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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.
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 returns to Union Avenue Opera as Count Almavia
in rossini's Il barbieri di Siviglia on July 31 to Aug 8. 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 directed
for the Opus 1
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
in Madama Butterfly
of St. Peter by the Sea and
Opus 1 Singers in NJ.
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
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.
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
Pianist 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
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.
KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP performed Puccini's
Messa Di Gloria with the Finger Lakes Choral Festival
NY. He sang Toby in Sweeney
Todd for Michigan
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 with
DANIEL LIPSCHUTZ was Artistic
Florida Opera Festival
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.
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 is currently Cirillo in Giardano's Fedora streaming
with Teatro Grattacielo of NYC. He makes
his debut singing the Mozart Requiem with the
Hudson Valley Philharmonic and performing
an Italian Opera Concert at
the Tower Music Series at the reformed
Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY next season..
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 travels to the Czech Republic for family time and several
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 Management.
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 link: http://creativestage.org/spectacular.
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 returned to Carnegie
Hall singing Ode to Napolean Buonaparte (Schoenberg/Lord
Byron) with Mimesis Ensemble. He alsoy sang a Gala
concert with NY Lyric Opera at Carnegie
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.
RIGHTER looks forward to performing concerts in Florida
and New York.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
peformed excerpts from Il Trovatore
and La Traviata with the Metropolitan Opera
Guild. These programs were streamed.
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 Puccini's Messa Di Gloria.
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS has just released
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
go to the web site for concert
Tenor ZIWEN XIANG made his debut with New York City
Opera in Stonewall.
Ziwen sang a recital with
Forte International at Opera America
in NYC. He is performing a Salon Series in Queens NY. He
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 makes his debut with the Pheonicia Festival of the Voice
in Pheonicia NY on August 28 as Beppe in Leoncavallo's Paliacci.
We welcome Italian baritone NICOLA ZICCARDI to our roster.
We represent him in the Americas.