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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.
Conductor RAFFI ARMENIAN
resides in Montreal Canada. He
is working on several new
He has recently finished a book "Guideline
for the Interpretation of beethoven
We welcome bass baritone ISAIH MUSIK AYALA to our roster.In April
and May he performed Alidoro in Rossini's La Cenerentola at both Tri-Cities
Opera and Syracuse Opera. He returned to Union Avenue Opera
in St. Louis for performances as Gremin in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegen
on July 8-16.
BARBOSA returned to Union Avenue Opera
as Count Almavia in rossini's Il barbieri di Siviglia.
He made his debut as Don Ramiro in Rossini's
La Cenerentola with Salt
Marsh Opera on May 13 to 18.
ANDREW BLOCK see HR Artists
Management. He also
Singers in NJ.
Soprano LAURA BRIOLI
Hamburg . She
the title role in
Zanetto by Mascagni as well
as Zia Principessa
in Suor Angelica
at Opera de Rennes.
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.
BRETT COLBY performed
Goro in Madama
Orchestra of St. Peter
by the Sea and Candide
Opus 1 Singers in NJ.
\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 in MD. She was also a semi-finalist in the Rochester
Oratorio Competition. She performed a recital at Middlesex
Alumnae weekend in June.
We welcome mezzo-soperano ALYCE DAUBENSPECK to our roster.
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
returned to Opera Columbus for performaned as
Hawkins Fuller in Fellow Travelers6. On March 6 he was soloist
in Mendelssohn's Elijah with Herb Dimmock's Bach in Baltomore.
In June he is part of the Peabody Summer Vocal Academy.
In July he teaches andperforms at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival.
In August he will participate nin Washington National Opera's Opera
Soprano ISABEL DUPRE
sang a recital at the
Lincoln Center Library followed
by an audition trip in Europe.
DAVID FELDMAN performed
Verper at Novantique
in Bern Switzerland. He
performed J.S. Bach'sPassion
with Bachkoor Brabant at
Musuicum in the Netherlands. He also
perfomed J.S. Bach's St.
Matthew Passiom with Ribahuta
Musica at Sint janskerk in Gouda Netherlands.
We welcome soprano LAUREN FREY to our roster.
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
JOHNSON is head of the
opera department at
Pianist 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. 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
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.
We welcome tenor CHRTISTOPHER LONGO to our roster.
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 performed music from the CD at Salle des
Abelles in Geneva Switzerland. On Friday April 8 she performed
"Pauline Inspired" a show honoring the extraordinary artist
Pauline Viardot at Old First Concerts in San Francisco.
On May 20 she made her debut as Countess in Tchaikovsky"s
Pique Dame with West Bay Opera. On July 1
is the release of her CD "Pauline Inspired".
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.
February he performed as guest soloist with Forte International
Competition at Carnegie Recital Hall.. This Summer he joined
Opera Saratoga and will cover Almaviva in Il Barbieri
di Siviglia,sing Tobias in Sweeney Todd, and be tenor soloist
in Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.
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 Morphing Chamber
Orchestra in Vienna.
Mezzo-soprano MARTINA PORTYCHOVA
was pleased to be a Semi-finalist
in the Premiere Opera
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.
Shewas also 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. On
May 1 she sang Dorabella in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte
in "Opera Reads" at Opera America. She just got her MMusic in vocal
performance from the University of Arizona.
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.
We welcome bass-baritone ELIAM RAMOS to our roster.
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 made 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. On May
28 he was soloist in American Rhapsody
by Stroope with Mid-America Productions also at Carnegie Hall. On
June 12 he performed "Old Man River" from Showbooat on a
gala concert at Eastman School of Music for the William Warfield Foundation.
He pianist was Grammy Winning Jazz pianist Harold Danko. Fred returns
to Carnegie Hall as soloist in Hayes Requiem
and Mozaart's Regina Coeli in C Major, "The
Heavens are Telling" from Haydn's The Creation, and "Domine, ad
adjuvandumk me festiva" by G. B. Martini with Mid-America Productions
on June 30. On August 6 he performs Gunther in Jonathan Dove's Goetterdaemerrung
with Trilogy Opera.
Maestro 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
and The Metropolitgan Opera performing
FireShut up in my Bones at Lyric
Opera of Chiocago. He also sang Don Alfonso in Cosi fan
Tutte with Opera Memphos in May. In June and Julky he is
performing in Porgy and Bess with Des Moines Opera.
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
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 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 Chicago.
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