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Sensational Young Canadian Opera Diva
to give Halifax Recital

Soprano Meghan Lindsay, one of the brightest young stars on the Canadian opera scene, will sing the Distinguished Artist Fall Fundraising Recital for Opera Nova Scotia, Friday November 7, 7:30 p.m., at the Lilian Piercey Concert Hall, Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, 6199 Chebucto Road, Halifax. Pianist will be Lynette Wahlstrom.

Tickets are available from the Opera NS Office (425-8586) and at the door of the concert: general admission $30 (incl $10 tax receipt), students $5.

She will present what some consider the most challenging of all types of vocal recital, one devoted almost exclusively of operatic solo highlights. Included will be two repertoires for which she already received audience acclaim in North America and Europe: a gallery of heroines from Handel and Mozart. As well there will be representative Czech characters, some Puccini favorites, and more!

"Halifax audiences will be thrilled to know that Meghan has accepted our invitation to sing for us again", enthused Dr Walter H. Kemp, ONS Artistic Director. "Her brilliant vocal artistry and sensitive acting inspired standing ovations at our 2013 production of Verdi's Luisa Miller. This recital is a must hear event!"

Meghan will come to Halifax immediately after her appearance with Toronto's Opera Atelier in the title role of Handel's Alcina, a production which is the current hot ticket in Canada's opera capital and for which her characterization has been praised by music critics for beauty, sympathy and pathos delivered with solid vocal quality.

A feature member of the Toronto Opera Atelier, she has sung Lully roles with the Royal Opera at the Court of Versailles and at Glimmerglass, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, and Agathe in Der Freischuetz. In April she will rejoin the company as Amour in the Berlioz edition of Gluck's Orpheus and Euridice. Her Mozart portraits were welcomed by audiences in the Netherlands, as was her debut this year with Ars Lyrica at the Houston Early Music Festival. In 2015-16 she is off to Versailles once more with Opera Atelier's Armide.

For more information call 425-8586 or 852-5170




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Last updated Oct. 30th, 2014