Stephen Gaertner Joins Quintana Artist Management

American baritone Stephen Gaertner has joined Quintana Artist Management for General Management. The baritone performs extensively across North America and Europe in works by Verdi, Bellini, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Puccini, Zanadonai, and Bizet. He has performed at the Savonlinna Opera Festival, Opernfestspiele Heidenheim, Opéra de Dijon, the Metropolitan Opera, Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, Teatro San Carlo, Teatro de la Ópera, San {…}

Krassimira Stoyanova, Stephen Gaertner & Łukasz Goliński Headline Leoncavallo’s ‘Zingari’ at Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

(Credit: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra official website) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has announced an upcoming presentation of Leoncavallo’s rarely performed operatic jewel “Zingari” on Dec. 3, 2021. Based on Pushkin’s poem “The Gypsies,” the opera presents a tale of passion, jealousy and the tumultuous throes of unrequited love. Soprano Krassimira Stoyanova, tenor Arsen Soghomonyan, baritone Stephen Gaertner, and bass-baritone Łukasz Goliński {…}

New Amsterdam Opera 2016-17 Review -‘La Forza del Destino:’ Verdi’s Gem Gets Solid But Rare NYC Performance

It’s been 11 years since the Metropolitan Opera has performed Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino,” one of the composer’s late masterpieces and one that requires an ensemble of experienced singers who have the force to take on the composer’s demanding music. As a result, it is rarely performed around the world and for that reason, New York audiences have waited {…}