Introduction and News

Matthew Laifer is a renowned opera artist manager based in New York, USA. More than 37 years in business, he managed such world famous artists as Giuseppe Giacomini, Marcello Giordani, Daniel Oren, Nancy Fabiola Herrera, and many others.

“In addition to being one of the opera world’s leading managers for over the last thirty years, Matthew Laifer has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the operatic voice. Matthew is one of the last opera managers who was actually at many of the performances of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century.” – Lucas Tannous, Opera Artist, Tenor

For over thirty years Mr.Laifer has been finding and promoting talents. His goal is to bring the finest artists to the finest theaters worldwide, with careful attention given to establishing and maintaining professional careers. The Laifer Roster includes established and emerging artists of diverse cultures from all over the globe.

Check out NEW artists on the Laifer Roster 2019-2020

NEW: Artists Development & Management Program


AUDITION for the growing roster of opera artists at Matthew Laifer Artists Management: mid-career, established, and emerging opera singers are welcome.
TIME: June 14, 2019 from 1 pm
PLACE: Yeoryia Studios: 2067 Broadway, New York, NY

Otello Room (5th floor); warmup room: Faust (5th floor)

Email your audition request to BEFORE June 12, 2019.
In your email, include links to your biography, repertoire, headshot, and a recent sample of your singing.

Audition fee: $30.00
You should bring your own accompanist.

Zoya Gramagin as Madama Butterfly, St.Petersburg Opera Company, Florida Palladium Theater – June 2019


June 21, 2019 @ 7:30pm
June 23, 2019 @ 2:00pm
June 25, 2019 @ 7:30pm
June 28, 2019 @ 7:30pm
June 30, 2019 @ 2:00pm

Find out more info here.



March 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm – National Opera Center: 330 7th Ave, New York City

The VIVA VERDI Opera Gala and Reception
Presented by Matthew Laifer Artists Management

Natasha Novitskaia, Alla Perchikova, Zoya Gramagin, Francisco Casanova, Kevin Short, Mikhail Svetlov, Jacqueline Quirk, Gustavo A Ahualli

Arias, duets, ensembles from the world famous operas: “Aida”, “Il Trovatore”, “Un Ballo”, “Otello”, and “Don Carlos”

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Grigory Soloviov as Ibn-Hakia in “Iolanta/Undine” at Theater an der Wien, February 22, 2019 at 7 pm

Mythos Opera Festival in Taormina, Italy


Natasha Novitskaia as Amneris at the Aida Gala Concert, August 24, 2018


Everett McCorvey, Anastassiya Kozhukharova, and Natasha Novitskaia at the Gala on Sep 1, 2018

Giacomini Gala at Carnegie Hall

Giacomini Gala, Carnegie Hall, 2017

A tribute to the greatest dramatic tenor, Giuseppe Giacomini; event production: Matthew Laifer Artists Management, Carnegie Hall, April 2017