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Dialogues des Carmélites on PBS

05 Aug 2019 / in News

Season 13 of Great Performances at the Met comes to a close Sunday, September 1 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Poulenc’s classic Dialogues des Carmélites. Metropolitan Opera Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts this devastating story of faith and martyrdom starring Isabel Leonard in the touching role of Blanche de la Force […]

The Sound of Music at Glimmerglass Festival

30 Jul 2019 / in News

The Glimmerglass Festival welcomes Isabel Leonard and William Burden as Artists in Residence for the 2020 season. Both artists will star in The Sound of Music, as well as provide mentorship for the Young Artists Program. The 2020 Festival will open with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music in a new co-production with Houston […]

Summer performances

27 Jun 2019 / in News

On July 10, Isabel Leonard and Jay Hunter Morris teach a special masterclass in Santa Barbara that focuses on Cold Mountain, Jennifer Higdon’s opera. Ms. Leonard and Mr. Hunter Morris created the roles of Ada and Teague at the world premiere at Santa Fe Opera in 2015, and will share their expertise with the Vocal Institute […]

2019 Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center

07 Jun 2019 / in News

The Met’s 11th Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center features 11 thrilling performances from the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions—plus a special pre-festival screening of Stanley Donen’s enchanting Funny Face, featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin, a co-presentation with Film at Lincoln Center. The showings run from August 23 through September […]

L’Enfant et les sortilèges in San Francisco

17 May 2019 / in News

Isabel Leonard starts the month of June at Carnegie Hall, where she’ll join Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the MET Orchestra in a fascinating program of French music that spans the 20th to 21st centuries. Debussy used shimmering colors to create an impression of the sea in his groundbreaking La mer, while Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé Suite […]