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Elinor Sohn

 

The young lyric soprano Eleanor Sohn, regularly sings in all over the world

At the Stuttgart Staatsoper her roles are: Pamina, ZerlinaEcho (Strauss), Blummenmaedchen (Wagner), Eurydice (Gluck), 4th Magd (Elektra, Strauss), Feklusha (Katja Kabanova, Janacek), Souckova(Osud, Janacek) and Ida (J.Strauss), And covers roles such as Alcina (Handel), Agathe (Weber), Clorinda (Rossini), 3rd Norn (Wagner).  In November 2011, Ms Sohn had made her much acclaimed Israeli debut with the role of Fiordiligi (Mozart) with the Israeli Camerata Orchestra, and recently returned from a very successful tour with the Israeli Chamber Kibbutz Orchestra, where she sang the lead Soprano roles in Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Mendelssohn's Lobgesang.

Alcina (Alchina, Handel) with the IVAI summer opera festival July 2014. Beethoven´s Choral Fantasy and Mendelssohn´s Lobgesang in Israel, June 2013. Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus/ J.Strauss) with the IVAI summer opera festival, July 2012,

Elinor has completed her Masters degree in NY in 2010 as a student of Ms Patricia McCaffrey. During her studies in NY, and prior to that at the Jerusalem academy of Music, Israel, where she had completed her Bachelor's degree in 2008, Elinor had performed the roles of Angelica (Puccini) Erste Dame  and Countess  (Mozart), Eurydice (Gluck),  Fox (Janacek),  Fraarte (Handel), Dido (Purcell) and others. Regularly attending the IVAI summer opera festival, she performed with great success the roles of Yivette (La Rondine, Puccini), Ilia (Idomeneo, Mozart), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni, Mozart), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus, J.Strauss), and Alcina (Handel).

Elinor has gained experience in the Art Song and concert field with recitals in New York, Canada, Germany and Israel, and had her German concert debut at the Liederhalle in Stuttgart with Spohr's Sechs Deutsche Lieder in Februar 2012. Among her most acclaimed performances in the concert field are the Mozart Requiem with the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, Mozart’s C Minor Mass, Coronation Mass, and Missa Brevis with the Tel-Aviv Chamber Orchestra.

Ms. Sohn is the recipient of many scholarships and awards including the Prestigious  1st Prize of the Silverman Award in 2010 and in 2011 and the Faye Harbour Award in 2012. Additional awards include the Viva Virginia award, the Opera Theater Award of Brooklyn College Music Conservatory, 2nd Prize at the IVAI International Singers Competition, 1st Prize at the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (Study abroad scholarship), excellence award of the Ronen Fundation (2011-2012) and first place at the Karl-Edler wettbewerb in Germany (2012).

Future engagements include, amongst others, a Gala concert at the Stuttgart Staatsoper, Mahler´s 5th Symphony and Hyden´s Die Schöpfung. 

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