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Critical acclaim for Isabel’s debut as Sesto at Canadian Opera Company

16 Feb 2013 / in News

Isabel impresses critics and audiences alike in her role debut as Sesto in “La Clemenza di Tito” at Canadian Opera Company. Robert Harris of The Globe and Mail writes: “Isabel Leonard has a pure, expressive voice, but is also a fine actress, both vocally and on stage, and her Sesto transfigured the dynamics of the production every time she […]

Isabel Leonard to make her Canadian Opera Company debut as Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito

22 Jan 2013 / in News

Beginning on February 3, 2013, Isabel Leonard will debut as Sesto in Christopher Alden’s praised production of “La Clemenza di Tito” in Toronto.  This production of Mozart’s final opera will also star Michael Schade as Tito, Keri Alkema as Vitellia, Mireille Asselin as Servilia.  Daniel Cohen and Derek Bate will conduct this opera which will […]

Isabel Leonard Stars in a Metropolitan Opera Holiday Production of The Barber of Seville

10 Dec 2012 / in News

Over the 2012-13 holiday season, Isabel Leonard is set to play the charming Rosina in the new English-language version of The Barber of Seville at The Metropolitan Opera.  This Bartlett Sher production also stars Alek Shrader as the Count and Rodion Pogossov as the barber.  Yves Abel conducts this production which will be on stage […]

Isabel Leonard returns to The Met as Miranda in “The Tempest” (Oct 23)

27 Sep 2012 / in News

After a highly successful summer at the Glyndebourne Festival as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Isabel Leonard is set to return to The Metropolitan Opera as Miranda in the The Tempest on October 23.  Composer Thomas Adès will make his conducting debut of his 2004 work.  Robert Lepage, who recently wowed Met fans with his staging […]

A triumphant debut for Isabel Leonard at the Glyndebourne Festival

28 Jul 2012 / in News

Isabel Leonard made her Glyndebourne Festival debut this summer to rave reviews as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro. This opera has special meaning to the Glyndebourne Festival as it was their first opera performed in 1934. Ms. Leonard’s performance has garnered reviews such as, “In a nicely balanced cast, my favourite is Isabel Leonard’s […]