchestra, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, , NDR Symphony Orchestra, China Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de la Juventud Venezolana Simón Bolivar, Luxemburg Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon Lezion, London Symphony Orchestra.

In the years 1999 – 2017 she co-operated with Maestro Krzysztof Penderecki, participating in numerous concerts conducted by Maestro and by other conductors, performing such works as: “Polish Requiem”, “Te Deum”, “Credo”, “Seven Gates of Jerusalem”, „Utrenja”. She took part in a world premiere of Maestro Penderecki’s 8th Symphony “Lieder der Vergänglichkeit” (“Songs of Evanescence”). In September, 2005, she also recorded “Te Deum”, “Lieder der Vergänglichkeit” in 2006, and in 2008: “Utrenja”.

Recordings, in which she participated, received awards: from  Academie du Disque Lyrique “Golden Orpheus Arturo Toscanini ” and from Polish Phonographic Academy “Fryderyk”. In 2014 she participated in a world premiere of  “Dies Illa” by K.Penderecki, a work being a part of a project named “Thousand voices for peace”. She recorded that work in the following year  for an album “Penderecki conducts Penderecki", which was awarded  GRAMMY Award 2017 in the category of choir music.

Recent years, beside important interpretations of oratorio music, were also very successful for her in opera. She took part in the first ever stage production of opera "Passenger" by M. Weinberg in Bregenz,  under direction of David Poutney. She also sang in Mariyskiy Theatre in Sankt Petersburg, Russia, in a guest ballet spectacle "Chopin", performed by Great Theatre - National Opera in Warsaw.

Her outstanding roles in premiere shows in Great Theatre - National Opera (TWON), such as: Mafio Orsini in "Lucrezia Borgia" by G. Donizetti, Lisa in "Passenger" by M. Weinberg;    “Wesendonck Lieder" by R. Wagner, with lyrics by Mathilde Wesendonck, during premiere of a ballet show Tristan"; roles of Hagar in “Moby Dick” by E. Knapik, Marta in “Iolanta" by P. Tschaikovsky and Fenena in “Nabucco” by G. Verdi, were highly appreciated by the audience and the critics.

In 2012 she made her debut In Cracow Opera in a part of Composer in "Ariadne auf Naxos" by R. Strauss and in 2013 in two roles: as Orpheus in “Orpheus and Eurydice” by Ch. W. Gluck and as Azucena in “The Troubadour” by G. Verdi. In  2014 she made her debut in  Houston Grand Opera and in New York, during Lincoln Center Festival in opera "Passenger" by M. Weinberg. Year 2015 brought her debut in Lyric Opera of Chicago and a recital  in Teatro Municipal de Las Condes in Santiago de Chile. In 2015 she also made her debut in part of Carmen in "Carmen" by G. Bizet in OIFP (Opera and Philharmonics of Podlasie in Bialystok, Poland), where she successfully sang in numerous shows. In January, 2016 she made a new stage debut as  Amneris in “Aida” by G. Verdi in Estonian National Opera in Tallin, receiving very good reviews  in the “Opernwelt” magazine.

In current year of  2017, she made another debut with Maestra Edita Gruberova in opera “Norma” by V. Bellini, staged in TWON in Warsaw , singing the part of  Adalgisa. This year she also made her stage debut in Zurich Opera House in opera “The Fiery Angel” by S. Prokofiev and she took part in Festspiele 2017 in Erfurt as Azucena in “Troubadour” by G. Verdi, receiving outstanding reviews. Also in 2017 she made her debut in the role of Anna in  "Les Troyensby H. Berlioz, in Semperoper in Dresden and with the Stuttgart Philharmonic under the baton of Noam Zur.

Since 2003 Ms. Rehlis has been under constant vocal coaching by  Maestro Dariusz Grabowski.

 

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 08:16

Repertoire

OPERA REPERTOIRE                                          

  • George Bizet “Carmen” – CARMEN & MERCEDES
  • Jerry Bock “Fiddler on the Roof” (musical) – HUDEL
  • Domenico Cimarosa “Impresario in Augustie” – DORALBA
  • Gaetano Donizetti Lucrezia Borgia – MAFFIO ORSINI
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck  “Orpheus and Eurydice” – ORPHEUS
  • Charles Gounod – “Faust“ – SIEBEL
  • Umberto Giordano “Andrea Chenier“ – CONTESSA
  • Stanisław Moniuszko “The Haunted Manor“ – JADWIGA
  • Wolfgang Amadeusz Mozart

“Cosi fan tutte“ – DORABELLA
“The Magic Flute” – 2nd & 3rd LADY
“The Marriage of Figaro” – CHERUBINO

  • Ignacy Jan Paderewski “Manru” – AZA 
  • Amilcare Ponchielli “Gioconda” – LAURA, LA CIECA
  • Giacomo Puccini

 “The Cloak” (“Il tabarro”) – FRUGOLA
“Madame Butterfly” – SUZUKI

  • Gioachino Rossini  “The Barber of Seville” – ROSiNA, BERTA 
  • Zbigniew Rudziński “Antigone” – EURYDICE
  • Richard Strauss “Ariadna on Naxos” – COMPOSER /Komponist
  • Karol Szymanowski “King Roger” – DIAKONISSA
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky“Eugene Onegin” – OLGA
  • Giuseppe Verdi

“Aida” – PRIESTESS
“Falstaff” – MEG PAGE
“The Force of Destiny” – PREZIOSILLA
“Nabucco” – FENENA
“Otello” – EMILIA
“Rigoletto” – MADDALENA
“La Traviata” – FLORA
“The Troubadour” (“Il Trovatore”) – INES, AZUCENA 

  • Richard Wagner

“The Rhinegold” – FRICKA
“The Valkyrie” – SCHWERTLEITE

  • Mieczysław Weinberg “Passagerin” – LISA, HANNAH

 

ORATORIO REPERTOIRE                                          

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Magnificat in D major BWV 243
Mass in B minor BWV 232
St. John Passion BWV 245
St. Matthew Passion BWV 244

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

“Ode to Joy“ Symphony No. 9 Op. 125
Missa Solemnis

  • Johannes Brahms Rhapsody Op. 53 (for alto, male chorus & orchestra)
  • Anton Bruckner Te Deum
  • Antonin Dvořák

Requiem
Stabat Mater

  • Gaetano Donizetti

Credo
Messa di Gloria

  • Georg Fridrich Haendel Oratorio “Messiah“
  • Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki Completorium
  • Joseph Haydn

“The Creation”
“The Seven Words of Jesus Christ on the Cross”
Stabat Mater

  • Arthur Honegger „King David“
  • Wojciech Kilar Missa Pro Pace
  • Maksymilian Koperski 

Missa Solemnis ex B (from Święta Góra Collection)
Missa in D

  • Roman Maciejewski Requiem
  • Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
Symphony No. 8

  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

“Die erste Walpurgisnacht” Op. 60
“Humboldt Kantate”
Oratorio “Paulus”
Symphony No. 2 “Lob Gesang“

  • Stanisław Moniuszko 

Mass in D flat major
Mass in B flat major
Mass in G minor

  • Wolfgang Amadeusz Mozart

Great Mass in C minor KV 427 (2nd soprano)
Mass in C major KV 317
Missa brevis in D minor KV 65
Missa brevis in B flat major KV 275
Missa brevis in F major KV 192
Requiem in D minor KV 626

  • Krzysztof Penderecki

Credo
Polish Requiem
“Seven Gates of Jerusalem”
Symphony No. 8 “Lieder der Vergänglichkeit“ (“Songs of Transitoriness”)
Utrenya
Te Deum

  • Giovanni Baptista Pergolesi  Stabat Mater
  • Giaccomo Rossini Stabat Mater
  • Franz Schubert Mass No. 3 B flat major D 324 Op. posth. 141
  • Marek Stachowski “Sapphic Odes” (for mezzosoprano & symphonic orchestra)
  • Franz von Suppé Requiem
  • Karol Szymanowski Stabat Mater
  • Giuseppe Verdi Requiem
  • Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria
Magnificat
Stabat Mater (for alto solo)

  • Marcin Żebrowski 

Magnificat
Vespers

 

 

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 16:17

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B i o g r a p h y

Born in Israel, Reich studied at the Jerusalem Music Academy; between 2011-2013 was a member of the Israeli Opera Studio of the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv.

During those years he sang the roles of : Albert in Werther (Massenet), Papageno in DieZauberflöte, Nardo in La finta giardiniera, Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, the title role inDon Giovanni (Mozart), Belcore in L’elisir d'amore, Malatesta in Don Pasquale(Donizetti), the Father in Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck), Frank in Die Fledermaus(Strauss), Ben in The Telephone and Mr. Gobineau in The Medium (Menotti) and Aeneasin Dido and Aeneas (Purcell).

At the Israeli Opera he performed the title role in Don Giovanni (Mozart) at the Akko Festival, Prince Yamadori and the Imperial Commissar in Madama Butterfly (Puccini),Marullo and Usciere in Rigoletto, Marchese and Dr. Grenvil in La Traviata, Montano inOtello, Silvano in Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi), Second Apprentice in Wozzeck (Berg), the Officer in Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky), The Caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland(Sebba), Notaro in Don Pasquale and Luther in Les contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach)

His other opera repertoire includes Belcore in L’elisir d'amore with Opera Fuoco in Paris conducted by David Stern, Morales in Carmen (Bizet) with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta and the Officer in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) Conducted by Abado, Germont in La Traviata with Ashdod Symphony Orchestra, Silvioin Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) with Haifa Symphony Orchestra as well as Papageno andZuniga in Carmen, Uberto in La serva padrona (Pergolesi) with Barrocade ensemble as well as Polyphemus in Acis and Galatea (Handel) and Adonis in Venus and Adonis(Blow) both conducted by Philip Pickett, Officer in The Dialogues of the Carmelites(Poulenc) and Marcello in La Boheme (Puccini) in IVAI, Baruch in Baruch's Silence(Milch-Sheriff).

His other repertoire includes the B minor mass (with Andrew Parott), Magnificat, Matthäus and Johannes Passion, Bach's Cantatas (Bach), Ode to St. Cecillia (Purcell)Haman in Esther, Solomon and Messiah (Handel), Mozart’s and Faure’s Requiem, Pettite messe solennelle (Rossini), Nelson Mass, Stabat Mater and Jahreszeiten (Haydn), Sacred Service (Bloch), Les Noces (Stravinsky), And it Shall Come to Pass (Yehezkel Braun) and many other works.

Between 2002-2007 he sang as founding-member of "Profeti della Quinta", an ensemble of male voices performing a repertoire of Renaissance and early Baroque music.

Reich Sang in masterclasses with Thomas Hampson among others, and participated at the International Neue Stimmen Masterclass of 2012.

He Won scholarships for singing from: The America-Israel Cultural Foundation (2012-2013), Sidonia-Berkovich (2012), Eli Leon (2012 and 2013), Ronen Foundation (2012-2013), Grabov Scholarship (2014) and IVAI Scholarship (2012-2014).

Thursday, 30 April 2015 10:09

Video


 

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:12

Discography

  • CAMILLE SAINT SAENS  Symphony  n.3 -  Violin concert n.3 WARNER CLASSIC (0825646281442 DDD) (2014)
  • NINO ROTA  Symphony  n.1 in G major and Symphony n.2 in F major CHANDOS (CHAN 10546) (2009)
  • G. DONIZETTI “La figlia del reggimento” NAXOS (8.660161-62) (2006)
  • O. RESPIGHI The magic pot - The sensitive - Arethusa CPO (777071-2) (2003)
  • G. ROSSINI  “Il turco in Italia” NAXOS (8.660183-84) (2005)
  • NINO ROTA  Suite from the ballet "The Road," Symphony on a love song, Ballabili from Gattopardo CHANDOS (2003)
  • A.CASELLA  Triple concert. Late at night BRILLIANT (8997) (2009)
  • G.F.MALIPIERO   Gabrielliana - Serenata - Madrigals - Fables - Canzonette CPO (777322-2) (2009)
  • W.A.MOZART  Symphonies n.1, n.4, n.5,  n.41 "Jupiter" RS (CDCI-018) (2002)
  • N.ROTA  Concertos for various instruments CHANDOS (2002)
  • C. DEBUSSY: Petit Suite C. SAINT-SAENS: Cello Concerto op.33 n.1 M.RAVEL: Pavane pour une infante défunte G.FAURE: Masque et bergamasques op.112 RS (051-0118) (2003)
  • S.RENDINE    Symphonies No. 1 and 2 "Andorrana" Naxos (8.572039) (2008)
  • S.RENDINE   "Passio et Resurrectio" Easter cantata for soloists, narrators, percussion, choir and orchestra on the text of Giuseppe De Vivo Naxos (8.557733) (2005)

 

  • Next recording for Decca includes : Joaquin Turina Danzas Fantasticas, Sinfonia Sevillana, Manuel De Falla Noches en Los Jardines d'Espana.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:10

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Music Director of the Oviedo Philharmonic (OFIL) in Spain since2011, Marzio Conti has earned recognition and the acclaim of audiences and critics for his achievements in guiding the orchestra to new artistic heights. He has earned numerous awards and has been named a juror for the arts prize of the prestigious Premios Asturias. This season brought a major critical success with a recording of the complete symphonic works of Saint-Saens for Warner Classic. This year, he will record the music of De Falla and Turina for Decca. At the community level, Mr. Conti has earned praise for his special projects at local centers and for a joint venture with the University of Oviedo to offer films with music, services for families, musical projects related to sports and outdoor summer events designed to spotlight historic parts of the city.

Since his arrival in Oviedo, the symphonic season of OFIL has established a standard of excellence for the musical world of Spain, presenting notable artists such as Midori, Christian Zimermann, Gregory Kunde, Elina Garanca, Elisso Vissaladze, Sabine Mayer, Cecilia Bartoli, Natalia Gutman, Rudolf Buchbinder, Katia and Marielle Lebeque, Grigory Sokolov and as hosts to the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Salonen), St. Petersburg Philharmonic (Gergiev), Gothenburg Symphony (Dudamel), and Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (Gardiner).

Mr. Conti has appeared as a guest conductor in Italy with the Rome Opera, Maggio Musicale of Florence, Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro Comunale of Bologna, Teatro Massimo of Palermo, Teatro La Fenice of Venice, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Teatro Donizetti Bergamo, Teatro di Ravenna, Teatro di Bolzano , Teatro del Giglio di Lucca, Teatro Bellini Catania, Teatro Verdi Pisa, Teatro Comunale di Livorno, Orchestra Regionale Toscana, Orchestra Haydn and the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto. In Spain, he has conducted the Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela, Orquesta Sinfonica de Bilbao, Orquesta de Tenerife, Orquestra de Extremadura, Orquestra de la Gran Canaria, Orquestra de las Baleares, Teatro Arriaga Bilbao and Orquesta de Navarra. In Germany, he has conducted at the Dortmund Staatsoper, Saarbrücken Staatsoper, Dessau Stadtsoper, Monchegladbach Staatsoper and Brandemburger Symphoniker. In France, he has conducted the Orchestra Regional de Cannes e de la Cote d’Azur, Orchestre da La Picardie, Opera de Marseille and Orchestre d'Avignon.

Elsewhere, he has conducted the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Korean National Symphony Orchestra and Pusan Philharmonic (Korea), National State Orchestra of Athens, Teatro del Bicentenario (Mexico), Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica, Opera de Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Orquesta Sinfonica de Porto and Orquesta Metropolitana de Lisboa (Portugal), and the Haifa Symphony Orchestra (Israel).

He has conducted his orchestras at important European venues such as The Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Queen Elisabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, Palau de la Musica de Barcelona, Parco della Musica Rome, Teatro Megaron Athens, Finlandiatalon Helsinky, Musikalle Hamburg, Munich Theatre (Germany), King David Auditorium Tel Aviv.

Other notable soloists with whom he has collaborated include Barbara Hendricks, Misha Maisky, Lynn Harrell, Gary Hoffman, Renato Bruson, Leo Nucci, Jean Pierre Rampal, Maurice Andre, Maurice Bourgue, Max Chamaiou, Brigitte Engerer, Javier De Maistre; dancers and choreographers Carla Fracci,Yuri Grigorovich, Patrice Bart, Roland Petit, Frederic Flamand, Jean- Christophe Maillot; and directors such as Calisto Bieto, Emilio Sagi, the Fura del Baus, Lindsey Kemp, Ugo Gregoretti and Julia Pevzner .

Formerly one of his generation’s leading exponents of the flute following a debut at the Salzburg Festival with I Soloist Veneti at the age of 20, Marzio Conti performed with major orchestras and made numerous recordings through the middle 1990's after which he devoted himself full-time to conducting. A student of Piero Beluggi, Mr. Conti quickly received engagements as a permanent director of various Italian and foreign orchestras. He conducts both opera and the symphonic repertoire, and collaborates with leading international dance companies, as well as major soloists.

From 2004 to 2010 Mr. Conti served as Artistic Director of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo, taking over the orchestra at a time of economic crisis. He raised funds, established connections with other institutions, and attracted a new, younger audience with raised the orchestra’s profile and quality enough to bring it to the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, secure a recording contract with Naxos and residency at the Nice Summer Festival, home of the prestigious international summer academy, where he had previously held the chair of flute studies after Jean-Pierre Rampal and Alain Marion. Another notable achievement in Sanremo was his creation of the musical West Side Story, performed exclusively with high school students who had never made music. Prepared during the school year, the work was a great success with audiences and critics, and instrumental in adding new subscribers to the orchestra.

From 2003 until 2008 Mr. Conti was Music Director of the Teatro di Tradizione per l’Opera Italiana of Chieti. He led a series of recordings in collaboration with Naxos focused on Italian opera, including Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia and Donizetti’s La Figlia del Reggimento. Chieti's theater participated in numerous television programs in the most important opera broadcasts nationwide and created a network of partnerships with other Italian theaters, including those of Pisa, Lucca, Livorno, Jesi, and Ravenna, which led to lower costs for the various opera productions. Notable among these programs was "The Concert for Peace" from King David Auditorium Tel Aviv (Israel).

From 2001 until 2004, Mr. Conti was music director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Turin. He infused the programming there with new life and helped bring about a growth in subscriptions, and began a series of initiatives that brought the orchestra more in touch with civic life in Turin. His recordings with the orchestra drew praise from critics, and he and the orchestra toured France, Germany and Spain. He forged a partnership with the French city of Lyon which led to a historic Dvorak Requiem at the National Auditorium of the same city. Under his leadership, the orchestra became known throughout Europe with frequent tours in Italy, France, Germany and Spain.

From 1998 to 2002 he was principal conductor at the Istituzione Sinfonica Abruzzese in Italy, responsible for a major period of artistic growth and international prestige that led to a series of recordings and frequent tours in Italy, France, and Spain.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 08:58

Video clips

Musetta in La Boheme Conductor Daniel Oren Israeli Opera (May 2014) 


Donizetti. Anna Bolena."Piangete voi..."


Puccini - O mio babbino caro from "Gianni Schicchi"

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Thursday, 13 November 2014 11:56

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Nigel Smith is a Canadian-born baritone, who is enjoying a successful performing career, principally in Europe.

Before moving to Paris in 1998 to become a member of the young artist studio at the Paris National Opera (Centre de Formation Lyrique, or CFL), where he stayed three years, performing in more than 20 productions on the main stages (Opéra Bastille, and Palais Garnier) of the Paris National Opera, Nigel would create the role of Lead in the Canadian opera Beatrice Chancy, which he also filmed for Canadian television. Some highlights from his years as a young artist would be: the role of Der Auskunftgeber in the world premiere of K… by Philippe Manoury, a collaboration which would later have Mr. Manoury compose a role for Nigel in his chamber opera La frontière where Nigel would sing ‘un jeune fugitif’, Valnetin in Gounod’s Faust, Le Dancaïre in  Carmen, the baritone member of Die Familie in Weill’s Die sieben Todsünden, Schlemil in Les contes d’Hoffmann, and many others.

Nigel is enjoying a very active performing career in Europe, and throughout the world, with performances ranging from concerts in Alamty, Kazakhstan, to the title role in Il barbiere di Siviglia at Den Norske Opera in Oslo, Norway, and at the Opéra national de Lorraine, in Nancy, France, to performances in Rome (La frontière), Wiesbaden (Händel's Agrippina), Luxemburg (Haydn's Il mondo della luna), to mention a few. Based in France for years, Nigel is well-loved by French audiences all over the country. He has been applauded in roles such as Il conte d'Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), at the Opéra National de Lorraine, the Grand Théâtre de Tours, Opéra de Reims, and the Opéra d'Avignon, Belcore (L'elisir d'amore) at the Opéra National de Bordeaux, Opéra de Caen, Opéra National de Lorraine, Opéra de Rennes, the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto for the festival ‘Musique au Coeur’ in Antibes, and Lacoste France, as well as at the Grand Théâtre de Tours, and Opéra de Reims, Claudio, in Händel's Agrippina at the Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing, and in concert version at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Peter Eötvös' Le balcon, at the Opéra National de Bordeaux, Golaud, in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, at the Opéra National de Lorraine, and Opéra de Rennes, to name a few.

Nigel can also been seen and heard on DVDs of the Paris National Opera's Les contes d'Hoffmann, in the role of Schlemil, and the Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing's Agrippina, singing the role of Claudio, as well as online, in a rebroadcast of Rossini's L'italiana in Algeri, from the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington.

More recently, Nigel made his Russian debut, and role debut, performing the four villains in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann at the Perm State Opera and Ballet Theatre, in Perm, Russia

Among Nigel’s upcoming engagements, he will perform in Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia, at the Opéra de Dijon, as well as reprising the role of Golaud, in Debussy’s Pélleas et Mélisande in a concert with the Perm State Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

updated - 2015-03-12

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:34

קורות חיים

דן אטינגר, מנצח אורח ראשי של התזמורת הסימפונית הישראלית ראשון-לציון, הוא מנהלם המוסיקלי של בית האופרה במנהיים, גרמניה ושל התזמורת הפילהרמונית טוקיו ועתיד להתחיל לשמש כמנהל המוסיקלי של הפילהרמונית של שטוטגרט. בתפקידיו הקודמים שימש כמנהלה המוסיקלי וכמנצחה של הסימפונית הישראלית ראשון לציון עד לקיץ 2014, כמנצח בית באופרה הממלכתית ברלין וכעוזר למנהל המוסיקלי, דניאל ברנבוים. היה מנצח אורח ראשי בתזמורת הסימפונית ירושלים-רשות השידור, מנצח הבית באופרה הישראלית ומנצח מקהלת האופרה הישראלית.

דן אטינגר מנצח בקביעות על הפקות אופרה רבות בבתי אופרה מובילים בעולם: המטרופוליטן אופרה בניו יורק, האופרה המלכותית "קובנט גארדן" בלונדון, האופרה בפאריס, התיאטרון הלאומי החדש בטוקיו, ניצח בין היתר על בית האופרה מרינסקי, סנט פטרבורג בפסטיבל "קלאסי בים האדום" ועל הפקות רבות באופרה הממלכתית בברלין ובאופרה הלאומית החדשה. עוד ניצח בבתי האופרה של לוס אנג'לס, הבווארית הממלכתית במינכן, הממלכתית בווינה, המבורג, אופרה נורת' באנגליה, הלאומית בוושינגטון. באופרה הישראלית ניצח על הפקות רבות בבית האופרה וכן על הפקות באוויר הפתוח ובהן חזו עשרות אלפי חובבי אופרה: לה טרוויאטה בכיכר רבין בתל-אביב, שמשון ודלילה, נבוקו וריגולטו בגני יהושע פארק הירקון. דן אטינגר ניצח על כל התזמורות המובילות בישראל, לרבות הפילהרמונית הישראלית ותזמורות מובילות באירופה. כמנהלה של התזמורת הפילהרמונית של טוקיו, הוא מרבה לנצח עליה ובחלק מן הקונצרטים מופיע גם כפסנתרן כאשר הוא מנצח מן הפסנתר. ניצח על הקלטת תקליטור לחברת EMI עם הזמרת דיאנה דמראו ולחברת "אורפיאו" עם הזמרת אדריאנה פייצקונה ותזמורת הרדיו של ברלין. עוד ראו אור הקלטות שלו עם התזמורת הפילהרמונית בטוקיו ועם התזמורת הסימפונית הישראלית ראשון לציון.  

דן אטינגר נולד בישראל בשנת 1971. הוא למד זמרה באקדמיה למוסיקה ע"ש רובין בתל-אביב בהדרכתה של תמר רחום. כזמר בריטון הופיע עם כל התזמורות המובילות בישראל בהן גם התזמורת הפילהרמונית הישראלית ובתפקידים רבים באופרה הישראלית, מיצירות מונטוורדי, דרך מוצרט, ורדי ועד ליצירות פרוקופייב. בשנת 1993 זכה בפרס פרנסואה שפירא ובמשך שנים זכה במלגות קרן התרבות אמריקה-ישראל ובמלגות המכון הישראלי לאמנות הזמרה. דן אטינגר הוא מוסיקאי נבחר של הקרן הישראלית למצוינות תרבותית ונמנה בעבר עם מורי האקדמיות למוסיקה בתל אביב ובירושלים.

 

Friday, 10 October 2014 08:45

קו"ח בעברית

אלה וסילביצקי, סופרן, נולדה ברוסיה. במהלך לימודיה זכתה בפרסים רבים והופיעה בקונצרטים וברסיטלים ברוסיה וכן בגרמניה, איטליה, צרפת ויפן. מאז עלייתה ארצה השתתפה בסדנת האופרה של המכון הישראלי ללמודי הזמרה שם ביצעה את לאורטה בג'אני סקיקי (פוצ'יני) ואת צרלינה בדון ג'ובני (מוצרט). היא זכתה  שני פרסים  בתכרות  לזמרים צעירים בלבדר של הנס ויזבלה גבור בוינה,אוסטריה.זכתה  במלגות בסר, המועדון המסחרי-תעשייתי ,מלגת אלי ליאון ומלגת גרבוב.

 אלה וסילביצקי היתה חברה באופרה סטודיו של האופרה הישראלית שם הרפרטואר שלה כלל את גרטל בהנזל וגרטל (הומפרדינק) אותו ביצעה גם עם התזמורת הקאמרית הישראלית, סוזנה בנישואי פיגרו )מוצרט), פמינה בחליל הקסם )מוצרט), אדינה בשיקוי האהבה )דוניצטי) והתפקיד הראשי בעלמת השלג )רימסקי-קורסקוב). ביצעה את סרביליה ברחמיו של טיטוס )מוצרט) עם התזמורת הקאמרית הקיבוצית (מוצרט). היא מופיעה בקונצרטים רבים של האופרה הישראלית עם רוב התזמורות בארץ.

ביצעה את סוזנה בנישואי פיגרו (מוצרט) בהפקת האופרה סטודיו עם התזמורת הסימפונית ירושלים רשות השידור וכן עם הסינפונייטה הישראלית באר שבע וכן את מוזטה בלה בוהם (פוצ'יני). באופרה הישראלית ביצעה את פרילפה בפיק דאם (צ'ייקובסקי), פמינה בחליל הקסם (מוצרט), אסירה בליידי מקבת ממצנסק (שוסטקוביץ'), ינו בינופה (ינאצ'ק), נערה בעלייתה ונפילתה של העיר מהגוני (קורט וייל וברטולד ברכט), מספר תפקידים באופרה אליסה בארץ הפלאות (דוד זבה), קסניה בבוריס גודונוב (מוסורגסקי). בעונה הזאת אלה וסילביצקי שרה באופרה הישראלית את התפקיד של מוזטה באופרה לה בוהם מאת פוצ'יני בניצוח של מאסטרו דניאל אורן. ואנינה בלה טרוויאטה מאת ורדי עם התזמורת הפילרמונית הישראלית בנצוח של מאסטרו זובין מהטה. היא ביצעה את צרלינה מתוך דון ג'יובני בפסטיבל המוזיקה בעכו. בעונה הבאה אלה תשיר פרסקיטה מתוך כרמן עם תזמורת הפילהרמונית הישראלית, באופרה ישראלית את אדינה בשיקוי אהבה וליזטה בלה רונדינה (פוצ'יני).

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