Multiple Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard is making her HGO debut. In repertoire that spans from Vivaldi to Mozart to Nico Muhly, she has graced the stages of the Vienna State Opera, Paris Opera, Salzburg Festival, Bavarian State Opera, Carnegie Hall, Glyndebourne Festival, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Aix-en-Provence Festival, The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, LA Opera, and The Santa Fe Opera in The Barber of Seville (Rosina), La Cenerentola (Angelina), The Marriage of Figaro (Cherubino), Così fan tutte (Dorabella), Don Giovanni (Zerlina/Donna Elvira), La clemenza di Tito (Sesto), Werther (Charlotte), Dialogues of the Carmelites (Blanche de la Force), Griselda (Costanza), La bohème (Musetta), Giulio Cesare (Sesto), and the title roles in Carmen, La Périchole, Cendrillon, Marnie, and Der Rosenkavalier. Earlier this season Leonard made her La Scala debut as Miranda in The Tempest and performed in recital with guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas in Los Angeles; in spring 2023 she will appear as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier at the Metropolitan Opera. During the 2021-22 season, she returned to The Metropolitan Opera for Cendrillon, The Marriage of Figaro (Cherubino), and Ariadne auf Naxos (Komponist); Washington National Opera for Come Home: A Celebration of Return and Carmen; and The Santa Fe Opera for Carmen. On the concert stage she returned to the National Symphony Orchestra for a 9/11 commemoration concert conducted by Giancarlo Noseda and University of Connecticut for a solo recital. She serves on the Board of Trustees at Carnegie Hall and the Artistic Advisory Board of ArtSmart.