|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 MATTEO BENVENUTI performs Dancaire in Bizet's Carmen at
Teatro G. Verdi in Montecatini It.in November. He performs Goro in Puccini's
Madama Butterfly at Teatro Politeama in Pratese
It. on December 8,9.
Tenor CARLOS BERRIOS is busy with
concerts and performing events in Western Massachusetts. He
sang 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
Hamburg . She also
performed the title role in
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 and Carousel
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO has founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have had two concerts. Their Fall concert
Halloween Spooktacular is Sunday October 28 at 4pm..
ERICA COCHRAN recently performed Sleeping
Beauty at the Storybook Musical Theatre in PA. On
Dec. 8 and 9 she performs Messiah at 1st Baptist Church in Opelika
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
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
at University of North Carolina
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.
Mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY performed in Sweeney
Todd with the Baltimore Concert Opera. She performed
Bach's Cantata 149 with Herb Dimmock's
Bach in Baltimore and perrformed a Scandinavian recital
at the Baltimore War Memorial and the
Scandinavian Church in Alexandria VA.
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II performed the title role in
Candide with A Noise Within in Pasadena CA. On Dec. 8 and
9 he performs 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 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.
KETTER is a busy soloist and accompanist in New
York and throughout the US.
Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with Chicago
Opera Theater. He begins the Fall
season as Almeric in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta with Chicago Opera Theater
on Nov. 10,16,18.
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.. 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.
LIPSCHUTZ was Artistic Director of
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.
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.
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.
Librettist JOHN OLIN is busy writing Opera
Librettos and working with composers
to make it all happen.
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.
Baritone FREDERICK REDD jut finished the Iron Man Triathalon
in Atlantic City NJ. He is performing 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.
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..
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
performs "Flavors of Puccini" - Il Trittico
with the Metropolitan Opera
Guild on November 14.
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 returned to The Finger Lakes Chioral Festival
to conduct the Berloiz Requiem.
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
Washington DC. She
also directed La Comte
Ory for Opera Company
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.