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Name: Amit Khaneja
Skills: Singer, Soloist (Lyric Tenor)
Phone: +1 (718) 382 5896
Address: 2246 Ocean Av 4-F, Brooklyn, USA 11229, United States
Links: E-mail
Amit has thrilled his audience with the shear beauty and vibrancy of his voice. He has lent his voice to early music, lieder and opera and has been praised for an unending legato and a sense of urgency in his voice which blooms at the top and is complimented by a commanding stage presence.

Amit has appeared widely in New York, in operas and oratorios, having sung with Dicapo opera among others in roles such as Tamino (Die Zauberfloete), Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore), Alfredo (La Traviata), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor), to name a few. Amit’s Lyric tenor has been lent to numerous performances of Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte) and Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) with New York Opera Productions, Amato Opera, NYC and has been hailed by The Voice-NYC as “Silvery tenor with a fine legato that remains true to Mozart’s music even in the most demanding passages”. He has also appeared with various ensembles in the Tristate area such as New York Cantata Singers-NYC, BC Chorale, BC orchestra, First Presbyterian Chorale NJ, Douglaston Singers NY and Good Shepherd Choir, in important oratorio works such as Alexander's feast(Handel), Messiah (Handel), Weihnacht's oratorium (Bach), and countless Bach cantatas for the Tenor voice. Amit debuted at the Carnegie Hall in a program of songs and arias in 2003 to a very receptive audience. His success at Carnegie Hall led to other concert engagements in NYC.

Amit has been praised for lending his italianate bel canto style to Lieder and Italian art song singing. Liederabends, which have particularly been praised, include Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Mahler), which was presented in Toronto, Die Schoene Mullerin (Schubert) presented in New York, and a compilation of Tosti songs presented in Italy. He has sung concerts in India, Germany, Israel, Canada, Italy and USA and has been awarded Zubin Mehta Scholarship and Indian Council of Cultural Relations Award for musical excellence. Amit has been invited to important festivals such as Jugendfestspieltreffen in Bayreuth,Germany; International Vocal Arts Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel ; Toronto Music festival, Toronto, Canada; IIVA, Chiary, Italy; Sangat Music Festival, Bombay, India.

Reviews include The Voice, New York, BC Magazine, Brooklyn-NYC, The Times of India- New Delhi, Indian Express, New Delhi, La Corriere della Sera, Italy. All reviews have praised his silvery tenor and musicianship unanimously.



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