Channa Malkin

Channa Malkin

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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2017Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minorSoprano #2
2016Egk: Peer GyntAll female roles in Peer Gynt
2016Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion)Soprano #1
2015Handel: AriodanteDalinda
2015Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina
2015Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaLa Fortuna / Poppea
2014Mozart: Don GiovanniZerlina
2014Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Soprano
2013Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina
2012Lully: Cadmus et HermioneCharite
2010Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina


Channa Malkin is a soprano from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She made her operatic debut at the age of 16 as Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Dutch National Opera. Since then, Channa has performed as an operatic and concert soloist with several orchestras, among which theRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. She has worked with conductors such as Mariss Janssons, Andrea Marcon, Jukka-Pekka Saraste,Konstantinos Karydis and Vincent de Kort. Operatic roles sung on stage includePoppea (L’incoronazione di Poppea, Monteverdi), Despina (Cosi fan tutte),Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Charite (Cadmus et Hermione,Lully) and others. Concert repertoire includes Bach's John Passion, Matthew Passion and B Minor Mass, performed with a.o. the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra in their annual Bach Festival, under the baton of Joshua Rifkin and Andrew Parrott. Channa also sang the world premiere of cantata for choir and orchestra Yizkor and orchestra song cycle Black Flowers, composed by J. Malkin, in New York with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra and in Salt Lake City with the Orchestra at Temple Square. Recent performances include all female roles in a Dutch-language adaptation of Grieg's Peer Gynt with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra in the Royal Concertgebouw.In a chamber music setting, Channa performs regularly with her duo partner, well-known Dutch guitarist Izhar Elias, as well as with a string quartet consisting of members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minor Soprano #2 Immediately Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra 2017
Egk: Peer Gynt All female roles in Peer Gynt 24 hours Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest 2016
Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion) Soprano #1 24 hours Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra 2016
Handel: Ariodante Dalinda No Dutch National Opera 2015
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Despina 24 hours Centre for Opera Studies in Italy 2015


Stichting jong muziektalent nederland; second prize
stipend van den ende foundation
stipend van den ende foundation
stipend prins bernhard cultuurfonds