Isabel Leonard is a Grammy®-winning Argentine-American mezzo-soprano.
Isabel Leonard in New York
Ms. Leonard sings Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro in Italian at the Metropolitan Opera December 29, 2017 and January 4, 10, 13, and 19, 2018.
In Spring 2017, Ms. Leonard sang Charlotte in Jules Massenet’s French opera Werther, and Zerlina in Mozart’s Italian opera Don Giovanni.
About Isabel Leonard
Ms. Leonard is known for her dramatic ability as well as her singing. She was born February 18, 1982 in New York City and still lives in New York. She is Argentine on her mother’s side.
Ms. Leonard started her career singing in the Manhattan School of Music children’s chorus. She has Bachelor’s and Masters of Music from Juilliard.
Ms. Leonard began singing opera in 2007 and made her Metropolitan Opera debut the same year.
Ms. Leonard won her first Grammy for “Best Opera Recording” for Adès’ The Tempest (Deutsche Grammophon, 2013).
She won her second Grammy for “Best Opera Recording” for her singing of the child in Ravel’s one-act opera L’enfant et les sortileges on the album Ravel: L’enfant et les sortileges, Sheherazade conducted by Seiji Ozawa (Decca, 2015).
In the Metropolitan Opera’s 2016-17 season, Ms. Leonard sings Charlotte in Werther, and Zerlina in Don Giovanni.
When Ms. Leonard starts to sing, you can’t help but stop whatever you are doing and just listen.
To learn more about the artist, visit www.IsabelLeonard.com