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
Purcell: Excerpts from King Arthur, The Fairy Queen & Dido and Aeneas and other works
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.
Early Music Voices
Consulate of Iceland