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Glyndebourne Festival / Le Nozze di Figaro

28 Jul 2012 / in Reviews

“In a nicely balanced cast, my favourite is Isabel Leonard’s Cherubino – a stage animal with charisma written all over her.” Financial times, Andrew Clark  June 2012

Opera National de Bordeaux / Alcina

02 May 2012 / in Reviews

“Her technique is exemplary, her voice wonderfully guided to bring depth to the characters she incarnates with intelligence and with undeniable acting talent. She brings that new style to the opera in which the vocal brilliance adds to the theatrical dimension of her presence on stage. To that add the fact that she’s particularly gorgeous […]

Santa Fe Opera / La Griselda

26 Aug 2011 / in Reviews

“Isabel Leonard, as the daughter Constanza, is as much a revelation as the music. A mezzo-soprano with flawless execution and a radiantly focused intonation, Leonard gives us the two highlights of the evening,both examples of singing nearing the unbelievable, the energetic “Agitata da due venti” (Blown by two winds), and the meltingly pathetic “Ombre vane” […]

The Metropolitan Opera / Cosi fan tutte

03 Nov 2010 / in Reviews

“The singers by and large did well, with Isabel Leonard as Dorabella, being the vocal standout. As a girl in love with love (much like the young page, Cherubino, a role she sang at the Met last season), she sang with melting mellow tone.” Arlene Klotzko, Concertonet, December 2010 “Leonard was a sexy, confident Dorabella […]

Los Angeles Philharmonic

03 Aug 2010 / in Reviews

“…there was a winsome guest artist, Isabel Leonard, whose acting gifts matched her lusciously light-voiced mezzo as she sang Falla’s Seven Popular Songs to stunning effect.” Donna Perlmutter, The Huffington Post, August 2010 “Isabel Leonard was his soloist on that occasion, and it was she who sang the “Seven Popular Songs” Thursday. A young mezzo-soprano […]