30 Dec

Yair Polishook, baritone

Festival Artists

Yair Polishook, baritone, was born in Israel. He graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. He performed Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as in the operas The Cheater (Avidom) and The Bald Soprano (Israel Sharon). His liturgical repertoire includes Messiah (Handel), St. Matthew’s Passion (Bach), the Faure Requiem, Schonberg’s serenade Op. 24 and other works. Besides his singing career, he studies conducting. He received the AICF, Ronen Foundation and Eli Leon scholarships. Yair Polishook was a member of the Israeli Opera’s Meitar Opera Studio and he also founded the Opera Orpheus Ensemble.