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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 […]

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, […]