Merav Eldan, mezzo-soprano, originally from Israel, has collaborated with several composers and premiered pieces such as In the Garden – A Homeless Woman’s Monodrama for Voice and Brass Quintet by O. Zehavi and text by T. Hakimi written after conversing with inspiring Homeless women. It was premiered in Tel Aviv, Cleveland and Zurich; Away from Me – Transgender Song Cycle by B. Ben-Moshe with text by I. Faran and L. Arnon; The Stone by Z. Whitney; Protest – Song Cycle for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra by O. Zehavi.
She also premiered the alto role in Voice of the Lake by M. Brouwer and in Rashby’s Passion by J. Bardanashvili.
This Summer Merav will perform the title role in Caccini's La liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola di Alcina with dell'Arte Opera Ensemble. In the past she performed the role of Hermia in Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Neris in Medea, Dorabella in Così fan Tutte, Damon in Acis and Galatea, Komponist in Ariadne auf Naxos and La zia Principessa in Suor Angelica.
She recently performed E. Milch-Sheriff’s Waves for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra at the Israeli Music Festival Israel Camerate Jerusalem and maestro Doron Salomon. She also performed Berio's Circles with CIM'S New Music Ensemble. Merav performed a collection of arias with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra as part of the Classical Revolution series. She is an Alumni of Cleveland Institute of Music.