Joseph Aridan, Tenor

"Passionate voice - intelligent sound"


Mr. Aridan Began his musical training at the Zubin Mehta Music Academy - University of Tel-Aviv, where he made his operatic debut as David in C.Nielsen's Saul and David, and graduated Cum Laude in 2001. As a young singer starting his way in his native country Israel, he has received various Israeli and International musical scholarships, including both of the 2 most prestigious Scholarships of the Israeli New Opera. Having completed his music degree in Tel-Aviv University, He continued his voice studies in Rome and Milan, eventually trusting the guidance of International Tenor John Horton Murray.

Mr. Aridán often performs in operatic projects and concerts accompanied by leading Israeli orchestras, including the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and the Jerusalem Symphonic Orchestra IBA. In June 2000 he made his debut at the New Israeli Opera Tel-Aviv, singing a leading role in a modern Israeli piece - Dear Son of Mine; The great success in interpreting this role, had lead to an impressive continuity of his way in the New Israeli Opera Tel-Aviv, singing the roles of Nemorino in "Elisir d’amore", Don Ramiro in "La Cenerentola", Alessandro in "Il re pasteore", Trabucco in "La forza del destino", Pong in "Turandot" and Goro in "Madama Butterfly". In January 2001 he also made his debut with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, singing Tamino in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte. Since then he performed with the Israeli Philharmonic also as Altuom in Turandot, under Maestro Zubin Mehta.

Currently, Mr. Aridan’s operatic repertoire includes the leading Tenor roles in operas of Mozart, such as Don Ottavio, Tamino and Ferrando, Italian Bel Canto full lyric Roles of Donizetti, like Nemorino, Edgardo and others, and also roles which require great flexibility and agility, like Rossini’s Count Almaviva and Don Ramiro.

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Joseph Aridan, Tenor