Yair Polishook, baritone, was born in Israel. He graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. He performs in concerts all over Israel including with the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, the Israel Sinfonietta Beersheva, the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra and others. He performed Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Aeneas in Dido & Aeneas (Purcell), Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Papageno in Die Zauberflote (Mozart), as well as in the operas The Cheater (Avidom) and The Bald Soprano (Israel Sharon). His concert liturgical repertoire includes Messiah (Handel). St. Matthew's Passion (Bach), the Faure Requiem, Schonberg's serenade Op. 24 and other works. These days he is a member of the Israeli Bach Soloists. Beside his singing career he studies conducting with maestro Avner Biron. He received the America-Israel Cultural Foundation and Ronen Foundation scholarships.
With the Israeli Opera he performed:
Alice in Wonderland: the Mad Hatter (2011)
La Traviata: Marchese D'Obigny (2011, 2013)