|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
. His feature
and Waking is now on
Netflix as a streaming video. .
Tenor CHARLES BERRIOS is busy with concerts
and performing events in Western Massachusetts.
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
is on Sunday May 6 featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein to celebrate
his 100thh Birthday. The concert is at 3pm at St. Joseph's
Church in Maplewood NJ. He also is assistent conductor with the
Butterfly production of Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea in
Asbury Park on April 29.
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 on April 29. On
May 6 he performs Candide with Opus 1 Singers
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
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
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
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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