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SUZIE LEBLANC, soprano
ROBERT KORTGAARD, piano
BLUE ENGINE STRING QUARTET
Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8 pm

strings
discovery contemporary classics SUZIE LEBLANC, soprano  ROBERT KORTGAARD, piano BLUE ENGINE STRING QUARTET 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8 pm

Buy tickets for SUZIE LEBLANC, soprano  ROBERT KORTGAARD, piano BLUE ENGINE STRING QUARTET 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8 pm


Robert KortgaardRecently appointed to the Order of Canada, Acadian soprano Suzie LeBlanc is renowned world-wide for her interpretations of early music, Acadian traditional songs, lieder and contemporary music.Blue Engine Quartet

Mr. Kortgaard is Artistic Director of the Indian River Festival on PEI. He enjoys an active career performingand is a renowned collaborator of leading singers.

The Blue Engine String Quartet was formed in 1997 as the core ensemble of the Nova Scotia chamber music series, Blue Engine Music. The Quartet are all members of Symphony Nova Scotia.

A musical tribute to Pultizer Prize winner Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) reflecting her fascination with time, her travels, the 20 years she spent in Brazil and a place she called home: Nova Scotia

  A Pocket of Time
Alasdair MacLean The silken water is weaving and weaving
John Plant Sunday 4am (Elizabeth Bishop)
Heitor Villa Lobos String Quartet No 1, Mvts I – III
Serra Da Piedade de Belo Horizonte (piano solo)
Cançao do Poeta do Seculo XVIII, W. 486
   (Alfredo Ferreira Rodrigues)
Ivan Moody Paris 7am (Elizabeth Bishop), World Premiere
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Emily Doolittle A short slow life (Elizabeth Bishop)
Robert Schumann 6 Songs, Op. 107
Peter Togni Lullaby for the cat (Elizabeth Bishop), World Premiere