Maestro Vladimir Chernov
Vladimir Chernov, internationally renowned Russian baritone, has sung over 40 leading roles and has appeared at nearly every major international theater including the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden , La Scala, Teatro Colon, Paris Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, LA Opera, and the Vienna State Opera. He has recorded over 20 operas including DVDs with James Levine, Valery Gergiev, Claudio Abbado, James Conlon and many others. From 2006 to the present, Mr. Chernov has been a full time professor of voice at UCLA.
Noé Colín, Mexican-Austrian bass-baritone, has sung at numerous known Opera Houses around the world and has worked with famous singers and conductors including Placido Domingo, Rolando Villazón, Anna Netrebko, Christoph Eschenbach, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Marcello Viotti, Edoardo Müller and Riccardo Chailly. Noe Colin embodies comic and serious characters (Falstaff-Verdi, Leporello-Mozart, Barak-Strauss, Amfortas-Wagner with a total of 65 roles) with great acting skills and has sung with much success in Opera Houses like the Volksoper in Vienna, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, National Opera Finnland, Zurich Opera House , Tchaikovsky Concert Hall – Moscow, National Opera of Mexico, among others.
Karin Hofer is a classical Italian pianist and an opera choir singer with German as a mother language and Italian as a second language. In addition to her artistic studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, she obtained her third MA in Performing Arts Management at the Accademia Teatro alla Scala di Milano in June 2020.
Her interests now include enriching her experience and expertise in a challenging engagement as a Head of Operations and Performing Arts Management for the Vienna Opera Festival.
Consultation / Feedback
James Black will be sharing his expertise with audition advice and feedback, a Presentation / Q & A session, and individual consultations.
Following thirteen years as a professional singer, highlights including Francisco Negrin’s production of Giulio Cesare at the Royal Danish Opera and the premiere of Knaifel’s Alice in Wonderland at the Dutch National Opera, James Black established James Black Management for the international management of singers and conductors in opera and concert as a full time concern in 2006. He also values his work with young singers, undertaking sessions with, among others, students at the Royal Northern College of Music, the Fabbrica of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and the Studio at The Israeli Opera.
aliopera has chosen to represent a limited and select number of clients, affording each individual maximum attention. The agency provides both a professional and caring service to every client throughout his or her career.
Audition / Consultation
Helmut Fischer Artists International provides personal management to acclaimed opera stars as well as young, emerging artists. Founded in 2006 Helmut Fischer and Simone Lauterbour carefully develop the careers or their artists, establishing them at the most prestigious opera houses, concert venues and festivals worldwide.