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Spring events on the East Coast

01 Apr 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard performs at several events on the East Coast this spring, beginning as the featured artist at this season’s Orchestra of St. Luke’s Gift of Music Gala, under the direction of Pablo Heras-Casado. The event will be hosted at the historic Plaza Hotel on April 12, and is hosted by mezzo-soprano Susan Graham. Ms. Leonard […]

Isabel Leonard sings Charlotte in ‘Werther’ at The Metropolitan Opera

31 Jan 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard brings her “beautiful … supreme” (GBOpera) portrayal of Charlotte in Massenet’s Werther to life at The Metropolitan Opera, from February 16 through March 9. Ms. Leonard stars in the role alongside Vittorio Grigòlo as Werther (Jean-François Borras performs on March 9), Anna Christy as Sophie, and David Bizic as Albert. Edward Gardner leads The Met […]

Duo recital with Sharon Isbin in Palm Beach

06 Jan 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard reunites with guitarist Sharon Isbin for a Duo Recital hosted by The Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach, FL. They perform on January 18 with a programme highlighting works by several composers including Granados, Albeniz, and de Falla – see the complete listing via the following link.

Carmen, Falla & Granados with the Phoenix Symphony

27 Dec 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard joins the Phoenix Symphony and conductor Tito Muñoz for a three-concert series to kick off the new year, featuring works by Rossini, Granados, Bizet and more. Ms. Leonard sings a series of Spanish songs by de Falla and Granados, along with selections from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville and Bizet’s Carmen. Performances take place January 6, 7 […]

Higdon’s ‘Cold Mountain’ nominated for 2017 GRAMMY Award

06 Dec 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

The Pentatone recording of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain, featuring Isabel Leonard as Ada, has been nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY Award in the “Best Opera Recording” category. The capture was taken during the 2015 season at Santa Fe Opera, in celebration of the work’s world premiere and was released to great critical acclaim: “Isabel Leonard was a beautiful, […]