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Isabel Leonard stars as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at The Metropolitan Opera

20 Nov 2011 / in News

On October 1, Isabel Leonard kicked off her 2011-2012 season with a debut as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at The Met.  Her performance has been described as “an assured, detailed performance as Rossini’s Rosina” and  “agile and sensuous” by the New York Times.  The Classical Review said “Isabel Leonard, a homegrown New York […]

Isabel Leonard returns to the Wiener Staatsoper as Rosina in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”

10 Sep 2011 / in News

Following a successful run of performances in Santa Fe Opera’s “Griselda” as Costanza, Isabel Leonard returns to the Vienna State Opera to sing the role of Rosina in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”.  The last time Ms. Leonard was in Vienna was during her company debut when she played Cherubino in “Le Nozze di Figaro” in […]

Isabel Leonard returns to Santa Fe as Costanza in “Griselda”

22 Aug 2011 / in News

Isabel Leonard returned to Santa Fe this summer as Costanza in the first major U.S. production of Griselda, directed by Peter Sellers.  The LA Times raved that Leonard was a “revelation”, The Classical Review said, “Genuine star quality is a rarity on the opera stage – or anywhere – but it’s abundantly clear that Isabel […]

Isabel Leonard Receives Sixth Annual Beverly Sills Artist Award

04 Mar 2011 / in News

New York, NY (March 4, 2011) – Isabel Leonard has been named the recipient of the sixth annual Beverly Sills Artist Award for young singers at the Metropolitan Opera. The $50,000 award, the largest of its kind in the United States, is designated for extraordinarily gifted singers between the ages of 25 and 40 who […]