Damiano Michieletto

Damiano Michieletto

Damiano MichielettoOpera Producer/Stage Director Biography Within only a short space of time Damiano Michieletto has emerged on the international scene as one of the most interesting representatives of the younger generation of Italian directors. He studied opera and...
Eric Halfvarson

Eric Halfvarson

Eric HalfvarsonBass, Narrator Biography In the 2018-19 season, Mr. Halfvarson makes his role debut as Tirésias in a new production of Enescu’s Oedipe conducted by Marc Albrecht at Dutch National Opera and returns to Washington National Opera to sing Prince Gremin in...
Lado Ataneli

Lado Ataneli

Lado AtaneliBaritone Biography The Los Angeles Times hails Lado Ataneli as having “one of the healthiest, roundest, most mellifluous voices on the planet,” noting he is much in demand to sing the dramatic roles of Verdi, Puccini and verismo repertory. His...
Grace Bumbry

Grace Bumbry

Grace BumbryMezzo-Soprano Biography Grace Bumbry’s obsession with singing began when she was still a child. That obsession – together with a ravishing natural voice, an extraordinary talent, and unwavering determination – led to one of the most illustrious...
Sheila Nadler

Sheila Nadler

Sheila NadlerMezzo-Soprano Biography Sheila Nadler impresses audiences with her powerful stage presence and a contralto voice of uncommon richness. An artist of eclectic achievements, her repertory ranges from the Baroque, such as Handel’s Giulio Cesare (La Monnaie)...