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Carmen debut at the Kennedy Center

30 Mar 2022 / in News

Isabel Leonard will make her debut in the role of Carmen at the Washington National Opera on May 14, in a vibrant D.C. premiere directed by Francesca Zambello and conducted by Evan Rogister. Opposite her will be Michael Fabiano as Don José, Vanessa Vasquez as Micaëla, and Ryan Speedo Green as Escamillo. Bizet’s blockbuster of […]

Isabel Leonard wins a 2020 GRAMMY

16 Mar 2021 / in News

Isabel Leonard has won the 2020 GRAMMY in the Best Classical Compendium category for Thomas’s “From the Diary Anne Frank and Meditations on Rilke,” the premiere recordings of MTT’s first and most recent compositions for voice and orchestra. MTT’s From the Diary of Anne Frank and Meditations on Rilke feature narrator Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano Sasha […]

Opera Naples “Festival Under the Stars”

05 Mar 2021 / in News

Opera Naples inaugural “Festival Under the Stars” concert series runs Wednesday through Saturday with a March 10 performance by renowned tenor Joseph Calleja, performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” March 11 and 13, and a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” featuring Isabel Leonard in the role of Maria.

The Met Opera livestreams an all-star At-Home Gala

14 Apr 2020 / in News

The Metropolitan Opera announced plans today to livestream an At-Home Gala on Saturday, April 25, at 1pm EDT, featuring performances by many of the company’s most prominent artists, live from their own quarantines around the world. Hosted by General Manager Peter Gelb in New York City and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Montreal, the program will be streamed for free […]

La Damnation de Faust in Missouri

01 Mar 2020 / in News

On March 13 Isabel Leonard stars as Marguerite in a concert performance of Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust at Powell Hall with Stéphane Denève leading the St. Louis Symphony. Joining her are Michael Spyres in the role of Faust, John Relyea as Méphistophélès and Anthony Clark Evans as Brander.