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An Evening of English Song: Kathryn Whitney, Anita Comba

Sat. January 10th 2004 8:00 pm Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages) 8:00 pm
Victoria mezzo-soprano Kathryn Whitney and pianist Anita Comba return to the Alix Goolden Performance Hall with an English song recital. Kathryn studied singing in Toronto and New York and has recently completed her formal music training at Oxford University and at the Guildhall School of Music in London. She was elected Creative Arts Fellow (artist in residence) at Wolfson College, Oxford in 2002.

The program will include Vaughan-Williams' Songs of Travel, the Ophelia Songs by Beethoven, some beautiful settings of W.H. Auden poetry by Benjamin Britten and something quite frivolous from the parlour of Sterndale-Bennett.

Tickets available at McPherson Box Office Outlets, Ivy's Bookstore, Munro's Books, Cadboro Bay Book Company, and at the door.

Information: 642-5546.

Kathryn Whitney

Kathryn Whitney undertook her early musical training at the Victoria Conservatory of Music in Canada and she holds an undergraduate degree in Music and German from the University of Toronto. While reading for her first degree, she regularly travelled to New York for singing lessons with the vocal pedagogue and author Cornelius Reid. She also unde... more info

Anita Comba

A native of Calgary, Anita studied music at the University of Victoria as well as Camosun College earning a Bachelor of Music Degree and an Associate Diploma. Anita has appeared as featured soloist with the Victoria Symphony and the Victoria Civic Orchestras. She has accompanied numerous recitals,competitions and master-classes. Anita has a particu... more info
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