Reich Oded, baritone
Oded Reich, baritone, was born in Israel. He graduated from the Jerusalem Music Academy. He performed the role of the Officer in Il barbiere di Siviglia with The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. He appeared as a soloist with the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, Barocada and the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra. His concert repertoire includes And it Shall Come to Pass (Yehezkel Braun), Jesus in Mattheus Passion (Bach), the Requiem by Marcello and Faure, Pettite messe solennelle (Rossini), Sacred Service (Bloch), Nelson Mass (Haydn), Haman in Esther (Handel) and many other works. In 2002 he established The Prophet of the Perfect Fifth, an ensemble of men voices performing Renaissance and early baroque music. He received the Eli Leon and Bercovici scholarships. He performed Papageno in Die Zauberflote (Mozart) with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra. Oded Reich was a member of the Israeli Opera's Meitar Opera Studio where his repertoire included Papageno in Die Zauberflote, Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart), the Father in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck), Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Belcore in L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti), Ben in the Telephone (Menotti), Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) and other roles. At the Israeli Opera he performed the title role in Don Giovanni (Mozart) at the Akko Festival, Silvano in Un ballo in maschera, Marullo and Usciere in Rigoletto, Montano in Otello, the Marchese and Dr. Grenvil in La traviata (Verdi), Yamadori in Madama Butterfly (Puccini), the Second Apprentice in Wozzeck (Berg), Policeman in Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky), Papageno in the family production of Die Zauberflote (Mozart) and other roles. He has recently performed Germont in La traviata (Verdi).