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La Damnation de Faust in Missouri

01 Mar 2020 / in News

On March 13 Isabel Leonard stars as Marguerite in a concert performance of Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust at Powell Hall with Stéphane Denève leading the St. Louis Symphony. Joining her are Michael Spyres in the role of Faust, John Relyea as Méphistophélès and Anthony Clark Evans as Brander. 

French masterpieces with the New York Philharmonic

20 Feb 2020 / in News

This upcoming month, Isabel Leonard joins the New York Philharmonic for three concerts on March 5, 7 and 10 to sing, once again, Ravel’s exotic song cycle Shéhérazade at David Geffen Hall, with Louis Langrée on the podium. Also on the program are Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, with shimmering sounds from the sinuous […]

Concert in North Carolina

05 Feb 2020 / in News

On February 25, Isabel Leonard returns to Carolina Performing Arts to perform with the UNC Symphony Orchestra. Designed in collaboration with the ensemble, this special program will highlight selections from Ms. Leonard’s diverse repertoire, including arias by Gounod, Berlioz and Bizet.

L’Enfant et les sortilèges in Ohio

19 Jan 2020 / in News

Isabel Leonard returns to the title role of Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Louis Langrée conducts Ravel’s fantastical story—a fully staged production that blooms with illustrated animations projected in light on and around the orchestra. This production is a collaboration with the University of Cincinnati’s CCM. The performances take […]

Ravel in Detroit

12 Jan 2020 / in News

Ravel’s Shéhérazade, named for the protagonist of 1,001 Arabian Nights, is a woman who employs her imagination as a means of escape. With text based on three poems by Ravel’s friend Tristan Klingsor, this song cycle drips with the color the French composer is known for. From January 30 to February 1, Isabel Leonard sings […]