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Washington National Opera debut in ‘La Cenerentola’

01 May 2015 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 […]