Jeanne Ireland was born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, and earned a Master’s Degree in Music from Chicago’s Northwestern University. Whilst there, she sang the roles of Cherubin in Le nozze di Figaro and Dinah in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti. During her residency at the Wolf Trap Opera in 2016, she sang several roles including Befana for the American premiere of Florian Gassmann’s L'Opera seria, and Angel 2 and Queen in the American premiere of Luke Bedford’s Seven Angels at the Aspen Music Festival. That same year, she won one of the regional prizes at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She also sang the alto solo sections of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, and an orchestra version of Manuel de Falla’s El Amor Brujo with the Northwestern Philharmonic. In 2017, she enjoyed the support of the Shoshana Foundation. She sang the role of the Little Miss in Philippe Boesmans’ Reigen at the Bastille Amphitheatre in November 2017. Jeanne Ireland joined the Paris Opera Academy in September 2017.
Joseph Kaiser is recognized by audiences for his beauty of tone, intelligence of programming, and innate sense of style and elegance. He is internationally acclaimed as one of the most gifted artists of his generation and enjoys success in opera, oratorio, and concert throughout North America and Europe. This season the Montreal native returned to the Canadian Opera Company to sing the role of Lensky in a new production of Eugene Onegin directed by Robert Carsen and conducted by Music Director Johannes Debus as well as to the Bayerische Staatsoper reviving the role Steva in a Barbara Frey production of Jenůfa under the baton of Simone Young. Joseph Kaiser joins Houston Grand Opera for the world premiere of The Phoenix by Tarik O’Regan and John Caird led by Music Director Patrick Summers and sings the role of Loge in Das Rheingold for the first time at the Teatro Real in a production by David Pountney with Principal Guest Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado on the podium. On the concert stage Joseph Kaiser joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Christoph Eschenbach for Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, sings his first American performances of Fidelio with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and joins Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for Mahler’s Eighth Symphony.
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This concert is made possible thanks to the generous support of Elizabeth Wirth and Letko Brosseau.
Bourgie Hall - 8 PM
1339 Rue Sherbrooke O
Montreal, H3G 2C6
Categories: Festival Concerts, LES CLASSIQUES
Starts: 2019-06-12 20:00:00