Renowned for her pure, luminous, rich soprano, persuasive performances and dramatic ability, Arianna Zukerman’s singing career has taken her to opera and concert stages around the world.

Notable collaborations include with conductors, Jane Glover, Lorin Maazel, Rossen Milanov, Constantine Orbelian, James Levine, and Ivor Bolton. She has sung at the Bavarian State Opera (Munich), New York City Opera, Berkshire Opera Company, Arizona Opera and Annapolis Opera. Her relationship with symphony orchestras include such esteemed ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Royal Philharmonic (London).

Ms. Zukerman is the soloist on the critically acclaimed, GRAMMY nominated 2013 Naxos recording of James Whitbourn’s oratorio, Annelies: the first major choral setting of the Diary of Anne Frank. She has sung the work often, and notably at the New York City premiere of the work at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and with the composer conducting at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC.

Arianna Zukerman was born in New York City into a musical family. Her father is violinist/violist/conductor Pinchas Zukerman, her mother is flutist, writer and arts broadcaster, Eugenia Zukerman, and her sister Natalia Zukerman is an accomplished singer/songwriter and visual artist. Ms. Zukerman has served on the voice faculties of the Catholic University of America (Vocal Performance and Musical Theatre), the University of Maryland, and Bel Canto in Tuscany. She has chaired several noteworthy vocal programs including at Wintergreen Music in Wintergreen, VA, YAA Classical: Voice, and as the Senior Director and a faculty member at the Potomac Vocal Institute in Washington, DC. She regularly gives master classes around the world.

A past recipient of the Sullivan Foundation Award, Ms. Zukerman was a member of the Bavarian State Opera’s Junges Ensemble. She studied theatre at Brown University and received her Bachelor of Music from the Juilliard School. She resides with her family in Greater Washington, DC and works at Wolf Trap where she is Manager of Artistic Administration for Opera and Classical Programming.

edited June 2023

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