Raya Gonen


B.M. Rubin Academy of Music (Tel Aviv); M.M. Westminster Choir College of Rider University

Leading roles with the Israeli National Opera, the New Israeli Opera, the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, and Opera Camerata of Washington. Represented Israeli Broadcasting Authority at Cardiff World Competition in Wales. Specializes in contemporary music of her native Israel. Recorded Vocal Jewels from Israel for Centaur Records in 1998.