Mezzo soprano Natasha Novitskaia joins soprano Zoya Gramagin and tenor Gerardo Gaytan in an international trio concert in Tijuana, Mexico next spring

Elizabeth de Trejo debuts with New Orleans Opera this fall as Venus in Orpheus in the Underworld as part of New Orleans Opera’s Diamond Anniversary Season

Tenor Dongwon Shin sings solo concert in Seoul Korea this fall

Nancy Fabiola Herrera Returns to the Los Angeles Opera as Fenena to Placido Domingo's Nabucco this fall

Matthew Laifer Artists Management will give Master classes in NY between Oct 15, 2017 and Sept 30, 2018 in addition to his one on one vocal consultations

Masterclasses

Russian Bass-Baritone Grigory Soloviov has just debuted as the Viking Merchant in Sadko in Moscow for his opening production og this fall season

Soprano Zoya Gramagin joined the Laifer Roster this past summer just prior to her gala debut at the Eva Franchi Gala in late August

Nancy Fabiola Herrera Returns to the Metropolitan Opera

Mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera will sing Maddelena in Rigoletto at the Met

Elizabeth De Trejo sang the Mozart Requiem and Mozart's Vesperae Solennes de Confessore

Soprano Elizabeth De Trejo appeared as soprano soloist in theMozart Requiem and Mozart's Vesperae solennes de confessore at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall.

Tenor Cesar Sanchez Triumphed in His Debut with Opera Tampa

Cesar Sanchez "supplies everything you would want in a leading man" in his debut with Opera Tampa as Cavaradossi

Six Artists on the Laifer Roster Performed at Gala Honoring Giuseppe Giacomini

An Opera Gala to honor the career of Italian tenor Giuseppi Giacomini was held at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on April 4, 2017

Russian Bass-Baritone Grigory Soloviov Joins Laifer Roster

I am pleased to announce that Grigory Soloviov has become the newest artist on the Laifer Artists Management Roster

Elizabeth De Trejo becomes first recipient of NYIOP Award for Excellence in Singing!

Congratulations to Elizabeth De Trejo who this past November was announced as the 2016 winner of the newly established NYIOP Randolph “Randy" Mickelson Memorial Fund Award for Excellence in Singing

Nancy Fabiola Herrera performed Herodias at the Metropolitan Opera in her return this season

Nancy Fabiola Herrera has just performed her first Herodias at the Metropolitan Opera to glowing reviews!

Soprano Elizabeth De Trejo joins the Laifer Roster

Laifer Artists is pleased to announce that soprano Elizabeth De Trejo has joined our roster

TenorCesar Sanchez performed his first Manrico this fall in NYC

TenorCesar Sanchez performed his first Manrico this fall in NYC in concert at the Liederkranz

Baritone Timothy Renner performed his first Conte di Luna this fall in NYC

Baritone Timothy Renner performed his first Conte di Luna this fall at the Liederkranz in NYC

Dramatic mezzo-soprano Natasha Novitskaia was Azucena in a concert performance of Il Trovatore in NYC this fall

Dramatic mezzo-soprano Natasha Novitskaia sang Azucena in a concert performance of Il Trovatore in NYC this fall at the Liederkranz

Elizabeth De Trejo, Natasha Novitskaia, Cesar Sanchez, and Tim Renner Sang Verdi's Il Trovatore

Laifer Artists Elizabeth De Trejo, Natasha Novitskaia, Cesar Sanchez, and Tim Renner performed Il trovatore at the Liederkranz Society in New York

Nancy Fabiola Herrera Opened the 2016/2017 Opera Season for Teatro de la Zarzuela

In October, Nancy Fabiola Herrera sang Los Golondrinas with Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid

Elena Bocharova made her Spanish debut with Opera Oviedo to open the 2017 season

Dramatic mezzo-soprano Elena Bocharova made her Spanish debut with Opera Oviedo in Tchaikovsky's Mazeppa

Natasha Novitskaia was mezzo-soprano soloist with the Mercury Orchestra

Natasha Novitskaia was mezzo-soprano soloist with the Mercury Orchestra in Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky Cantata on July 16, 2016 in Cambridge, MA

Russian-born soprano Olga Zhuravel Maselli is the newest artist on the Laifer Roster

I am very pleased to announce the signing of soprano Olga Zhuravel Maselli to the Laifer Roster of Artists

Cesar Sanchez is one of three exciting new artists to join the Laifer Roster in June 2016

I am very pleased to announce the signing of tenor Cesar Sanchez to the Laifer Roster of Artists

Natasha Novitskaia is one of three exciting new artists to join the Laifer Roster in June 2016

I am very pleased to announce the signing of mezzo-soprano Natasha Novitskaia to the Laifer Roster of Artists

Baritone Tim Renner performed his first Germont for Opera Columbus

Baritone Tim Renner performed his first Germont for Opera Columbus in June

Elena Bocharova debuts with RUSSIAN CHAMBER ARTS SOCIETY of Washington

Elena Bocharova debuts with RUSSIAN CHAMBER ARTS SOCIETY Concert Recital at the Austrian Embassy, Washington on April 29, 2016

Nancy Fabiola Herrera Debuted Her Eboli at the Teatro Del Canal

Mezzo-Soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera sang her first Eboli in Madrid's Teatro Del Canal early 2016

Baritone Tim Renner began 2016 as Eisenstein with Vero Bearch Opera

Tim Renner sang his first Eisenstein in his Vero Beach Opera debut in January 2016.

Nancy Fabiola Herrera returned to the Metropolitan Opera during the 2015/16 season

Mezzo Soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera returned to the Metropolitan Opera in December as Maddelena in Verdi's Rigoletto and performed on the broadcast

Tim Renner is a winner of the Mario Lanza Institute Scholarship

Baritone Tim Renner has just been named a winner of the Mario Lanza Institute Scholarship for 2015-16

Soprano Takesha Meshé Kizart joins the Laifer Roster

I am very pleased to announce the signing of Takesha Meshé Kizart to the Laifer Roster of Artists

Nancy Fabiola Herrera has released an exciting new CD this past fall.

Nancy Fabiola Herrera's new CD of songs with Spanish origins was released this past fall.

Congratulations to Timothy Renner who was selected to be a member of this past summer's prestigious Ravenia Steans Music Institute for Singers.

Baritone Timothy Renner performed five selected Romances by Rachmaninoff with the esteemed Ravinia Steans Music Institute Program in their first concert of the season on August 2nd.

Maestro Rudolf Piehlmayer joins the Laifer Roster

I am very pleased to announce the signing of Maestro Rudolf Piehlmayer to the Laifer Roster of Artists

Viktor Antipenko debuted in Rouen, France, in his first Lohengrin in May.

Viktor Antipenko sang the title role in a new Lohengrin production and the review headline was:"Last Night at Opera de Rouen, Wagner's Lohengrin Included A Revelation: The Russian Tenor Viktor Antipenko-A Very Great and Handsome Lohengrin"

Baritone Timothy Renner is one of the three newest artists on the Laifer Roster

One of the two newest artists on the Laifer roster is the young American baritone Timothy Renner who is completing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance and Literature at the University of Illinois.

Jeffrey Halili returned to Anchorage Opera for Die Zauberflaute

Tenor Jeffrey Halili appeared with Anchorage Opera in his much acclaimed role of Monastatos on April 10, 11, and 12, 2015. The arias and ensembles were sung in German, and the dialogue was in English.

Nancy Fabiola Herrera performed Carmen in Sochi, Russia

Nancy Fabiola Herrera sang Carmen in a gala concert in Sochi, Russia, on February 18, 2015.

Nancy Herrera performed Dalila in Oviedo

Nancy Fabiola Herrera performed Dalila, winning rave reviews, in a new production in Oviedo that opened on January 28, 2015.

Nancy Fabiola Herrera sang Paula in Catan's Florencia en el Amazonas for Los Angeles Opera

Having just sung the role with the Washington National Opera, Nancy Fabiola Herrera headed to Los Angeles to reprise the role of Paula during November and December.

Viktor Antipenko debuted as Pinkerton at Opera Oviedo

Tenor Viktor Antipenko debuted as Pinkerton at Opera Oviedo in their new production of Madama Butterfly in November.

Tenor Diego Silva debuted at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow

Mexican Tenor Diego Silva debuted at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow as Percy in a concert performace of Donizetti's Anna Bolena on October 25, 2014.

Elena Bocharova sang at the Richard Tucker Memorial Gala on October 12, 2014.

Mezzo Soprano Elena Bocharova sang the "Inneggiamo" from Cavalleria Rusticana at the Richard Tucker Gala in NYC on October 12, 2014 at Avery Fisher Hall. The Gala was telecast on PBS on 01/23/15; check your local listings for rebroadcasts.

Three Laifer Artists performed at Sergio Franchi 20th Annual Memorial Gala Concert on August 23, 2014

Three Laifer Artists - Elena Bocharova, Dongwon Shin, and Diego Silva - performed at the Sergio Franchi 20th Annual Memorial Gala Concert in Stonington, Connecticut, on August 23, 2014.

Elena Bocharova returned to the Bolshoi this past summer for more performances of Eboli

Mezzo-soprano Elena Bocharova returned to the Bolshoi for more performances of Eboli this past June

Nancy Fabiola Herrera returned to the teatro dell'Opera Roma on June 19th as Carmen

Mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera returned to the Rome Opera as Carmen after having performed it there 10 years ago

Galina Shesterneva has just made her North American debut as Turandot for Opera de Montreal

Soprano Galina Shesterneva made her North American debut as Turandot for Opera de Montreal on May 17th

Elena Bocharova performed Santuzza in a new Cavalleria in Toulouse

Mezzo-soprano Elena Bocharova performed Santuzza in a new production of Cavalleria in Toulouse in March with Maestro Tugan Sokhiev

Nancy Fabiola Herrera debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow as Carmen

Mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera debuted as Carmen at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow in March after having just debuted this role with Opera Australia in February and completed her run in Melbourne this spring.

Elena Bocharova performed Eboli at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

Elena Bocharova debuted as Eboli in new production of Don Carlo with the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow in December

Chloe Olivia Moore is the newest artist on the Laifer Roster

She performed Donna Anna at Loren Maazel's Castleton Festival in July.

Elena Bocharova debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre in Carmen

Elena Bocharova had a triumphant debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in Carmen in July and returns there in December for her first Eboli in the Bolshoi's new production of Don Carlo for the Verdi Anniversary celebration.

Elena Bocharova is Amneris in Opera de Paris' new production of Aida

Elena Bocharova debuted a new production of Aida, as Amneris with Opera de Paris at the Bastille

Viktor Antipenko performed his first Erik in his return to the Bolshoi last fall

Viktor Antipenko performed Erik in his return to the Bolshoi in their revival of Der Fliegender Holländer last fall - returned again in March for a reprise of D Jose and returns again in June for more performances

Elena Bocharova with Opera de Paris at the Bastille

Mezzosoprano, Elena Bocharova sings her first Laura for Opera de Paris' production of La Gioconda this May

Galina Shesterneva at the Bolshoi in May!

Soprano, Galina Shesterneva does her first Abigaille for Bolshoi's Nabucco in May

Elena Bocharova performed Amneris in her debut with the Warsaw Philharmonic in March 2013!

Mezzo-soprano Elena Bocharova will make her Polish debut performing Amneris in the Warsaw Philharmonic's concert production of Aida as part of their Verdi 200th Birthday Celebration Series on March 16 and 18, 2013

Nancy Herrera made her Bayerische Staatsoper Munchen debut as Carmen!

Mezzo-soprano Nancy Herrera made her Bayerische Staatsoper Munchen debut as Carmen on January 29, 2013 with additional performances on February 2 and 6

Viktor Antipenko made his impressive debut at the Bolshoi Opera this past January as Don Jose!

One of our newest artists, tenor Viktor Antipenko made his impressive debut at the Bolshoi Opera as Don Jose on January 24 and 26, 2013 and was immediately re-engaged to return as Don Jose as well as Erik in Der Fliegende Hollander

Carl Tanner and Elena Bocharova in Edmonton Aida

Carl Tanner as Radames and Elena Bocharova as Amneris appear in Edmonton Opera's 50th anniversay gala Aida opening on October 19, 2012

Nancy Fabiola Herrera sings La Vida Breve at Tanglewood

Mezzosoprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera sang the lead role in La Vida Breve at Tanglewood with the Boston Symphony Orchestra on August 25, 2012

Elena Bocharova debuts the role of Santuzza at the Mumbai Festival

Elena Bocharova debuts the role of Santuzza at the Mumbai Festival on February 18, 2012 with additional performances on 20 and 21

Paul Whelan makes his debut with the Hamburgische Staatsoper

Paul Whelan will make his debut as Harry Joy in the opera "Bliss" at the Hamburgische Staatsoper this November.

Nancy Herrera makes her Deutsche Oper, Berlin as Carmen

Nancy Herrera makes her Deutsche Oper, Berlin as Carmen on November 3, 2011 with an additional performance on the 11th

Carl Tanner sings "Vesti la giubba" at the Mariinsky

Carl Tanner sings "Vesti la giubba" at the Mariinsky on October 19, 2011 in the San Carlo, Napoli production

Carl Tanner triumphed in his Mariinsky debut on October 19, 2011 as Canio

American tenor Carl Tanner had an absolute triumph in his Mariinsky debut as Canio in the new San Carlo production of Pagliacci with a "stamping of feet" ovation after his aria

Paul Whelan makes his debut as Wotan in NZ

Paul Whelan will make his debut as Wotan in Das Rheingold with the Auckland Philharmonic this July.

Tenor Carl Tanner in Teatro Colon's Il Tabarro

Carl Tanner debuts at the teatro Colon, Buenos Aires in June as Luigi in their new Il Tabbaro

Paul Whelan returns to ENO

Spring 2011 will feature Paul Whelan's return to ENO in London as Theseus in a new production of Midsummer Night's Dream

Elena Bocharova to replace Olga Borodina in Toulouse and Paris for Samson et Dalila

Tenor Dongwon Shin debuts at the Vienna Staatsoper.

Dongwon Shin debuts with the Vienna Staatsoper as Radames on March 17th with two additional performances on March 20 and 23!

Rachelle Durkin to replace Anna Netrebko in Don Pasquale at the Met!

Ms. Durkin will be singing the role of Norina in Saturday's live broadcast from the Met of Don Pasquale!

Verdi Requiem in Trieste, Italia with 3 Laifer artists

Three members of the Laifer Roster, Mezzo Soprano Elena Bocharova, Soprano Latonia Moore and Tenor Dongwon Shin performing together in the Verdi Requiem in February, 2011 along with bass Simon Lim and conducted by Mº Corrado Rovaris

Shin as Samson

Dongwon Shin will reprise his Samson and performs the Verdi Requiem in Trieste

Verdi Requiem in Trieste

Elena Bocharova, Latonia Moore and Dongwon Shin perform together in the Verdi Requiem

Elena Bocharova in 2010--11

Season 2010-11 has been an important one for mezzo-soprano Elena Bocharova

Tanner as Dick Johnson at the Met.

Carl Tanner made his house debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Dick Johnson in Puccini's Fanciulla

Dongwon Shin debuts at San Francisco Opera

Dongwon Shin made his San Francisco Opera debut as Radames on December 5th when he stepped in last minute to replace Carlo Ventre.

Carl Tanner makes his Bayrische Staatsoper debut

On November 23rd Carl Tanner made his debut with 24 hours notice at the Bayrische Staatsoper in Munich as Radames!

Iride Martinez debuts at Covent Garden

Soprano Iride Martinez makes a spledid debut at Covent Garden as Norina in Don Pasquale on September 12, 2010

Iride Martinez as Amina triumphs in the Paris Opera Sonnambula

Iride Martinez made a triumphant return to the Opera de Paris as a last minute substitution for Natalie Dessay in La Sonnambula.

Aida w/ Minnesota Orchestra

August 1, 2009 is a significant date for the Laifer Roster

Aida Triumphal Scene

Triumphal Scene from Aida with 4 Laifer Artists: Latonia Moore as Aida, Elena Bocharova as Amneris, Carl Tanner as Radames and Chester Patton as Ramfis with Donnie Rae Albert as Amonasro and Ray Aceto as the King

Herrera opens Verona season as Carmen in 2009

With Placido Domingo in his gala on July 24th

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