Lidor Ram Mesika, Baritone and Countertenor singer and composer, was born in Netanya, Israel. 

He holds a dual-degree bachelor’s from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in voice under the guidance of Ms. Anat Efraty and Prof. Zvi Semel, as well as composition under Prof. Chaim Permont, Prof. Ari Ben-Shabetai, and Dr. Talia Amar. During student exchanges, Lidor gained expertise in early music at the “Hochschule für Musik und Thester Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig, Germany

Currently, he is pursuing a master’s degree at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, studying with Prof. Noa Frenkel. 

Lidor is an alumnus of the Netanya Municipal Conservatory under the tutelage of Vita Gorbitz and the Outstanding Singers Program from the Mishkenot Sha’ananim Music Center. He participated in the International Opera Workshop in Tel Aviv in 2019 and 2022. 

Lidor received the Holland Scholarship for 2023-2024, won first place in the Paul Ben-Haim competition for performing Israeli new music, and has been granted scholarships from the Ronen Foundation and Excellence Scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation since 2018. 

Lidor has performed various operas roles both as a Baritone and Countertenor, including Almaviva in “The Marriage of Figaro”, Papageno in “The Magic Flute” (Mozart), Melisso in “Alcina” (Handel), Dancaïro in “Carmen” (Bizet), and Silvano in “La Calisto” (F. Cavalli)

Lidor have sang with orchestras such as the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, the Barrocade, Haifa symphony orchestra and the Israeli Opera, among others. 

Additionally, Lidor is the soloist of the Mariachi Jerusalem ensemble, with whom he performs both in Israel and internationally.