Ron Silberstein     tenor

Ron Silberstein

 Born in 1990, Ron Silberstein began his music studies at the Yigal Alon high-school in Ramat Hasharon, graduating with excellence in music as a Jazz and pop trombone player. As a trombonist he played, performed and studied with some of Israel's top jazz players and musicians, including some international ones. In addition, Ron has performed in all of the major concert venues in Israel, alongside pop artists like Matti Caspi, Shlomi Shabat, Miri Mesika, Efrat Gosh, Avraham Fried, Yehuda Poliker, David D’Or, Shlomi Shaban and more. During his high-school studies, Ron began singing in choirs and soon performed with some of the best orchestras and conductors in Israel. Following that experience, he started studying as a tenor soloist in the home studio of Mr. Jeffrey Francis and Ms. Efrat Ben-Nun, later continuing his studies with Ms. Ben-Nun at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.

In the course of his academic studies he participated in many concerts and master-classes, as well as in some of the Academy's productions, in which he sang the title role in "Dido and Aeneas" (Purcell), Tito in "Giulio Sabino" (Sarti), Nachman in "Dan HaShomer" (Lavri), and others. Ron was selected for a special excellence Master’s degree program at the JAMD in collaboration with the Meitar Opera Studio of the Israeli Opera, during the course of which he performed with the studio.

He made his professional debut in the opera "Baruchs Schweigen" (Milch-Sheriff) at the Israeli Music Festival, later roles including Beppe/Arlecchino in "I Pagliacci" (Leoncavallo), Goro in "Madamma Butterfly" (Puccini), Don Basilio and Don Curzio in "Le Nozze di Figaro" (Mozart), Lacouf in "Les mamelles de Tirésias" (Poulenc) and others. As a soloist he has performed with major Israeli orchestras like the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra, the Tel-Aviv Soloists Ensemble, the Israeli 21st Century Orchestra and others. His concert and oratorio repertoire includes pieces like Mozart’s Requiem, Messiah (Händel), Magnificat (Bach), Masses by Mozart and Schubert, as well as some pieces by contemporary Israeli composers like Boaz Ben-Moshe, Ella Milch-Sheriff, and others.

Ron is a laureate of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship in the years 2012-2017 with a double scholarship for Jazz trombone and classical singing.

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