C. Monteverdi L’incoronazione di Poppea Drusilla
F. Cavalli L’Ormindo Erice
J. B. Lully Atys Sangaride
A. Stradella La Circe Circe
A. Scarlatti Venere, Amore e Ragione Amore
G. F. Händel Acis and Galatea (HWV49a) Galatea
J. A. Hasse La Serva Scaltra Dorilla
C. W. Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice Amore
J. Haydn L’infedelta Delusa Vespina
W. A. Mozart Don Giovanni Zerlina
W. A. Mozart Die Zauberflöte Pamina
W. A. Mozart Cosi fan tutte Despina
G. Rossini Il Viaggio a Reims Madama Cortese
E. Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel Taumännchen
G. Verdi La Traviata Annina
G. Verdi Rigoletto Paggio
G. Puccini Suor Angelica Suor Genovieffa
F. Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites Soeur Constance
A. Copland The Tender Land Beth
P. Glass La Belle et la Bete Adelaide
A. Charlap King Solomon and the Bee Queen Sheba


C. Monteverdi Lamento della Ninfa
B. Strozzi Che si puo far, op.8
B. Strozzi Lagrime mie
B. Strozzi L’Eraclito amoroso
A. Scarlatti L’orfeo
M. P. de Montéclair Pan et Syrinx
L. N. Clérambault Léandre et Héro
A. Vivaldi Juditha Triumphans (as Vagaus)
G. F. Händel Armida abbandonata, HWV 105
G. F. Händel La Lucrezia, HWV 145
G. F. Händel Agrippina condotta a morire, HWV 110
G. F. Händel Mi palpita il cor, HWV 132
G. F. Händel Messiah, HWV 56
J. S. Bach


Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199
J. S. Bach


Matthäus Passion, BWV 244 (2nd Soprano)
W. A. Mozart Chi sa, chi sa, K. 582
W. A. Mozart Vado, ma dove, K.583
W. A. Mozart Exultate Jubilate
M. Matrinez La Tempesta
L. Spohr 6 Deutsche Lieder, Op.103
F. Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
R. Schumann Frauenliebe und Leben, op.42
R. Schumann Mignon Lieder, op.98a
R. Schumann


Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, op. 135
R. Strauss Ophelia Lieder, op.67
M. Ravel 5 Mélodies populaires grecques
M. Ravel Kaddish
R. Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music (Soprano solo)
A. Schoenberg 4 early songs, op. 2
J. Rodrigo 4 Madrigales Amatorios
F. Poulenc Gloria (Soprano solo)
A. Copland 12 poems by Emily Dickinson
B. Britten English folk songs for voice and guitar
D. Sutton The Bells
J. Bardanashvili Ode to Sara (Select.)

Mayan Goldenfeld

Italian-Israeli soprano Mayan Goldenfeld is currently based in Bielefeld, Germany, where as of
the 2023/24 season she is engaged as an ensemble member at Theater Bielefeld.

During the 2022/23 season Mayan was part of the Bielefelder Studio at Theater bielefeld, a one
of a kind studio program where she received training not only as an opera singer but also as an
actress as well as in dance. As a member of the Bielefelder Studio, she appeared in opera roles
such as the leading role of Sie in the world premiere of the opera At Your Doorstep/Vor Deiner
Tür, 4th Blumenmädchen in Parsifal, Natalia in Zazà, Ida in Die Fledermaus, as well as a soloist
with the Bielefelder Philharmoniker in concerts such as the New Year's Concert and in Bach's
St. John Passion. She also made her debut as an actress in the role of Zagorka in the critically
acclaimed play Herkunft by Saša Stanišić.

Other performances include Despina in Cosi fan tutte and Matthäus Passion in Amsterdam
Concertgebouw, Erice in L'Ormindo by Cavalli at Internationale Maifestspiele Wiesbaden, the
title role in Stradella's La Circe in Teatro Torlonia, Amor and Damigella in L'incoronazione di
Poppea by Monteverdi, Sangaride in Atys by Lully, Dorilla in La Serva Scaltra by Hasse, the title
role in Jommeli's Didone Abbandonata in a concert for SWR2 at the Schwetzingen Festspiele
and Galatea in Handel's Acis and Galatea.

As a singer with a passion for early music, Mayan has already sung under the baton of early
music specialists such as Sigiswald Kuiken, Alexis Kossenko, Werner Ehrhardt, Andrea de
Carlo and Michael Hofstetter.

With her early music duo "Sull'onde" she won the Bärenreiter Prize at the Göttingen Handel
Competition. She also won the first prize of the Buchmann-Mehta Singing Competition, and is a
finalist of the Froville International Baroque Singing Competition.
The soprano is a scholarship recipient of the German Orchestra Foundation, the Cini
Foundation in Venice, the Friends of Opera Association in Israel, as well as the Berlin Song
Festival, the Buchman-Heiman Foundation and the AICF Foundation, from which she received
the Excellence Scholarship. She is also a Jubilee ambassador for Bärenreiter Verlag, one of the
most important music publishers in the world.

Before completing her Bachelor's degree in music at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in
the class of Efrat Ben Nun, Mayan studied history at Tel Aviv University. She then went on to
complete her master's degree at Brooklyn College Conservatory in New York, where she
studied in the class of Patricia McCaffrey. She is also a graduate of the Baroque Vocal
Excellence Program at the Hochschule für Musik in Mainz, and holds an Advanced Studies
certificate from the institution of Early Music at the Berlin University of the Arts where she
coached with Doerthe Maria Sandmann.


March 6, 2024

Mayan Goldenfeld sings Frasquita at Theater Bielefeld

The Israeli soprano sings Frasquita in Ute M. Englehardt’s production of G. Bizet’s Carmen tonight. Alexander Kalajdzic is conducting.

March 29, 2023

Mayan Goldenfeld sings the world premiere of At Your Doorstep

Italian-Israeli soprano Mayan Goldenfeld sings “She” in the world premiere of the chamber opera At Your Doorstep, created by South African composer Matthew MacFarlane and Swiss composer Marc L. Vogler, with a libretto and direction by Robert Lehmeier.

The opera will be simultaneously streamed in Johannesburg and Bielefeld from March 29 until April 5 at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg and Theater Bielefeld in Germany.