Zlata Khershberg was born in Russia and has been living in Israel since 2011. From 2006 to 2011, the mezzo-soprano studied at the Balakirev Music College in her hometown of Nizhny Novgorod. She then continued her studies at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel Aviv. She went on to graduate from here in 2016 with a Bachelor of Music. As part of the Israel Vocal Arts Institute Opera Workshop, Zlata performed as Olga in Eugene Onegin in 2012 and as Marcellina in The Marriage of Figaro in 2013. She gained additional on-stage experience playing the roles of Prince Orlofsky in the operetta Die Fledermaus and the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas. The singer has also developed a diverse concert repertoire that includes pieces by Beethoven, Brahms and Stravinsky. In 2016, Zlata won an award at the International Summer Academy at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. She also won first prize at the Israel Vocal Arts Institute Summer Program Competition and received the People’s Choice Prize.
Marcellina, Le nozze di Figaro (W. A. Mozart)
Olga, Eugene Onegin (P. I. Tchaikovsky)
Prince Orlofsky, Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss)
Sorceress, Dido and Aeneas (H. Purcell)
2011 - 2016, Bachelor of Music, Buchmann Mehta School of Music, Israel
2016, First Prize and Audience Prize, IVAI Summer Program Competition, Israel
2016, Semifinalist, Eva Marton Competition, Hungary