D'or Yaniv, counter tenor
Yaniv d’Or was born in Israel. His opera repertoire includes Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck), the title role in Rinaldo, Orlando, Admeto and Ottone, the title role and Tolomeo in Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Arsamene in Xerxes (Handel), Ascanio in Ascanio in Alba (Mozart), Orion in Orion, Delfa in Giasone (Cavalli), Nerone and Ottone in L’incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi) and the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). He created the role of the Barman in Nightshift (John W. Brennen). He has performed in many opera houses including those of Antwerp, Ghent, Gothenburg, Rome, Vilnius, Wiesbaden, St. Gallen and at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. He also regularly sings oratorio, liturgical music, lieder and contemporary repertoire. He is the founder of Ensemble NAYA, which is currently touring, performing at the Lucerne Festival, the Wigmore Hall in London, the Versailles Palace, Stockholm Early Music Festival, the Flemish Opera, the Philharmonie Köln, the Concertgebouw in Brugge and AMUZ in Antwerp, with a programme of early and contemporary music inspired by Jewish texts. His first solo album on the NMC label is about to be released.
His roles at the Israeli Opera:
Orfeo ed Euridice: Orfeo (2012)
A Journey to the End of the Millenium: Rabbi Elbaz (2008)
Gulio Cesare in Egitto: Gulio Cesare, Tolomeo (2006)
A Journey to the End of the Millenium: Rabbi Elbaz (2005)