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Described by the Salt Lake Tribune" following her Brahms "German Requiem" with the Utah Symphony as "a classy vocal talent" with an "angelic Soprano voice", Sivan Rotem is considered one of the most outstanding singers of Israel. She was born in Buenos Aires and started her musical training as a violinist. Rotem graduated the Haifa University in English and Literature and the Tel Aviv Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University in singing. She continued her vocal studies with Ellen Faull in the USA.
She made her debut with Zubin Mehta and The Israel Philharmonic in The Magic Flute and appears regularly with all the leading orchestras of Israel, including The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Israel Camerata, The Israel Netanya- Kibbutz Orchestra and the Israel Sinfonietta. She sang leading roles with The New Israeli Opera, (in Don Pasquale, La Boheme, Werther, Orfeo ed Euridice, Electra and Cosi Fan Tutte).
Sivan Rotem enjoys a successful career worldwide and has sung with the Symphony orchestras of Utah, San Diego, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Jose, Vancouver, Canada, Bochum, Sinfonietta Krakovia, Lima National Youth Orchestra, Guatemala National Youth orchestra, I Virtuosi Di Praga, the Ukraine Philharmonic Orchestra , The Uzbek National Symphony Orchestra, The KZN Durban Philharmonic in South Africa, The National Opera Orchestra of Georgia, The National Opera Orchestra of Macedonia and The Seattle Opera, where she sang the roles of Susanna in Le Nozze Di Figaro and Violetta in La Traviata to great acclaim. She also sung with Opera San Jose in California, at the Savonlinna Opera Festival in Finland and gave solo recitals in The National Opera House of Albania, Prague's "Rudolfinum", San Francisco, Madrid, Helsinki, Seville, Berlin, Budapest, Vienna, Graz, Bratislava, Sydney, Beijing "Forbidden City Concert Hall", Santiago, Buenos Aires, "Les Invalides" and "The Palace of Versailles" in Paris. Most recently she had a great success as Alice Ford in Verdi's FALSTAFF with the Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra in Uruguay.
Sivan Rotem collaborated with many distinguished conductors including Zubin Mehta, Sergui Comissiona, Gerard Schwarz, Joseph Siverstein, Gary Bertini, Joshua Rivkin, Unichi Hirokami, Leonid Grin, Leon Botstein, Lior Shambadal, Emmanuel Joel, Frederic Chaslin, Martin Andre , Antonello Allemandi, Yoel Levi and Martin Lebel.
Her discography includes "Dove in The Clefts of the Rock"-Synagogue Music in the Baroque for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Jewish Music Research Center, Aharon Harlap's "Symphony no. 2- "L'oiseau de la Guerre" for "Helicon", a Spanish CD "Viva El Amor" for "Romeo Records" and a CD dedicated to the songs of Giacomo Meyerbeer, which was released by "NAXOS".