The German-American baritone Samuel Berlad holds a Master's degree in Opera from the Frankfurt University for Music and the Performing Arts and a Diploma in Vocal Pedagogy from the Wiesbaden Music Academy.
Mr. Berlad has performed the the following roles: Belcore in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore with The Jerusalem Opera under Omer Arieli; Sam in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti with The Jerusalem Street Orchestra under Ido Shpitalnik; Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with The Israel Chamber Orchestra under Ariel Zuckermann and with The Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva under Nir Kabaretti; Papageno in Mozart’s The Magic Flute with The Jerusalem Opera under Omer Arieli; Collatinus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia with Opera Incognita in Munich under Ernst Bartmann; the title role in Ullmann’s The Emperor of Atlantis with The Israel Chamber Orchestra under Adrian Sylveen; Figaro in Paisiello's Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Junge Oper Rhein-Main under Mihail Katev; Il Conte in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with the Junge Oper Rhein-Main under Mihail Katev.
Mr. Berlad’s concert repertoire comprises major oratorios and art songs. Recent concert highlights include Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin with pianist Jonathan Zak in venues across Israel. His broadcast of Schubert Songs for the “Israel Schubertiade 2021” with pianist Ido Ariel was highly praised by the press. He received great acclamation for his performance of the baritone solo in Brahms’ “German Requiem”.