Queen Esther: Children’s Purim Shpiel Opera

Russian-born Soprano Nika Leoni founded of the performance company Classical Presentations, which created a number of versatile productions, including Albert Markov’s new opera for children Queen Esther, in which she also sang the title role. Queen Esther had its world premiere in New York in 2010 with encore performances in 2011. Mr. Goller of New York’s Forum wrote of Nika’s performance as a “beautiful portrayal of Esther sung with a warmly tender, silken voice.”


Nika Leoni Queen Esther