Ayana Haviv

Seasons with Chorale: 14
Previous LAMC solos:
Vivaldi Gloria, Handel Messiah, Haydn Heilig Mass, Bach St. Matthew Passion, Jewish folk song Aleih Neiri, Fernandes Dame Albricia Mano Anton
Voice Part CHORALE: Soprano
Hometown: Jerusalem, Israel
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
LA Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Chamber Singers/Cappella and freelance recording work. I sing in lots of very different styles; you can hear some of them at www.ayanahaviv.com. Also full-time gig as a mom to Dalia, 8, and Eitan, 5.
Guest Appearances:
Gabriela Ortiz's Baalkah with Southwest Chamber Music; Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Symphony Live; Third Swallow in LA Opera's Die Vögel; and many solos with LA Master Chorale, including 3 times in the Messiah Singalong, Haydn's Heiligmesse, Taverner's Western Wind Mass
Have sung on over 50 film, TV, and video game soundtracks; solo film recordings include Balkan-style solos in Danny Elfman's score to The Next Three Days, ethereal/ambient solos in Marco Beltrami's score to Seventh Son and classical solos in Christopher Lennertz's score to Agent Carter; solos (operatic, Middle Eastern, and Balkan styles) in the TV shows Supernatural, The Green Lantern Animated Series, Beware the Batman and The Philanthropist; solos on the forthcoming animated film Dorothy of Oz; solos on several albums for Walt Disney Records; solos in numerous video games including The Punisher and Quantum of Solace; won 2007 Grammy Award® for Cappella's Padilla: Sun of Justice; and choir on numerous other film soundtracks including Minions, Tomorrowland, Goosebumps, Big Hero 6, Wreck-it Ralph, Avatar, and many more; also contributed to the Los Angeles Master Chorale's last two recordings, A Good Understanding and Górecki: Miserere
Highlights of your musical career:
singing two songs in the role of Balthazar, the page, in Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare's restored Globe Theatre in London; recording my own album as a singer-songwriter; my first concert with the Master Chorale at Disney Hall
Favorite choral work(s):
Rachmaninoff Vespers and the Verdi Requiem
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
singing the soprano solo in Handel's Messiah at Walt Disney Concert Hall; singing with my own rock band at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood
What are you listening to these days?
Sufjan Stevens, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Radiohead, Laura Marling, Björk, Blonde Redhead, Caroline Shaw, and John Adams
Online Headshot: bio-haviv-ayana.jpg
Made in L.A.
Soprano, Mangá Pakalagián
Festival of Carols
Soprano, Aleih Neiri
Renaissance: Reawakened
Soprano, Western Wind Mass Gloria
50th Season Celebration
Soprano, Dame albricia mano Anton (Be joyful, brother Anton!)
Rejoice! Bach Magnificat
Soprano, Gloria
Holiday Wonders: Festival of Carols
Soprano, Aleih Neiri
Holiday Wonders: Festival of Carols
Soprano, Aleih Neiri
31st Annual Messiah Sing-Along
Soprano, Messiah
29th Annual Messiah Sing-Along
Soprano, Messiah
Haydn + Messiaen
Soprano, Missa St. Bernardi von Offida (Heilig Mass)
26th Annual Messiah Sing-Along
Soprano, Messiah
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