Voice Master Class with Tracy Dahl

Tracy Dahl is Canada's premiere coloratura sopranoTracy Dahl is Canada's premiere coloratura soprano
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 13:00
Sunday, April 2, 1:00 pm

Master Class with Canada's premiere colaratura soprano Tracy Dahl!

Canadian soprano Tracy DahlHeritage Auditorium, Assumption Hall, 400 Huron Church Rd.
The public is welcome to audit this free master class.


Tracy Dahl, soprano

Canada’s premiere coloratura soprano Tracy Dahl has appeared throughout her career with such opera houses as the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Teatro alla Scala (Milan) and the Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris). Her upcoming performances during the 2015-2016 season include Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio with the Ottawa Singers and Brahms’Ein Deutches Requiem with the Vancouver Symphony.
Her recent operatic engagements include concert performances of Candide with Bramwell Tovey and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra; Despina in Così fan Tutte with Canadian Opera Company; Gilda in Rigoletto with Edmonton Opera and Manitoba Opera; the title roles in Lucia di Lamermoor and Maria Stuarda with Pacific Opera Victoria; the world premieres of Unsuk Chin’s Alice in Wonderland and Peter Ash’s The Golden Ticket with Opera Theatre of St. Louis; Cunegonde in Candide and Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance with Calgary Opera; and Madame Mao inNixon in China with Opera Colorado, Portland Opera, and Vancouver Opera. Among her many notable debuts are Adele in Die Fledermaus at the Metropolitan Opera, where she later returned as Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos, Florestine in the world premiere of The Ghosts of Versailles, and Valencienne in The Merry Widow; as well as Olympia in the San Francisco Opera production of Les Contes d’Hoffmann opposite Plácido Domingo, where she returned as Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera and the title role inLucia di Lammermoor.
 Tracy Dahl in Vancouver Opera performance 2016On the concert stage, her recent appearances include performances of Gershwin songs with the Philadelphia Orchestra on New Year’s Eve, Cleveland Orchestra at the Blosso
m Festival, and the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall and the Vail Summer Music Festival;Carmina Burana with the Vancouver Symphony; Mahler’s Symphony No.
8 with the Monterey Symphony; Britten’s Les Illuminations with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra; a concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Handel’s Messiah with the San Francisco Symphony and the St. Louis Symphony; and an appearance on the Vancouver Symphony Proms with Bramwell Tovey.
Her discography includes A Disney Spectacular with the Cincinnati Pops (Telarc), Glitter and Be Gay with the Calgary Philharmonic (CBC), A Gilbert and Sullivan Gala with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (CBC), and Love Walked In, a Gershwin collection with the Bramwell Tovey Trio (Red Phone Box Company).

Voice Master Class with Tracy Dahl: Program

Dove sono i bei momenti, from Le Nozze di Figaro      W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Raquel Aranjo, soprano
Anna Zaidman, piano
Una donna a quindici anni, from Cosi Fan Tutte      W.A. Mozart
Taylor Paré, soprano
Anna Zaidman, piano
Je dis que rien ne m'epouvante, from Carmen      Georges Bizet  (1838 - 1875)
Aimee Clifford, soprano
Yvonne Marie Quinn, piano
Una voce poco fa, from Il Barbiere di Siviglia    Gioachino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Angelica Sciacca, mezzo-soprano
Yvonne Marie Quinn, piano
Raquel Aranjo and Taylor Paré are students in the studio of Ms. Peggy Dwyer.
Aimee Clifford and Angelica Sciacca are students in the studio of Ms. Lesley Andrew.
Susan McKee