Heather Pawsey - soprano
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Date Engagement
January 21 Tango and Tendresse (concert with Brenda Fedoruk, flute and Jane Hayes, piano) for Cap Classics; Birch Theatre, Capilano University, North Vancouver, B.C.
February 2 - 3 Excerpts from Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito with Christina Chang, piano; Opera Experience, Vancouver Opera
February 5 - 12 Chorus for Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito (conducted by Jonathan Darlington) for Vancouver Opera; Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
February 19 Soloist for Etymo (music of Luca Francesconi); The Sound of a Chamber Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Evan Mitchell; The Roundhouse, Vancouver, B.C.
March 8 Apparitions with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano (music of George Crumb, John Harbison and Leslie Uyeda) and choreography by Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg; A Month of Tuesdays (Music on Main), The Cellar, Vancouver, B.C. An Astrolabe Musik Theatre / Music on Main co-production.
March 22 Soundscape Landscape; The Aria of The Princess from The Princess of the Stars; with co-presenters R. Murray Schafer and Jon Washburn; Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, SFU Woodward’s; Vancouver, B.C.
March 24 World premiere of Mark Armanini's Two Songs / Same Lyric with Willy Miles-Grenzburg, baritone and David Boothroyd, piano; Sonic Boom Festival, Western Front; Vancouver, B.C.
April 7 Performance with Timothy Wisdom, DJ (prelude to lecture by Australian installation/performance artist Kon Dimopoulos) for The Lulu Series; Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall; Richmond, B.C.
April 9 Excerpts from Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito and Handel's Giulio Cesare with Christina Chang, piano; St. George's School, Vancouver; Vancouver Opera
April 25-29 Excerpts from Verdi's La Traviata with John Arsenault, tenor and Angus Kellett, piano; Opera Experience, Vancouver Opera.
April 30 Soloist for Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony; Vancouver Island Symphony, conducted by Pierre Simard; Port Theatre, Nanaimo, B.C.
May 4 Tasting Notes with Angus Bell, bass-baritone; Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; Beverley McArthur, mezzo-soprano; and Wade Nott, tenor; Minoru Chapel Opera Series; Minoru Chapel, Richmond, B.C. An Astrolabe Musik Theatre/City of Richmond co-production.
May 15 Animal, Vegetable, Mineral (contemporary, site-specific, chamber music concert with Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; AK Coope, clarinet; Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; Shelley Stewart Hunt, choreographer; and students from Capilano University's Musical Theatre program; awarded the Government of Canada's Canada Music Fund grant for "New Music in New Places"); world premiere of Leslie Uyeda's The Sex Lives of Vegetables - Part III): Britannia Mine Museum, Britannia Beach, B.C. An Astrolabe Musik Theatre/Canadian Music Centre/Britannia Mine Museum co-production.
September 10 Soloist for Let's Celebrate Vancouver (concert with Egret Ladies' Choir), conducted by Cecilia Chueh; United Scottish Cultural Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
September 10 Soloist for Vancouver Snapshots 125: The Concert with the Turning Point Ensemble; The Roundhouse, Vancouver, B.C.
September 11 Soloist for Vancouver Snapshots 125: The Concert with the Turning Point Ensemble; Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, B.C.
September 15 - October 9 Signora Naccarelli in The Light in the Piazza, directed by Peter Jorgensen, for Patrick Street Productions; Norman Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
October 12-15 Soloist for 10x10x10 (a Canadian Music Centre / Scotiabank Dance Centre co-production); Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
November 12 - 13 In Passing, a multi-disciplinary meditation on mourning and mortality with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; Heritage Vancouver; Tara Cheyenne Performance; and photo-based artist SD Holman; Astrolabe Musik Theatre at the Western Front, Vancouver, B.C.
November 26 - December 3 Chorus for Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, conducted by Jacques Lacombe, for Vancouver Opera; Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
December 1- 23 Soprano for Classic Carollers (a cappella quartet); Vancouver, B.C.

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