The Sohn of music

23.07.2011                      21.Tammus, 5771                      Matot

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The Sohn of music

For versatile lyric soprano Elinor Sohn, opera is her first love.

Being a lyric soprano, says Elinor Sohn, is a mixed blessing. “On the one hand, most of the great opera roles are for that voice; and on the other, the competition for them is ferocious because lyric soprano is what there’s most of.”
Undaunted, Sohn spent all of last year auditioning in Europe to make a place for herself in the professional opera world – “Europe is the place to start” – and on September 12 she begins a year’s contract at the prestigious Stuttgart Opera. In November she’ll pop back to Israel to sing with the Israel Camerata….