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Maestro Giulherme Almeida
is Senior Lecturer in Music Theater
at Baylor University. He was
recently Music Director for
Shakespeare in the Love
Dallas. He was also Composer/Music
Director/Music supervisor for a new translation
of Goethe's Faust at the
U. of Texas in Dallas. He is currently
working remotely at Zurich University of the Arts
in a program called Creation and Scenario
in Music. He is concept and stage director
for Oscillating Realities a new performance
ARMENIAN resides in Montreal Canada.
He is working on several
new recording projects.
He has recently finished a
book "Guideline for the Interpretation
of beethoven Symphonies".
We welcome bass baritone ISAIH MUSIK AYALA to our roster.In
April and May he performed Alidoro in Rossini's La Cenerentola
at both Tri-Cities Opera and Syracuse Opera.
He returned to Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis for performances
as Gremin in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegen on July 8-16.
PEDRO BARBOSA returned to Union Avenue
Opera as Count Almavia in rossini's
Il barbieri di Siviglia.
He made his debut as Don Ramiro in Rossini's La
Cenerentola with Salt Marsh Opera..
We welcome soprano KAREN HUGHES BEACOM to our roster.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA
BRIOLI performed Amneris
Hamburg . She
the title role in
Zanetto by Mascagni as
well as Zia Principessa
at Opera de Rennes.
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY was recently
of the Opera and
Carousel on Broadway.
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have
had several concerts.
He is completed his third opera based on
Thurst is based on the historical
novel by Mary Donnarumma Sharnick. He just finished writing
the music for a PBS mini-series Stars
on Stage. On Nov. 17 the Rutgers University
Orchestra did a reading of his new symphony.
On Jan 17 PBS channel 13 will have his composition on the air. On May
1 he leads a semi-staged version of Mozart's Cosi fan
tutti at Opera America in NYC.
welcome soprano SARAH JOYCE COOPER to our roster of artists. Sarah
was in residence at Tri Cities Opera and performed Clorinda in
La Cenerentola on April 10 and on May 1 at
Syracuse Opera. In May she
performed as Sally in Joe Illick's Stone Soup. She was
a winner in The Classical Competition at Montpelier Arts
Center in MD. She was also a semi-finalist in the Rochester
Oratorio Competition. She performed a recital at Middlesex
Alumnae weekend in June.In October she makes her main stage debut as Monica
in Menotti's Medium with Tri Cities Opera
and Syracuse Opera. Performances are Oct.
21-23 in Binghampton and Oct. 28-30 in Syracuse.
We welcome mezzo-soperano ALYCE DAUBENSPECK to our roster.
She performed in a Gala concert with Raylynmour Opera
in New Hampshire on August 14.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well
as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore Series
is Assistant Professor
at Peabody Conservatory
of Music in Baltimore Maryland.
He returned to Opera Columbus for performaned
as Hawkins Fuller in Fellow Travelers6. On March 6
he was soloist in Mendelssohn's Elijah with Herb Dimmock's
Bach in Baltomore. In June he is part
of the Peabody Summer Vocal Academy. In July he taught and
performed at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. In August
he will participate nin Washington National Opera's Opera
Initiative. On September 25 he makes his debut with the
Brazos Symphony Orchestra in Texas as bass in
Beetrhoven's 9th Symphony.
DUPRE sang a recital at the
Lincoln Center Library
followed by an audition trip in Europe.
DAVID FELDMAN performed
Verper at Novantique
in Bern Switzerland. He
performed J.S. Bach'sPassion
with Bachkoor Brabant at
Musuicum in the Netherlands. He
also perfomed J.S. Bach's
St. Matthew Passiom with
Ribahuta Musica at Sint janskerk in
We welcome soprano LAUREN FREY to our roster.
Soprano SUZAN HANSON has redirected her career to being
a director. She just made her directing debut at Utah Festival
Opera directing a new production of Copland's Tenderland.
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT produced a
new roster video "Heart of
Opera". It is on youtube at
JOHNSON is head of
the opera department at
Pianist CRAIG KETTER
is a busy soloist and accompanist in
New York and throughout the US. He performed in The
Ullmann Project Irvington NY Presbyterian Church. He also performed
in A Concert of New Music at the National Opera
Center in NYC. He performed
Preferite Puccini e Verdii
at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston NY. He
will perform an Italian Opera Concert
at the Tower Music Series at
the reformed Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY. He performed
Beethoven's Piano Sonata Op. 109 and a Beethoven
4 piano arrangement at the
Clayton Piano Festival
in North Carolina. Go to the Clayton
Piano Festival website for the livestream.
covered Tobias and Anthony in Sweeney Todd with Opera Omaha
Soprano JENNY LINDSEY
performed Liu in Puccini's
Turandot at the
Lincoln Center Library.
She also performed in Bizet's
The Pearl Fishers
in Williamsburg in Virginia.
On May 1 she will sing Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi
fan tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America.
LIPSCHUTZ is an artistic consultant for many orchestras and
LIPSCHUTZ looks forward to performing concerts
in Florida and New York. She recently performed
on "Broadway Holiday"at Phoenicia
Festival of the Voice 24 Main Phoenicia,
We welcome tenor CHRTISTOPHER LONGO to our roster.
He makes his debut as Rinuccio in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi with
Salt Marsh Opera 10/7-23.
Director JAMIBETH MARGOLIS is busy
in NYC. She directed a semi-staged production of Cosi fan
tutti at Opera America
on May 1.
Mezzo-soprano LAURE DE MARCELLUS
has just finished a new album "Pauline Inspired"
based on the music of Pauline Viardot. She did this
with her Spanish pian ist Alberto Urroz. and is produced by
Centaur Records. On March 19 she performed music from
the CD at Salle des Abelles in Geneva Switzerland. On
Friday April 8 she performed "Pauline Inspired" a show honoring
the extraordinary artist Pauline Viardot at Old First Concerts
in San Francisco. On May 20 she made her debut as Countess in Tchaikovsky"s
Pique Dame with West Bay Opera.
On July 1 is the release of her CD "Pauline Inspired".
Tenor MORGAN MASTRANGELO performed
as guest soloist with Forte International Competition
at Carnegie Recital Hall.. This Summer he joined Opera
Saratoga and will covered Almaviva in Il Barbieri
di Siviglia,sing Tobias in Sweeney Todd, and
was tenor soloist in Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.
On August 4 he performed an opera and Broadway concert at the Kasschua
Memorial Shell in Ridgewood NJ.
STEFANO MICELI is a world renoned
conductor and Steinway pianist.
Soprano VICTORIA MININGHAM
is producing and performing with Victoria's Opera
House her own company in NYC.
began the Fall season with "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch
Church in Kingston NY . He also performed the title
role in Verdi's MacBeth with Opera
For Earth in NYC at St. John's Church in NYC.. He made his
debut with Opera Idaho as George Benson in Dead
Man Walking on April
14,22,24. On May 1 he sang Don Alfonso in Mozart's
Cosi fan tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America.
He makes his debut with Salt Marsh Opera in the lead role
in Gianni Schicchi 10/7-23
NIELS MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in
Austria. He is also
conductor for the
Chamber Orchestra in
Mezzo-soprano MARTINA PORTYCHOVA
was pleased to be a Semi-finalist
in the Premiere
and NYIOP International Vocal Competition as
well as the Music International Grand
Prix Competition. She traveled to the Czech Republic
for family time and several performances. She is performed
a solo concert for Turnov Paridise
in the Czech Republic. Shewas also a semi-finalist in the
Premiere Opera Foundation International Vocal Competition.
On a moment's notice she made her debut as mezzo soloist
in Handel's Messiah with the Hudson
Valley Philharmonic. On May 1 she sang Dorabella in Mozart's
Cosi fan tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America.
She just got her MMusic in vocal performance from the
University of Arizona.
PUNDT made her debut with
Opera Project Columbus
as Rosalinda in
Die Fledermaus. She compled
a six month culinary course. She also performed
a recital with Brad Caldwell as pianist. This is
a part of the Spectrum Workshop
Series on line. The composers included Poulenc,
Rachmaninoff, Strauss, Pasatieri, and Cipullo. To
see and hear this recital please go to Spectrumworkshops.com
Highlight Media and link to her recital. She
also appeared with Pedro Barbosa in a video Heart of
Opera produced by Harwood Management.
We welcome bass-baritone ELIAM RAMOS to our roster.
He makes his debut singing Schaunard and covering Marcello in Puccini's
La Boheme with Soo Opera on Mackinac
Island August 12-14. He will also be performing in La Boheme
at Opera in Williamsburg in Virginia from Sept. 9-11.
Baritone FREDERICK REDD
is preparing and producing his first CD "REDD".
He is on the Board of Directors for the
William Warfield Foundation.
He has produced many videos for both
Harwood Management and
Hr Artists Management. He made
his debut with the New Jersey Symphony as Hark in Michael Raphael's
Nat Turner with Trilogy Opera..
Fred returned to Carnegie Hall as soloist in Hayes
Requiem and Mozaart's Regina Coeli in C
Major with Mid-America Productions on May 27. On May 28
he was soloist in American Rhapsody
by Stroope with Mid-America Productions also at Carnegie Hall.
On June 12 he performed "Old Man River" from Showbooat
on a gala concert at Eastman School of Music for the William Warfield
Foundation. He pianist was Grammy Winning Jazz pianist Harold
Danko. Fred returnrd to Carnegie Hall as
soloist in Hayes Requiem and Mozaart's Regina Coeli
in C Major, "The Heavens are Telling"
from Haydn's The Creation, and "Domine, ad adjuvandumk me festiva"
by G. B. Martini with Mid-America Productions on June 30. Fred is covering
Charmouloue in a new musical Hunchback of Notre Dame written
by John Taylor Thomas at the 30th Street Theatre in NYC. Performances
run Sept. 8 through October 3.
Maestro BYUNG Rhee is
Music Director and Conductor
of Camerata New Jersey.
He lwads a concert for competition winners
with his Camarata Orchestra at
Merkin Hall in NYC on March 26.. For
info on Camerata New Jersey
please go to http://www.cameratanewjersey.org/
We welcome ROCKY E. SELLERS to our roster.
He is busy with engagements with Lyric Opera of
Chicago and The Metropolitgan
Opera performing FireShut up in
my Bones at Lyric Opera of Chiocago. He also sang
Don Alfonso in Cosi fan Tutte with Opera Memphos
in May. In June and Julky he performed in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
with Des Moines Opera.
peformed excerpts from Il Trovatore
and La Traviata with
the Metropolitan Opera
Guild. These programs
were streamed. She performed with "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch
Church in Kingston NY. In December she performed
in "An American Christmas Songbook" at Bristol
Riverside Theatre in NJ.
Conductor ERIC TOWNELL is currently Music Director of
the Rochester Choral Society. Eric is also
of RESONANZ, a Rochester
based choral group.
He is Host/Producer
the Spotlight for Cable Access
TV in Western NY. Eric
is Artistic Director of The
Finger Lakes Chioral Festival
. On July 24 they perform Beethoven's Choral Fantasy,
Mozart's Symphony #32 and a portion of Handel's Solomon
at Hale Auditorium at Robert Wesleyan College in NY.
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS has released
her first album My Home My Heart
on Amazon. She is currently
performing concerts in and around Tokyo. On June
10 she performed Ravel's Sheherazade with
the Oistrakh Orchestra in Chicago.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Please go to
the web site for concert information.
Tenor ZIWEN XIANG recently performed Rodolfo in Puccini's
La Boheme in NYC for More Than
Musical Limited in Hong Kong.
This was a film and a new production. It
is now on OperaBox.TV. He made his debut
with the Pheonicia Festival of the Voice
in Pheonicia NY as Beppe in Leoncavallo's Paliacci
and sang the National Anthem
for the NY Mets. He sang
at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY..
He also made his debut with Seton Hall University
as Don Ottavio in Mozart's Don Giovanni. His
January production of Ferrando in Mozart's Cosi
fan tutti at Cedar Rapids Opera has been
postponed. On May 1 he will sing Ferrando in Mozart's Cosi
fan tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America. He
also performed Halstork's I Will Lift up Mine Eyes
and Dett's Chariot Jubilee at Carnegie Hall
with Mid-America Productiuons on June 3.
We welcome Italian baritone NICOLA ZICCARDI to our roster.
We represent him in the Americas.
He performed at the Musikverein in Vienna in a
Mozart concert and performed as Marcello in
La Boheme with Teatro Magnani Fidenza
in Italy. He ia currewntly performing in Germany
and at Teatro de Giglio Luccca.