An Intimate Evening Recital
Enjoy an intimate evening of art song, with world class Tenor Colin Ainsworth and Collaborative Pianist, Dr. Laura Loewen as they present “Intoxicating Love.”
These “Song Sommeliers” have carefully selected repertoire by Duparc, Holmon, Liszt and others. The evening is sure to please the music lover’s pallette…
Cathedral of St. Michael’s and All Angels
608 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna, BC
Colin Ainsworth has been praised for his “exquisite control and emotional directness” and has long distinguished himself as a not only with his interpretations of the major Classical and Baroque tenor roles but also by his performances in contemporary opera. His many performances have included the title roles in Orphée et Euridice, Pygmalion, Castor et Pollux, Roberto Devereux and Albert Herring; Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, Fenton in Falstaff, Tonio in La Fille du Régiment, Nadir in Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Pylades in Iphigénie en Tauride, Renaud in Lully’s Armide, Tom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress, and Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Praised for expressivity, virtuosity, and committed playing, Winnipeg collaborative pianist Laura Loewen has appeared in concerts throughout North America and in Europe, Asia and South America. Dedicated to sharing her passion for ensemble playing and coaching, she is a professor of Collaborative Piano and the Vocal Coach at the University of Manitoba’s Desautels Faculty of Music. She is on the faculties of the NUOVA opera training program in Edmonton, Alberta and VISI (Vancouver International Song Institute).