|Maestro Giulherme Almeida
was recently Muis Director for Shakespeare
in the Love with Shakespeare Dallas..
ALISSA ANDRASKI was recently
a semi-finalist in the Rochester
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
Director JOE BANNO
. His feature
film Sleeping and Waking
is now on
Netflix as a streaming video.
Tenorr PEDRO BARBOSA made his debut as Camille in Lehar's
Merry Widow at St. Petersburg Opera in Florida. He also returned
to Winter Opera in St. Louis for Frederic in Pirates of Penzance
on Nov 8 and 10. He returns to Opera Project Columbus for Alfred
in Die Fledermaus on January 17 and 19. February 15 is another
Gala with Winter Opera St. Loiuis.
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.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA
BRIOLI performed Amneris
Hamburg . She also
performed the title role
in Zanetto by
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
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY was recently
of the Opera and Carousel
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO has founded Opus 1 Singers
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..
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
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 repeated "The Reaction"
with pianist Dr. Greg Thompson at Portland University
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.
We welcome Polish American soprano MALGORZALA FLISZKIEWICZ
to our roster. On Nov. 15 she sang the music of Stanislaw Moniuska
at Carnegie Zankel Hall.
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II performed Nemorino in Donizetti's
L'Elisir d'Amore with the Pheonicia Festival of the Voice
in New York Statein August. From Sept. 18 thyrough Nov. 17 he performed
in Last Romance by Joe DiPietro at The New Theatre
in Kansas City. He returns to Pacific Opera Project
as Rudolfo in Puccini's La Boheme from Dec. 6-14.
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.
recently produceed a
Jazz Show for Woodstock
Radio. They also produced a showcase and concert at the
Lincoln Center Library.
ERIC JOHNSON is
head of the opera department at
We welcome soprano ELIZABETH
KELSAY to our roster.
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 performed in Bizet's The Pearl Fishers
in Williamsburg in Virginia in September.
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
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 began the season with Eddy
in The Bremen Town Musicians at Opera in the James. He makes
his debut with Opera Project Columbus as Dr. Blind in Die Fledermaus
on January 17 and 19.
We welcome mezzo-soprano MARTINA PORTYCHOVA to our roster. She performs
a concert for Founders Day at the Tenri Cultural Institute
in NYC on Dec. 8.
Soprano DANA PUNDT performed a concert of Broadway and Opera
at the concert series at Sackets Harbor in Upstate NY.. She
returned to Longview Texas for Home for the Holidays with Jerry Steichen
and the Longview Symphony Orchestra ion Dec 7. Dana makes her
debut with Opera Project Columbus as Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus
on January 17 and 19.
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. On November 2 he performed a concert with
Verissmo Opera in NJ. He is also producing his first
CD "REDD" which will be done in January. He returns as a performer in
Center Stage Spectacular with the Leonard Nimay
Thalia Theater Co. at Symphony Space on Jan. 25.
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 sang a Gala concert with NY Lyric Opera at Carnegie
Hall on Nov. 16.
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.
She also performed Broadway Summer Spectacular with Bristol
Riverside Theater in PA.
Soprano MARSHA THOMPSON performed a Gala Concert with
Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis. She also performed
a concert with The Edison NJ Phlharmonic Orchestra. She
recently won 3rd place in the Altamura/Caruso International
Vocal Competition in NYC. On Jan 4 and 5 she makes
her debut as soprano soloist with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra singing
Beethoven's 9th Symphony. She will then stay
for a charity event.
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
Please go to the web site
for concert information.
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 sang a recital with
Forte International at Opera America in NYC.on Oct. 27.
On November 2 he performed a concert with Verissmo Opera
in NJ.. he appeared as a guest artist for a recital at Carnegie
Recital Hall on Nov. 29.
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 Opera.