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Cohen Shira, soprano
Shira Cohen, soprano, was born in Israel. She graduated from the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance. Her operatic repertoire includes the Witch in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck), Laetitia in the Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti), Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan) and other roles. Her concert repertoire includes the Magnificat by Vivaldi, the Magnificat by Rutter and In Windsor Forest by Vaughn-Williams. Shira Cohen is a member of the Israeli Opera's Meitar Opera Studio where her repertoire includes Sarah and Ktura in Mothers (Sebba), Arminda in La finta giardiniera, the first Lady in Die Zauberflote, the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart), the Mother in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck) and other roles.