Luca Pisaroni, Isabel Leonard, Miah Persson Headline Glyndebourne’s Open House Virtual Series

(Credit: Glyndebourne Productions Ltd / I. Cooper) Glyndebourne’s YouTube channel will start streaming free operas every Sunday starting on May 24, 2020. For the first set of operas, the company is turning to Mozart and Da Ponte’s famed trilogy. The series kicked off with Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” with a cast featuring Vito Priante, Isabel Leonard, Andrew Shore, Lydia {…}

Isabel Leonard, Sasha Cooke, Blythe Gaissert Headline American Opera Project’s ‘Living Room Music’ Series

The American Opera Project has announced a new concert series entitled “Living Room Music.” The event will kick off with “A Grateful Embrace,” a Mother’s Day special hosted by mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert, pianist Daniel Gortler, and baritone Jorell Williams. Other performers include Maile Okamura, Colin Jacobsen, and Isabel Santiago. Performance Date: May 10, 2020 Mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert, {…}

Isabel Leonard, Joyce DiDonato & Benjamin Appl Highlight Celebrity Series of Boston’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Fay Fox/benjaminappl.com/Chris Singer) The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the schedule of its 82nd season, featuring performances from renowned and emerging artists in a wide variety of genres and venues throughout the city. For this article we will only highlight the vocal performances: Instrumentalists Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard will be making her Celebrity Series debut, joining The Romeros for {…}

Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams Week 9 Stars Jonas Kaufmann, Plácido Domingo, Jessye Norman, Joan Sutherland

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Week 9 of its night streams. This coming week features some of opera’s greatest stars including Jonas Kaufmann, Plácido Domingo, Joan Sutherland, and Jessye Norman. Monday, May 11 – Massenet’s Werther Starring Lisette Oropesa, Sophie Koch, Jonas Kaufmann, and David Bižić, conducted by Alain Altinoglu. From March 15, 2014. Tuesday, May 12 – Thomas Adès’s The Tempest {…}

Metropolitan Opera & Donizetti Opera Festival’s Superstar Galas Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

Credit: Spinto/Javier del Real/Nicola Allegri/Julian Hargraves/ Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical While the continued quarantine is undoubtedly becoming increasingly challenging for many, there is some relief in knowing that there is opera to check out on a daily basis. What’s more the offerings are becoming increasingly diverse in their range of repertory and content, which allows opera audiences to curate unique {…}