13 Jan

Reut Ventorero, mezzo soprano

Festival Artists

Born in Israel and currently residing in Rome, Reut Ventorero is a graduate of the Jerusalem Academy of Music & Dance and the Royal Conservatory of the Hague where she specialized in early music performance practice. She sang as a soloist in major concert halls, Opera houses and festivals around Europe under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, Stefano Montanari, Speranza Scappucci, Michele Spotti, Daniel Rustioni, and Leonardo García Alarcón.

She was invited to take part in various prestigious young artists programs such as The Voice and Creation Residency of the Academy of Aix-en-Provence Festival (2015), the Luzern Festival Academy (2014) and the Ambronay Festival Academy (2013). Between the years 2012-2015, she participated regularly in the summer opera program of the International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel-Aviv.

Ms. Ventorero was selected for the first edition of “Fabbrica” YAP of the Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma 2016-2017, where she interpreted numerous roles on the main stage. Following the program, she was engaged with the Theater Orchester Biel-Solothurn and with the Opéra de Saint-Étienne as Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) and returned to Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma as Teresa (La Sonnambula), Zerlina (Don Giovanni) and as Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro).

Her concert repertoire ranges from early baroque repertoire and chamber music to contemporary music including pieces that were written especially for her voice.

As a concert singer Reut Collaborated with the Roma Tre Orchestra and the Ensemble Solistes XXI (recorded for Radio France). In Israel, She was invited to sing with the Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra, the Meitar Ensemble, the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, the New Israeli Vocal Ensemble and in the Abu-Gosh Festival. Recently she gave a concert with the soloists of the Israel Camerata Jerusalem dedicated to Mira Zakai at the Israeli Music Fest.

Reut participated in masterclasses with leading singers such as Elly Ameling, Barbara Hannigan, Andreas Scholl, Paul Agnew, Roberto Frontali, Monica Bacelli, Luca Salsi, and Mariella Devia.

She is a scholarship recipient by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, the Ronen Foundation, the Israel Vocal Arts Institute, and the Buchman-Heiman Foundation.