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After completing her studies at the the opera studio of the Staatsoper Berlin, Israeli soprano Gal James joined Oper Graz where her repertoire has included the title rôle in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello, Chrysothemis in Strauss’s Elektra, Eva in Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Marguerite in Gounod’s Faust and Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Other opera engagements include Mimì in Puccini’s La Bohème at the Palau de la Música in Valencia and the title rôle in Rusalka at the Semperoper Dresden.

On the concert platform highlights have included the Vier letzte Lieder of Richard Strauss with the Oslo Philharmonic and Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestras, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 with the Sinfonieorchester St Gallen and the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Mendelssohn’s Elias with the Berlin Philharmonic, and Psalm 42 with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, and Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Bochumer Symphony Orchestra.

Gal James has worked with renowned conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Seiji Ozawa, Neeme Järvi, Steven Sloane, Julien Salemkour, Vasily Petrenko, Riccardo Chailly, Ion Marin, Dan Ettinger and Jukka-Pekka Saraste.

Role: Classical Artist 
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