March 9, 2015
Alumna and Associate Artistic Administrator at Metropolitan Opera to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
In recognition of a 29-year career with the Metropolitan Opera, CIM alumna Lenore Rosenberg (AD ‘84, Vassos) will receive the Gerda Lissner Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement award for her dedication to young singers and the musical arts in April at Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall.
Currently serving as associate artistic director of the Met, Rosenberg also served as director of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. She has served on juries for competitions including the Francisco Viñas International Singing Contest in Barcelona, the Rimsky-Korsakov Competition in St. Petersburg, the Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballé in Andorra and the Concorso Internazionale di Canto Renata Tebaldi Competition in San Marino.
Rosenberg earned her undergraduate degree in voice from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and her Artist’s Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has held administrative positions with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opera Memphis, Cincinnati Opera, Lyric Opera Cleveland and Hartford Chamber Orchestra.
The Gerda Lissner Foundation is dedicated to providing young opera singers with the financial support they need to pursue their craft and excel in the world of Opera.