|Conductor RAFFI ARMENIAN
lives in Montreal Canada. He is working on several
new recording projects. He
led performances of Cunning Little Vixen
at Opera Laurier in Canada.
Director JOE BANNO
feature film Sleeping and Waking
is now on Netflix as a streaming
Tenor CARLOS BERRIOS is busy with concerts
and performing events in Western Massachusetts. He sings
a ceremony for MIFA in Holyoke Mass. on Sept. 17.
Director ANDREW BLOCK see HR
Artists Management. He also directed Candide for the
Opus 1 Singers in NJ.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA BRIOLI performed
Amneris in Verdi's
. She also performed
the title role in Zanetto by Mascagni
as well as Zia Principessa in
at Opera de
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY is currently conducting Phantom of the Opera on
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO has founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have had two concerts. Their Spring concert
was on Sunday May 6 featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein to celebrate
his 100thh Birthday. He also was assistent conductor with the
Butterfly production of Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea
in Asbury Park.
ERICA COCHRAN recently performed Sleeping
Beauty at the Storybook Musical Theatre in PA.
Tenor BRETT COLBY performed Goro in Madama Butterfly
with Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea and Candide
with Opus 1 Singers in NJ.
We welcome mezzo-soprano BRI COOPER to our roster. She is running
for US Congressional Seat District 8 in Maryland.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well
as the prestigious Bach in Baltimore
Series in Baltimore.
Mezzo-soprano EDITH DOWD sings as soloist in Rachmaninoff's
Vespers with the San Francisco Choral Society on April
27 and 28.
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Maestro HENCO ESPAG is Music Director of the Lesbian
and Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band as well
as Music Director of Judson Memorial Baptist
Church in NYC.
Director JONATHON FIELD is
director of opera at Oberlin Conservatory
Baritone LARS FOSSER recently performed
the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto at
Opera Nomade in France.
We welcome mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY to our roster. In
January she was Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti at the
Stillpointe Theatre in Baltimore. On February
25 she performed in Sweeney Todd with the Baltimore Concert
Opera. On March 4 she performed Bach's Cantata
149 with Herb Dimmock's Bach in Baltimore.
On April 14 and 15 she performed a Scandinavian recital
at the Baltimore War Memorial and the
Scandinavian Church in Alexandria VA.
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II sang a concert with
Pacific Opera Project and several concerts with LA Opera.
On July 20 and 21 he performs the title role in Candide with A
Noise Within in Pasadena CA.
Soprano SUZAN HANSON sang Lillian Disney in the American
Premiere of The New Americans by Philip Glass at Long Beach Opera.
She repeated these roles in the opera at Chicago Opera Theater.
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT recently produceed a Jazz Show for Woodstock Radio.
ERIC JOHNSON is head
of the opera department at
We welcome soprano ELIZABETH KELSAY to our roster.
Pianist CRAIG KETTER
is a busy soloist and accompanist in New
York and throughout the US. He performed at the US Supreme
Court in in a ceremony for Kelly Hall-Thompkins who
is a recipient of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence. He
performed Sonata #3 written
for him by Dana Richardson in a concert in April. On
April 18 he performed for the NY Composer's Forum at
St. Peters Church in NYC.
made his debut as Doctor/Chuck/Warhol in the American Premiere
of The New Americans by Philip Glass at
Long Beach Opera. He repeated his
roles in the opera at Chicago Opera Theater. He
recently performed Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with
Chicago Opera Theater.
We welcome conductor ANTHONY LAGRUTH to our roster. He is Music
Director of the Livingston Symphony Orchestra in New Jersey
as well as Director of The North Shore Music Festival on Long Island..
On June 2 he is guest conductor of the North Shore Symphony Orchestra
on Long Island conducting a program of Tschaikovsky, Wagner and Brahms
Symphony #3. His summer schedule includes concerts with the Glen Rock
Pops, lmusic lectures and presentations, and Cosi fan tutte with
The North Shore Festival.
DANIEL LIPSCHUTZ was Artistic Director
of Florida Opera Festival
in Tampa Florida.
Tenor ANTHONY P. McGLAUN performed
Benny Paret Champion by Terence
Blanchard in his debut at New Orleans Opera
on March 9 and 11. He performed in Summerking at Michigan
Opera Theater onj May 12-20.
Maestro MATTHIAS MANASI
was named Music Director of Nickel City Opera
in Buffalo NY. He is currently playing and conducting the
world premier of A Bad Man's Life at Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg
Festival June 29 through July 1.
JAMIBETH MARGOLIS recently directed
composer Martin Halpern's new opera Last Wishes
at Shetler Studios in NYC.
Soprano MARIE MASCARI performed
as Angel More in Virgil Thompson's The Mother of
Us All at Historic Hudson Opera
House in NY. On Thursday April 19 at Noon she performed a
recital of Bernstein at the
Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY. She spends the Summer
in the Bard Festival.
Mezzo-soprano INBAL MILLIGER sang a concert of Women composers
with Arete Chamber Music Series in Brooklyn
on March 23. On March 25 she sang Wesendonck Lieder with
Capitol City Opera in NJ.
Baritone BRIAN MONTGOMERY performed
a concert with the Asia Cultural Symphony at Alice Tully Hall
in Lincoln Center. He performed in Smokey Joe's Cafe
with Hong Kong 3 Arts Musical Institute in Hong Kong
April -22. He also performed with the Asia Cultural Symkphony
in Baltimore Maryland.
NIELS MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
JOHN OLIN is busy writing Opera Librettos
and working with composers to make it
Conductor JUSTIN PAMBIANCHI
was assistant conductor of La finta giardiniera
under John Colaneri at Julliard until October 20. Following
this he returned to Sarasota Opera as assistant conductor
for Carmen, Norma, and Tiefland.
We welcome baritone FREDERICK REDD to our roster. He performed
Ping in Turandot at the Bergen Performing Arts Center
in NJ. He performed operatic concerts in Toulouse France April
23-May 2. On June 14 he performs a showcase at the Lincoln Center Library.
He is preparing the making and release of his new recording.
Bass NATHAN RESIKA made his debut at Carnegie Hall as soloist
in Haydn's Mariazeller Mass and Beethoven's Mass in C with
Mid-America Productions on June 2.
Bass VALERIAN RUMINSKI is artistic director of Nickel
City Opera. In November he performed Dmitri in
Richard Wargo's Music Shop with Nickel City
Opera. he just finished Grenin in Eugene Onegin
with Calgary Opera in canada. On
february 17 he performed a recital in Calabasas
a suburb of Los Angeles.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
recently performed an aria from Mozart's
Idomeneo for the
Metropolitan Opera Guild. She
returned to the MOG for Traviata. She also sang a
GALA concert for Bohem Opera of NJ.
Baritone ERIC STRONG see HR Artists Management.
We welcome soprano SHAWMETTE SULKER to our roster.
Conductor ERIC TOWNELL is currently Music Director
of the Rochester Choral Society. Eric is also
the director of RESONANZ, a Rochester
based choral group. He is Host/Producer
of In the Spotlight for Cable Access TV in Western
NY. He is also returning to The Finger Lakes Chioral Festival
to conduct the Berloiz Requiem on July 29.
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
Washington DC. She directed
La Comte Ory
for Opera Company of Brooklyn.
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS performed
on Project 120 in Chicago.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Orchestra. Please go to the web
site for concert information.
Director RAYMOND ZILBERBERG recently directed Into the
Woods at St. Petersberg Opera in Florida. He
was assistant director for a new production of Samson and Delilah
at Virginia Opera.