|Conductor RAFFI ARMENIAN
lives in Montreal Canada. He is working on several new
recording projects. He led performances
of Cunning Little Vixen at Opera
Laurier in Canada.
Baritone DARRELL BABIDGE
is a professor of voice at Brigham Young University.
He recently did a recital of Lieder
and arias at Brigham Young University.
Soprano MEGAN BARRERA
is on the voice faculty of New World School
of the Arts in Miami. On March 25 she performs Viva La Zarzuela
with Vero beach Opera in Florida on March 25. She is then a semi-finalist
in the Rochester Oratorio Competition. Following this
is a faculty recital at The Presbyterian Brickel Church in Miami on
RICHARD BARRETT is chairman of the Opera
department of Brooklyn College. He
recently led master classes for
opea singers at the Moscow Conservatory.
Director JOE BANNO
. His feature
film Sleeping and Waking
is now on Netflix as a streaming
video. He recently directed
by Fionnuala Kenny at
the Sidewalk Studio
Theatre in Toluca Lake CA.
We welcome tenor CHARLES BERRIOS
to our roster.
Director ANDREW BLOCK
see HR Artists Management.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA BRIOLI
performed Amneris in Verdi's
. She also performed the
title role in Zanetto by Mascagni as
well as Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica
at Opera de Rennes.
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY is currently conducting Phantom of the Opera on Broadway.
COCHRAN recently performed Adele in
Die Fledermaus with Boheme Opera
Baritone LAWRENCE CRAIG performed a US State Dept. Global
Women's Mentoring Program
for Hilary Clinton NYC.
He recently performed a recital at the 53 Festival
ni Popayan in Colombia South America. He also
performed in Kiss Me Kate at the Pheonicia
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore Series in
Bass-Baritone CARL DUPONT
is Assistant Professor of Voice
of North Carolina at Charlotte. He
performed on tour with American Spiritual Ensemble from Jan.
30 to Feb. 19. He performed Bach's Cantata #140 Wachet Auf
with the Carolina Pro Musica at Central Piedmont
Community College on Feb. 23 and 25. On March
24 he sings a recital in Newton NC. On April 1 and 2 he performs
the St. John Passion with Carolina Voices. On April 23
he makes his debut with Opera Carolina as Jose Castro in La
Maestro HENCO ESPAG recently led
a perforance of Marshner's Der Vampyr with Opera
Company of Brooklyn.
He is Music Director of the Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic
Band as well as Music Director of Judson Memorial Baptist
Church in NYC.
Director JONATHON FIELD is
director of opera at
Baritone LARS FOSSER performed Handel's Messiah at
St. Marcus in Copenhagen on Dec. 10. He performes
the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto at Opera
Nomade in France. He performed on March 17 and 19.
We welcome ORSON VAN GAY II to our roster. Orson performed
a concert at Morgan Auditorium on the campus of U. of La
Verne in LA with Los Angeles Opera on Nov. 13. He also performed
a Christmas Concert in Beverly Hills. On
January 22 her performed a recital at Zipper Hall. Healso
performed a Chinese New Year concert with the
Pacific Symphony on January 28. On March 18 he rejoined
LA Opera for a tour as tenor in Puccini
Soprano SUZAN HANSON made
her New York City Opera debut in Fallujah. On March 12 she sangs Lillian
Disney in the American Premiere of The New Americans by Philip Glass
at Long Beach Opera. She repeats these roles in the opera at Chicago
Opera Theater on April 22 and 30.
HARWOOD MANAGEMENT recently
produceed a Broadway Concert at the
Lincoln center Library.
He also produced a Jazz Show for Woodstock Radio.
ERIC JOHNSON is head of the
opera department at Syracuse University.
Pianist CRAIG KETTER is a busy soloist and accompanist in New
York and throughout the US. On Mach 13 he performed performed
at the JCC in Manhattan for the Dominic Hellsten - Ullmann Project.
On March 29 he performs at the US Supreme Court in in a ceremony
for Kelly Hall-Thompkins who is a recipient of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence.
He will perform Sonata #3 written for him by Dana Richardson
in a concert in April. On April 18 he performs for the NY Composer's
Forum at St. Peters Church in NYC.
Tenor KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP played Jason in a new opera
Jason and the Argonauts by Greg Spears. This
was presented by Lyric Unlimited a division of
Lyric Opera of Chicago. On March
12 he made his debut as Doctor/Chuck/Warhol in the American Premiere of The
New Americans by Philip Glass at Long Beach Opera. He repeats
his roles in the opera at Chicago Opera Theater on April 22 and 30.
Conductor DANIEL LIPTON
is Artistic Director of Florida Opera Festival
in Tampa Florida. This season he leads
performances of Romeo
and Juliet, La Cenerentola, and Tosca.
LOPEZ-SPEZIALE performed "Bitches, Witches,
and Boys" with the Escenia Ensemble at the National
Opera Center in NYC. She recently returned to Mexico
for performances of Mozart Requiem with Clementina
del Aguila in Mexico City. She also made her successful debut
as Carmen with Misica Viva in Hong Kong. On February
24 she sang Elgar's Sea Pictures with
Orquesta Sinfonica de la Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico.
Tenor ANTHONY P. McGLAUN recently
performed in Motones vs. Jersey at Midtown Arts
Center in Ft. Collins CO. He performs a solo recital The American
Songbook at the Ft. Collins Museum of Art in Colorado
on March 10. He was a singer in the Duffy Institute for New Opera
in Norfolk VA from March 12-17.
MATTHIAS MANASI was on the music staff of Opera
Poznan in Poland.
JAMIBETH MARGOLIS directed composer
Martin Halpern's new opera Constancy at Shetler Studios
in NYC Feb. 9,10, and 11.
We welcome soprano MARIE MASCARI to our roster.
JULIA ANNE MILIN recently sang Amelia
in Um ballo in maschera with
West Side Opera Society in NYC.
Baritone BRIAN MONTGOMERY performs La Traviata with
The New Jersey Festival Orchestra on March 4 and
We welcome bass-baritone PETER MORGAN to our roster.
Peter played Chivon in a new opera Jason and the Argonauts
by Greg Spears. This was presented by Lyric Unlimited
a division of Lyric Opera of Chicago.
He is an apprentice artist with Sarasota Opera Jan. through
March. He is 3rd cockney in Lyric Opera of Chicago's
production of My Fair Lady from April 28 through May 21.
Conductor NIELS MUUS
is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
Librettist JOHN OLIN is busy writing
Opera Librettos and working with composers to
make it all happen.
KENNETH OVERTON performs as Narrator in Thy Will be Done
by Angela Rice in Lexington KY on April 2. On May 27 he performs the
Faure Requiem and Michael Trotta's Seven Last
Words of Christ with Mid-America Productions at Carnegie
Conductor JUSTIN PAMBIANCHIwas recently
on the music staff for Rossini's Barber
of Seville with Virginia Opera.
On December 3 he was conductor for Rossini's
La Comte Ory with Opera Company of Brooklyn.
He is currently on the music staff of Sarasota Opera for
their winter season.
Soprano MARCY RICHARDSON performed Off broadway with Company
XIV in a production of Nutcracker Rouge through January
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performed a Gala concert for Boheme
Opera of NJ and returned for an Italian Nite
with Orchestra. She recently performed an aria from Mozart's
Idomeneo for the Metropolitan
Opera Guild. She returns to the MOG for Traviata on
We welcome tenor OLIVER SEWELL to our roster. He
made his debut with the New Jersey Festival Orchestra
as Gastone in La Traviata. He performs Ramiro
in Rossini's La Cenerentola with the ARE Opera Company
in NYC in May.
Baritone ERIC STRONG see HR Artists Management.
Conductor ERIC TOWNELL is currently Music Director of the
Rochester Choral Society. Eric is also
the director of RESONANZ,
a Rochester based choral group.
He is Artistic Director of the Chamber Opera Festival
for Rochester Lyric Opera.
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
Washington DC. She directed La Comte Ory
for Opera Company of Brooklyn on Dec.3.
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS performed
on Project 120 in Chicago on Dec.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Festival Orchestra. Please
go to the web site for concert information.