The much-celebrated soprano Chen Reiss enchants audiences with »a voice of silver brightness and clarity« (Bachtrack), »an enticing tone« and »superb musicianship« (Opera News).
This Israeli-born singer began her career with Zubin Mehta at the Bayerischen Staatsoper Munich and has since enjoyed numerous engagements with well-known opera houses such as the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Teatro alla Scala and at the Israeli Opera. As a resident artist, she has also worked closely with the Wiener Staatsoper for several years.
Chen Reiss appears frequently as a recital singer and also as a guest performer at international festivals – from the BBC Proms to the Salzburg Festival, the Rheingau Festival and the Lucerne Festival. She has worked with many major orchestras such as the Wiener Philharmoniker, the Münchner Philharmoniker, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, as well as with distinguished conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach, Daniele Gatti, Vladimir Jurowski, plus many others. Chen Reiss was invited to sing at the 2014 Christmas Mass for Pope Francis. In addition, this singer has a comprehensive discography including CDs and DVDs of Fauré’s ›Requiem‹ with Paavo Järvi and the Orchestre de Paris and Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Gustavo Dudamel and the Münchner Philharmoniker. She recently released her latest album of songs by Fanny Mendelssohn (Onyx). She also features on the soundtrack to Tom Tykwers film ›Das Parfum‹ accompanied by Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker.