|Maestro Giulherme Almeida
was recently Muis Director for Shakespeare
in the Love with Shakespeare Dallas..
We welcome mezzo-soprano ALISSA ANDRASKI
to our roster. She was recently a semi-finalist in
the Rochester Oratorio Competition.
ARMENIAN lives in Montreal Canada.
He is working on several new recording
Director JOE BANNO
. His feature
film Sleeping and Waking
is now on
Netflix as a streaming video.
Tenorr PEDRO BARBOSA performed Alfred in
Die Fledermaus with the Opera Company
at Martha's Vinyard. He also performed a concert
of Broadway and Opera at the concert series at Sackets
Harbor in Upstate NY. He made his debut as Camille in Lehar's Merry
Widow at St. Petersburg Opera in Florida on Oct. 19. Healso returned
to Winter Opera in St. Louis for Frederic in Pirates of Penzance
from Nov 8 and 10.
Tenor MATTEO BENVENUTI performed Dancaire
in Bizet's Carmen at Teatro
G. Verdi in Montecatini It. He
also performed Goro in Puccini's Madama
Butterfly at Teatro Politeama
in Pratese It.
Director ANDREW BLOCK see
HR Artists Management. He also directed
Candide for the
Singers in NJ.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA BRIOLI
Hamburg . She also
performed the title role
in Zanetto by
as well as Zia Principessa
in Suor Angelica
at Opera de Rennes.
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.
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY was recently
of the Opera and Carousel
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO has founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have
had several concerts. Their Fall concert
Halloween Spooktacular included the debut of
the Opus 1 Orchestra. Gerard continued as Chorus Master with
Oorchestra of St. Peter by the Sea in NJ with
COCHRAN recently performed Sleeping
Beauty at the Storybook Musical Theatre in PA.
She performed Messiah at 1st Baptist
Church in Opelika Alabama.
Tenor BRETT COLBY performed Goro
in Madama Butterfly
with Orchestra of St. Peter
by the Sea and Candide
with Opus 1 Singers in NJ.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well as the
prestigious Bach in
Baltimore Series in Baltimore.
is Assistant Professor of
of North Carolina at Charlotte.
He performed a program Black Lives in the Operas of
Anthony Davis at UC San Diego. It has
also been performed at U. of Miami, U. of Mayrland, and U. of N. Carolina.
He has been appointer Assistant Professor of Voice
at Peabody Conservatory of Music. On June 26 he
performed a program "The Reaction" Spirituals, Gospel, and Art
Songs by Black Composers at Festival Baltimore.. On Huly
11 he performs his "Blackness in Opera Workshop" at Sapienza
Universita di Roma and repeats the program on July 21 at
Salzburger Kammermusik Konzerte. On October
23 he repeats "The Reaction" with pianist Dr. Greg Thompson at
Portland University in Oregon.
We welcome soprano ISABEL DUPRE to our roster. She
begian the Fall season with a recital at the Lincoln Center Library
on October 12 followed by an audition trip to Europe.
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.
We welcome Israeli Countertenor
DAVID FELDMAN to our roster. On March 31he performed
C.D. Cossoni's Verper
at Novantique in Bern Switzerland. On
April 7 he performed J.S. Bach'sPassion with Bachkoor
Brabant at Barkokorfet Florilegium Musuicum
in the Netherlands. On April 12 he perfomed
J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passiom with
Ribahuta Musica at Sint janskerk in Gouda Netherlands.
Director JONATHON FIELD is
director of opera
Conservatory of Music.
Soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY recently performed several concerts
with Lidal North in Oslo Norway. Following with
this was Blanche in La Clemenza di Tito on July 7 also with
Lidal North. On July 18 she performed Blanche
in Dialoques of the Carmelites with Saltworks
Opera in Cape Charles Virginia. She then repeated the
role in Savannah Georgia wirth the Savannah Vocal Festival.
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II made his debut with Long
Beach Opera as Raymond Santana in the world premiere
of Anthony Davis' The Central Park Five
an opera by Anthony Davis and Richard Wesoley. He also
did outreach concerts with LA Opera. On Saturday
August 3 he performed Nemorino in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore
with the Pheonicia Festival of the Voice in New York State.
From Sept. 18 thyrough Nov. 17 he performs
in Last Romance by Joe DiPietro at The New Theatre
in Kansas City.
Soprano LIANA GUBERMAN sang a recital in Keene
Valley NY. In September she was soprano soloist for a recording
of Constantine Caravassilis's Sappho"s Lyre in NYC. In October
she was Elvira in a new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni with
Bare Opera in NYC.
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
Jazz Show for Woodstock Radio.
They also produced a showcase and concert at the Lincoln Center
ERIC JOHNSON is
head of the opera department at
We welcome soprano ELIZABETH
KELSAY to our roster.
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. On May 16 he performed Preferite
Puccini e Verdii at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston NY.
KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP performed Puccini's Messa
Di Gloria with the Finger Lakes Choral Festival in Rochester
NY. In November and december he sings Toby in Sweeney
Todd for Michigan Opera Theater.
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
We welcome JENNY LINDSEY to
our roster. On July 12 she performed Liu in Puccini's Turandot
at the Lincoln Center Library.
She performs in Bizet's The Pearl Fishers with
Opera in Williamsburg
in Virginia on September 4,6, and 8.
DANIEL LIPSCHUTZ was Artistic Director
of Florida Opera Festival
in Tampa Florida.
P. McGLAUN is currently part of the ensemble of Porgy and
Bess at the Metropolitan Opera with performances
from Sept. 23 to Feb.1..
MANASI was named Music Director of
Nickel City Opera
in Buffalo NY. He was recently seen playing
and conducting the world premier of A
Bad Man's Life at Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg
welcome pianist/conductor STEFANO MICELI to our roster.
he is a world renoned conductor and Steinway pianist.
INBAL MILLIGER recently sang Handel's
Messiah with thye Rotation Ensmble
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.
NIELS MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for
Chamber Orchestra in Vienna.
Librettist JOHN OLIN is busy
writing Opera Librettos and
working with composers to make
it all happen.
Tenor CHRISTOPHER PLAAS sang Arturo in Lucia
di Lammermoor with Knoxville Opera.
He made his debut with Salt Marsh Opera as Monastatos
in Mozart's Magic Flute and returned to
Salt Marsh Opera on May 19 for a Gala Event.
We welcome soprano DANA PUNDT to our roster.This
Summer she performs a concert of Broadway and Opera at the
concert series at Sackets Harbor in Upstate NY on August 25th.
Baritone FREDERICK REDD is preparing
the making and release of his new recording. He
performed Puccini's Messa Di Gloria with the Finger Lakes
Choral Festival in Rochester NY. He was an adjudicator
for the William Warfield Foundation in Rochestrer
NY on Oct. 18 and 20. He is also producing his first CD "REDD" which
will be done in December.
Bass NATHAN RESIKA performed The Grand Inquisitor
ans Il Frale in Verdi's Don Carlo with
Ct. Lyric Opera. On Sept 29 he returned to Carnegie Hall singing Ode
to Napolean Buonaparte (Schoenberg/Lord Byron) with Mimesis Ensemble. He
sings a Gala concert with NY Lyric Opera at Carnegie Hall on
We welcome Maestro BYUNG Rhee to our roster. Maestro Rhee is
Music Director and Conductor of Camerata New Jersey.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performed at St. Petersburg Opera Company
iin Florida as Lily Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me Kate. This
August she performed Broadway Summer Spectacular with Bristol
Riverside Theater in PA.
We welcome soprano MARSHA THOMPSON to our
roster. Ms. Thompson performed Preferite Puccini
e Verdii at the Old Dutch Church in
Kingston NY. On October 10 she performed a Gala Concert
with Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis. On October
27 she performed a concert with The Edison NJ Phlharmonic Orchestra.
She recently won 3rd place in the Altamura/Caruso International
Vocal Competition in NYC.
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 of In
the Spotlight for Cable Access TV in Western
NY. Eric is Artistic Director of The Finger
Lakes Chioral Festival and this Summer he led the
choir and orchestra in Puccini's Messa Di Gloria
on Sunday July 29.
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
Washington DC. She also directed
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 and made her debut with
the China Philharmonic Orchestra in Bejing
singing Ravel's Sheherazade with
Maestra Zhang Jiemin.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
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Tenor ZIWEN XIANG did a radio interview on
Woodstock Radio and performed
Preferite Puccini e Verdii at the Old
Dutch Church in Kingston NY. He also made his
debut with New York City Opera in Stonewall. Ziwen
sings a recital with Forte International at Opera
America in NYC.on Oct. 27. On November 2 he performs a concert with
Verissmo Opera in NJ..
Director RAYMOND ZILBERBERG recently directed Into the Woods
at St. Petersberg Opera in Florida. He was also
assistant director for a new production of Samson and Delilah at Virginia