Bakstansky Maya, mezzo-soprano
Maya Bakstansky was born in Israel. She graduated from the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at the Tel Aviv University. Her operatic repertoire includes the Witch in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck), Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck), the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) and other roles. She received the AICF and Eli Leon scholarships. Maya Bakstansky is a member of the Israeli Opera's Meitar Opera Studio where her repertoire includes the second Lady in Die Zauberflote (Mozart), the Witch in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck), Tisbe in La Cenerentola (Rossini), Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart), Mrs Nolan in the Medium (Menotti) and other roles.