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Recital Tour with Sharon Isbin

18 Mar 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel reunites with acclaimed guitarist Sharon Isbin this spring on a recital tour, featuring a dynamic program of works from Spanish composers including Lorca, Albéniz, Tárrega, Montsalvatge, and de Falla. The first performance takes place on March 21 at Shannon Hall on the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus. They later travel to Washington D.C. for a […]

A return to two signature roles next season at The Met

28 Feb 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard returns to The Metropolitan Opera in two productions next season, featuring her in roles that have garnered great acclaim with the company. First, she sings Rosina in a special holiday presentation of Rossini’s sparkling comedy The Barber of Seville, presented in a family-friendly format, sung in English. This revival of Bartlett Sher’s popular production […]

Two Rossini Roles in Europe

20 Jan 2015 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel sings Rosina, one of her signature roles, in Rossini’s vibrant, energetic work Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Vienna Staatsoper in February. Ms. Leonard recently performed the role to great acclaim with The Metropolitan Opera; enjoy a video featuring the aria “Una voce poco fa” from earlier this season. Performances in Vienna take place February 16 & […]

Isabel Leonard is a “pitch-perfect” Rosina at The Met

20 Nov 2014 / 0 Comments / in News

Don’t miss your chance to see Isabel’s captivating portrayal of Rosina in Rossini’s  Remaining performances take place November 22, 26 & 29, and December 3 & 6. The November 22 performance will broadcast worldwide into cinemas, live in HD (check local listings). “Led by a charismatic Isabel Leonard, Met’s “Barber” makes the cut . . . Leonard, reprising Rosina, […]

An AIDS Quilt Songbook: Sing for Hope album available November 18

06 Nov 2014 / 0 Comments / in News

Isabel Leonard joins a roster of acclaimed colleagues, including Joyce DiDonato, Melody Moore, Anthony Dean Griffey, Nicole Cabell, and Sean Panikkar, on An AIDS Quilt Songbook: Sing for Hope, a new album with all profits benefiting amFar, the foundation for AIDS research. Ms. Leonard and others lend their voices to this effort, performing songs from some […]