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Music Academy of the West – Opening Night Gala
Isabel Leonard is a featured soloist at this year’s Music Academy of the West Opening Night Gala, on June 4. This spectacular event will be hosted in honor of the grand opening of the Marilyn Horne Main House, located on the Music Academy campus. The evening begins with a cocktail reception, followed by the concert held at Hahn Hall, and an al fresco dinner in the Miraflores Courtyard. The programme also highlights soprano Simone Osborne, tenor Ben Bliss, and baritone Quinn Kelsey, with faculty artist Warren Jones at the piano, and a special appearance by Music Academy alumna conductor and pianist Speranza Scappucci. Marilyn Horne will be heralded as the evening’s special guest, at the unveiling of her honorary plaque at the Horne Main House.
‘On the Town’ with the San Francisco Symphony
Isabel Leonard sings the role of Claire in Bernstein’s classic musical On the Town, May 25, 26, 28 & 29 with the San Francisco Symphony. SFS Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads these performances, which feature an all-star theatrical cast including Clyde Alves as Ozzie, Jay Armstrong Johnson as Chip, Tony Yazbeck as Gabey, and Megan Fairchild as Ivy. James Darrah directs this semi-staged production, featured as a highlight of the Symphony’s season.
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