Karina Gauvin

Karina Gauvin – photo by Michael Slobodian

April 30, 2017 – 7 p.m.
May 2, 2017 – 8 p.m. (Tuesday night)

Masters Series 5

“The Purcell Project” — a stunning retrospective of composer Henry Purcell

Program

Purcell: Excerpts from King Arthur, The Fairy Queen & Dido and Aeneas and other works

Performers

Karina Gauvin, Soprano
Les Boréades de Montréal
Francis Colpron, Artistic Director and Founder

About Karina Gauvin and Les Boréades de Montréal

Recognized for her work in the baroque repertoire, Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin sings Bach, Mahler, Britten and the music of the 20th and 21st centuries with equal success. The prestigious distinctions she has received include the title of “Soloist of the Year” awarded by the Communauté international des radios publiques delangue française and first prize in the CBC Radio competition for young performers. She has sung with the greatest orchestras, including the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the San Francisco Symphony, the Chicago Symphony, the New York Philharmonic as well the Venice Baroque Orchestra. Ms. Gauvin is joined by nine musicians from Montreal’s Boréades for a stunning retrospective of Henry Purcell.

Karina Gauvin website

Les Boréades de Montréal website


Co-Presenter

Early Music Voices

Concert Co-Sponsor

Consulate of Iceland