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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.
RAFFI ARMENIAN resides in
Montreal Canada. He is working
on several new recording
projects. He has
recently finished a book "Guideline for the
Interpretation of beethoven Symphonies".
. His feature
is now on
Netflix as a streaming video.
Tenorr PEDRO BARBOSA
returned to Union Avenue Opera
as Count Almavia in rossini's Il barbieri di Siviglia.
He makes his debut as Don Ramiro in Rossini's La
Cenerentola with Salt Marsh Opera on May
13 to 18.
BLOCK see HR Artists
Management. He also directed
Singers in NJ.
Soprano LAURA BRIOLI
Amneris in Verdi's
Hamburg . She
the title role in
Zanetto by Mascagni as
well as Zia Principessa
at Opera de Rennes.
DAVID CASTILLO performed
The Story of
Korean Cultural Center in LA.
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
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.
He just finished writing the music for a PBS mini-series Stars
on Stage. On Nov. 17 the Rutgers University
Orchestra did a reading of his new symphony.
On Jan 17 PBS channel 13 will have his composition on the air. On May 1
he leads a semi-staged version of Mozart's Cosi fan tutti at
Opera America in NYC.
COLBY performed Goro in
of St. Peter by the Sea and
with Opus 1 Singers
\We welcome soprano SARAH JOYCE COOPER to our roster of artists.
Sarah is in residence at Tri Cities Opera. She is performing
Clorinda in La Cenerentola on April 10 and on May 1 at
Syracuse Opera. In May she
also performs as Sally in Joe Illick's Stone Soup. She was
a winner in The Classical Competition at Montpelier Arts Center
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well as the
in Baltimore Series
is Assistant Professor
at Peabody Conservatory
of Music in Baltimore Maryland. He
performed Schaunard in "Boheme in the Heights" with the In Series
in Baltimore and DC. Carl returned to Opera Columbus
for performaned as Hawkins Fuller in Fellow Travelers
on Feb. 25 and 27. On March 6 he was soloist in Mendelssohn's
Elijah with Herb Dimmock's Bach in Baltomore. On May 28
Carl makes his debut at Carnegie Hall as soloist in
American Rhapsody by Stroope with Mid-America
Soprano ISABEL DUPRE sang
a recital at the Lincoln
Center Library followed by an audition
trip in Europe.
Israeli Countertenor DAVID
FELDMAN performed C.D.
at Novantique in
Bern Switzerland. He performed
J.S. Bach'sPassion with Bachkoor
Barkokorfet Florilegium Musuicum
in the Netherlands. He also perfomed
J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passiom
with Ribahuta Musica
at Sint janskerk in Gouda Netherlands.
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.
MANAGEMENT produced a new roster video
"Heart of Opera". It is on youtube
ERIC JOHNSON is
head of the opera department
at Syracuse University.
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. 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. 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.
KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP covered Tobias and Anthony
in Sweeney Todd with Opera Omaha in February.
Soprano JENNY LINDSEY
performed Liu in Puccini's
Turandot at the
Lincoln Center Library. She
also performed in Bizet's
The Pearl Fishers with
Williamsburg in Virginia. On May 1 she will sing Fiordiligi
in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America.
is an artistic consultant for many orchestras and opera companies.
Mezzo-soprano EMILY LIPSCHUTZ
looks forward to performing concerts in Florida and
New York. She recently performed on "Broadway Holiday"at
Phoenicia Festival of
the Voice 24 Main Phoenicia, NY.
Director JAMIBETH MARGOLIS is busy in NYC. She is directing
a semi-staged production of Cosi fan tutti at Opera
America on May 1.
Mezzo-soprano LAURE DE MARCELLUS has just finished
a new album "Pauline Inspired" based on the music
of Pauline Viardot. She did this with her Spanish pian ist Alberto
Urroz. and is produced by Centaur Records. On March 19
she performs music from the CD at Salle des Abelles in Geneva Switzerland.
On Friday April 8 she performs "Pauline Inspired" a show honoring
the extraordinary artist Pauline Viardot at Old First Concerts
in San Francisco. On May 20 she makes her debut as Countess in Tchaikovsky"s
Pique Dame with West Bay Opera.
Tenor MORGAN MASTRANGELO sang with the Pheonicia
Festival of the Voice in Pheonicia NYin Leoncavallo's
Paliacci. He also performed in The Great
American Songbook at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston N.Y. On Saturday December 18 he made his debut as
tenorsoloist in Handel's Messiah with
the Hudson Valley Philharmonic.
In February he performed
as guest soloist with Forte International Competition
at Carnegie Recital Hall.. This Summer he joins Opera Saratoga
and will cover Almaviva in Il Barbieri di Siviglia and
sing Tobias in Sweeney Todd.
STEFANO MICELI is a world renoned conductor and Steinway
Soprano VICTORIA MININGHAM is producing and
performing with Victoria's Opera House her own
company in NYC.
began the Fall season with "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston NY . He also performed the title role in Verdi's
MacBeth with Opera For Earth in
NYC at St. John's Church in NYC.. He makes his debut with Opera Idaho
as George Benson in Dead Man Walking on
April 14,22,24. On May 1 he sang Don Alfonso in Mozart's Cosi fan
tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America.
NIELS MUUS is
Director of Festival
in Austria. He is also
conductor for the
Mezzo-soprano MARTINA PORTYCHOVA was pleased
to be a Semi-finalist
in the Premiere Opera
Foundation and NYIOP
International Vocal Competition as well as the
Music International Grand Prix Competition.
She traveled to the Czech Republic for family time and several
performances. She is performed a solo concert for
Turnov Paridise in the Czech Republic. She is a
semi-finalist in the Premiere Opera Foundation International
Vocal Competition. On a moment's notice she made her debut
as mezzo soloist in Handel's Messiah with the Hudson
Valley Philharmonic in December. On May 1 she
sang Dorabella in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in "Opera Reads"
at Opera America.
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
We welcome bass-baritone ELIAM RAMOS to our roster.
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 Handel's Messiah with the Putnam
Chorale in Beacon and Brewster NY. He also performed on "Broadway
Holiday"at Phoenicia Festival
of the Voice 24 Main Phoenicia, NY. He returned
to Trilogy Opera a performance as Wotan in Das Reingold
(Jonathan Dove version in German) on March 26. On April 23 he makes
his debut with the New Jersey Symphony as Hark in Michael Raphael's
Nat Turner with Trilogy Opera.. Fred
returns to Carnegie Hall as soloist in Hayes Requiem and Mozaart's
Regina Coeli in C Major with Mid-America Productions
on May 27.
BYUNG Rhee is Music
Director and Conductor of
Camerata New Jersey. He lwads a concert
for competition winners with his Camarata Orchestra
at Merkin Hall in
NYC on March 26.. For info on Camerata New Jersey
please go to http://www.cameratanewjersey.org/
We welcome ROCKY E. SELLERS to our roster. He is busy with
engagements with Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Metropolitgan
Opera, and upcoming Opera Memphis.He is performing FireShut
up in my Bones at Lyric Opera of Chiocago.
He sings Don Alfonso in Cosi fan Tutte with Opera Memphos
peformed excerpts from Il Trovatore
and La Traviata with the
Metropolitan Opera Guild.
These programs were streamed. She performed
with "Opera Favorites" at
the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY. In December
she performed in "An American Christmas Songbook"
at Bristol Riverside Theatre in NJ.
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
of In 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. He led a performance of the Block Sacred
Service with the Rochester Choral Society..
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS has released
her first album My Home My Heart
on Amazon. She is currently performing
concerts in and around Tokyo. On June 10 she performs Ravel's
Sheherazade with the Oistrakh Orchestra in
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Please go to the web
site for concert information.
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 and sang the National
Anthem for the NY Mets. He sang "Opera
Favorites" at the Old Dutch Church
in Kingston NY.. He also made his debut with Seton Hall University
as Don Ottavio in Mozart's Don Giovanni. His January
production of Ferrando in Mozart's Cosi fan tutti at
Cedar Rapids Opera has been postponed. On May
1 he will sing Ferrando in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in "Opera Reads"
at Opera America. He also performs Halstork's I Will Lift
up Mine Eyes and Dett's Chariot Jubilee at Carnegie
Hall with Mid-America Productiuons on June 3.
We welcome soprano DOMINIKA ZAMARA to our roster of singers.
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 performed as Marcello in La Boheme with Teatro
Magnani Fidenza in Italy.