VOICE 2018 Edition – ART SONG DIVISION
Biography 2018: Mezzo-soprano Hagar Sharvit has been singing in operas, Lied recitals and concerts in Europe and abroad since 2011, including in the Lucerne Festival, the Bregenz Festival, Musikverein in Vienna, the Gasteig in Munich, Müpa Budapest, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Konzerthaus Berlin, the Ravinia Festival, Theatre de la ville in Paris, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, the Salzburg Festival, Brahmsfest, the Hugo Wolf Academy and more. She has won awards in international Lied competitions, the First Prize and Audience Prize in the Das Lied International Song Competition in 2015, the First Prize in the International Johannes Brahms Competition in 2012, and prizes in the Schubert, Schumann and the Hugo Wolf competitions.
Hagar has performed in main roles such as Emira (Siroe), Dejaneira (Hercules), Nerone (Agrippina), Cherubino (The Marriage of Figaro), Hermia (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Pinocchio (The Adventures of Pinocchio), Hänsel (Hänsel and Gretel), Valencienne (The Merry Widow), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), and Ottavia (L’incoronazione di Poppea).
In 2010, Hagar received her B. Mus. from the Buchmann- Mehta School of Music in Tel Aviv, where she studied with Tamar Rachum. She has been studying with Abbie Furmansky, Patricia McCaffrey and John Norris since 2011.
Hagar Sharvit is generously sponsored by Ann Birks.
La fleur qui va sur l´eau op. 85 n° 2
Nachtstück D. 672
O Waly, Waly
Aus den hebräischen Gesänge (Myrthen op. 25)
A Charm of Lullabies op. 41
Poème d’un jour op. 21
Unbewegte laue Luft op. 57 n° 8
Von ewiger Liebe op. 43 n° 1
Banalité FP 107
Fagnes de Wallonie
Voyage à Paris
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Abendempfindung K. 523
Als Luise die Briefe K. 520
An eine Äolsharfe (Mörike-Lieder)
Mignon: Kennst du das Land? (Goethe-Lieder)
Carl Philippe Gionet
Whether as a soloist or accompanist, Acadian pianist Carl Philippe Gionet is a much sought-after collaborator. After earning his Doctorate in piano performance at the Université de Montréal, he furthered his studies in collaborative piano in Austria and England. Gionet now works with numerous singers and instrumentalists across Europe and North America. He also teaches at Biima, the Breno Italy International Music Academy.