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Spotlight on Isabel Leonard

03 Feb 2020 / in

Cincinatti Symphony “I always sang, since I was a child,” says Isabel Leonard. “I ended up fully entrenched in classical music, really, once I began at Juilliard. Before college I had been singing musical theater and with the jazz band as well…. I love it all!” Hailed as “opera’s most in-demand singer” by Town and Country, […]

Playbill: Isabel Leonard to Make Role Debut as Carmen at Houston Grand Opera

25 Jan 2020 / in

Playbill Isabel Leonard will make her role debut in the title part of Carmen at Houston Grand Opera, kicking off its 2020–2021 season. The slate of offerings also includes a world premiere, Breaking the Waves, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. The revival of the Rob Ashford’s 2014 production of Carmen is set for October 23–November 13, conducted by […]

Opera Magazine – Isabel Leonard: “Angelina personifieert hoop”

05 Dec 2019 / in

Opera Magazine Isabel Leonard is vanaf 3 december Assepoester bij De Nationale Opera. Na een seizoen vol zware, messed up personages is de Amerikaanse zangeres wel toe aan een luchtige Rossini. Place de l’Opera spreekt met haar over de productie, de stemspier en de wereld rondreizen met een jonge zoon. Voor veel jonge zangers is de stap ná […]

The Berkshire Eagle: As a single mom and sought-after singer, Isabel Leonard is putting it all together

03 Jun 2019 / in

The Berkshire Eagle Isabel Leonard had just finished singing Sesto in Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” in Paris and was taking a few days off with her 8-month-old son Teo when her manager’s office contacted her and asked whether she was on a plane back to the U.S. “I’m like, no, I’m actually in Vienna,” she said. […]

Town and Country: Why Isabel Leonard, Opera’s Most In Demand Singer, Never Gets Nervous

02 May 2019 / in

Town and Country It’s a wonder Isabel Leonard is able to talk at all. After all, the Grammy Award-winning singer is one of opera’s most in-demand voices, and this year alone she’s had leading roles in the Metropolitan Opera’s productions of Marnie and Pelléas et Mélisande and sang alongside Andrea Bocelli in his Three Centuries of Love. Next, she’ll appear in the […]