ARMENIAN lives in Montreal Canada. He is
working on several new recording projects.
He led performances of Cunning
Little Vixen at Opera Laurier in
Director JOE BANNO
His 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
Tenor CARLOS BERRIOS
is busy with concerts and performing events in Western
Massachusetts. He sang a ceremony for MIFA in Holyoke
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
. She also performed
the title role in
by Mascagni as well as Zia Principessa
in Suor Angelica
at Opera de Rennes.
Baritone David Castillo performs The Stroy of Broadway
at the Korean Cultural Center in LA on Jan. 18. He also performs
in the world premier of Juan Cloner's Dulcinea XL as merlin at The
Zipper center in LA on Jan. 30.
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. This is also the debut of the Opus 1 Orchestra.
ERICA COCHRAN recently
performed Sleeping Beauty at the Storybook
Musical Theatre in PA. On Dec. 8 and 9 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.
Mezzo-soprano BRI COOPER ran for the US Congressional
Seat District 8 in Maryland.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
as well as the prestigious Bach
in Baltimore Series in Baltimore.
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
at University of North Carolina
at Charlotte. He performed Hortensius
in Donizetti's La fille du Regiment with Opera Carolina and
performs Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen with Toledo Opera on Feb.
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.
Director JONATHON FIELD is
director of opera at Oberlin Conservatory
Mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY performs a fund raising concert
New Opera Concert in Baltimore Md. on Nov. 19. On January 12 and 13
she performs as Barbara Thames in Francis Pollock's Stinney at Florence
Gould Hall in NYC. She performs in a program of Love Song Waltzes
with The Chamber Music Socirty of Maryland at Towson Unitarian Universalist
Church in Lutherville Md. on March 19/
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II performed the title role in
Candide with A Noise Within in Pasadena CA. On
Dec. 8 and 9 he performed 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
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.
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 Nov. 11. he also
performed in A Concert of New Music at the National Opera
Center in NYC on Dec. 13.
Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with
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 Shore Festival.
LIPSCHUTZ was Artistic Director of
Festival in Tampa Florida.
P. McGLAUN performed Benny Paret Champion
by Terence Blanchard in his debut at
New Orleans Opera.
He performed in Summerking at Michigan Opera Theater.
MATTHIAS MANASI was named Music Director of
Nickel City Opera in Buffalo
NY. He was seen playing and conducting the world premier
of A Bad Man's Life at Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg
recently directed composer Martin Halpern's new opera
Last Wishes at Shetler
Studios in NYC.
We 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.
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. Performances are
Jan. 9, 10 and 12.
NIELS MUUS is Music
Director of Festival
Austria. He is also conductor
for the Morphing
Chamber Orchestra in Vienna.
Librettist JOHN OLIN is busy
writing Opera Librettos and working
with composers to make it all happen.
JUSTIN PAMBIANCHI was assistant conductor of
La finta giardiniera under John Colaneri at
Julliard. 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 performed 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. In November the competed in another Iron Man Competition
in Cozumel Mexico. On December 14 he performed a Christmas Concert
at St. Geogre's Episcopal Church in Bridgeport
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. He spent November in Slovenia competing in the World
Senior Chess Championship.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performs "Flavors of Puccini" - Il Trittico
with the Metropolitan
Opera Guild on November 14. She also sang in An American
Singers Songbook with Bristol Riverside Theater Dec.
6-16. In January she leaves for St. Petersburg Opera Company and
will perform Lily Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me Kate from feb 2-10, 2019.
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 where he is
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
DC. She also directed La Comte
Ory for 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 on September 29
and lmade her debut with the China Philharmonic Orchestra in Bejing
singing Ravel's Sheherazade with Maestra Zhang Jiemin on November
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Festival 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.