The unique countertenor voice of Yaniv d’Or has confirmed his status as one of the rising stars of the modern international music scene. His voice has captured the attention of music-lovers around the world and he is in demand for his performances, which include many styles of opera from baroque through to contemporary. His vocal virtuosity combined with a wide palette of vocal colours, a talent for movement as well as unique and powerful acting abilities, have won him critical praise and high acclaim from critics the world over.
British-Israeli Yaniv d’Or studied at the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem and then at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in London. His operatic performances include the title roles in Handel’s Giulio Cesare (New Israeli Opera), Ottone and Orlando; Gluck’s Orfeo (Lithuanian National Opera); and Cavalli’s Orion (Wilton Music Hall).
Yaniv has also performed the roles of Nerone and Ottone (Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea), Sorceress (Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas), Tolomeo (Handel’s Giulio Cesare) for Gothenburg Opera, Wiesbaden Staatsoper and New Israeli Opera. Others include Medoro in Handel’s Orlando for Independence Opera and Arsamenes in Handel’s Xerxes for British Youth Opera. Yaniv recently created the role of Rabbi Elbaz in Josef Bardanashvili’s new work ‘Journey to the End of the Millennium’ for New Israeli Opera and Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma.