Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 2:30pm
$25 per ticket - SOLD OUT!
About the Event
There is so much great literature and music about falling in love or even ending love, but we want to celebrate that glorious time everyone hopes to find… being in love. Some of the composers we are exploring: Michael Head, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Reynaldo Hahn, Edvard Grieg, Richard Strauss, Schubert, Schumann with poetry from Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his sister Christina Rossetti, Ibsen, Hans Christian Andersen, Friedrch Rueckert, Hermann von Gilm, Karl Henckell, John Henry Mackay, Leopold Dauphin, Theophile de Viau, Victor Hugo. We hope that you will enjoy exploring with us some sensational music on this sublime theme.
About the Artists
Dagmar Kilian studied music at the University of Victoria, obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Music and a Master's degree in Piano Performance from the Netherlands. She worked as a freelance pianist for 24 years in groups such as Circle Ensemble, Netherlands Dance Theatre, and Holland Symfonia. Upon returning to Canada in 2008, Dagmar settled in the Comox Valley where she is well known as a piano teacher and accompanist. Dagmar has collaborated as a pianist with Rainbow Youth Theatre, Courtenay Little Theatre, Three Legged Dog Productions, CYMC and the COVAL Choristers performing countless shows and concerts.
Jennifer Rasor began her vocal training as a teenager in the Comox Valley before completing music degrees at universities in Montreal and Toronto. Her formation continued with the Studio of the Montreal Opera. Opera is one of her favourite genres with highlights including Barbiere di Siviglia, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Rigoletto, Ballo in Maschera, Madama Butterfly, Pirates of Penzance and Elijah’s Kite. Jennifer has performed various concerts across Canada, Mexico and Germany and looks forward to more opportunities to partner with the fine pianist Dagmar Kilian in the future.