Merav Eldan

Mezzo-soprano Merav Eldan, a native Israeli, made her American début at the Cleveland Institute of Music as the Princess in Puccini’s Sister Angelica. She is in her last year of CIM’s Artist Diploma program, studying with Mary Schiller. Merav recently performed with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, singing a collection of arias by Bellini and Gounod. In the past year, she performed the rôle of Dorabella in CIM’s production of Così fan tutte and Damon with Case Western Reserve Baroque Orchestra in Handel’s Acis and Galatea. She has been a soloist in Mozart’s Requiem and in the world premiere of Bardanashvili’s Rabbi Shimon’s Bar Yochai Passion with Israel Camerata Jerusalem. Eldan won 1st prizes in the Darius Milhaud competition at CIM and NATS Ohio State competition. She recently had a recital in Schloss Mirabell, after winning the Miami Frost competition in Salzburg. Her collaboration with the Israeli composer Oded Zehavi includes Bagina, a mono-drama about a homeless woman, for brass quintet and mezzo-soprano. In fall 2017, she will be performing in the premiere of Voice of the Lake by Margaret Brouwer.