Leah Bobbey*

Leah Bobbey*

  • 2014 Central City Opera Apprentice Artist
    Soprano: 
    Trio, Trouble in Tahiti
    Cincinnati, OH

  • Recently:

    Lightfoot McClendon, Cold Sassy Tree, University of Houston; Adult Kim, Show Boat, Central City Opera; Despina, Così fan tutte, Seagle Music Colony

    *Indicates Past Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

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Evan Bravos

Evan Bravos

  • Baritone
    St. Charles, IL

  • Recently:

    Figaro, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Lyric Opera of Chicago (Outreach); Martin, Candide, Aspen Opera Theater Center; Tom Joad, The Grapes of Wrath, Northwestern University

Isaac Bray*

Isaac Bray*

  • 2014 Central City Opera Apprentice Artist
    Baritone: 
    Sam, Trouble in Tahiti
    Abilene, TX

  • Recently:

    Don Giovanni, Don Giovanni, and Riolobo, Florencia en el Amazonas, Boston University Opera Institute; 2nd Man in Armor and 2nd Priest, The Magic Flute, Boston Lyric Opera
    *Indicates Past Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

Karina Brazas

Karina Brazas

  • Soprano
    Olympia, WA

  • Recently:

    Rosina, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Opera for the Young; Gretel, Hänsel und Gretel, Opera Omaha; Soprano Soloist, Handel’s Messiah, Fort Dodge Area Symphony

Timothy J. Bruno

Timothy J. Bruno

  • Bass
    Toledo, OH

  • Recently:

    Colline, La bohème, El Paso Opera; Mephistopheles, Faust, Winter Opera St. Louis; The Bonze, Madama Butterfly, Opera Columbus

Chanáe Curtis

Chanáe Curtis

  • Soprano
    Washington, DC

  • Recently:

    Fiordiligi, Così fan tutte, Oberlin in Italy; Soprano Soloist, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Manhattan School of Music Symphony; Soprano Soloist, Gabriel Fauré Requiem in D minor, Ashland Symphony Orchestra

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Stephen David Daniel

Stephen David Daniel

  • Baritone
    Freeport, NY

  • Recently:

    Ibn-Hakia, Iolanta; Sancho, Don Quichotte; and Marcello, La Bohème, Yale Opera

James Dornier

James Dornier

  • 2015 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Tenor: Don Quixote, Don Quixote and the Duchess

    Gramercy, LA

  • Central City Opera:

    2014 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

  • Recently:

    Don Basilio (cover), Le nozze di Figaro and Trio Tenor, Trouble in Tahiti, Central City Opera; Alfred, Die Fledermaus, New England Conservatory

Samantha Gossard

Samantha Gossard

  • Mezzo-Soprano
    Sidney, OH

  • Recently:

    Cock and Owl, The Cunning Little Vixen, The Cleveland Orchestra; Sally, Die Fledermaus, Lyric Opera of Kansas City; Alto Soloist, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, The Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra at Severance Hall

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Molly Jane Hill

Molly Jane Hill

  • 2015 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Mezzo-Soprano
    Centennial, CO

  • Central City Opera:

    2015 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

  • Recently:

    Eunice Hubbell, A Streetcar Named Desire, Opera Santa Barbara; Maddalena, Rigoletto, Livermoore Valley Opera; Dinah, Trouble in Tahiti, San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Evan LeRoy Johnson

Evan LeRoy Johnson

  • Tenor
    Pine Island, MN 

  • Recently:

    Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni; Enjolras, Les Misérables; and Ubaldo Piangi, The Phantom of the Opera; University of Kentucky Opera Theater

John David Nevergall

John David Nevergall

  • Tenor
    Columbus, OH

  • Recently:

    Goro, Madama Butterfly, Opera Columbus; Prunier, La rondine, Opera Per Tutti; Remendado, Carmen, Nevada Opera

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Tatiana Ogan

Tatiana Ogan

  • 2015 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Mezzo-Soprano

    Fort Collins, CO

  • Central City Opera:

    2014 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

  • Recently:

    Minskwoman, Flight, Mannes Opera; Sister Helen (cover), Dead Man Walking, Central City Opera, Marchesa Melibea, Il viaggio a Reims, Mannes Opera

Brian Skoog

Brian Skoog

  • Tenor
    Birmingham, AL

  • Recently:

    Tamino, Die Zauberflöte; and Chevalier, Dialogues des carmélites, Cleveland Institute of Music; Candide (cover); Candide, Aspen Music Festival

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Brent Michael Smith

Brent Michael Smith

  • Bass
    Owosso, MI

  • Recently:

    Balthazar, Amahl and the Night Visitors; Bartolo, Le nozze di Figaro (scenes); and Le devin, Le devin du village (scenes), University of Northern Iowa Opera

Julie Tabash

Julie Tabash

  • 2014 Central City Opera Apprentice Artist
    Soprano: 
    Liesl, The Sound of Music
    St. Louis, MO

  • Recently:

    Annina, La Traviata, Florentine Opera Company; Despina, Così fan tutte, Pine Mountain Music Festival; Rosasharn, The Grapes of Wrath, Northwestern University Opera Theatre

Nicholas Ward

Nicholas Ward

  • 2015 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Baritone: Elder Son, The Prodigal Son

    Pontiac, MI

  • Central City Opera:

    2014 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist; 2013 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

  • Recently:

    Father, Beauty and the Beast, Opera for the Young; Trio Baritone, Trouble in Tahiti, Central City Opera; Ko-Ko, The Mikado, Toledo Opera on Wheels

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