C Concerts | San Francisco, CA
June 4, 5, 6
‘Preludios’ album available for pre-order
Isabel Leonard’s latest recording project on the Delos label, ‘Preludios,’ is now available for pre-order via Amazon. The album will be released on May 12, and features Spanish songs by Manuel de Falla, Federico Garcia Lorca, Joaquin Valverde Sanjuan, Enrique Granados, and Xavier Montsalvatge, all accompanied by acclaimed pianist Brian Zeger.
“I’m very proud to present this CD. Every song tells a poignant story and each was hand picked for this CD. Being half-Argentine, this program is close to my heart and I hope it will become close to yours.” – Isabel
Cold Mountain Works and Process at the Guggenheim
In anticipation of the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain at Santa Fe Opera, the Guggenheim will host a sold-out Works and Process preview of the work in New York City on March 30. This special event will feature excerpts from the piece performed by Isabel Leonard, who will create the role of Ada, as well as Emily Fons, Jay Hunter Morris, Kevin Burdette, and Roger Honeywell. Director Leonard Foglia and librettist Gene Scheer will also lead a discussion, highlighting the creative process of bringing a new opera to life.
A return to two signature roles next season at The Met
Isabel Leonard returns to The Metropolitan Opera in two productions next season, featuring her in roles that have garnered great acclaim with the company. First, she sings Rosina in a special holiday presentation of Rossini’s sparkling comedy The Barber of Seville, presented in a family-friendly format, sung in English. This revival of Bartlett Sher’s popular production takes place December 16, 19, 21, 24, 26, 29 & 30, and January 1 & 2. Anthony Walker leads the Met Orchestra and Chorus, with Elliot Madore as Figaro and David Portillo as Count Almaviva.
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