Ragaa Eldin
Tenor
Tenor Ragaa Eldin was born in Cairo in march 1983. He completed his musical studies at the Conservatory of Cairo where he graduated in singing under the guidance of Sobhi Bidair. In 2007 he participated at the master class of Caroline Dumas at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris, followed by several concerts. In 2008 he became a member of Cairo Opera House where he interpreted several roles, such as Nemorino in L'Elisir d'amore and Tamino in Zauberflöte.
In 2010 he entered the semi-finals at the international opera singing competition "Wilhelm Stenhammar" in Sweden. From 2008 to 2013 he participates in the "Egyptian-Finnish Music Bridge". He was invited by the Savonlinna Music Academy from 2008 to 2013, in 2015 he won a scolarship at the Scuola dell'Opera at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna and at the Teatro Sao Carlos in Portugal.
At the Teatro Macinelli in Orvieto he performed Manrico in Trovatore, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana, Rodolfo in La Bohème, Alfredo in La traviata. After that he performed Stabat Mater with Cairo Symphony Orchestra, Puccini's  Missa di Gloria in Paris. Ragaa was chosen to cover Ramon Vargas, in the role of Gaston under the direction of Daniele Callegari and stage director Hugo di Ana in G. Verdi 's Jerusalem during the 2017 Verdi's Festival at Teatro Regio di Parma. In the same year Ragaa was invited to take part in the Fiodor Shalyapin opera Festival in Kazan singing the role of Manrico in Il Trovatore by G.Verdi. In 2018 Ragaa has been invited to take place in the master class with Rolando Villazon in Paris. Other engagements include: Don José in Abay Theatre in Kazakhstan, Madama Butterfly at the Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia and at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Fedora in Catania.
Ragaa Eldin has sung as soloist in several concerts in Cairo, Amman, Oman, Algeria, Finland, France, Italy, Spain.

November 2021