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World Premiere of ‘Cold Mountain’ at Santa Fe Opera

27 Jul 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard will create the role of Ada in the world premiere of Cold Mountain this summer at Santa Fe Opera, with music by Jennifer Higdon and a libretto by Gene Scheer. The work is based on the Civil War-era novel of the same name, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Frazier. The principal cast […]

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

09 Jun 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

This month, Isabel Leonard joins soprano Janai Brugger, baritone Nathan Gunn, and pianist Dan Saunders for two Metropolitan Opera Summer Recitals. The first takes place at the Central Park SummerStage on June 15, followed by a performance at Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 1 on June 17. For more information on the series including a […]

Washington National Opera debut in ‘La Cenerentola’

01 May 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard makes her house debut at Washington National Opera this month, as Angelina in Rossini’s effervescent comedy La Cenerentola, following her recent “triumph” in the role at the Bayerische Staatsoper. Ms. Leonard shares the stage with Maxim Mironov (Don Ramiro) and Paolo Bordogna (Don Magnifico), with Speranza Scappucci leading the WNO Orchestra. The production […]

‘Preludios’ album available for pre-order

20 Apr 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard’s latest recording project on the Delos label, ‘Preludios,’ is now available for pre-order via Amazon. The album will be released on May 12, and features Spanish songs by Manuel de Falla, Federico Garcia Lorca, Joaquin Valverde Sanjuan, Enrique Granados, and Xavier Montsalvatge, all accompanied by acclaimed pianist Brian Zeger. “I’m very proud to […]

Cold Mountain Works and Process at the Guggenheim

22 Mar 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

In anticipation of the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain at Santa Fe Opera, the Guggenheim will host a sold-out Works and Process preview of the work in New York City on March 30. This special event will feature excerpts from the piece performed by Isabel Leonard, who will create the role of Ada, as well as […]