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 Canada.
Director JOE BANNO
. His feature
and Waking is now
on Netflix as a streaming video.
We welcome tenor PEDRO BARBOSA to our roster..
Tenor MATTEO BENVENUTI performs Dancaire
in Bizet's Carmen at Teatro G. Verdi in
Montecatini It.in November. He performed Goro in Puccini's
Madama Butterfly at Teatro Politeama
in Pratese It.
BERRIOS is busy with concerts and performing
events in Western Massachusetts. He sang a ceremony
for MIFA in Holyoke Mass.
ANDREW BLOCK see HR Artists Management. He
also directed Candide for the
Opus 1 Singers in NJ.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA
BRIOLI performed Amneris in Verdi's
Aida with Staatsoper Hamburg
. She also performed
the title role in
well as Zia Principessa in
Baritone 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 on Jan. 30.
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 included the debut
of the Opus 1 Orchestra.
recently performed Sleeping Beauty at the
Storybook Musical Theatre in PA. She performed
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.
Mezzo-soprano BRI COOPER ran for the US Congressional
Seat District 8 in Maryland.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore Series
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
at University of North Carolina
at Charlotte. He performed
Hortensius in Donizetti's La fille du Regiment with Opera
Carolina and performs Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen
with Toledo Opera on Feb. 8.
We welcome soprano ISABEL DUPRE to our roster. On
May 16 she performs a Puccini and Verdi program at the Old Dutch
Church in Kingston NY.
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 in NYC.
We welcome Israeli Countertenor DAVID FELDMAN to our roster.
Director JONATHON FIELD is
director of opera at
Mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY performs a fund raising concert
New Opera Concert in Baltimore Md. on Nov. 19. On January 12 and
13 she performs as Barbara Thames in Francis Pollock's Stinney at
Florence Gould Hall in NYC. She performs in
a program of Love Song Waltzes with The Chamber Music Socirty
of Maryland at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church in Lutherville
Md. on March 19/
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II performed the title role in
Candide with A Noise Within in Pasadena CA. He
performed 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 Opera Theater.
recently produceed a
Jazz Show for Woodstock Radio.
ERIC JOHNSON is head of the
opera department at
We welcome soprano ELIZABETH
KELSAY to our roster.
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 Nov. 11. he
also performed in A Concert of New Music at the National
Opera Center in NYC on Dec. 13.
Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with
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
DANIEL LIPSCHUTZ was Artistic Director of
Opera Festival in Tampa Florida.
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.
Maestro MATTHIAS MANASI was named Music
Director of Nickel City Opera
in Buffalo NY. He was seen playing and conducting
the world premier of A Bad Man's Life at Kammeroper
Schloss Rheinsberg Festival.
JAMIBETH MARGOLIS recently
directed composer Martin Halpern's new opera
Last Wishes at Shetler
Studios in NYC.
We welcome pianist/conductor STEFANO MICELI to our roster.
he is a world renoned conductor and Steinway pianist.
Mezzo-soprano INBAL MILLIGER recently sang Handel's
Messiah with thye Rotation Ensmble in NYC.
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. Performances are
Jan. 9, 10,12.and 13.
NIELS MUUS is Music
Director of Festival
in 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 happen.
Conductor JUSTIN 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.
We welcome CHRISTOPHER PLAAS to our roster. He recently sand Arturo
in Lucia di Lammermoor with Knoxville Opera. He makes
his debut with Salt Marsch Opera as Monastatos in Mozart's Magic
Flute on April 22-26.
Baritone FREDERICK REDD performed
3 Haydn works with the Putnam Chorale
in Westchester. He is also preparing the making and release
of his new recording. In November he competed in another Iron Man
Competition in Cozumel Mexico. On Saturday
Feb. 2 he performed in The Creative Stage Spectacular at
Symphony Space in NYC. On May 16 he performs a Puccini
and Verdi Concert at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY. On
June 2 he performs a benefit concert in Scranton PA. On June
16 he sings as soloist in Mark Hayes Requiem with Mid-America at
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 spent November in Slovenia competing
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.
SEXTON performs "Flavors of Puccini" - Il Trittico
with the Metropolitan
Opera Guild. She also sang in An American Singers
Songbook with Bristol Riverside Theater Dec.
6-16. At St. Petersburg Opera Company iin Florida she performed
Lily Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me Kate from Feb 2-10, 2019.
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
DC. She also directed La Comte
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
Festival Orchestra. Please
go to the web site for concert information.
We welcome ZIWEN XIANG to our roster. He sings excerpts
from Verdi's Rigoletto with Grand Stage International on
Saturday March 2 at Opera America in NYC. On March 3 he performs a
Spring Concert with Sino US Artist Association
at Flushing Town Hall Queens NY.
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