Tuesday 18th of September 2018

news blog logo
news menu leftnews menu right
top news photography Obama sets executive pay limits for bail-out companies

Yesterday all servers in the U.S. went out on strike in a bid to get more RAM and better CPUs. A spokes person said that the need for better RAM was due to some fool increasing the front-side bus speed. In future, buses will be told to slow down in residential motherboards. Read more...
We have 12 guests online

HOWELL, Ian

Written by  Celia P. Novo
Ian Howell Ian Howell (c) Ian Howell

Praised by the New York Times for his "clear voice and attractive timbre" and San Francisco Classical Voice for his "flawless singing," Grammy Award Winner Ian Howell sings with a warm and seamless tone rarely heard from countertenors. In 2006, Mr. Howell won First Prize at The American Bach Soloists International Solo Competition with an acclaimed performance of Bach's Cantata BWV 170, Vergnügte Ruh, and Third Prize at the Oratorio Society of New York's Vocal Competition.


Ian Howell's début solo CD, 1685 and the Art of Ian Howell with The American Bach Soloists was released in March 2009 and features repertory by Domenico Scarlatti, J.S. Bach, and Handel.  He can also be heard with the all male chamber choir Chanticleer on one DVD and eight CDs, including the GRAMMY AWARD winning Lamentations and Praises and the GRAMMY nominated Our American Journey.


His 2009-2010 season features solo débuts with the Ravinia Festival (Beginner's Ear), The Handel Choir of Baltimore (Messiah), The Hudson Valley Singers (Handel's Susanna - Joacim), Chatham Baroque (Pergolesi's Stabat Mater and J.C. Bach's Lamento), Musica Angelica (Bach St. John Passion), and in recital at The Columbus Guitar Society in Ohio. He will return for performances with The American Bach Soloists (Messiah) and The Staunton Music Festival.


In recent seasons Mr. Howell has appeared with ensembles and orchestras across the USA and Canada, including The American Bach Soloists, The Oratorio Society of New York, Musica Sacra, The Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia, The Vancouver Chamber Choir, The Portland Baroque Orchestra, The Berkshire Choral Festival, The Princeton Glee Club, Tableau Baroque, and The Choir of St Thomas Fifth Ave (NYC). He holds a Master of Music Degree in Voice conferred jointly by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and the Yale School of Music.

Additional Info

Last modified on Monday, 30 December 2013 21:04
Celia P. Novo

Celia P. Novo

Celia P. Novo is Founder and President of the international artist management company NOVO ARTISTS, INC. and of NOVO CONSULTING.

Mrs. Novo has been a dynamic and productive force in the classical music world since 1983 when she became personal business manager to late legendary soprano ARLEEN AUGER.

Known for her uncompromising standards of professional integrity and for the outstanding quality of her clients, Mrs. Novo focuses on finding only the finest and most promising talent the world over.

 

CELIA P. NOVO

Born in New York City, Celia P. Novo attended New York University as a double major in Biology and Music. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Advanced Biological Studies from Fordham University. Mrs. Novo worked as a senior research assistant in the departments of Biochemistry, Neurology, and Pediatric Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for six years. As a New York State certified teacher, she taught Biology, Chemistry, and Developmental Biology at the college preparatory level.

In a dramatic career change, she became personal business manager to her dear friend, the late American diva Arleen Auger, in 1983. Mrs. Novo directed all of Ms. Auger's business affairs until her tragic death in June of 1993. Mrs. Novo and her husband, Guy P. Novo, founded the Arleen Auger Memorial Fund in 1995. The purpose of this Fund is to identify needy and talented young singers who wish to follow in Ms. Auger's esteemed footsteps, and reward them with study grants and scholarships to help defer the cost of voice lessons and other expenses relating to their vocal studies.

In 1995, Celia Novo founded Novo Artists, Inc., an international artist management company that represents conductors, stage directors, set designers, choreographers, singers, and instrumentalists throughout the world. She is also Founder and President of Novo Consulting.

Always devoted to charitable organizations, Mrs. Novo served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Music Conservatory of Westchester from 1987 through 2003, and played a prominent role as chairperson of their education, marketing and special events committees. In 2006, she was elected to the Board of Directors of St. Christopher's Inn by the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor.

Mrs. Novo and her husband, international attorney Guy P. Novo, reside in Hartsdale, NY. Their son, Andrew R. Novo, graduated Magna cum laude in History from Princeton University in June 2002, earned a Masters degree in International Relations and a Doctorate in History at the University of Oxford in July 2005, and a Doctorate in History. Andrew's first novel Queen of Cities has recently been published by Coffeetown Press.

Website: www.novoartists.com/index.html E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Related Video

More in this category: « GÖRGNER, Stefan


Powered by Joomla!. Designed by: video game accessories change ftp pass Valid XHTML and CSS.