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Higdon’s ‘Cold Mountain’ nominated for 2017 GRAMMY Award

06 Dec 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

The Pentatone recording of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain, featuring Isabel Leonard as Ada, has been nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY Award in the “Best Opera Recording” category. The capture was taken during the 2015 season at Santa Fe Opera, in celebration of the work’s world premiere and was released to great critical acclaim: “Isabel Leonard was a beautiful, […]

Isabel Leonard to make her debut as Charlotte in Massenet’s ‘Werther’ in Bologna

16 Nov 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard makes another highly anticipated role debut this season, as Charlotte in Massenet’s tragic Werther. She takes the stage at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna for this first outing of the role, on December 15, 18, 21 & 23. Juan Diego Flórez and Celso Albelo alternate as Werther, with Jean-François Lapointe as Albert and Ruth Iniesta as Sophie. […]

Role debut as Adalgisa in ‘Norma’ at Canadian Opera Company

26 Jul 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard makes her highly anticipated role debut as Adalgisa in Bellini’s Norma, this season at the Canadian Opera Company. She sings the role October 6, 15, 18, 21, 23, 26 & 28 and November 5, with a starry cast that includes Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role (with Elza van den Heever in later […]

Festival Napa Valley – Gala Concert

30 Jun 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard and tenor Michael Fabiano headline the season finale concert at the Festival Napa Valley, on July 24 at the Lincoln Theater. The duo performs much loved arias and duets by Puccini, Massenet, Bellini, Mozart, and more,  accompanied by the Festival Orchestra NAPA, led by Maestro Carlo Ponti. Purchase tickets for the concert and ancillary […]

Music Academy of the West – Opening Night Gala

21 May 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard is a featured soloist at this year’s Music Academy of the West Opening Night Gala, on June 4. This spectacular event will be hosted in honor of the grand opening of the Marilyn Horne Main House, located on the Music Academy campus. The evening begins with a cocktail reception, followed by the concert […]