All in the Family
Sisters Opera Singers Hila Fahima and Yifat Weisskopf
Perform at the Ein Kerem Music Center and on
Voice of Music Radio
Friday, May 6 at 12:00
The coming concert in the Israeli Opera's Opera Studio concerts at the Ein Kerem Music Center in Jerusalem will feature the sisters opera singers Hila Fahima and Yifat Weisskopf performing arias and duets from popular operas.
The concert will take place on Friday, May 6 at 12:00 and its program will comprise arias for soprano, arias for mezzo soprano and duets from operas by composers such as Mozart, Delibes, Richard Strauss, Verdi, Bizet, Bernstein, Offenbach and many more.
The concert will be moderated by Michael Ajzenstadt and accompanied at the piano by David Sebba, the music director of the Opera Studio.
The concert will also be broadcast live on the Voice of Music radio.
Hila Fahima (soprano) and Yifat Weisskopf (mezzo soprano) were born in Carmiel and began their music and voice studies in the local conservatory. Both graduated from the Jerusalem Music Academy where they studied with Agnes Masini. After graduation they joined the Opera Studio of the Israeli Opera and have since performed in numerous Israeli Opera concerts throughout Israel and with the leading Israeli orchestras as well as in Israeli Opera productions.
Hila Fahima performed Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart) in the Opera Studio production with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA. At the Israeli Opera she created the title role in Alice in Wonderland (Sebba) and performed the Queen of the Night and Papagena in the family production of Die Zauberflote (Mozart). Since the 2010/11 season she is a member of the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper Berlin where her repertoire includes Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart), Papagena in Die Zauberflote (Mozart), Najad in Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss) and other roles. These days she performs Papagena in Die Zauberflote (Mozart) at the Israeli Opera.
Yifat Weisskopf performed Cherubino and Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart) in the Opera Studio production with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA. She performed the Dritte Dame in Die Zauberflote (Mozart) and several roles in Alice in Wonderland (David Sebba) in the Israeli Opera summer productions. At the Israeli Opera she performed Giovanna in Ernani (Verdi) and Sonietka in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich).