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Ellen Rabiner (Contralto)

Born: USA

The American contralto, Ellen Rabiner, made her 1994 Metropolitan Opera debut in Elektra and has returned to that house to sing in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Die Walküre and, most recently, the Metís premiere of Moses und Aron. The New York native has also appeared with, among others, the New York City Opera (Suzuki/Madama Butterfly, Konchakovna/Prince Igor); San Diego Opera (Isabela/USA premiere of Daniel Catánís Rappacciniís Daughter), Santa Fe Opera (Gaea/Daphne), Michigan Opera Theater, Dallas Opera and the Washington Opera. In concert, Rabiner has performed Gustav Mahlerís Rückert Lieder and Third Symphony, J.S. Bachís Magnificat (BWV 243), Fallaís El Amor Brujo, Prokofievís Alexander Nevsky, George Frideric Handelís Messiah and Felix Mendelssohnís Elijah.

Recent engagements include Il Trovatore (Azucena) in West Virginia, Aida (Amneris) in Sioux City, Der Rosenkavalier (Annina) in Nashville, and the title role of Antonio Vivaldiís Arsilda in New York, several performances at the Baldwin-Wallace College Bach Festival (2001, 2003, 2006), a recording of J.S. Bach's B Minor Mass (BWV 232) with Martin Pearlman and the Boston Baroque, in addition to a return to the Met for their Ring cycle and a reprise of Moses und Aron.

Ellen Rabiner made her recording debut as the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas with Nicholas McGegan and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.

Source: San Francisco Opera Website (1999)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2001)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Dwight Oltman

Alto

BWV 232 [7th], BWV 245 [ 8th], BWV 248 [7th]

Martin Pearlman

Alto

BWV 232

Links to other Sites

San Francisco Opera: Ellen Rabiner
Ellen Rabiner as Carmen (Granite State Opera)

Ellen Rabiner Home Page

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