Acadia Performing Arts Series Presents Mezzo-soprano Julie Nesrallah
with Pianist Robert Kortgaard
By François Côté
Julie Nesrallah is a sensational singer, actor, and broadcaster who has been captivating audiences with her engaging personality and her rich, expressive voice. She has appeared with leading opera companies, symphonies, and chamber music ensembles across North America and around the world. In Wolfville, her “Favourite Things” will form a very entertaining program including Italian and French art songs as well as excerpts from her signature lead role in Bizet’s opera, Carmen.
Ms. Nesrallah is a proud recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her cultural contribution to Canada as a singer and as the host of CBC Radio 2’s national classical music program Tempo.
One of Canada’s foremost pianists, Robert Kortgaard is a graduate of the Juilliard School with further studies in Italy and England. Mr. Kortgaard has performed as a soloist with major Canadian orchestras and has given recitals throughout the world. He is a favourite collaborator of many of Canada’s finest instrumental soloists, vocalists, and chamber groups, and is also artistic director of the Indian River Festival on Prince Edward Island, and the Leith Summer Music Festival in Ontario.
“My Favourite Things”: Julie Nesrallah, with Robert Kortgaard
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 7:30pm
Festival Theatre, Acadia U., Wolfville, NS
Tickets are $26 ($20 for students), including taxes and fees.
For more information on this concert or about the whole PAS 2018-19 Series, visit pas.acadiau.ca. To buy tickets, go to the Acadia box office at the University’s arena, or online at boxoffice.acadiau.ca