Heather Pawsey - soprano
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2006

Date Engagement
January 25 Mandarin art songs for Chinese New Year celebration; Floata, Vancouver, B.C.
January 27 Our Lost Hearts (solo recital with Leslie Uyeda, piano; music of Britten, Estacio, Stravinsky and Uyeda); Birch Theatre, Capilano College, North Vancouver, B.C.
February 4 Soloist for Feelings from Heaven and Earth (Puccini aria and duet with tenor Zhenyu Liu); 5110 Southeast Marine Drive, Burnaby, B.C.
March 25 Sound Waves (contemporary, Canadian, site-specific chamber music concert with Kathryn Cernauskas, flute and Karen Shumka, piano; awarded the Government of Canada's Canada Music Fund Grant for "New Music in New Places"); world premiere of Leslie Uyeda's Whales for soprano, keyboard, flute and belugas; Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
April 22 - May 2 Chorus for Gounod's Faust for Vancouver Opera, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
May 28 Highlight Concert #1 (Aria of the Princess from R. Murray Schafer's The Princess of the Stars), Scotia Festival of Music; Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre; Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 30 Recital #1 Tea For Three (music of Saint-Saens, Beckwith, Prévin, A. Scarlatti, Telfer, Somers, Charpentier), Scotia Festival of Music; The Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Road; Halifax, Nova Scotia
June 7 Highlight Concert #4 (Paul Schoenfield's Camp Songs), Scotia Festival of Music; Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre; Halifax, Nova Scotia
June 9 Highlight Concert #5 (Stravinsky's Pastorale), Scotia Festival of Music; Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre; Halifax, Nova Scotia
June 11 Highlight Concert #6 (selections from Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro with Robert Pomakov, bass), Scotia Festival of Music; Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre; Halifax, Nova Scotia
August 8 Chorus for Bellini's I puritani for Vancouver Opera / Festival Vancouver, conducted by Steven White
October 1 From the Folk ... Legends and Myth (chamber music concert with Ariel Barnes, cello; Brenda Fedoruk, flute; and Jane Hayes, piano; music of Cohen, Corigliano, Coulthard, Daniel, Rachmaninoff and Ravel); Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, British Columbia.
October 6 Four on the Floor (with Ariel Barnes, cello; Brenda Fedoruk, flute; Jane Hayes, piano; music of Cohen, Corigliano, Coulthard, Rachmaninoff and Ravel); Birch Theatre, Capilano College, North Vancouver, B.C.
November 8 Soprano soloist for Bach's Cantata #140 Wachet auf!, conducted by Leslie Uyeda; Music in the Morning, Koerner Recital Hall, Vancouver Academy of Music; Vancouver, B.C.
November 22 The Home Team Scores!; soloist with the Turning Point Ensemble (music of Cornfield, Coulthard, Hui, Pentland, and Somers); Hart House, Burnaby, B.C.
November 25 - December 2 Chorus for Verdi's Macbeth for Vancouver Opera, conducted by Jonathan Darlington
December 8 & 9 Soprano soloist for Handel's Messiah for the Vancouver Island Symphony, conducted by Gerald van Wyck; Port Theatre, Nanaimo, B.C.
December 12 "Kuyas" from Harry Somers's opera Louis Riel for Salish Signatures, an exhibit featuring traditional and contemporary works of Coast Salish artists in conjunction with Vancouver Opera's upcoming new production of The Magic Flute; Mezzanine Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.


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