Mayan Goldenfeld

Mayan Goldenfeld

Lyric Soprano

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«A RADIANT lyric soprano, Mayan excels on stage with tremendous charisma that allows her to make a mark on everything she sings»
https://tinyurl.com/y7z5h5wb (2017)
«Absolutely charming and Wonderfully musical»
https://tinyurl.com/yb8rwoeb (2017)
«pulling off the lower parts in "Deh, vieni" (Figaro marriage), MaYan settled naturally in the shoes of the character - and it is no surprise to those who recall her performance in Don Giovanni's production last year. The gentle glow and all around grace that radiates from her voice makes the top of her voice as well especially beautiful.»
https://tinyurl.com/y6uquhlt (2017)
2017Poulenc: Dialogues des CarmélitesSister Constance Of St Denis
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroContessa d'Almaviva
2017Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaLa Virtù / Ottavia / Drusilla
2016Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina
2016Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelTaumännchen (the Dewman)
2015Verdi: La TraviataAnnina
2015Copland: The Tender LandBeth Moss
2015Copland: The Tender LandLaurie Moss
2014Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceEuridice
2014Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceAmore
2014Rossini: Il viaggio a ReimsMadame Cortese
2014Verdi: RigolettoA Page
2014Puccini: Suor AngelicaSister Genovieffa
2013Mozart: Don GiovanniZerlina
2012Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelSandmännchen (the Sandman)

Bio



Often praised for her charismatic performance and rich color of voice, Mayan recently participated in her first concerts out of a series of performances with the Barock Vokal Excellence Program in Mainz, Germany.

Starting April 2018, Mayan will also join the Dresdner Residenz Konzerte series at the Zwinger Palace in Dresden as one of the series' regular soloists.

Nowadays she is looking forward to her Schwetzingen Festspiele concert debut with the Camerata Villa Musica under the baton of Werner Ehrhardt, where she will sing arias from Niccolò Jommelli's "Didone abbandonata".


Some of her recent engagements include a concert with the Neumeyer Consort under the guidance of Andreas Scholl with Barock Vokal Mainz, Contessa Almaviva under the baton of Sigiswald Kuijken and La Petite Bande Academy orchestra, as well as Soeur Constancein Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites, concerts as a soloist and prize winner in the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg Festival, a concert with the Preußisches Kammerorchester, a prize winner concert with the Berlin Song Festival and her role debut of Despina in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte with the Dublin Opera Studio. Over the summer of 2016, Mayan has reprised the role of
the Dew Fairy in Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel at the Oslo opera house as part of the LidalNorth program, as well as excerpts of Massenet's Cendrillon, in which she sang the title role.

Mayan is also a winner of the Berlin Song Festival Merit Award (2017), the Brooklyn College Performance Award (2015), the Brooklyn College Theater Award (2014), 1st prize winner of the Buchmann-Mehta School of
Music annual vocal competition (2013), the Buchman-Heimann Scholarship (2010) and the American Israeli Foundation Excellence Scholarship (2008).

As part of her training, Mayan has participated in numerous international masterclasses such as Barock Vokal Excellence Program (2017), La Petite Bande Academy (2017), Balance Arts Opera Berlin
(2017), The London Song Festival (2017) The Berlin Song Festival (2017), LidalNorth Oslo (2016, 2014) and Songfest at Colburn (2015)  and with acclaimed musicians such as Sigiswald Kuijken, Andreas Scholl,
Sophie Daneman, Graham Johnson, Margo Garrett and Lucy Shelton.

In the years spent pursuing her degrees both in New York and Israel (M.Mus. and B.Mus., respectively), Mayan performed roles such as Suor Genovieffa in Suor Angelica,Madama Cortese in Il Viaggio a Reims, Annina in
La Traviata, Beth in The Tender Land, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Amor in Orfeo ed Euridice, and Sandman and Dew Fairy in Hänsel und Gretel.
In concert repertoire she performed the soprano solo in Poulenc's Gloria, the soprano solo in Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music, and with the BMSM orchestra in a selection of songs from Mahler's Des Knaben
Wunderhorn.
Mayan is an avid singer of art songs and has performed regularly from 2009 to this day in both solo and chamber recitals in Felicja Blumental Hall in Tel Aviv, as well as in the BMSM concert series.







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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea La Virtù / Ottavia / Drusilla Barock Vokal 2018
Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites Sister Constance Of St Denis Immediately Balance Arts Opera Berlin 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Contessa d'Almaviva 2017
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea La Virtù / Ottavia / Drusilla Figaro D.o.o. 2017
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Despina 24 hours Marino institue Dublin 2016

Awards

kammeropers schloss rheinsberg competition
2017
berlin song festival merit scholarship
2017
brooklyn college theater award
2017
brooklyn college performance award
2017
1st prize buchmann mehta school of music competition
2017
buchman heyman foundation
2017
America-Israel Cultural Foundation excellence scholarship
2017