|Maestro Giulherme Almeida was
Muis Director for Shakespeare in the Love with Shakespeare
Dallas with 6/12 previews and operns 6/15.
We welcome mezzo-soprano ALISSA ANDRASKI to our roster. She
was a semi-finalist in the Rochester Oratorio
Competition on May 3 and 4.
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 film Sleeping and Waking
is now on Netflix as
a streaming video.
We welcome tenor PEDRO BARBOSA to our roster.
On May 23 he performed with Considering Matthew Shepard
Vocal Arts Ensemble as part of the May Festival in Cinncinati.
Pedro sings a Gala concert with Winter Opera of St.
Louis on June 26. He will perform Alfred in Die Fledermaus
with the opera company at Martha's Vinyard this Summer July
31 through August 4. This Summer he will also perform a concert
of Broadway and Opera at the concert series at Sackets Harbor
in Upstate NY.
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 Opus 1
Singers in NJ.
Soprano LAURA BRIOLI performed Amneris in Verdi's
Aida with Staatsoper Hamburg
. She also performed
the title role in
as well as Zia Principessa
in Suor Angelica
at Opera de Rennes.
Baritone 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
conducting Phantom of the Opera
and Carousel on
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 Puccini's LaBoheme..
ERICA COCHRAN recently
performed Sleeping Beauty at the
Storybook Musical Theatre in PA. She performed
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.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore
Series in Baltimore.
Professor of Voice
of North Carolina at Charlotte.
He performed Hortensius in Donizetti's
La fille du Regiment with Opera Carolina
and performed Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen
with Toledo Opera on Feb. 8. On
April 2 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.
We welcome soprano ISABEL
DUPRE to our roster.
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 at
Conservatory of Music.
Mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY recently performed several concerts
with Linal North in Oslo Norway. Following with this was Vitellia
in La Clemenza di Tito on July 7 also with Linal North. On
July 18 she performs Blanche in Dialoques of the Carmelites with Saltworks
Opera in Cape charles Virginia. She then repeats 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 from June 15 to 29. He is currently dioing outreach concerts
with LA Opera. On Saturday August 3 he performs Nemorino
in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore with the Pheonicia Festival of
the Voice in New York State.
We welcome soprano LIANA GUBERMAN to our roster. On June 2 she performed
Haydn's Creation with the Hudson Valley Singers. On
August 10 she will sing a recital in Keene Valley NY.
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
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT recently produceed a Jazz Show for Woodstock
Radio. They also produced a showcase and concert at the
Lincoln Center Library.
is head of the opera department
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 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 Dec. 13. On May 16 he performed Preferite
Puccini e Verdii at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston NY.
KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP performed Mika Magadoff
in Menotti's Consul with
Theater. On July 28 he performs Puccini's Messa
Di Gloria with the Finger Lakes Choral Festival in Rochester
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 Shore Festival.
We welcome JENNY LINDSEY to our roster. On July 12
she performs Liu in Puccini's Turandot at the Lincoln Center
Library. She will perform 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.
Tenor ANTHONY P. McGLAUN performed
Benny Paret Champion by
Terence Blanchard in his debut at
New Orleans Opera.
He performed in Summerking at Michigan
Mestro MATTHIAS 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 Festival.
welcome pianist/conductor STEFANO MICELI to our roster. he
is a world renoned conductor and Steinway pianist.
Mezzo-soprano INBAL MILLIGER recently
sang Handel's Messiah with thye
Rotation Ensmble in NYC.
Baritone 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
NIELS MUUS is
Director of Festival
Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for
Chamber Orchestra in Vienna.
JOHN OLIN is busy writing Opera
Librettos and working with composers
to make it all happen.
We welcome CHRISTOPHER PLAAS to our roster. He recently
sand Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Knoxville Opera.
He made his debut with Salt Marsh Opera as Monastatos
in Mozart's Magic Flute on April 22-26.
He also returns to Salt Marsh Opera on May 19 for a Gala Event.
We welcome soprano DANA PUNDT to our roster.
Baritone FREDERICK REDD is preparing the making and
release of his new recording. On May 12 he ll appeared on Woodstock
radio. On May 16 he performs a Puccini and Verdi Concert at the
Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY. On June 16
he sings as soloist in Mark Hayes Requiem with Mid-America
at Carnegie Hall. He returns to New
York City Opera in the world premier of Stonewall
on June 21-28. On July 28 he performs Puccini's Messa
Di Gloria with the Finger Lakes Choral Festival in
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. He went to Slovenia and competed
in the World Senior Chess Championship. On Feb.
23 and 24 he performed Monterone in Verdi's Rigoletto with
Hudson Opera Theatre
in Monroe NY. On May 10 and 11 he performed The Grand Inquisitor ans Il
Frale in Verdi's Don Carlo with Ct. Lyric Opera.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performed "Flavors of Puccini" - Il Trittico
with the Metropolitan
Opera Guild. She also sang in An American
Singers Songbook with Bristol Riverside Theater.
At St. Petersburg Opera Company iin Florida she performed
Lily Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me Kate.
We welcome soprano MARSHA THOMPSON to our roster. On May
16 she performed Preferite Puccini e Verdii at the
Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY.
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 this
Summer he leads 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
La Comte Ory
for Opera Company
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 on November 11.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Festival Orchestra. Please
go to the web site for concert information.
We welcome ZIWEN XIANG to our roster. He performed a
Spring Concert with Sino US Artist Association
at Flushing Town Hall Queens. He did a radio interview
on Woodstock Radio on May 12. On May 16 he
performed Preferite Puccini e Verdii at the Old
Dutch Church in Kingston NY. On June 21 he makes his debut
with New York City Opera in Stonewall.
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