Isabel Leonard

Isabel Leonard (born February 18, 1982) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.wikipedia
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The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine (New York City)

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She is a graduate of The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine and the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

Marilyn Horne Song Competition

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She is a 2005 winner of the Marilyn Horne Foundation Vocal Competition.

Richard Tucker Music Foundation

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In 2013, she received the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Award.

Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording

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Leonard won two Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording: in 2014 for Thomas Adès' The Tempest, and in 2016 for Maurice Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges.

Sharon Isbin

2014 to 2016 Leonard and Sharon Isbin performed a well-received series of eleven soprano/guitar-duet recitals, including at Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall).
Other composers who have written for her include Joan Tower, David Diamond, Ned Rorem, Howard Shore, John Duarte, Leo Brouwer, Bruce MacCombie, and Richard Danielpour who was commissioned to write a song cycle for her and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard by New York's Carnegie Hall for their 125th anniversary and by Chicago's Harris Theater.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

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On April 26, 2014, Leonard sang the role of Dorabella in a performance at the Metropolitan Opera that was transmitted worldwide as part of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD program.

L'enfant et les sortilèges

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Leonard won two Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording: in 2014 for Thomas Adès' The Tempest, and in 2016 for Maurice Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges. Her first appearance with the New York Philharmonic was in a concert version of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, and she later sang the part of the Squirrel in L'enfant et les sortilèges in concert with the orchestra and Lorin Maazel.

The Barber of Seville

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In February 2011, Leonard made her Vienna State Opera debut singing Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, returning to the venue in January 2012 as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia.
Famous recent mezzo-soprano Rosinas include Marilyn Horne, Teresa Berganza, Lucia Valentini Terrani, Susanne Marsee, Cecilia Bartoli, Joyce DiDonato, Jennifer Larmore, Elīna Garanča, Isabel Leonard and Vesselina Kasarova.

56th Annual Grammy Awards

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Leonard won two Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording: in 2014 for Thomas Adès' The Tempest, and in 2016 for Maurice Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges.

Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Leonard married baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes in December 2008; they are now divorced.
He married mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard in December 2008.

58th Annual Grammy Awards

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Leonard won two Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording: in 2014 for Thomas Adès' The Tempest, and in 2016 for Maurice Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges.

The Tempest (opera)

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Leonard won two Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording: in 2014 for Thomas Adès' The Tempest, and in 2016 for Maurice Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges.

Mezzo-soprano

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Isabel Leonard (born February 18, 1982) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.

Manhattan School of Music

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For five years she sang with the Manhattan School of Music children's chorus.

Joffrey Ballet

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She attended the Joffrey Ballet School.

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

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She is a graduate of The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine and the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

Bachelor of Music

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She earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at the Juilliard School, where she was a pupil of Edith Bers.

Master of Music

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She earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at the Juilliard School, where she was a pupil of Edith Bers.

Juilliard School

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She earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at the Juilliard School, where she was a pupil of Edith Bers.

Marilyn Horne

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She has also studied with Marilyn Horne, Brian Zeger, Warren Jones, and Margo Garrett.

The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation

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In 2006, she received The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation Award.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

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In New York, Leonard has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and with the Juilliard Opera Center.

New York Philharmonic

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Her first appearance with the New York Philharmonic was in a concert version of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, and she later sang the part of the Squirrel in L'enfant et les sortilèges in concert with the orchestra and Lorin Maazel.

Leonard Bernstein

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Her first appearance with the New York Philharmonic was in a concert version of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, and she later sang the part of the Squirrel in L'enfant et les sortilèges in concert with the orchestra and Lorin Maazel.

Candide (operetta)

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Her first appearance with the New York Philharmonic was in a concert version of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, and she later sang the part of the Squirrel in L'enfant et les sortilèges in concert with the orchestra and Lorin Maazel.