|Maestro Giulherme Almeida was
recently Muis Director for Shakespeare in the Love with
We welcome mezzo-soprano ALISSA ANDRASKI to our
roster. She was recently a semi-finalist in the Rochester
ARMENIAN lives in Montreal Canada. He
is working on several new recording
Director JOE BANNO
His feature film
and Waking is now
on Netflix as a streaming
Tenorr PEDRO BARBOSA performed
with Considering Matthew Shepard Vocal Arts Ensemble
as part of the May Festival in Cinncinati. Pedro
sang Gala concerts with Winter Opera of
St. Louis on June 26 and August 28.. He performed Alfred in
Die Fledermaus with the opera company at Martha's
Vinyard this Summer July 31 through August 4. This Summer
he also performed a concert of Broadway and Opera at the concert
series at Sackets Harbor in Upstate NY on August 25th.
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
Mezzo Soprano LAURA BRIOLI
in Verdi's Aida with
. She also performed
the title role in
by Mascagni as well
as Zia Principessa in
at Opera de Rennes.
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
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.
is Assistant Professor of
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 repeats "The Reaction" with pianist Dr. Greg Thompson at
Portland University in Oregon.
soprano ISABEL DUPRE to our roster. She begins 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
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.
Soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY recently performed several concerts
with Lidal North in Oslo Norway. Following with this
was Blanche in La Clemenza di Tito on July 7 also with Lidal
North. On July 18 she performed Blanche in Dialoques of the Carmelites
with Saltworks Opera in Cape Charles
Virginia. She then repeated 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. He also did outreach
concerts with LA Opera. On Saturday August 3 he performed
Nemorino in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore with the Pheonicia
Festival of the Voice in New York State.
From Sept. 18 thyrough Nov. 17 he performs in
Last Romance by Joe DiPietro at The New Theatre
in Kansas City.
Soprano LIANA GUBERMAN performed Haydn's Creation
with the Hudson Valley Singers. On August 10 she will
sing a recital in Keene Valley NY. In September she will be
soprano soloist for a recording of Constantine Caravassilis's Sappho"s
Lyre 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
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
at Syracuse University.
We welcome soprano ELIZABETH KELSAY
to our roster.
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 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. on July 28.
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.
We welcome JENNY LINDSEY to our roster.
On July 12 she performed Liu in Puccini's Turandot at the Lincoln
Center Library. She performs 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 Opera Theater.
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.
MILLIGER recently sang Handel's Messiah
with thye Rotation Ensmble in
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
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
Tenor CHRISTOPHER PLAAS sang Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor
with Knoxville Opera. He made
his debut with Salt Marsh Opera as Monastatos in Mozart's
Magic Flute and returned to Salt Marsh Opera
on May 19 for a Gala Event.
We welcome soprano DANA PUNDT to our roster.This
Summer she performs a concert of Broadway and Opera at the
concert series at Sackets Harbor in Upstate NY on August 25th.
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
at Carnegie Hall. He returns to New
York City Opera in the world premier of Stonewall
on June 21-28. On July 28 he performed Puccini's Messa
Di Gloria with the Finger Lakes Choral Festival in
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 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.
We welcome Maestro BYUNG Rhee to our roster.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performed at St. Petersburg Opera Company
iin Florida as Lily Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me Kate. This
August she performed Broadway Summer Spectacular with Bristol
Riverside Theater in PA.
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. On October 27 she performs a concert with The Edison NJ Phlharmonic
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 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 on November 11.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
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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
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