Photos by Uri Elkayam, Michael Pavia, and Shahar Vin
Noam Heinz is an Israeli – British – American baritone living in Berlin. He joined the Komische Oper Berlin studio program in 2023 after completing the Meitar Opera Studio program at the Israeli Opera (2020–22). He has performed many roles with the Israeli Opera, including the title role in the world premiere of the acclaimed new Hebrew opera Theodor, Masetto in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Prince Yamadori in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, and El Dancaïro in Bizet’s Carmen. Additional performances from 2022 included Papageno in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, and the title role in Don Giovanni with the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra.
Mr. Heinz’s operatic repertoire also includes Nick Shadow in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress; Bob in The Old Maid and The Thief, and Mr. Gobineau in The Medium, both composed by Menotti; Sam in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, the Captain and the Rogue in Bernstein’s Candide (performed with the Israeli Philharmonic), Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, and Aneas in Purcell’s Dido and Aneas, among others.
Mr. Heinz was awarded first prize in Tel Aviv University’s Buchmann-Mehta School of Music’s annual vocal competition in 2019. He was a semifinalist in the Belvedere competition in 2022, and has received scholarships from the Ronen Foundation (2016–23), the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (2016–23), the Leon Nacht scholarship (2022), Tel Aviv University (2017–19), and the Dr. Elie and Esther Foundation (2016).
Noam Heinz performed with The Orchestra Now on November 4, 5, and 7, 2023.
Bio: Sep 2023