Skorka Daniela, Soprano
Daniela began her vocal studies at the Karmiel Music Conservatory, and completed her studies at the Jerusalem Music Academy. Daniela was a member of “Meitar” Israeli Opera Studio. She is a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, the Ronen Foundation and the IVAI scholarships. She has won the 3rd prize at Cesti International Competition for Baroque Opera Singing in Innsbruck. She has also won the first prize in the Aviv Competitions 2015; The Michal Oren Prize for Voice, as well as the Mira Zakai prize for the best performance of an Israeli vocal work in memory of her parents George and Eva Koigen. She has performed with several orchestras and ensembles in Israel and abroad, including the Jerusalem Academy Chamber Choir, conducted by Stanley Sperber, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mehta, ‘Les Arts florissants’ conducted by William Christie and ‘Les Talens Lyriques’ conducted by Christophe Rousset. Among her Operatic Roles are Susanna and Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Despina in Cosi fan Tutte, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell), Phenice in Armide (Lully), Diane in Acteon (Charpentier), Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss) and Rivka/Rachel/Bilha in Mothers (New opera by David Sebba).
Her roles at the Israeli Opera:
Rigoletto: Paggio (2014)