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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 […]

Isabel Leonard set to return to Opera National de Bordeaux as Ruggiero in Alcina

05 Mar 2012 / in News

Isabel Leonard will return to the Opera National de Bordeaux in May of 2012 to debut the role of Ruggiero in David Alden’s new production of Alcina.  This will be Ms. Leonard’s second Handel Opera and her third time in Bordeaux.  During her first visit to Bordeaux in 2006, she made her European and professional […]

Isabel Leonard to sing the role of Zerlina at The Met in the spring of 2012

22 Jan 2012 / in News

Isabel Leonard will return to The Met to sing the role of Zerlina in Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage’s production of Don Giovanni in February of 2012.  Sir Andrew Davis will conduct and fellow cast members include Gerald Finley in the title role, along with Marina Rebeka, Ellie Dehn, Michael Polenzani, Jon Relyea and Shenyang.

Scrutiny for a Maestro and a Mezzo

18 Dec 2011 / in News

Through no doing of the Ensemble ACJW, its concert on Friday night at Zankel Hall took on a newsier aspect than might have been anticipated. Just a couple of weeks earlier the evening’s conductor, the young Spanish maestro Pablo Heras-Casado, still relatively unknown in New York, had been named principal conductor of the Orchestra of […]