Archive for Artists

Katrina Holden – Soprano

Katrina Holden – Soprano

December 24, 2014 No Comments

Katrina Holden blends a silvery lyric voice with a love of words that permeates her performances. Described as a “dramatic” performer with a “strong voice” by The Boston Theatre Review, she performs extensively throughout New England in opera and in recitals throughout the country. Katrina has appeared with numerous companies, including Boston Lyric Opera, Odyssey […]

Samuel Bowen – Baritone

Samuel Bowen – Baritone

December 23, 2014 No Comments

Baritone Samuel Bowen is an established opera singer in Boston and throughout New England recognized for his dramatic interpretations and intelligent musicianship. He has performed with such companies as Boston Lyric Opera, Odyssey Opera, Boston Opera Collaborative, Lowell House Opera, and Raylynmor Opera to name a few. Samuel holds degrees from North Carolina School of […]

Kathleen Callahan-Hardman – soprano

Kathleen Callahan-Hardman – soprano

October 22, 2014 No Comments

Kathleen Callahan-Hardman is delighted to sing the role of the Feldmarschallin in CT Lyric Opera’s 2014 production of “Der Rosenkavalier. In the spring of 2014, Kathleen sang the role of Cio-Cio San in the company’s production of “Madama Butterfly”. Her 2013-2014 season also included a recital “The Songs I First Loved” at St. Cyril and Methodius in Hartford, […]

Adrian Sylveen

Adrian Sylveen

September 16, 2014 No Comments

Maestro Adrian Sylveen enjoys a performing career both in the US and in Europe. He serves as Artistic Director of the Connecticut Virtuosi, New Britain Symphony – The Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra – Magnum Opus, Connecticut Lyric Opera, and the Classical Orchestra of Pila in Poland. He is also a frequent guest conductor with several leading […]

Daniel Juarez – tenor

Daniel Juarez – tenor

October 27, 2013 No Comments

Tenor Daniel Juárez is becoming well known to New England opera audiences, having appeared in the past few seasons with Connecticut Lyric Opera, MetroWest Opera, Western Connecticut State University Opera Studio, and in various recital and concert venues throughout the region. The Day of New London, CT said of his performance of Erik in The Flying […]

Nathan Resika – bass

Nathan Resika – bass

October 12, 2013 No Comments

Lyric Bass Nathan Resika made his Connecticut Lyric Opera debut as Ill Commendatore in Don Giovanni in 2006 and is delighted to return as Leporello in this years production. 2012 brought Nathan great artistic success as he was able to perform the role of Don Giovanni with palisades opera and, the very next day, perform […]

Heather Petrie – mezzo

Heather Petrie – mezzo

March 31, 2013 No Comments

American contralto, Heather Petrie performs and records frequently with choral ensembles in Manhattan, including Musica Sacra, Voices of Ascension, and Sacred Music in a Sacred Space. In addition to Etherea’s debut CD, Ceremony of Carols, Heather’s discography includes Joyful!, a gospel/jazz interpretation of the Psalms by Pete Malinverni, and Sure On This Shining Night, an […]

Heather O’Connor

Heather O’Connor

March 16, 2013 No Comments

American soprano Heather O’Connor has been described as having a luminous voice, and brilliant stage presence. She has sung extensively in oratorio and opera, and has performed through out New England with various opera companies, and symphonies. Performed in such concert halls as Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall, Tanglewood, and Jordan Hall. Recent performances have included; […]

Ryan Burns – baritone

Ryan Burns – baritone

March 15, 2013 No Comments

RYAN F. BURNS, baritone, was recently named the 2012 Graduate Level Winner of the University of Connecticut Concerto Competition and was awarded the Angelo A. Saritelli Memorial Scholarship by the Bel Canto Vocal Scholarship Foundation.  Regularly featured in UConn Opera Theater’s productions, Ryan performed the role of John Proctor in UConn Opera Theater’s production of […]

Ryan Foley – bass

Ryan Foley – bass

February 15, 2013 No Comments

Extraordinary young vocal prodigy, bass Ryan Foley made his professional debut with CLO at age nineteen as Sciarrone in Puccini’s Tosca. Ryan has a wide breadth of musical experience; in high school, he won regional awards for his performance in musical theater, sang in the CMEA Regional & All-State choruses, and performed at Carnegie Hall under […]

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