Shakèd Bar - Soprano
Hailed by The New York Times as “a voice of exceptional liveliness and presence,” winner of the Selma D and Leon Fishbach Prize at the 2016 Handel Singing Competition in London, Ms. Bar has recently made her debut as Fiordiligi at the Festival della Valle d’Itria’s production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte under the baton of M° Fabio Luisi.
Among the roles she has performed are Poppea and Nerone in Monteverdi’s L'incoronazione di Poppea, Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. She recently made her Juilliard Opera debut, singing the roles of La Grande Prêtresse and Une Chasseresse in Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie.
Ms. Bar earned her Bachelor of Music degree from the Jerusalem Academy of Music. In the fall of 2017 Ms. Bar began her Master of Music studies at The Juilliard School under the guidance of Ms. Edith Bers.