- Paul Agnew
- Meg Bragle
- William Buchman
- Philip Cutlip
- Zach Finkelstein
- Elizabeth Futral
- Sarah Gartshore
- Keven Keys
- Christòpheren Nomura
American soprano Elizabeth Futral embraces a repertoire that ranges from Baroque music to world premieres by the leading composers of today. Highlights of the past year include appearances with Glimmerglass Opera, the New York Philharmonic, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington Bach Consort, and at Weill Hall and the Lincoln Center Festival. She last appeared with Music of the Baroque in March 2012.
Other recent engagements include a return to the Metropolitan Opera as Princess Eudoxie in a new production of La Juive, Princess Yeuyang in the world premiere of Tan Dun’s The First Emperor, Elvira in
I Puritani, and performances of Lucia. With the Lyric Opera of Chicago she has sung a vast range of roles including Cunegonde in Candide, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Handel’s Partenope, La traviata, and The Merry Widow. She has notable relationships with the Washington, Houston, Santa Fe, Los Angeles, New York City, Vancouver, and Minnesota opera companies. Internationally, she has been heard at Royal Opera Covent Garden, the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Staatsoper and Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Theater an der Wien, the Grand Theatre de Genève, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, and Hamburg Staatsoper.
On the concert stage, Elizabeth Futral made her debut with the New York Philharmonic in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 under Zubin Mehta and returned for Handel’s Messiah (Sir Neville Marriner) and Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio (Sir Colin Davis). Other highlights include Berlioz’s Benvenuto Cellini with the London Symphony, To Be Certain of the Dawn with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Brahms Requiem with the San Francisco Symphony, arias and duets with Placido Domingo and the Chicago Symphony, and a New Year’s Eve Gala with the Berlin Philharmonic.
Elizabeth Futral’s extensive discography includes her most recent release on Deutsche Grammophon, Previn’s Brief Encounter. Other operatic recordings include A Streetcar Named Desire and Ravel’s L'enfant et les sortilèges for Deutsche Grammophon, Rossini’s Otello and Zelmira, Pacini’s Carlo di Borgogna for Opera Rara, Lucia di Lammermoor for Chandos as part of their “Opera in English” series, Of Mice and Men on Albany Records, Six Characters in Search of An Author on New World Records, and Philip Glass’s chamber opera Hydrogen Jukebox for Euphorbia Records. Additional recordings include a solo aria recital for Chandos’s “Opera in English” series, a collection of arias by Mozart and C. P. E. Bach on Opera Rara, Sweethearts, a collection of operetta favorites on Newport Classics, solo Bach cantatas with the Washington Bach Consort for Lyrichord Discs, Argento’s Evensong with the Cathedral Choral Society for Gothic Records, Paulus’ To Be Certain of the Dawn on BIS records, and Ricky Ian Gordon’s Orpheus and Euridice. DVD releases include Tan Dun’s The First Emperor on EMI and A Streetcar Named Desire on Image Entertainment.