Itamar Hildesheim   tenor

Yaacov Halperin

Itamar Hildesheim, born in 2000, began singing at the age of 6 with the “Moran Choir”. Itamar graduated from “Thelma Yellin” High School where he studied in the classical music department. In this capacity, he participated in the choir and as a soloist under Maestro Yishai Steckler. In the years 2016-2018, he studied in the annual program for outstanding singers at the Jerusalem Music Center “Mishkenot Sha'ananim”. Itamar won the status of an exceptional musician in the IDF and from October 2018 till June 2022, he studied his Bachelor's at the Jerusalem Academy of Music in the class of Jeffrey Francis and Dr. Ido Ariel. In July 2019, he participated in the production of the Opera "Acis and Galatea" by Handel in the International Opera Workshop at the Tel-Aviv "Stricker" Conservatory.  In the concert season of 2019-2020, Itamar performed as a soloist in the concert series 'Rising Stars' of the NKO Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Guy Braunstein and performed with the ”Moran Ensemble”in a series of concerts with the Camerata Orchestra conducted by Maestro Tim Brown. Itamar performs regularly as a soloist with Ensemble PHOENIX under the conducting of Maestra Myrna Herzog and “Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra” under the conducting of Maestro David Shemer. In season 2022 he performed  as a soloist with “Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra” the “St, Matthew Passion” conducted by Maestro Philippe Pierlot. He recently studied with Prof. Klaus Häger and Prof. Karola Theill at Academy of music Rostock, Germany, as a part of a student’s exchange program. 

He had Master-Classes with Dorothea Röschmann, Thomas Heyer and Peter Sefcik.   In winter February 2023, Itamar participated in the “Saline royal Academy” in France under the guidance of Antoie Palloc.

 Itamar is a recipient of the “Israeli American Culture Foundation” Scholarship for the years 2018-2019 and 2020-2021 and “Keren Ronen” for the Year 2021



PHOENIX members (in random order)