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BRQ Vantaa Blog Post

/ August 11th, 2013 / Comments Off

White Sparrow and a packed house explored the depths of the night A voice of rare beauty fills the chapel with its lyrical lament: Thus, wedded to my woes, and bedded in my tomb, O let me dying live, till death doth come, till death

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Review of “Dido and Aeneas”

/ July 7th, 2013 / Comments Off

Dido and Aeneas  By Helen Wallace, Updated 3rd April 2013 Helen Wallace reviews a performance of Purcell’s opera at the Aldeburgh Easter Weekend Gusts of whirling snow gave way to a lurid coral-pink sunset glowing through the windows of Orford church on Easter Saturday. Clouds of breath

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NORDEM EAR-ly Competition

/ August 4th, 2012 / Comments Off

Thank you to everyone for your well-wishes as Solmund Nystabakk (lute) and I travelled to Norway to compete in the NORDEM EAR-ly competition!  The competition is for young early music ensembles living in the Nordic countries, so we decided to enter our new ensemble “White

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Review of “The Complaint of a Forsaken Lover”

/ July 25th, 2011 / Comments Off

Love and Revenge for a Summer Evening by David Gordon Duke for “Musical Notes” (Vancouver Sun Blog) June proved quite the month for singing, and a nicely intimate recital by mezzo Debi Wongmarked the end of a month of vocal showcases. Wong, just back in town

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The Schutz Project

/ March 4th, 2011 / Comments Off

On Saturday March 26th 2011, I will be fortunate to perform Heinrich Schutz’ “Musicalisches Exequiem”.  The project is headed by the dynami duo Charissa Bagan (Conductor) and Chris Bagan (Keyboardist).  The project features some of Vancouver’s best ensemble singers and will surely be a wonderful

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Thank you to the Silk Purse

/ March 4th, 2011 / Comments Off

Thank you very much to the Silk Purse in West Vancouver for hosting Margit Juhasz and myself last week.  Our recital titled, “La Femme Fatale” was a great success and we are extremely grateful for our supportive audience.  As some of you may know, Margit

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Gloria! A Benefit for the East Oakland School of the Arts

/ July 22nd, 2010 / Comments Off

Friday, July 23 @ 8pm St. Mark’s Church 2300 Bancroft Dr. Berkeley, CA Admission by Donation All proceeds go to the East Oakland School of the Arts

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