Khershberg Zlata, mezzo-soprano
Zlata Khershberg, mezzo soprano, was born in Russia and resides in Israel. She graduated from the Balakirev Music College in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at the Tel Aviv University. Her operatic repertoire includes Olga in Yevgeni Onegin (Tchaikovsky), Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart), Orlovsky in Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss), the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) and other roles. Her concert repertoire includes Beethoven’s ninth symphony, the Alto Rhapsody by Brahms, El Amor Brujo (De Falla), Le Noces (Stravinsky), Jeremiah Symphony (Bernstein) and other roles. She received the Eli Leon scholarship. She performed Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte (Mozart) at the Bolshoi in Moscow. Zlata Khershberg was a member of the Israeli Opera’s Meitar Opera Studio where her repertoire included Sesto in La clemenza di Tito, the Third Lady in Die Zauberflote (Mozart), the Mother in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck) and others.
Her roles at the Israeli Opera:
The Passenger: Bronka (2019)