Lenore Rosenberg, Special Guest Master Teacher
Lenore Rosenberg is the Associate Artistic Administrator of the Metropolitan Opera, and the former Director of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. She joined the Metropolitan Opera’s artistic staff in 1985, with a background in both the performance and production aspects of opera. She has degrees in voice from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Cleveland Institute of Music where she was also honored as a “distinguished alumna”.
Ms. Rosenberg, who is responsible for the casting of secondary roles and covers for the Metropolitan Opera season, is a member of the in-House Auditions Screening Committee, as well as the Stage Audition Panel, and is a member of the National Council Finals Jury. In addition, since 2001 she has been the Music Administrator of the Spoleto Festival USA, in Charleston, South Carolina.
Among the international juries on which she has served are the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, the Belvedere Competition in Vienna, the Francisco Viñas Competition in Barcelona, the Montserrat Caballé Competition in Andorra, the Renata Tebaldi Competition in San Marino, the Ottavio Ziino Competition in Rome, the Luciano Pavarotti Competition in Modena, Italy, both the Rimsky-Korsakov and Elena Obraztsova Competitions, in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Marcello Giordani Competition in Catania, the Beijing International Vocal Competition, and the Queen Sonja Competition in Oslo. In the fall of 2016 she will be on the jury for the Shizuoka International Voice Competition in Japan.
In the spring of 2015, Ms. Rosenberg was the recipient of the Gerda Lissner Foundation’s distinguished achievement award for her “outstanding achievement for the Metropolitan Opera and so many other foundations world wide”.