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Spring appearances across the U.S.

13 Mar 2016 / in News

Isabel Leonard can be seen in performance several dates this spring across the United States. On March 29 she and guitarist Sharon Isbin present a duo recital at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center highlighting works by Lorca, Granados, and de Falla. They reprise the programme on April 15 in Kansas City as part of the Harriman-Jewell Series and April 17 at Kansas State University. Ms. Leonard also joins […]

‘Le nozze di Figaro’ at The Met

19 Feb 2016 / in News

Isabel Leonard sings one of her signature roles, Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, this season at The Metropolitan Opera – February 25 & 29 and March 3, 7, 12, 16, 19, 22 & 26. Leonard is joined by a spectacular cast for this production, including Mikhail Petrenko in the title role, Luca Pisaroni as the Count, Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Amanda Majeski […]

Metropolitan Opera 2016/17 Season Highlights

18 Feb 2016 / in News

Isabel Leonard returns to The Metropolitan Opera for several engagements next season. She makes her greatly anticipated role debut as Charlotte in Massenet’s tragically beautiful Werther, with performances taking place February 16, 20 & 27 and March 4 & 9. Tenors Vittorio Grigolo and Jean-François Borras share the title role, with conductor Edward Gardner leading The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. […]

‘Ravel: L’Enfant et les Sortilèges’ wins a 2016 GRAMMY Award!

15 Feb 2016 / in News

Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, a recent DECCA Classics release featuring Isabel Leonard in the role of the Child, has been honored with a 2016 GRAMMY Award for Best Opera Recording. The album, which also highlights the talents of conductor Seiji Ozawa and the Saito Kinen Orchestra, was heralded with spectacular critical acclaim. Congrats to all of this year’s […]

Isabel is “stunning” and “impressive” in ‘Cold Mountain’ at Opera Philadelphia

08 Feb 2016 / in News

“The absolutely lovely Isabel Leonard was the most effective of the evening as Ada, and she sounded and looked stunning. In fact, you’d almost mistake her for Scarlett O’Hara in one scene where she wore a emerald green sateen dress and floated majestically across the Academy stage. Ms. Leonard’s full range, both vocally and emotionally, […]