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Behind the Keys

February 15th was a night to be remembered as a full room of music lovers were left spellbound in the Orpheum Annex by an evening of solo piano, engaging art-song, young piano virtuosi, and warm, emotionally-laden excerpts from La Boheme.


Program: Solo piano music by Chopin and Debussy, performed by LESLIE DALA Medtner’s Six Songs of Pushkin, opus 32 with MELANIE KRUEGER, SOPRANO

Excerpts from Puccini’s La Bohéme featuring the 2018-19 Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists

NICOLE JOANNE BROOKS, SOPRANO

GENA VAN OOSTEN, MEZZO SOPRANO

SCOTT RUMBLE, TENOR

DANIEL THIELMANN, BARITONE


At the start of the show and during the intermission were heard the top students of the Vancouver Youth Pianist Club. The poise and precision coming from this young talent was impressive and jaw-dropping.


One of the coolest moments of the night was when famous Canadian mezzo-soprano Judith Forst one the top door prize of a gorgeous gown donated by VIMO (who, ironically, I have also photographed evening gowns for in the past!). It is a small world, that is for sure, but what I know is that I cannot wait to follow each and every one of these performers on their journeys in music!


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- Michelle

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