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Soundstreams Presents Adrianne Pieczonka: Beyond the Aria
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Adrianne Pieczonka Show and Reception 2015

Western alumni and music lovers are invited to join one of opera’s most lauded sopranos, Adrianne Pieczonka, BMus'85, DMus'12, for Beyond the Aria. Pieczonka will explore an eclectic 20th-century repertoire, from Crumb’s Ancient Voices of Children to the Beatles. “Adrianne Pieczonka’s pearly soprano is as lustrous a sound as anyone could imagine” - The Globe and Mail

Mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó, BMus'94 and a chamber orchestra join Pieczonka for this electric eveningSoundstreams word mark presented by Soundstreams, reimagining the possibilities of voice and percussion. The show also features a world premiere by Analia Llugdar, selections from Crumb’s American Songbook, and Luciano Berio’s arrangements of songs by Kurt Weill, and Lennon and McCartney.

Immediately following the concert, alumni will have the opportunity to meet Adrianne Pieczonka and Krisztina Szabó at a private reception, hosted by Betty Anne Younker, Dean of Western's Don Wright Faculty of Music.

Registration is $45 per person for rear orchestra or $65 for centre orchestra and includes a concert ticket along with light appetizers and one complimentary wine or beer at the post-show reception. Guests may also come early for a Pre-Concert Chat at 7:00 p.m. with Soundstreams Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney, and artists from the concert.

Please register by Sunday, September 21, 2015.

Tickets will be distributed at our Western Alumni Welcome Table, on the day of the show, beginning at 6:45 p.m.


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We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.














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