Israeli soprano Einat Aronstein enjoys dividing her time between Opera, Contemporary and Early music.
A soloist at the opera ensemble of Theater Trier, she has sung with Ensemble Modern and regularly performs with different Baroque ensembles, including her own Ensemble Arava. Her engagements brought her to perform in Israel, Europe, North America and the Far East.
Aronstein has sung with orchestras such as the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, Residentie Orkest The Hague and the Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Trier, under the baton of Zubin Mehta, Christian Zacharias, Dan Ettinger and David Stern among others. She sings regularly in renowned international festivals such as Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, Festival Classique Den Haag, Aldeburgh Festival and Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival.
As an Opera singer, her repertoire includes Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Anne Truelove (The Rake’s Progress), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Musetta (La Bohème), Valencienne (Die lustige Witwe), Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel), The Little One (The Golden Dragon - Eötvös), Drusilla (L'incoronazione di Poppea), La Musica and Euridice (L’Orfeo), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) and Daphne (Apolo e Daphne).
She performed at the Israeli Opera, Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Stadttheater Fürth, EntArteOpera, Vienna, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Théatre D’Esch, Luxemburg, Museum of Modern Art in Salzburg and Theater Trier.
As a passionate interpreter of Early music, Aronstein has performed with Profeti della Quinta, Ensemble Barrocada and the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, with conductors Andrew Parrott, Patrick Cohen Akenine and John Nelson.
A debut CD of Ensemble Arava (Brilliant Classics) has been released in 2022, followed by a concert tour in Germany and Israel.
In contemporary music, she sang with Ensemble Modern and the Israel Contemporary Players with conductors as Zsolt Nagy, Léo Warynski, Marcus Weiss and Mike Svoboda. As an actress Aronstein was engaged with The Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv and Tzavta Theater, and dubbed several films into Hebrew.
Einat holds a specialized Master’s degree in performing contemporary music from Basel Music Academy. She studied for a Bachelor’s degree in the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv. She received scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, the Israel Vocal Arts Institute Foundation and the Ronen Foundation. Aronstein won the first prize at The Buchmann-Mehta Vocal Competition, the Young Talent Award at the Cesti competition for baroque opera in Innsbruck, the second prize at the Concorso Lirico Città di Magenta in Italy and the audience prize at the Concours International de Chant des Châteaux en Médoc in Bordeaux. With Ensemble Arava, she won the first prize and the audience prize at the International Competition for Concert Presentation in Frankfurt.
"Einat Aronstein sent forth her clear voice as if playing an instrument. She walked the challenging, dizzying melismatic tightrope like a genuine acrobat.
We sat there dumbfounded, mouths and ears gaping". "
Haggai Hitron, Haaretz|25.5.2016