Heather Pawsey - soprano
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2008

Date Engagement
February 3 Soloist for Christopher Mayo's A Breakfast for Barbarians; Aventa Ensemble, conducted by William Linwood; Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria
February 29 Dead Serious (contemporary, site-specific recital with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano, and S.D. Holman, visual artist; awarded the Government of Canada's Canada Music Fund Grant for "New Music in New Places"); world premiere of Leslie Uyeda's Stations of Angels, with Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; Vancouver Crematorium and Hamilton-Harron Funeral Centre, Vancouver, B.C. This concert is co-presented by the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad.
March 2-6 Workshop of Veda Hille's new children's opera, Jack Pine; Vancouver Opera
March 16 Mined Over Matter (contemporary, Canadian, site-specific chamber music concert with Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; AK Coope, clarinet; and Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; world premiere of Leslie Uyeda's Oracle Stones); British Columbia Museum of Mining, Britannia Beach, B.C. This concert is co-presented by the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad.
March 22 - 29 Chorus for Beethoven's Fidelio for Vancouver Opera, conducted by Jonathan Darlington; Queen Elizabeth Theatre
April 13 Leslie Uyeda's Stations of Angels (with Kathryn Cernauskas, flute); Sonic Boom Festival, Western Front; Vancouver, B.C.
April 25 World premiere of Leslie Uyeda's Offerings (poetry by Joy Kogawa) with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; Kogawa House, Vancouver, B.C.
May 2-4 Juror for the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition; singer for its Gala Concert (with baritone Kevin McMillan and pianist Judy Kehler-Siebert; music of Uyeda, Heggie and Poulenc), recorded for CBC national broadcast; Lorne Watson Recital Hall, University of Brandon, Manitoba
May 18 Broadcast of Eckhardt-Gramatté Gala Concert; CBC Radio 2's The Signal with Pat Carrabré
May 31 Hot Chili Peppers (with Jane Hayes, piano; Marc Destrubé, violin; and Kathryn Cernauskas, flute); North American premieres of Ivan Spassov's Three Songs from the Litany and Gheorghi Arnaoudov's The Way of the Birds; Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, B.C.
June 15 Soloist for Canadian Celebration (with Kathryn Cernauskas, flute/bass flute; music of Uyeda); Vancouver International Song Institute; Recital Hall, School of Music, University of British Columbia
September 15 Singer for Vancouver Opera's Annual General Meeting (aria from Lillian Alling, with pianst Kinza Tyrrell); Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, B.C.
September 22 - 27 Lillian for workshop of John Estacio and John Murrell's commissioned opera Lillian Alling; Vancouver Opera.
October 7 - 9 Brief Encounters with DJ Timothy Wisdom (produced by the Tomorrow Collective); Anza Club, Vancouver, B.C.
October 9 An Opening for Light: The Music of Leslie Uyeda (with Rachel Kiyo Iwassa, piano, and Kathryn Cernauskas, flute/bass flute); Douglas College, New Westminster, B.C.
October 30 Dead Serious (with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano); Silk Purse, West Vancouver, B.C.
November 22-29 Chorus in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin (conducted by Jonathan Darlington) for Vancouver Opera; Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.


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