Ashkenazi Efrat, soprano

Ashkenazi Efrat, soprano

Efrat Ashkenazi, soprano, was born in Israel. She was a member and a soloist of the New Vocal Ensemble and participates regularly at the summer workshops of the IVAI. She appeared in recitals and concerts throughout Israel in varied repertoire including the Pergolesi Stabat Mater and Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle. She performed a solo part in Itmar Meets a Rabbit (Yoni Rechter) with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. She has been a recipient of the IVAI, Ronen Foundation, Sano and Eli Leon scholarships. Efrat Ashkenazi was a member of the Israeli Opera's Opera Studio where her repertoire included the Erste Dame in Die Zauberflote (Mozart) which she performed with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, the Mother in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck) which she performed with the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Countess Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart) and Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). She performs regularly as a soloist in numerous Israeli Opera concerts with all leading local orchestras. She performed Vitelia in La clemenza di Tito (Mozart) with the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra. She performed the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart) in the Opera Studio productions with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA and with the Israeli Sinfonietta Beersheva and she performed Mimi in La boheme (Puccini) in the Opera Studio production.

At the Israeli Opera she performed: Giovanna in Ernani (Verdi), a Convict and Aksinia in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich), Erste Dame in Die Zauberflote (Mozart), Anina in La traviata (Verdi), one of the six girls in Aufstieg un Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, and the Priestess in Aida at Masada (Verdi). She also performed the Erste dame in Die Zauberflote (Mozart) and several roles in Alice in Wonderland (David Sebba) in the Israeli Opera family productions.
 


 


 

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