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Ellen Rabiner

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Ellen Rabiner made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1994 in Elektra, and continues to  appear regularly with the company.  In recent seasons she has sung Schwertleite in Die Walküre, die Kranke in Moses und Aron , and the Shepherdess in Jenufa.  In 2008 she appears in Manon Lescaut.  Other roles with the company have included Sonyetka in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk , Matrioshka/Mavra in War and Peace  and the Voice from Above in Die Frau ohne Schatten.  She has also sung with the New York City Opera, including Kontchakovna in Prince Igor and Suzuki in Madama Butterfly.  In 2007 she made her Netherlands Opera debut as Pasqualita in the European premiere of Dr. Atomic, and she returns to DNO in 2009 for Fanciulla del West.