KEREN OR DAVIDOVITCH
Was born in Tel-Aviv and at the age of 5 she started her musical studies at the conservatory of the city, studying the piano and singing in the choir for ten years. She graduated with honors in voice at the artistic department of "Ironi Alef" high-school. From the age of 17 she has participated at the IVAI (Israeli Vocal Art Institute) opera summer programm held in Tel-Aviv, where important artists are invited from all over the world, such as: Joan Dornemann, Dian Soviero, Sherrill Milnes, John Norris, Mignon Dunn, Trish Mccaffrey. In 2001 she moved to Italy, after being accepted to the "Cherubini" Conservatory of Florence joining the voice class of Marta Taddei. On December 2006 she finished her first degree receiving the highest marks. In November 2008 she earned her second degree in "Vocal chamber music", under Maestro De Lisi, with honors. She performs as a soloist in the operatic, lieder, contemporary (Israeli and Italian) and American repertoire and as a choir member. She played Fiordiligi in Così Fan Tutte, Contessa in The Marriage of Figaro, the second lady in the Magic Flute by Mozart, Barbarina from the Marriage of Figaro by Mozart, Annina in La Traviata, Count Orlowsky in Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss and the Prima Donna in Prima la musica e poi le parole by Salieri.
Studied at the Conservatory of Siena graduating with the highest marks, followed by a Masters degree with Maestro Masi at the prestigious Accademia Pianistica of Imola. He earned his second degree in "Vocal chamber music" at the "Cherubini" Conservatory of Florence, under Maestro De Lisi, with honors. Alongside his piano studies he studied the violin, composition and more recently singing. He has played at various concerts in Italy and abroad as a soloist and also in chamber music. He has been teaching from 1996 and from 2009 he became Head of the music school of San Gimignano, “Il Pentagramma”.