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Opera around the World
Maestro Giulherme Almeida
is Senior Lecturer in Music Theater at
Baylor University. He was
recently Music Director for Shakespeare
in the Love with Shakespeare
Dallas. He was also Composer/Music Director/Music
supervisor for a new translation of Goethe's
Faust at the U. of Texas in Dallas.
He is currently working remotely at Zurich University
of the Arts in a program called Creation and
Scenario in Music. He is concept and stage director
for Oscillating Realities a new performance piece.
was recently a semi-finalist in the
Competition. She maintains a voice and piano
studio in Chicago.
RAFFI 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 Symphonies".
Director JOE BANNO
is now on Netflix
as a streaming video.
Tenorr PEDRO BARBOSA returned to
Winter Opera in St. Louis
for Frederic in Pirates of Penzance
and returned to Opera Project
Columbus for Alfred in Die
Fledermaus. Pedro returned to Union Avenue Opera
as Count Almavia in rossini's Il barbieri di Siviglia on July
22-24. He will make his debut singing Handel's Messiah
with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic
and performing an Italian Opera Concert at
the Tower Music Series
at the reformed Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY.
Director ANDREW BLOCK see
HR Artists Management. He also
Singers in NJ.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA
BRIOLI performed Amneris
with Staatsoper Hamburg
. She also performed
the title role
in Zanetto by
as well as Zia Principessa
CASTILLO performed The
Story of Broadway
at the Korean
Cultural Center in LA.
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 founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have had several
concerts. He is completed his third opera
based on Thurst is based on the historical
novel by Mary Donnarumma Sharnick. A suspicious drowning in the
Lagoon, a deadly assault on a bridge, and a trio of scandalous
secrets set two 17th-century noble Venetian families at odds and
implicate both Church and State in the thwarted plans of unsuspecting
BRETT COLBY performed Goro
Orchestra of St. Peter by
the Sea and Candide
with Opus 1 Singers
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
Professor of Voice
at Peabody Conservatory of Music
in Baltimore Maryland. This past season he performed Bottom in Purcell's
The Fairy Queen and Schaunard in Puccini's
La Boheme with In Series
Opera. He also he rejoined Opera Columbus for his
first Leporello in Mozart's Don Giovanni. On August
21 he returns to his alma mater IU for a live stream of What
the Horse Eats by faculty member P.Q.Phan and Anvi Hoang.
Soprano ISABEL DUPRE sang a recital at the
Lincoln Center Library
followed by an audition trip in Europe.
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
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.
Soprano LIANA GUBERMAN sang a recital in Keene
Valley NY. She was also Elvira
in a new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni
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. She is currently the
stage director for a new video of La Voix Humainee
in LA at the end of Feb.
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT produced
a new roster video "Heart of Opera".
It is on youtube at
is head of the opera
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
in NYC. He performed Preferite
Puccini e Verdii at the Old
Dutch Church in Kingston NY. He
will perform an Italian Opera Concert
at the Tower Music Series at the reformed
Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY. In October he performed
Beethoven's Piano Sonata Op. 109 and a Beethoven
4 piano arrangement at the Clayton Piano
Festival in North Carolina. Go to the
Clayton Piano Festival website for the livestream.
Puccini's Messa Di Gloria with the Finger
Lakes Choral Festival in Rochester
NY. He sang Toby in
Sweeney Todd for
Michigan Opera Theater.
Bass-baritone KHARY LAURENT was
composer, and singer in The Rosini Project
(Hip Hop) with Chicago Fringe
Opera and other venues in Chicago. He is composer
and performer of Corsair part of Tales from
a Safe Distance Episode 4 he Bolts of Fortune produced by Chicago
Fringe Opera and De Cameron
Opera Coalition. He is also doing concerts of Chopin
Soprano JENNY LINDSEY performed
Liu in Puccini's Turandot
at the Lincoln
Center Library. She also performed
in Bizet's The Pearl
in Williamsburg in Virginia.
was Artistic Director of
in Tampa Florida.
We welcome tenor MORGAN MASTRANGELO to our distinguished
roster. On June 13 he performs an aria concert at the Kasschau
Outdoor Shell in Ridgewood NJ. He will spend the month
of July performing Ramiro in Rossini's La cenerentola
with La Musica Lirica with Maestro Rescingo. He sangt
with the Pheonicia Festival of the Voice in Pheonicia NY on August
28 in Leoncavallo's Paliacci. On September 4 at
noon he performs in The Great American Songbook at the Old Dutch
Church in Kingston N.Y.
STEFANO MICELI to our roster. He is a
world renoned conductor and Steinway pianist.
We welcome soprano VICTORIA
MININGHAM to our roster. She is producing and performing
with Victoria's Opera House her own company in NYC.
BRIAN MONTGOMERY was Frederich
iin the world premier of
Dear Erich by Ted Rosenthal
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC with
New York City Opera. He was y Cirillo
in Giardano's Fedora streaming with Teatro
Grattacielo of NYC. He begins the Fall season with "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY
on Sept. 25. He performs the title role in Verdi's
MacBeth with Opera For Earth in NYC on October 30 at
St. John's Church in NYC..
Conductor CHARLES MORRIS is
a conductor as well as a virtual orchestrator.
NIELS MUUS is
Director of Festival
in Austria. He is also
conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
PORTYCHOVA performed a concert for Founders
Day at the Tenri Cultural Institute
in NYC. She was pleased to be a Semi-finalist
in the Premiere Opera
Foundation and NYIOP International Vocal
Competition. She looks forward to performing an
Italian Opera Concert at the Tower
Music Series at the reformed Chruch in Poughkeepsie
NY. She was also a Semi-finalist in the
Music International Grand Prix Competition. In
August she traveled to the Czech Republic for family time and several
performances. She is performing a solo concert for Turnov
Paridise in the Czech Republic on September 21.
Soprano DANA PUNDT made her debut with
Opera Project Columbus
as Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus.
She compled a six month culinary course. She
also performed a recital with Brad Caldwell as pianist. This
is a part of the Spectrum Workshop Series on line.
The composers included Poulenc, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, Pasatieri,
and Cipullo. To see and hear this recital please go to
Spectrumworkshops.com Highlight Media and link to her recital.
She also appeared with Pedro Barbosa in a video Heart of Opera
produced by Harwood Management.
Baritone FREDERICK REDD
is preparing and producing his first CD "REDD".
He is on the Board of Directors for the William
Warfield Foundation. He has
produced many videos for both Harwood Management and
Hr Artists Management. He performed "One Day More" as
Jean Valjean in Les Miserable with Center Stage.
Use link: http://creativestage.org/spectacular.
Recent:: World premier - James in Manville 7 by Dwayne Fulton
- Trilogy Opera - N.J. On September 4 at noon he performed
in The Great American Songbook at the Old Dutch Church in
Kingston N.Y. He returns to Trilogy Opera for a performance
as Senator Norton in Ulysees Kay's Frederick Douglas on Nov. 29 in
Bass NATHAN RESIKA and a tribute
to 9/11 for the town of Mt. Pleasant NY..
Maestro BYUNG Rhee is
Music Director and Conductor
of Camerata New Jersey. He led a concert
for competition winners with his Camarata Orchestra at
Merkin Hall in NYC.
EMILY RIGHTER looks forward to performing concerts
in Florida and New York. She begins the Fall season with "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY
on Sept. 25.
peformed excerpts from Il Trovatore
and La Traviata with the Metropolitan
Opera Guild. These programs were
streamed. She begins the Fall season with "Opera Favorites"
at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY on Sept. 25 at noon.
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
the Spotlight for Cable Access TV in
Western NY. Eric is Artistic
Director of The Finger
Lakes Chioral Festival and led
the choir and orchestra in Beethoven's Mass in
C on July 24. He looks forward to the Block Sacred
Service with the Rochester Choral Society on November 21.
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
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Festival Orchestra. Please
go to the web site for concert
Tenor ZIWEN XIANG recently performed Rodolfo in Puccini's
La Boheme in NYC for More Than Musical
Limited in Hong Kong. This was a film and a new production.
It is now on OperaBox.TV. He made his debut with
the Pheonicia Festival of the Voice in Pheonicia NY as Beppe in
Leoncavallo's Paliacci. On August 31 he sang the
National Anthem for the NY Mets. He sang
"Opera Favorites" at the Old Dutch
Church in Kingston NY on Sept. 25. On Nov. 7 he makes
his debut with Seton Hall University as Don Ottavio in Mozart's
We welcome Italian baritone NICOLA ZICCARDI to our roster.
We represent him in the Americas. On October 13 and
20 he performs at the Musikverein in Vienna in a Mozart concert.
On October 29-31 he performs as Marcello in La Boheme with Teatro
Magnani Fidenza in Italy.