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Isabel Leonard

The repertoire of the Grammy winning ISABEL LEONARD goes from Vivaldi and Mozart to contemporary composers like Thomas Adès. Born in New York, the american mezzo soprano studied at the Juilliard School and has received several rewards and prizes. Today, she regularly sings on stages like that of the New York Met, the Bayerischen Staatsoper, the Salzburg Festival, Glyndebourne, the Paris Opera, the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the San Francisco Opera and Carnegie Hall. Recently, she embodied among others roles like Rosina, Angelina (La cenerentola), Cherubino, Dorabella (Cosí fan tutte), Sesto, Blanche de la Force (Dialogues des Carmélites). She regularly works together with leading conductors like Andris Nelsons, Franz Welser-Möst, James Levine, Valery Gergiev or Esa-Pekka Salonen. In the coming months, the singer can be heard among others as Charlotte at the Met and in Bologna, as Zerlina at the Met and as Adalgisa in Toronto. Isabel Leonard gave her debut in the Wiener Staatsoper in 2011 as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and also sang Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) here.