|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
Baritone DARRELL BABIDGE
is a professor of voice at Brigham Young University.
He recently did a recital of Lieder and
arias at Brigham Young University.
Soprano MEGAN BARRERA
is on the voice faculty of New World
School of the Arts in Miami. On March 25 she performed
Viva La Zarzuela with Vero beach Opera in Florida
on March 25. She won First Place in Classical Idol Rochester
Oratorio Competition. Following this is a faculty
recital at The Presbyterian Brickel Church in Miami on May 30.
Director JOE BANNO
feature film Sleeping and Waking
is now on Netflix as a streaming
video. He recently directed
by Fionnuala Kenny at
the Sidewalk Studio
Theatre in Toluca Lake CA.
We welcome tenor CHARLES
BERRIOS to our roster.
BLOCK see HR Artists Management.
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 Suor Angelica
at Opera de Rennes.
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY is currently conducting Phantom of the Opera on Broadway.
COCHRAN recently performed Adele in
Die Fledermaus with Boheme Opera
Baritone LAWRENCE CRAIG performed a US State Dept. Global
Women's Mentoring Program
for Hilary Clinton NYC.
He recently performed a recital at the 53 Festival
ni Popayan in Colombia South America. He also
performed in Kiss Me Kate at the Pheonicia
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore Series in
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
of North Carolina at Charlotte. He
performed on tour with American Spiritual Ensemble from Jan.
30 to Feb. 19. He performed Bach's Cantata #140 Wachet Auf
with the Carolina Pro Musica at Central Piedmont
Community College on Feb. 23 and 25. On March
24 he sings a recital in Newton NC. On April 1 and 2 he performs
the St. John Passion with Carolina Voices. On April 23
he makes his debut with Opera Carolina as Jose Castro in La Fanciulla.
Maestro HENCO ESPAG recently led
a perforance of Marshner's Der Vampyr with Opera
Company of Brooklyn.
He 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 performed Handel's Messiah at
St. Marcus in Copenhagen on Dec. 10. He performes
the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto at Opera
Nomade in France. He performed on March 17 and 19.
We welcome ORSON VAN GAY II to our roster. Orson performed
a concert at Morgan Auditorium on the campus of U. of
La Verne in LA with Los Angeles Opera on Nov. 13. He also
performed a Christmas Concert in Beverly Hills.
On January 22 her performed a recital at Zipper Hall.
Healso performed a Chinese New Year concert with
the Pacific Symphony on January 28. On March 18
he rejoined LA Opera for a tour as tenor in
Puccini Opera Styles.
Soprano SUZAN HANSON made her
New York City Opera debut in Fallujah. On March 12 she sangs Lillian Disney
in the American Premiere of The New Americans by Philip Glass at Long
Beach Opera. She repeats these roles in the opera at Chicago Opera
Theater on April 22 and 30.
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT recently
produceed a Broadway Concert at the
Lincoln center Library.
He also produced a Jazz Show for Woodstock Radio.
ERIC JOHNSON is head of the
opera department at Syracuse University.
Pianist CRAIG KETTER is a busy soloist and accompanist in
New York and throughout the US. On Mach 13 he performed
performed at the JCC in Manhattan for the Dominic Hellsten - Ullmann
Project. On March 29 he performs at the US Supreme Court in
in a ceremony for Kelly Hall-Thompkins who is a recipient of the Sphinx
Medal of Excellence. He will perform Sonata #3 written for him
by Dana Richardson in a concert in April. On April 18 he performs
for the NY Composer's Forum at St. Peters Church in
Tenor KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP played Jason in a new opera
Jason and the Argonauts by Greg Spears. This
was presented by Lyric Unlimited a division of
Lyric Opera of Chicago.
On March 12 he made his debut as Doctor/Chuck/Warhol in the American
Premiere of The New Americans by Philip Glass at Long Beach Opera.
He repeats his roles in the opera at Chicago Opera Theater on
April 22 and 30.
Conductor DANIEL LIPTON
is Artistic Director of Florida Opera Festival
in Tampa Florida. This season he leads
performances of Romeo
and Juliet, La Cenerentola, and Tosca.
CARLA LOPEZ-SPEZIALE performed "Bitches,
Witches, and Boys" with the Escenia Ensemble at
the National Opera Center in NYC. She recently returned
to Mexico for performances of Mozart Requiem with
Clementina del Aguila in Mexico City. She also
made her successful debut as Carmen with Misica Viva
in Hong Kong. On February 24 she sang Elgar's Sea
Pictures with Orquesta Sinfonica de la Universidad
de Guanajuato in Mexico.
Tenor ANTHONY P. McGLAUN
recently performed in Motones vs. Jersey at Midtown
Arts Center in Ft. Collins CO. He performs a solo recital The
American Songbook at the Ft. Collins Museum of Art in Colorado
on March 10. He was a singer in the Duffy Institute for New Opera
in Norfolk VA from March 12-17.
MATTHIAS MANASI was on the music staff of Opera
Poznan in Poland.
JAMIBETH MARGOLIS directed composer
Martin Halpern's new opera Constancy at Shetler Studios
in NYC Feb. 9,10, and 11.
We welcome soprano MARIE MASCARI to our roster.
JULIA ANNE MILIN recently sang Amelia
in Um ballo in maschera with
West Side Opera Society in NYC.
Baritone BRIAN MONTGOMERY performs La Traviata with
The New Jersey Festival Orchestra on March 4 and
We welcome bass-baritone PETER MORGAN to our roster.
Peter played Chivon in a new opera Jason and the Argonauts
by Greg Spears. This was presented by Lyric Unlimited a
division of Lyric Opera of Chicago. He
is an apprentice artist with Sarasota Opera Jan. through March.
He is 3rd cockney in Lyric Opera of Chicago's production
of My Fair Lady from April 28 through May 21.
MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
Librettist JOHN OLIN is busy writing
Opera Librettos and working with composers to
make it all happen.
KENNETH OVERTON performs as Narrator in Thy Will be Done
by Angela Rice in Lexington KY on April 2. On May 27 he performs
the Faure Requiem and Michael Trotta's Seven Last
Words of Christ with Mid-America Productions at Carnegie
Conductor JUSTIN PAMBIANCHIwas recently
on the music staff for Rossini's Barber of
Seville with Virginia Opera.
On December 3 he was conductor for Rossini's
La Comte Ory with Opera Company of Brooklyn.
He is currently on the music staff of Sarasota Opera for
their winter season.
Soprano MARCY RICHARDSON performed Off broadway with Company
XIV in a production of Nutcracker Rouge through January
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performed a Gala concert for Boheme
Opera of NJ and returned for an Italian Nite
with Orchestra. She recently performed an aria from Mozart's
Idomeneo for the Metropolitan
Opera Guild. She returns to the MOG for Traviata on
We welcome tenor OLIVER SEWELL to our roster.
He made his debut with the New Jersey Festival Orchestra
as Gastone in La Traviata. He performs Ramiro
in Rossini's La Cenerentola with the ARE Opera Company
in NYC in May.
Baritone ERIC STRONG see HR Artists Management.
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 Artistic Director of the Chamber Opera
Festival for Rochester Lyric Opera.
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 on Dec.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Festival Orchestra. Please
go to the web site for concert information.