A Russian Songfest

  • May 2, 2018
  • Times: Starting: 07:30 PM
  • Location: Vancouver Playhouse
  • Address:
  • 600 Hamilton at Dunsmuir
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6
  • Phone: 6046830222

A Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program & Coaching Intensive Program Alumni Recital. An evening of musical riches featuring alumni of Vancouver Opera Training Programs performing a wide range of their favourite Russian songs accompanied by the music staff of Vancouver Opera.

From Jewish Folk-Poetry Op. 70  by Shostakovich

Featuring Soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen, Contralto Leah Giselle Field, Tenor Martin Sadd, with Tina Chang on piano.

Three songs by Mussorgsky: “Mephistopheles Song of the Flea”, “Night”, and “The Seminarist”

Featuring Baritone Aaron Durand, with Leslie Dala on piano.

Romances Op. 38 by Rachmaninoff

Featuring Soprano Caitlin Wood, with Leslie Dala on piano.

3 songs from Petersburg, a vocal poem by Gyorgy Svirodov:

“The Breeze has brought from far away”, “Petersburg Song”, and “The Virgin City”

Featuring Soprano Bass-Baritone Peter Monaghan, with Kinza Tyrrell on piano.

Five Poems of Akhmatova – Sergei Prokofiev

Featuring Soprano Karen Ydenberg, with Kinza Tyrrell on piano.

A Russian Songfest
600 Hamilton at Dunsmuir