Merav Eldan

Mezzo-soprano Merav Eldan, a native Israeli, studies for the Artist Diploma with Mary Schiller at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She recently premiered Margaret Brouwer’s Voice of the Lake with Domenico Boyagian and the Blue Streak Ensemble. She gave a recital at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, Ohio, and performed a collection of arias with Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra in Israel. Among her operatic roles are Neris, Dorabella, Damon, La zia Principessa, Hansel, and Componist. Merav sang under the baton of Avner Biron, Carlo Goldstein, Steven White, Harry Davidson, and Ronen Borshevsky. She performed in Schloss Mirabell, after winning the Miami Frost competition in Salzburg. She also won 1st prizes in the Darius Milhaud competition at CIM and the NATS Ohio State competition. Orchestral performances includes Mozart’s Requiem and the premiere of Bardanashvili’s Passion with Israel Camerata Jerusalem. Eldan premiered Zehavi’s In The Garden, a monodrama about a homeless woman for mezzo-soprano and brass quintet both in Israel and Switzerland. She also premiered his Protest Song Cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra.