Chen Reiss - Soprano
Soprano Chen Reiss performed leading parts at the Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Théâtre des Champs- Élysées, Teatro alla Scala, Semperoper Dresden, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Hamburg State Opera, Wiener Festwochen, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Israeli Opera.
Accompanied by the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle, Ms. Reiss sang the soundtrack to the film 'Das Parfum'. A frequent soloist at important concert venues worldwide, Ms. Reiss sang with distinguished conductors such as: Daniel Barenboim, Ivor Bolton, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Daniele Gatti, Daniel Harding, Manfred Honeck, Marek Janowski, Paavo Järvi, James Levine, Fabio Luisi, Zubin Mehta, Donald Runnicles, Jeffrey Tate and Christian Thielemann.
She performed concerts at the Salzburg, Ludwigsburg, Rheingau and Lucerne Festivals, as well as in Carnegie Hall, Vienna?s Musikverein and Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Other concert appearances include: Staatskapelle Berlin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Munich Philharmonic, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Orchestre de Paris, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Pittsburgh Symphony, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Atlanta Symphony, New Japan Philharmonic, Concerto Köln, Hamburger Symphoniker, La Chambre Philharmonique and the Israel Philharmonic.
In season 2010/11 Ms. Reiss was invited to sing song recitals at the Tonhalle Düsseldorf and at the Gstaad festival with Charles Spencer, as well as a recital at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg with Alexander Schmalcz. She has given song recitals in Carnegie Hall, Philharmonie Berlin, Prinzregententheater (Munich), Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Bad Kissingen Festival, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Alice Tully Hall.
Her operatic repertoire includes: Gilda (Rigoletto), Adina (L'elisir d?amore) Nannetta (Falstaff), Oscar (Un ballo in maschera), Marie (La fille du régiment), Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Servilia (La clemenza di Tito), Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Despina (Cos fan tutte), Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Adele (Die Fledermaus).
Upcoming engagements include: Adina and Servilia at the Vienna State Opera; Zerlina at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, as well as concerts with the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and her Concertgebouw Amsterdam debut.
On her new solo album, LIAISONS, which recently won the Diapason D?or, she sings arias by Mozart, Haydn, Cimarosa and Salieri, accompanied by baroque ensemble l'arte del mondo (Werner Ehrhardt).