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
. His feature
and Waking is now
on Netflix as a streaming video.
Tenor MATTEO BENVENUTI performs Dancaire in
Bizet's Carmen at Teatro G. Verdi in Montecatini
It.in November. He performed Goro in Puccini's Madama
Butterfly at Teatro Politeama in Pratese It.
Tenor CARLOS BERRIOS
is busy with concerts and performing events in Western
Massachusetts. He sang a ceremony for MIFA in Holyoke
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
Aida with Staatsoper Hamburg
. She also performed
the title role in
well as Zia Principessa in
Baritone DAVID CASTILLO performed The Story of
Broadway at the Korean Cultural Center in LA on
Jan 18. He also performed in the world premier of Juan
Cloner's Dulcinea XL as Merlin at the Zipper Center in LA on
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY is currently conducting Phantom of the Opera and Carousel
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO has founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have had two concerts. Their
Fall concert Halloween Spooktacular included the debut of
the Opus 1 Orchestra.
recently performed Sleeping Beauty at the
Storybook Musical Theatre in PA. On Dec. 8 and 9
she performed Messiah at 1st Baptist Church in
Tenor BRETT COLBY performed Goro
in Madama Butterfly with Orchestra
of St. Peter by the Sea and Candide
with Opus 1 Singers in NJ.
Mezzo-soprano BRI COOPER ran for the US Congressional
Seat District 8 in Maryland.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
as well as the prestigious Bach
in Baltimore Series in Baltimore.
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
at University of North Carolina
at Charlotte. He performed
Hortensius in Donizetti's La fille du Regiment with Opera
Carolina and performs Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen with
Toledo Opera on Feb. 8.
We welcome soprano ISABEL DUPRE to our roster.
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
Mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY performs a fund raising concert
New Opera Concert in Baltimore Md. on Nov. 19. On January 12 and 13
she performs as Barbara Thames in Francis Pollock's Stinney at Florence
Gould Hall in NYC. She performs in a program of Love Song
Waltzes with The Chamber Music Socirty of Maryland at Towson
Unitarian Universalist Church in Lutherville Md. on March 19/
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II performed the title role in
Candide with A Noise Within in Pasadena CA. On
Dec. 8 and 9 he performed as tenor soloist in Handel's Messiah
at 1st Baptist Church in Opelika Alabama.
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
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 in The
Ullmann Project Irvington NY Presbyterian Church Nov. 11. he
also performed in A Concert of New Music at the National
Opera Center in NYC on Dec. 13.
Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with
ANTHONY LAGRUTH is Music Director
of the Livingston Symphony Orchestra
in New Jersey as well as Director of The North Shore Music Festival
on Long Island.. He was recently guest conductor
of the North Shore Symphony Orchestra on Long
Island conducting a program of Tschaikovsky, Wagner and Brahms Symphony
#3. His summer schedule included 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
Opera Festival in Tampa Florida.
P. McGLAUN performed Benny Paret Champion
by Terence Blanchard in his debut
at New Orleans Opera.
He performed in Summerking at Michigan Opera
MATTHIAS MANASI was named Music Director
of Nickel City Opera in Buffalo
NY. He was seen playing and conducting the world premier
of A Bad Man's Life at Kammeroper Schloss
recently directed composer Martin Halpern's new opera
Last Wishes at Shetler
Studios in NYC.
We welcome pianist/conductor STEFANO MICELI to our roster. he
is a world renoned conductor and Steinway pianist.
Mezzo-soprano INBAL MILLIGER recently sang Handel's
Messiah with thye Rotation Ensmble in NYC.
BRIAN MONTGOMERY will be Frederich iin the world premier
of Dear Erich by Ted Rosenthal at the Museum of Jewish
Heritage in NYC with New York City Opera. Performances are
Jan. 9, 10,12.and 13.
NIELS MUUS is Music
Director of Festival
Austria. He is also conductor
for the Morphing
Chamber Orchestra in Vienna.
Librettist JOHN OLIN is busy
writing Opera Librettos and working
with composers to make it all happen.
JUSTIN PAMBIANCHI was assistant conductor of
La finta giardiniera under John Colaneri
at Julliard. Following this he returned
to Sarasota Opera as assistant conductor for Carmen,
Norma, and Tiefland.
Baritone FREDERICK REDD performed
3 Haydn works with the Putnam Chorale
in Westchester on Nov. 30 and Dec, 2. He is also preparing
the making and release of his new recording. In November he competed
in another Iron Man Competition in Cozumel Mexico. On
Saturday Feb. 2 he performs in The Creative Stage Spectacular at Symphony
Space in NYC.
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. He spent November in Slovenia competing in the World
Senior Chess Championship.
SEXTON performs "Flavors of Puccini" - Il Trittico
with the Metropolitan
Opera Guild on November 14. She also sang in An American
Singers Songbook with Bristol Riverside Theater Dec.
6-16. In January she leaves for St. Petersburg Opera Company and
performs Lily Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me Kate from feb 2-10, 2019.
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 returned to The Finger Lakes Chioral Festival
to conduct the Berloiz Requiem where he is now conductor.
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
DC. She also directed La Comte
Ory for Opera
Company of Brooklyn.
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS has just released
her first album My Home My Heart on Amazon. She performed
a trio recital at Ichigaya Hall in Tokyo on September
29 and lmade her debut with the China Philharmonic Orchestra in
Bejing singing Ravel's Sheherazade with Maestra Zhang Jiemin on
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Festival 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