Elizabeth in Bittersweet
Elizabeth was honored to play the character of Sara as she evolved through the decades in the Light Opera of New York's elegant performances of Bittersweet, Noel Coward's ambitious multigenerational epic.
Please visit the Reviews page for Elizabeth's stunning review.
Elizabeth in Eileen
Elizabeth delighted the Light Opera of New York's devoted audiences with 2 performances of Eileen
, Victor Herbert's continuous ode to Ireland.
She played the Lady Maude, a British aristocrat turned irish sympathist who in 1796, helped to almost lead an Irish revolt against their British overseers. Though the rebellion was thwarted, the boy won the girl and operetta bliss was maintained. Hailed as "the most consistently perfect cast of the LOONY productions thus far" and one of the Light opera of New York's best productions, please visit the Reviews page
for a full quote and access to the full review. Also, please visit the Photo Gallery
to view more pictures from this wonderful operetta.
Elizabeth in The Student Prince
Elizabeth was Kathie in Sigmund Romber's heart-breaking operetta The Student Prince. Kathie is the saucy barkeep with a heart of gold who captures the heart of a Prince. Filled with beautiful melodies and a heartbreaking story of unrequited love in the face of duty, this beautiful operetta ran for 608 performances on Broadway in the 1920's - more than the famed Show Boat! It's many revivals are a testament to its exquisite beauty, relevence and charm. With a stellar cast and a new venue for the acclaimed New York based operetta compay, Light Opera of New York, this was a performance not to be missed.
Please visit the Photo Gallery to view more pictures from this wonderful operetta.
Elizabeth in The Red Mill
Elizabeth was Gretchen in Victor Herbert's comical operetta The Red Mill
A musical romp if ever there were, The Red Mill
played on Broadway for 800 performances between 1906 and 1945. This performance was part of the Light Opera of New York's
150th birthday celebration for Victor Herbert. Please visit the Photo Gallery
to view more pictures from this wonderful operetta.
Elizabeth returned to the Ridotto Concert Series for an innovative concert entitled: Desire and the Emperor
Elizabeth joined the amazing director of the Ridotto Concert Series, Margaretha Maimone, for an imaginitive program. Ms. Maimone performed the duties of the narrator with aplomb and revealed the eccentricities of European emperors of the 19th century and their dramatic influence on the music of Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Mozart and others. The SIMA piano trio was stunning as they be played Haydn and and Beethoven. To learn more about this promising trio please consult their website at: Sima Trio website. Elizabeth sang two stunning pieces by Berlioz La Captive and La Mort d'Ophelia as well as Elvira's wonderful aria Mi tradi from Mozart's Don Giovanni. It was an afternoon of stunning music not to be missed.
Elizabeth at Carnegie Hall
Elizabeth pictured with conductor James Bagwell, fellow soloists Sarah Best and Jane Askins, was thrilled to sing a solo in Della Joia's choral masterwork A Jubilant Song with the Collegiate Chorale under the direction of their new music director James Bagwell. Please consult the Collegiate Chorale's website for other wonderful musical performances by this acclaimed chorale here. . .
Elizabeth is Josephine at Opera Naples (Florida, that is)
Reprising her role of Josephine in HMS Pinafore, Elizabeth brought her beautiful voice and stage presence to this fabulous piece of the Gilbert and Sullivan canon. Directed by Louis Dall'Ava and produced by Opera Naples, they were performances to be remembered! Please follow this link to the Opera Naples website to view production photos of the triumphant closing performance here. . . (unfortunately this page only seems to load in Internet Explorer and not Firefox)
It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of a wonderful conductor. Robert Bass, was an inspiration, an amazing mentor, and a friend. He passed away on August 25, 2008. I owe many of my wonderful solo engagements to his vision and belief in my talent. I, and many in the music community, will be forever enhanced for having had him in our musical lives.
With love and gratitude,
Elizabeth in Israel
The Collegiate Chorale is at it again! Their critically acclaimed performances have been hailed throughout the world and now they are taking their stentorian forces to Israel. With the aid of the Israel Philharmonic and under the direction of internationally celebrated conductor Zubin Mehta, the Chorale will be presenting Bloch's Sacred Service and Bach's Cantata 140 in a series of concerts in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa.
Elizabeth had the privilege of performing at the Tel Aviv Museum with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's Chamber Music Series. Along with lending her soprano voice to several choral works ranging from Rennaissance pieces to American spirituals, Elizabeth sang Simple Song, a solo from Bernstein's epic religious work Mass, and the duet Laudamus te from Vivaldi's Gloria. Expertly conducted by Robert Bass, it was a night to remember!
Elizabeth is Josephine at City Center, NYC
Elizabeth reprised her critically acclaimed role of Josephine in HMS Pinafore with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players.
The two performances were a smashing success, despite the fact that the leading baritone was found indisposed with an allergy attack 15 minutes before curtain! The night was saved by the Artistic Director and Founder of the Company, Albert Bergeret, stepping in for the ailing, Richard Holmes. Mr. Bergeret accorded himself valiantly! The audience errupted with applause at the final curtain and a wonderful evening was had by all.
Holiday Time 2007
Elizabeth sang the Soprano Soloist role in the New Romberg Orchestra's Holiday concert tour:
A Viennese Christmas
Elizabeth sang a combination of holiday favorites and beloved operetta pieces in 14 different states across the country in just over 20 days. An amazing feat of stamina and a strong love for her audience earned her standing ovations every night.
We hope you had a blessed holiday season filled with joy, happiness, and music!
Elizabeth Sings at Carnegie Hall
Elizabeth sang with famed baritone Bryn Terfel
at Carnegie Hall in Mendelssohn's oratorio, Elijah
. She was a featured soloist along with Metropolitan Opera stars Hei-Kyong Hong and Nancy Maultsby. Supported by beautiful playing from the Orchestra of St. Lukes, the fabulous Collgiate Chorale sang masterfully under the inspired direction of conductor Robert Bass. Elizabeth was pleased and thrilled to be singing with this esteemed New York choral institution.
Elizabeth Sings in Switzerland
Elizabeth will be joining the Collegiate Chorale in Switzerland for Verbier Festival 2007. They will be opening the Festival with The Brahms Requiem
and The Mozart Requiem
under the baton of James Levine.
The Chorale will also be giving a special performance of Carmina Burana
under the baton of Robert Bass. Please contact the Collegiate Chorale website
for more information.
Elizabeth Sings Opera at Lincoln Center
Elizabeth sang with "alluring innocence" in her Allice Tully Hall debut according to the New York Times
. An all star cast enhanced by a stunning performance from the Collegiate Chorale and accompanied by the Orchestra of St. Luke's assembled to perform in Philip Glass and Robert Moran's opera The Juniper Tree
. Composer, Robert Moran said to Elizabeth after the performance, "this was a magical evening with such wonderful music-making. Endless thanks for your splendid portrayal of the Daughter. The 'aria' at the end of Act I was so beautifully sung. Thanks again."