Alon Harari countertenor
Alon Harari was born in Israel. He graduated from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at the Tel Aviv University. His wide repertoire includes Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck) at the Lithuanian National Opera, Zephyrus in Apollo and Hyacinthus (Mozart) in Stuttgart, Eustazio in Rinaldo (Handel) in Munster, Tolomeo in Gulio Cesare in Egitto (Handel) in Dortmund and in Helsinki, as well as in Ottone (Handel) in Halle.
He performed in most Israeli festivals and gave recitals in London, Glasgow and Vilnius. He performed in many concerts in Israel including with the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, the Jerusalem Camerata, the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, and many others. He has also performed with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and the Baroque Werk Hamburg. He has received the AICF scholarships.
He was an associate member of the Israeli Opera's Opera Studio and participated as soloist in numerous concerts of the Israeli Opera all over Israel. At the Israeli Opera he performed Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck) and later this season will appear in the staged production of Carmina Burana (Orff) at Masada.
Alon Harari recorded the opera Apollo et Haycinthus by Mozart with the conductor Nicol Matt for Brilliant Classics in Stuttgart in 2006. He has received scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation as well as the Colton Foundation and won a special prize as The Most Promising Young Artist at the Hilde Zadek International Competition in Vienna. He recently sang with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, IBA.
He sings often as soloist with Ensemble PHOENIX , in operas such as La Purpura de la Rosa (the role of Marte), in big projects of Italian and Latin-American Baroque music, and chamber concerts of virtuoso music. He has participated in PHOENIX's Israeli premiere of Falvetti's oratorio Il Diluvio Universale, in an unforgetable performance in the role of Death.