Two of Canada’s biggest names in opera join the COC orchestra and their Music Director, Johannes Debus, for a special evening of Beethoven’s opera Fidelio
and Symphony No. 2, as well as works by von Weber, Schubert, and Wagner.
Internationally renowned soprano and head of the vocal faculty at the Conservatory, “Adrianne Pieczonka is a revelation, with a lavishly creamy voice” (Financial Times
). Canadian tenor Michael Schade, one of the world’s leading tenors, is often seen in performance with Vienna State Opera, Metropolitan Opera, the Munich Opera, and the COC.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 36, first movement
Carl Maria von Weber: “Nein, länger trag’ ich nicht die Qualen” from Der Freischütz
Franz Schubert: “Erlkönig,” D.328, op. 1 (arr. Berlioz)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 36, second movement
Franz Schubert: “Ihr Bild” from Schwanengesang
, D.957 (arr. Webern)
Ludwig van Beethoven: “Abscheulicher, wo eilst Du hin?” from Fidelio
Ludwig van Beethoven: “Gott, welch Dunkel hier!” from Fidelio
Richard Wagner: “Der Engel” from Wesendonck-Lieder
, WWV 91
Ludwig van Beethoven:“O namenlose Freude” from Fidelio
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 36, third movement
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 36, fourth movement
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