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BIOGRAPHY


SEASON HIGHLIGHTS 2017 / 2018:

 

Proms Royal Albert Hall, Lucerne Festival, Royal Opera HouseConcertgebouw Amsterdam, Vienna State Opera,
Philharmonie de Paris, Teatro Real Madrid, Liceo Barcelona, Musikverein Vienna & Philharmonie Cologne

 

BIOGRAPHY


SEASON HIGHLIGHTS 2017 / 2018:

 

Proms Royal Albert Hall, Lucerne Festival, Royal Opera HouseConcertgebouw Amsterdam, Vienna State Opera,
Philharmonie de Paris, Teatro Real Madrid, Liceo Barcelona, Musikverein Vienna & Philharmonie Cologne

 

BIOGRAPHY

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, De Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam ,Wiener Festwochen, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Israeli Opera.

In 2016 She sang Morgana (Alcina) under Marc Minkowski at the Vienna State Opera, as well as Gretel and Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier). With the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of Zubin Mehta, she sang a gala concert for Suntory Hall 30th Anniversary. In the same year Ms. Reiss also made her debut with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Daniele Gatti and sang Marzelline (Fidelio) with the Israel Philharmonic. In 2017 she will sing Zdenka (Arabella) and Marzelline (Fidelio) at the Vienna State Opera, Liu (Turandot) with the Israel Philharmonic, as well as concerts with the Chicago Symphony, Munich Philharmonic and Lucerne symphony. She will perform at the London Proms, Lucerne Festival, SHMF and many more. Her debut at the Royal Opera House under Antonio Pappano is planned for 2018.

In December 2014 Chen Reiss was invited to sing for Pope Francis during the Christmas Mass, which was broadcast worldwide. Accompanied by the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle, Ms. Reiss sang the soundtrack to the film “Perfume”. A frequent soloist at important concert venues worldwide, Ms. Reiss sang with distinguished conductors such as: Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach, Daniele Gatti, Daniel Harding, Manfred Honeck, Marek Janowski, Paavo Järvi, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Mark Minkowski, Jonathan Nott, Donald Runnicles, Jeffrey Tate, Christian Thielemann and Franz Welser-Möst.

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: Vienna Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Philharmonie Berlin, Concerto Köln, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de France, Pittsburgh Symphony and Dallas Symphony, among others.

Her operatic repertoire includes: Gilda (Rigoletto), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Amina (LA Sonnambula), Nannetta (Falstaff), Oscar (Un ballo in maschera), Marie (La fille du régiment), Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Zdenka (Arabella), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Ilia (Idomeneo), Servilia (La clemenza di Tito), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Konstanze (Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Adele (Die Fledermaus), and the title role in Das Schlaue Füchslein.

Her solo album, LIAISONS, won the Diapason D’or in 2011. On her latest album “Le Rossignol et la Rose” Chen Reiss presents a romantic compilation of songs with distinguished pianist Charles Spencer.




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SCHEDULE


" ... ihr eigenen, leuchtend hellen Timbre und immerhin über weite Strecken sehr auf Textverständlichkeit konzentriert. Wie das ist, wenn sich Chen Reiss ungezwungen und frei bewegt, wenn sie Koloraturen sprudeln lässt und, wenn es sein muss, für jeden Ton eine neue Färbung findet, ... "

Die Presse

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" ... ihr eigenen, leuchtend hellen Timbre und immerhin über weite Strecken sehr auf Textverständlichkeit konzentriert. Wie das ist, wenn sich Chen Reiss ungezwungen und frei bewegt, wenn sie Koloraturen sprudeln lässt und, wenn es sein muss, für jeden Ton eine neue Färbung findet, ... "

Die Presse

SCHEDULE

 

20, 23, 25, 26 & 28 July, 2017

Tel Aviv, Israel
Charles Bronfman Auditorium
Puccini: Turandot (Liu)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta, conductor

 

JULY 30, 2017

Haifa, Israel
Haifa Auditorium
Puccini: Turandot (Liu)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta, conductor

 

August 19 & 20, 2017 

Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Germany
Ponte Vecchio - a recital with Avi Avital
www.SHMF.de

 

August 24, 2017

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Concertgebouw
Mahler: Symphony no. 4
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
Daniele Gatti, conductor
https://www.concertgebouw.nl

 

August 29, 2017

Schloss Elmau, Germany
Ponte Vecchio - a recital with Avi Avital
www.schloss-elmau.de

 

SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

London, UK
Royal Albert Hall PROMS
Mahler: Symphony no. 4
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
Daniele Gatti, conductor
https://www.royalalberthall.com

 

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

Lucerne, Switzerland
KKL Luzern
Mahler: Symphony no. 4
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Daniele Gatti, conductor
https://www.lucernefestival.ch

 

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

Bucharest, Romania
Sala Mare a Palatului
Mahler: Symphony no. 4
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
Daniele Gatti, conductor
https://www.festivalenescu.ro

 

OCTOBER 1, 2017

Zurich, Switzerland
Tonhalle Maag
Ponte Vecchio, Recital with Avi Avital
https://www.tonhalle-maag.ch

 

OCTOBER 15, 2017

Warsaw, Poland
National Philharmonic
Rubinstein: Moses
World premiere concert and recording
Michail Jurowski, conductor

 

OCTOBER 30, 2017

Hamburg, Germany
St. Michael Church
Mendelssohn: Lobgesang
Chor St. Michaelis
Christoph Schoener, conductor
https://www.michel-musik.de

 

NOVEMBER 6, 2017

Rome, Italy
Papal Basilica St. Paul Outside the Walls
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater
Wiener Virtuosen – Members of the Wiener Philharmoniker
Chen Reiss, Soprano; Bernarda Fink, Mezzo Soprano
https://www.festivalmusicaeartesacra.net

 

NOVEMBER 12, 13, 14, 2017

Cologne, Germany
Philharmonie
Mozart: "Ch'io mi scordi di te"; Mahler: Symphony no. 4
Guerzenich Orchestra
Lahav Shani, conductor
https://www.guerzenich-orchester.de

 

DECEMBER 3, 2017

Vienna, Austria
Musikverein
Mozart: "Ch'io mi scordi di te"; Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate
Orchester Wiener Akademie
Martin Haselböck, conductor
https://www.wienerakademie.at

 

DECEMBER 14, 18, 21, 2017

Vienna, Austria
Wiener Staatsoper
Strauss: Arabella (Zdenka)
Patrick Lange, conductor
https://www.staatsoper.at

 

DECEMBER 26,30, 2017

Vienna, Austria
Wiener Staatsoper
Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel (Gretel)
Patrick Lange, conductor
https://www.staatsoper.at

 
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MEDIA


" Chen Reiss was a heavenly Gilda, pure of voice and solid in her crystalline upper register, confident in her luxuriant phrasing, and showing an impressive trill at the end of  Caro nome. "

Opera News

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" Chen Reiss was a heavenly Gilda, pure of voice and solid in her crystalline upper register, confident in her luxuriant phrasing, and showing an impressive trill at the end of  Caro nome. "

Opera News

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" Her flexible, crystalline voice reached the furthest corners of the hall, and her intonation was flawless.  Nothing in the role seemed to tax the soprano. " 

Opera Now, UK

 

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" Her flexible, crystalline voice reached the furthest corners of the hall, and her intonation was flawless.  Nothing in the role seemed to tax the soprano. " 

Opera Now, UK

 

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" Reiss’ brilliant performance for Cantata No. 51 was simply astonishing. Bach’s florid writing was a romp for her. Reiss sang with such appealing tone that joyousness was more important than her brilliant technique  -  and that’s making music. "

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, USA

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" Reiss’ brilliant performance for Cantata No. 51 was simply astonishing. Bach’s florid writing was a romp for her. Reiss sang with such appealing tone that joyousness was more important than her brilliant technique  -  and that’s making music. "

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, USA

CONTACT

Chen Reiss Office

To reach Chen Reiss directly:
office@chenreiss.com
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Management

Hilbert Artists Management
Dr. Markus Koch
koch@hilbert.de
+49 89 290747-10

Künstlerlersekretariat am Gasteig
Elisabeth Ehlers
elisabeth.ehlers@ks-gasteig.de
+49 89 444 88 790

MEDIA & PUBLIC RELATIONS

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Philip Krippendorff
philip.krippendorff@forartists.de
+49 30 414 7817-41
www.forartists.de