Introducing Fabulous IOC Fall 2023 Gala singers!
Hagar Sara Adam, Soprano, is a native of Jerusalem, and has recently moved to Los Angeles. She holds a Master of Music degree in Opera Performance from Binghamton University in New York and a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
This season, Hagar will be singing with Tonality.
Hagar sang leading and supporting roles such as Pamina (Mozart), Adina (Donizetti), Clorinda (Rossini), Suor Genovieffa (Puccini), Noémie (Massenet), Anne Trulove (Stravinsky) and Fata Morgana (Prokofiev), with Tri-Cities Opera, Independent Opera Company, Binghamton University, Harvard Opera, IVAI Tel-Aviv and Boston Conservatory.
Her concert experience includes the Soprano Solo parts in Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate and Coronation Mass, Bach’s Magnificat, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, performed in California, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York and Israel.
Hagar has recorded voices for several films, including the Israeli Film Academy Award winner for Best Music and Best Sound film ‘Legend of Destruction’.
Upcoming performances include performing with Tonality in their current season, Justice, performing in a choir directed by the award-winner composer, Sharon Farber, and singing with Independent Opera Company.
Brooke Iva Lohman, Soprano
Hailed as “witty, adorable, and one to watch”, soprano Brooke Iva Lohman is lauded for her clear, high range, crisp, clean fioritura, and moving character portrayals. She is quickly gaining attention as an adept interpreter of some of the most demanding coloratura repertoire for soprano. Ms. Lohman has sung with LA Opera, Opera Santa Barbara, Pacific Opera Project, Glendale Opera, Orange County Opera, Mission Opera, Independent Opera, and Pacific Lyric Association. Notable performances include Zerbinetta, Gilda, Adele, The Snow Maiden, Queen of the Night, Olympia, Atalanta, and Madame Herz. Upcoming performances include Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor) in March 2024. Brooke lives in beautiful Pasadena, CA with her husband and three cats. For more information, please visit www.BrookeIvaLohman.com
Phil Pritchard tenor
Mr. Pritchard was trained at the Mountview Conservatoire and The Kogan Academy of Dramatic Art in London, UK.
Recent Credits include ON GOLD MOUNTAIN with LA Opera at The Huntington, KISMET, directed by Lonny Price, at The Granada Theater, Santra Barbara, LA TRAVIATA and TOSCA at Opera Santa Barbara and THE MIKADO with the Pacific Opera Project. He played Ferrando in COSI FAN TUTTE and Sesto in GIULIO CESARE with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera Company. He also appeared as Benvolio in ROMEO & JULIET, Bobyl in THE SNOW MAIDEN by Rimsky-Korsakov., and Don Ottavio in DON GIOVANNI all for The Independent Opera Company. Phil's first role in the US was in the Beatles Musical BACKBEAT at The Ahmanson Theatre. In the The UK he has appeared in THE BARBER OF SEVILLE at The Royal Opera House Linbury Studio, LA TRAVIATA for Opera Piccola at The Edinburgh International Festival, the West End Production of Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC directed by Sir Trevor Nunn, and in the Cameron Mackintosh production of LES MISERABLES.
Rachel Yeo is a classically trained high soprano. A Los Angeles native, she has been an active member of the local performance arts industry since a young age. Past engagements include On Gold Mountain with LA Opera at The Huntington, Puss in Boots, Rigoletto, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Independent Opera Company, and Madama Butterfly with Pasadena Schubertiade. Ms. Yeo is an experienced choral singer and recitalist.
She recently performed as a soloist with Artes Vocales and made her international solo debut as part of the Roger Wagner Chorale’s 2022 Japan Tour. She was a featured artist in the LA Korean Cultural Center’s 2022 Ari Project and in the St. Andrew Catholic Church’s 26-28 th Annual Bach to Broadway Concert series. She is the soprano section leader and soloist at St. Edmund's Episcopal Church. Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Mount Saint Mary’s University where she attended with a full merit scholarship.