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© 2019 by Oded Reich Baritone

ODED'S BIO

Born in Israel, Oded Reich studied at the Jerusalem Music Academy. Between 2011-2013 was a member of the Israeli Opera Studio of the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv. Currently sings at the Israeli Opera House as well as in theaters and with orchestras such as Bucharest National Opera, Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra (Zubin Mehta), Opera Fuoco in Paris (David Stern), Perugia Music Festival in Italy, Concerto Köln and Berliner Dome in Germany and many others.

Among his leading opera roles are: the title role in Don Giovanni as well as Masetto, Conte Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Nardo in La finta giardiniera (Mozart), Belcore in L'elisir d'amore, Malatesta in Don Pasquale (Donizetti), Mercutio in Romeo et Juliette (Gounod), Albert in Werther (Massnet), Marcello in La bohème (Puccini), Silvio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo), Germont in La Traviata (Verdi), Demetrius in A midsummer night's dream (Britten), the Father in Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck), Tcharchess in Schitz (Rechter), Baruch in Baruch's Silence (Milch-Sheriff), Apollo in Apollo e Dafne and Polyphemus in Acis and Galatea (Handel), Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell), Adonis in Venus and Adonis (Blow), Uberto in La Serva Padrona (Pergolesi).

As well as roles such as: Frank in Die Fledermaus (Strauss), Morales and Zuniga in Carmen (Bizet), Ben in The Telephone and Mr. Gobineau in The Medium (Menotti), Marullo in RigolettoMarchese d'Obigny and Dr. Grenvil in La TraviataMontano in OtelloSilvano in Un Ballo in Maschera, Gran Sacerdote in Nabucco (Verdi), Prince Yamadori and the Imperial Commissioner in Madama Butterfly, Sciarrone in Tosca (Puccini), Second Apprentice in Wozzeck (Berg), the Officer in Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky), Luther in Les contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach), the Officer in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) Conducted by Roberto Abado, The Caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland (Sebba).

His other repertoire includes the B minor mass, the Magnificat, Matthäus and Johannes Passions, numerous Bach Cantatas (Bach), Ode to St. Cecillia (Purcell), Te Deum (Charpentier), Haman in Esther, Solomon, The Messiah, Alexander's feast and Dixit Dominus (Handel), Ein Deutsches Requiem (Brahms), the Requiems of Faure and Mozart, as well as Mozart's Great C minor and Coronation Masses, Stabat Mater (Schubert), Pettite Messe Solennelle (Rossini), Haydn’s Nelson and Tempore belli Masses, as well as the Stabat Mater and Jahreszeiten, Sacred Service (Bloch), Les Noces (Stravinsky), “and It Shall Come to Pass” (Yehezkel Braun) and many other works.

In 2017 he directed the opera "The Judgment of Paris" (D. Purcell), Performed by Barrocade Ensemble, there in addition he sang the role of Mercury.

Between 2002-2007 he sang as founding-member of "Profeti della Quinta", an ensemble of male voices performing a repertoire of Renaissance and early Baroque music.

Reich Sang in masterclasses with Thomas Hampson among others, and participated the International Neue Stimmen Masterclass of 2012.

He Won scholarships for singing from: The America-Israel Cultural Foundation (2012-2013), Sidonia-Berkovich (2012), Eli Leon (2012 and 2013), Ronen Foundation (2012-2013), Grabov Scholarship (2014) and IVAI Scholarship (2012-2014).