L La Cenerentola | Chicago, IL
October 4, 7, 10, 13, 17, 23, 26 & 30
Aspen Festival Appearances
Isabel Leonard joins conductor Josep Caballé-Domenech and the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra on August 9, for a concert featuring Berlioz’ Les nuits d’été. Ms. Leonard is the featured soloist for this lustrous set of six songs, with text by Théophile Gautier. The programme also highlights violinist Sarah Chang playing the Sibelius Violin Concerto in D. Minor, op. 47, Borodin’s Overture to Prince Igor, and Respighi’s Pines of Rome. On August 11 she will present a Master Class at Harris Concert Hall, and will work with singers from the Aspen Opera Theater Center.
World Premiere of ‘Cold Mountain’ at Santa Fe Opera
Isabel Leonard will create the role of Ada in the world premiere of Cold Mountain this summer at Santa Fe Opera, with music by Jennifer Higdon and a libretto by Gene Scheer. The work is based on the Civil War-era novel of the same name, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Frazier. The principal cast includes Nathan Gunn as Inman, Emily Fons as Ruby, and Jay Hunter-Morris as Teague, with Miguel Harth-Bedoya leading the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. Leonard Foglia directs this Robert Brill-designed production, with costumes by David C. Woolard.
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