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Summer performances

27 Jun 2019 / in News

On July 10, Isabel Leonard and Jay Hunter Morris teach a special masterclass in Santa Barbara that focuses on Cold Mountain, Jennifer Higdon’s opera. Ms. Leonard and Mr. Hunter Morris created the roles of Ada and Teague at the world premiere at Santa Fe Opera in 2015, and will share their expertise with the Vocal Institute […]

2019 Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center

07 Jun 2019 / in News

The Met’s 11th Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center features 11 thrilling performances from the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions—plus a special pre-festival screening of Stanley Donen’s enchanting Funny Face, featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin, a co-presentation with Film at Lincoln Center. The showings run from August 23 through September […]

L’Enfant et les sortilèges in San Francisco

17 May 2019 / in News

Isabel Leonard starts the month of June at Carnegie Hall, where she’ll join Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the MET Orchestra in a fascinating program of French music that spans the 20th to 21st centuries. Debussy used shimmering colors to create an impression of the sea in his groundbreaking La mer, while Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé Suite […]

Dialogues des Carmélites at the Metropolitan Opera

17 Apr 2019 / in News

On May 3, 8 and 11, Isabel Leonard returns to the Metropolitan Opera to star as Blanche in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites. Karita Mattila joins her as the Prioress, with Adrianne Pieczonka, Erin Morley, Karen Cargill, David Portillo and Jean-François Lapointe completing the cast. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating […]

Watch Marnie on PBS

24 Jan 2019 / in News

PBS Marnie premieres Friday, February 1 at 9 p.m. on Great Performances at the Met on PBS (check local listings). Nico Muhly’s new opera, based on the 1961 Winston Graham thriller that inspired the iconic Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name, stars Isabel Leonard in the title role alongside Christopher Maltman as Mark Rutland. Janis Kelly, Denyce Graves, and Iestyn Davies round out the […]