Season Recital 4

Tracy Dahl Coloratura Soprano | Shannon Hiebert Piano

Tracy Dahl coloratura soprano Shannon Hiebert piano

Sunday, January 26, 2020
7:30 PM

Muttart Hall | MacEwan Conservatory of Music
10050 MacDonald Drive NW   Edmonton, AB
Parking info: Alberta College lot  |  Chateau Lacombe

$35 Adult | $25 Senior [60+]  |  $10 Student
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Tracy Dahl has appeared in the great opera houses of Europe and North America. Highly regarded as Canada’s premier coloratura soprano, she has been lauded for her silvery tone, her vocal agility and her acting prowess. She is renowned for her operatic leading roles and recently played Despina in Cosi fan Tutti with the Canadian Opera Company. In 2017, Ms. Dahl was awarded the Order of Canada for her performing career and her work mentoring and teaching the next generation of singers.

Shannon Hiebert focused her studies on collaborative piano at The Banff Center for the Arts with Martin Isepp followed by graduate work in accompanying and chamber music at the University of Michigan with renowned accompanist and vocal coach, Martin Katz. Much in demand as a vocal coach and collaborative artist, Shannon has worked with such celebrated singers as Measha Brueggergosman and John Tessier. She has been heard in recital and broadcast across Canada, the USA, Europe, Taiwan and Japan.


“Nature, the Gentlest Mother”
Aaron Copland / Emily Dickinson

“Das Veilchen (“The Violet“), K. 476
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Die Rose” (“The Rose“), D.745
Franz Schubert  / Friedrich von Schlegel

“Kornblumen” (“Cornflowers”)
Richard Strauss / Felix Dahn

“Epheu” (“Ivy”)
Richard Strauss / Felix Dahn

“Ich wollt’ ein Sträusslein binden” (“I meant to make you a posy“)
Richard Strauss / Clemens Wenzeslaus Brentano

Selections from Fiançailles pour Rire”
Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc / Louise de Vilmorin

“Dans l’herbe” (“In the grass”)
“Il vole”
(“Stealing away”)
“Mon cadavre est doux comme un gant”
(“My corpse is as soft as a glove”)

“Vanne, o rosa fortunata”
Vincenzo Bellini / Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi

“La Pastorella delle Alpi”
Gioacchino Rossini / Conte Carlo Pepoli

“Late Summer”
Tom Cipullo

“Crickets” / William Heyen
“…Summer into Autumn Slips” / Emily Dickinson
“Touch Me” / Stanley Kunitz

“A Sarah Binks Songbook”
John Greer / Paul Hiebert A.K.A. Sarah Binks

“Reflections While Translating Heine” (Fantasia on a Theme of R Schumann)
“Hi Sooky, Ho Sooky” (Valse Serenata)
“The song of the Chore” (Canzone Rustica)
“Elegy to a Calf” (Lamento Pastorello)
“Square Dance” (Hoe Down)

Master Class
The Edmonton Recital Society, together with the University of Alberta, invites the public to attend a free master class led by Tracy Dahl. Participants will be accompanied by Shannon Hiebert.

Monday, January 27, 2020  12 to 2 PM
Room 2-7
Fine Arts Bldg  |  University of Alberta