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Chen Reiss

Soprano Chen Reiss has 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, Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Israeli Opera. Ms. Reiss is featured in the soundtrack of the film Das Parfum, alongside with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle.

A frequent soloist at major concert venues worldwide, Ms. Reiss has sung with distinguished conductors such as: Barenboim, Bolton, Harding, Honeck, Janowski, Järvi, Levine and Mehta. Her concert appearances include: Vienna Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Munich Philharmonic, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de France, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Pittsburgh Symphony, New Japan Philharmonic and the Israel Philharmonic as well as appearances at the Salzburg and Lucerne Festivals. An active song recitalist, Ms. Reiss was invited to sing at in numerous prestigious halls, including the Musikverein in Vienna and the Carnegie Hall.

Her operatic repertoire includes: Gilda (Rigoletto), Nannetta (Falstaff), Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Servilia (La clemenza di Tito), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Despina (Così fan tutte), Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), and Adele (Die Fledermaus).

Recent and upcoming engagements include: returns to the Vienna State Opera; as well as concerts with the Berlin Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and her Concertgebouw Amsterdam debut. Her solo album, LIAISONS, won the Diapason D’or in 2011. A new album “Le Rossignol et la Rose” with distinguished pianist Charles Spencer was released in November 2012 by ONYX Classics.