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.
Soprano MEGAN BARRERA is on the voice
faculty of New World
School of the Arts in Miami.Sshe performed
Viva La Zarzuela with Vero beach Opera
in Florida. She won First Place in Classical Idol
Rochester Oratorio Competition. She also
won First Place in the St. Petersburg
Opera Guild Competition in Florida. Following this was a
faculty recital at The Presbyterian Brickel Church in Miami.
Director JOE BANNO . His feature film
Sleeping and Waking
is now on Netflix as
a streaming video. .
Tenor CHARLES BERRIOS is busy with concerts and performing
events in Western Massachusetts.
Director ANDREW BLOCK see HR Artists Management.
Soprano LAURA BRIOLI performed
Amneris in Verdi's Aida with Staatsoper Hamburg . She
also performed the title
Zanetto by Mascagni as well
as Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica
at Opera de Rennes.
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY is currently conducting Phantom of the Opera on
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO has founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have had two concerts. Their Spring concert is
on Sunday May 6 featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein to celebrate his
100thh Birthday. The concert is at 3pm at St. Joseph's Church
in Maplewood NJ.
ERICA COCHRAN recently
performed Sleeping Beauty at the Storybook Musical Theatre
We welcome mezzo-soprano BRI COOPER to our roster. She is running
for 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 in Baltimore.
We welcome mezzo-soprano EDITH DOWD to our roster.
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
of North Carolina at Charlotte. He made
his debut with Opera Carolina as Jose Castro
in La Fanciulla. He is currently at Glimmerglass
Maestro HENCO ESPAG recently led a perforance of
Marshner's Der Vampyr with Opera Company
He 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.
Director JONATHON FIELD is
of opera at Oberlin
Conservatory of Music.
Baritone LARS FOSSER recently performed
the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto at
Opera Nomade in France.
We welcome mezzo-soprano CLAIRE GALLOWAY to our roster. In
January she was Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti at the Stillpointe
Theatre in Baltimore. On February 25 she performs in Sweeney
Todd with the Baltimore Concert Opera. On March 4 she
performed Bach's Cantata 149 with Herb Dimmock's Bach
in Baltimore. On April 14 and 15 she performs a Scandinavian
recital at the Baltimore War Memorial and the
Scandinavian Church in Alexandria VA.
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II sang Chinese Songs with SINO
US Performing Arts in LA February 25 and 26. On March 13 he sang
a concert with Pacific Opera Project. On April 7 and 27 he
performs concerts with LA Opera.
Soprano SUZAN HANSON made
her New York City Opera debut in Fallujah. She 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
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT recently produceed a Jazz Show for Woodstock Radio.
ERIC JOHNSON is head of the opera department
at Syracuse University.
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 at the US Supreme
Court in in a ceremony for Kelly Hall-Thompkins who is a
recipient of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence. He performed
Sonata #3 written for him by Dana
Richardson in a concert in April. On April 18 he performed
for the NY Composer's Forum at St. Peters
Church in NYC.
KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP made his debut as Doctor/Chuck/Warhol
in the American Premiere of The New Americans
by Philip Glass at Long Beach Opera. He repeated
his roles in the opera at Chicago Opera Theater. He recently
performed Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with
Chicago Opera Theater.
DANIEL LIPTON is Artistic
Director of Florida Opera Festival
in Tampa Florida. This season
he leads performances of Romeo and Juliet, La Cenerentola,
Tenor ANTHONY P. McGLAUN performed Benny Paret
Champion by Terence Blanchard in his
debut at New Orleans Opera on March 9 and 11.
He performs in Summerking at Michigan Opera Theater
onj May 12-20.
Maestro MATTHIAS MANASI was
on the music staff of Opera Poznan in Poland. On May
23-26 he leads performances of Mozart's Impressario
with Nickel City Opera in Western NY. He was named
Music Director of Nickel City Opera in Buffalo
JAMIBETH MARGOLIS recently directed composer
Martin Halpern's new opera Last Wishes at Shetler
Studios in NYC.
Soprano MARIE MASCARI performed at LA Opera
in a production of Philip Glass' La Belle et la Béé
as Félicie and Adélaide. She performed as Angel More
in Virgil Thompson's The Mother of
Us All at Historic Hudson Opera House
in NY. On Thursday April 19 at Noon she performs a recital of
Bernstein at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston
Mezzo-soprano INBAL MILLIGER sings a concert of Women composers with Arete
Chamber Music Series in Brooklyn on March 23. On March 25
she she sings Wesendonck Lieder with Capitol City Opera in
Baritone BRIAN MONTGOMERY performed
a concert with the Asian Cultural Symphony at Alice Tully
Hall in Lincoln Center. he performs in Smokey Joe's Cafe
with Hong Kong 3 Arts Musical Institute in Hong Kong
NIELS MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
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 until October 20. Following thishe returned
to Sarasota Opera as assistant conductor for Carmen, Norma,
Bass VALERIAN RUMINSKI is artistic director of Nickel
City Opera. In November he performed Dmitri in Richard
Wargo's Music Shop with Nickel City Opera.
he just finished Grenin in Eugene Onegin with Calgary
Opera in canada. On february 17 he is performing
a recital in Calabasas a suburb of Los Angeles.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON recently performed an aria from Mozart's
Idomeneo for the
Metropolitan Opera Guild. She returned
to the MOG for Traviata. She also sang a GALA concert
for Bohem Opera of NJ.
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We welcome soprano SHAWMETTE SULKER to our roster.
Conductor ERIC TOWNELL is currently Music Director
of the Rochester Choral Society. Eric is also
director of RESONANZ, a Rochester based
choral group. He is Host/Producer of In
the Spotlight for Cable Access TV in Western NY.
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
Washington DC. She directed
La Comte Ory
for Opera Company of Brooklyn.
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS performed
on Project 120 in Chicago.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Please go to the web site for concert information.
Soprano BEIER ZHAO performs in Madama Butterfly with
New Jersey Festival Orchestra on March 3 and 4.
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 Opera.