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Opera around the World
Maestro Giulherme Almeida
is Senior Lecturer in Music Theater at Baylor
University. He was recently
Music Director for Shakespeare
in the Love with Shakespeare
Dallas. He was also Composer/Music Director/Music
supervisor for a new translation of Goethe's
Faust at the U. of Texas in Dallas. He
is currently working remotely at Zurich University of the
Arts in a program called Creation and Scenario in
Music. He is concept and stage director for Oscillating
Realities a new performance piece.
ALISSA ANDRASKI was
recently a semi-finalist in the Rochester
She maintains a voice and piano studio in Chicago.
RAFFI ARMENIAN lives
in Montreal Canada. He is working
on several new recording
projects. He has recently
finished a book "Guideline for the Interpretation
of beethoven Symphonies".
Director JOE BANNO
. His feature
is now on Netflix as
a streaming video.
Tenorr PEDRO BARBOSA returned to
Winter Opera in St. Louis for
Frederic in Pirates of Penzance
and returned to Opera Project
Columbus for Alfred in Die
Fledermaus. Pedro returned to Union Avenue Opera
as Count Almavia in rossini's Il barbieri di Siviglia on July
22-24. He will make his debut singing Handel's Messiah
with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic
and performing an Italian Opera Concert at the
Tower Music Series at
the reformed Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY.
Director ANDREW BLOCK see
HR Artists Management. He also
for the Opus
Mezzo Soprano LAURA
BRIOLI performed Amneris
with Staatsoper Hamburg
. She also performed
the title role
in Zanetto by
as well as Zia Principessa
Baritone DAVID CASTILLO
performed The Story
at the Korean Cultural
Center in LA. He
also performed in the world premier of Juan Cloner's
Dulcinea XL as Merlin at the Zipper Center
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY was recently
conducting Phantom of the
Opera and Carousel
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have had several concerts.
He is completed his third opera based on
Thurst is based on the historical novel
by Mary Donnarumma Sharnick. A suspicious drowning in the Lagoon,
a deadly assault on a bridge, and a trio of scandalous secrets
set two 17th-century noble Venetian families at odds and implicate
both Church and State in the thwarted plans of unsuspecting innocents.
BRETT COLBY performed Goro
Orchestra of St. Peter by the
Sea and Candide
with Opus 1 Singers in
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
as well as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore
Series in Baltimore.
Professor of Voice
at Peabody Conservatory of Music
in Baltimore Maryland. This past season he performed Bottom in Purcell's
The Fairy Queen and Schaunard in Puccini's
La Boheme with In Series
Opera. He also he rejoined Opera Columbus for his first
Leporello in Mozart's Don Giovanni. On August 21
he returns to his alma mater IU for a live stream of What
the Horse Eats by faculty member P.Q.Phan and Anvi Hoang.
ISABEL DUPRE sang a recital at the
Lincoln Center Library followed
by an audition trip in Europe.
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
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
Soprano LIANA GUBERMAN sang a recital in Keene
Valley NY. She was also Elvira
in a new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni
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. She is currently the
stage director for a new video of La Voix Humainee
in LA at the end of Feb.
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT produced
a new roster video "Heart of Opera".
It is on youtube at
is head of the opera
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
NYC. He performed Preferite
Puccini e Verdii at the Old
Dutch Church in Kingston NY. He
will perform an Italian Opera Concert
at the Tower Music Series at the reformed
Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY. In October he performed
Beethoven's Piano Sonata Op. 109 and a Beethoven
4 piano arrangement at the Clayton Piano
Festival in North Carolina. Go to the
Clayton Piano Festival website for the livestream.
Puccini's Messa Di Gloria with the Finger
Lakes Choral Festival in Rochester
NY. He sang Toby in
Sweeney Todd for
Michigan Opera Theater.
Bass-baritone KHARY LAURENT was composer,
and singer in The Rosini Project
(Hip Hop) with Chicago Fringe Opera
and other venues in Chicago. He is composer and performer
of Corsair part of Tales from a Safe Distance
Episode 4 he Bolts of Fortune produced by Chicago Fringe Opera
and De Cameron Opera Coalition.
He is also doing concerts of Chopin Songs.
Soprano JENNY LINDSEY performed
Liu in Puccini's Turandot
at the Lincoln Center
Library. She performed in Bizet's
The Pearl Fishers
was Artistic Director of
in Tampa Florida.
We welcome tenor MORGAN MASTRANGELO to our distinguished
roster. On June 13 he performs an aria concert at the Kasschau
Outdoor Shell in Ridgewood NJ. He will spend the month of
July performing Ramiro in Rossini's La cenerentola
with La Musica Lirica with Maestro Rescingo. He sangt with
the Pheonicia Festival of the Voice in Pheonicia NY on August 28 in
Leoncavallo's Paliacci. On September 4 at noon he
performs in The Great American Songbook at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston N.Y.
STEFANO MICELI to our roster. He is a
world renoned conductor and Steinway pianist.
We welcome soprano VICTORIA
MININGHAM to our roster. She is producing and performing
with Victoria's Opera House her own company in NYC.
was Frederich iin the world
premier of Dear Erich
by Ted Rosenthal at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
in NYC with New York City Opera.
He was y Cirillo in Giardano's Fedora streaming
with Teatro Grattacielo of NYC. He begins
the Fall season with "Opera Favorites" at the Old Dutch
Church in Kingston NY on Sept. 25.
Conductor CHARLES MORRIS is
a conductor as well as a virtual orchestrator.
NIELS MUUS is
Director of Festival
in Austria. He is also
conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
Mezzo-soprano MARTINA PORTYCHOVA
performed a concert for Founders Day at
the Tenri Cultural Institute in
NYC. She was pleased to be a Semi-finalist
in the Premiere Opera
Foundation and NYIOP International Vocal
Competition. She looks forward to performing an
Italian Opera Concert at the Tower
Music Series at the reformed Chruch in Poughkeepsie
NY. She was also a Semi-finalist in the
Music International Grand Prix Competition. In
August she traveled to the Czech Republic for family time and several
performances. She is performing a solo concert for Turnov
Paridise in the Czech Republic on September 21.
Soprano DANA PUNDT made her debut with
Opera Project Columbus as
Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus.
She is scheduled to perform a Italian Opera Concert
at the Tower Music Series at the
Rreformed Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY and to return
to Boheme Opera in
NJ for performances as Gilda in Rigoletto.
She compled a six month culinary course. She also performed a
recital with Brad Caldwell as pianist. This will be a part of
the Spectrum Workshop Series on line. The composers
will include Poulenc, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, Pasatieri, and Cipullo.
To see and hear this recital please go to Spectrumworkshops.com
Highlight Media and link to her recital. She also appeared
with Pedro Barbosa in a video Heart of Opera produced by Harwood
Baritone FREDERICK REDD
is preparing and producing his first CD "REDD". He
returned as a performer in Center Stage
Spectacular with the Leonard Nimay
Thalia Theater Co. at
Symphony Space. He was appointed to the Board
of Directors for the William Warfield Foundation.
He produced the Holiday video
for Harwood Management and also produced
and sing on the ":Heart of Opera" video and
"Heart of Broadway" video. He performed "One Day More" as
Jean Valjean in Les Miserable with Center Stage. Use
Current: World premier - James in Manville 7 by Dwayne Fulton
- Trilogy Opera - N.J. - Central HS Newark August 1 at 4pm.
On September 4 at noon he performs in The Great American Songbook
at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston N.Y.
Bass NATHAN RESIKA and a tribute to
9/11 for the town of Mt. Pleasant..
Maestro BYUNG Rhee is Music
Director and Conductor of Camerata
New Jersey. He led a concert for competition
winners with his Camarata Orchestra at
Merkin Hall in NYC.
EMILY RIGHTER looks forward to performing concerts in
Florida and New York. She begins the Fall season with "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY
on Sept. 25.
peformed excerpts from Il Trovatore
and La Traviata with the Metropolitan Opera
Guild. These programs were streamed.
She begins the Fall season with "Opera Favorites" at the
Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY on Sept. 25 at noon.
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. Eric is Artistic Director
of The Finger
Lakes Chioral Festival and led the choir
and orchestra in Beethoven's Mass in C on July 24.
He looks forward to the Block Sacred Service with the
Rochester Choral Society on November 21.
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
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
go to the web site for concert
Tenor ZIWEN XIANG recently performed Rodolfo in Puccini's
La Boheme in NYC for More Than Musical Limited
in Hong Kong. This was a film and a new production. It is now
on OperaBox.TV. He made his debut with the Pheonicia
Festival of the Voice in Pheonicia NY on August 28 as Beppe in Leoncavallo's
Paliacci. On August 31 he sang the National
Anthem for the NY Mets. He sings "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY
on Sept. 25 at noon.
We welcome Italian baritone NICOLA ZICCARDI to our roster.
We represent him in the Americas.