|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
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 8,9.
Tenor CARLOS BERRIOS
is busy with concerts and performing events in Western
Massachusetts. He sang a ceremony for MIFA in Holyoke
Mass. on Sept. 17.
Director ANDREW BLOCK
see HR Artists Management. He also directed Candide
for the Opus 1 Singers in
Mezzo Soprano LAURA BRIOLI
performed Amneris in Verdi's
. She also performed
the title role in Zanetto by Mascagni
as well as Zia Principessa in
at Opera de
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. The next concert is Dec. 9.
ERICA COCHRAN recently performed Sleeping
Beauty at the Storybook Musical Theatre in PA.
On Dec. 8 and 9 she performs 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.
We welcome mezzo-soprano BRI COOPER to our roster. She 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.
Italian American tenor CARLO DINI is busy making his CD at
a studio in New Jersey.
Mezzo-soprano EDITH DOWD sang as soloist in Rachmaninoff's
Vespers with the San Francisco Choral Society.
She sings Flora in Menotti's Medium with The Modern Opera Co.
at The Black Box in NYC on Saturday October 27.
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
at University of North Carolina
at Charlotte. He performs Hortensius
in Donizetti's La fille du Regiment with Opera Carolina
on November 10, 15, 18.
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
Director JONATHON FIELD is
director of opera at Oberlin Conservatory
Baritone LARS FOSSER recently performed
the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto at
Opera Nomade in France.
Mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY performs a fund raising concert
New Opera Concert in Baltimore Md. on Nov. 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 performs 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
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT recently
produceed a Jazz Show for
is head of the opera department
We welcome soprano ELIZABETH KELSAY to
CRAIG KETTER is a busy soloist and accompanist in
New York and throughout the US. He performs in The
Ullmann Project Irvington NY Presbyterian Church Nov. 11. he
also performs in A Concert of New Music at the National
Opera Center in NYC on Dec. 13.
Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with
Chicago Opera Theater.
He begins the Fall season as Almeric in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta
with Chicago Opera Theater on Nov. 10,16,18.
We welcome conductor ANTHONY LAGRUTH to our roster.
He 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.
DANIEL LIPSCHUTZ was Artistic Director of
Opera Festival in Tampa Florida.
Tenor ANTHONY P.
McGLAUN performed Benny Paret Champion
by Terence Blanchard in his debut at New
Orleans Opera on March 9 and 11. He
performed in Summerking at Michigan Opera Theater
onj May 12-20.
MANASI was named Music Director of
Nickel City Opera in Buffalo NY. He
is currently playing and conducting the world premier of A Bad Man's
Life at Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg Festival June 29
through July 1.
recently directed composer Martin Halpern's new opera
Last Wishes at Shetler
Studios in NYC.
Soprano MARIE MASCARI
performed as Angel More in Virgil Thompson's The
Mother of Us All at Historic
Hudson Opera House in NY. On Thursday
April 19 at Noon she performed a recital of
Bernstein at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston NY. She spent the Summer in the Bard Festival.
Mezzo-soprano INBAL MILLIGER recently sang
In the Dark on the Salon Music Series in NYC. On
November 2 she was soloist in Pergolesi's Stabat Mater in NYC..
BRIAN MONTGOMERY performed a concert with the Asia Cultural
Symphony at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln
Center. He performed in Smokey Joe's Cafe with
Hong Kong 3 Arts Musical Institute in Hong
Kong. He also performed with the Asia Cultural Symkphony in
NIELS MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
Librettist JOHN OLIN is busy writing
Opera Librettos and working with composers
to make it all happen.
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
is 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 competes in
another Iron Man Competition in Cozumel Mexico. On December
14 he performs a Christmas Concert at St. Geogre's Episcopal
Church in Bridgeport Ct.
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
spends November in Slovenia competing in the World Senior Chess Championship.
Bass VALERIAN RUMINSKI is artistic director of Nickel
City Opera. In November he performed
Dmitri in Richard Wargo's Music Shop
with Nickel City Opera. He performed Grenin in
Eugene Onegin with
Calgary Opera in canada. He performed
a recital in Calabasas a suburb of
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performs "Flavors of Puccini" - Il Trittico
with the Metropolitan Opera
Guild on November 14. She also sings 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.
We welcome soprano SHAWMETTE SULKER to our roster.
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 now
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
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
looks forward to her debut with the China Philharmonic Orchestra
in Bejing singing Ravel's Sheherazade with Maestra Zhang Jiemin on
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
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