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).