Northern Debut Nord kicks off its inaugural concert series with a powerhouse quartet featuring some of Canada’s finest emerging and established vocal artists. And what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Weekend than with Johannes Brahms’ beloved Liebeslieder Waltzes?
But there is a darker side to love. Lust, obsession, mistrust and murder. We delve into the operatic repertoire from Verdi’s Rigoletto to Bizet’s Carmen to explore the dangerous power of love and attraction.
Danika Lorèn – Saskatchewan-raised soprano & recent graduate of the Canadian Opera Company’s training program
Lauren Segal – Mezzo soprano and one of Canada’s leading opera stars in roles such as Carmen, Charlotte (Werther) & Maddalena (Rigoletto)
Asitha Tennekoon – Sri Lankan-born tenor and Dora Award-winning lyric sensation
Peter McGillivray – Sudbury’s own award-winning star of opera & concert stages across Canada
Christopher Mokrzewski – virtuosic pianist and conductor, founding music director of Toronto’s indie sensation, Against the Grain Theatre
Charlene Biggs – collaborative pianist and a fixture on Sudbury’s concert stages