Obituary: Opera Manager Bruce Zemsky Dies

By Francisco Salazar

Bruce Zemsky, a senior partner in the New York agency Zemsky Green Artist Management, died on August 6, 2017.

The opera manager died of myelodysplastic syndrome, leaving behind a legacy of working with some of the top talent in the opera world.

Among the artists, whom he worked with included Jonas Kaufmann, Pretty Yende, Anja Harteros, Ermonela Jaho, Nino Machaidze, Eva Maria Westbroek, Gwyneth Jones, Charles Castronovo, Brandon Jovanovich and Erwin Schrott. His agency also signed on Atalla Ayan, Jose Bros, Riccardo Massi, Veronica Villarroel and Ainhoa Arteta.

Ever since Zemsky Green Artists Management was founded the company has prided itself with managing some of the most important opera artists in the world, at some of the vaunted opera houses internationally.

Zemsky had a private funeral on Thursday at Riverside Chapel in New York.