Canadian soprano, recipient of numerous prizes, including the Pavarotti International Voice Competition in 1988. Notable concert artist and featured soloist with major orchestras in Canada and in the U.S.
Lyne FortinMar. 4, 2007

Lyne Fortin - contralto
Esther Gonthier - piano

One of Canada’s leading sopranos, Lyne Fortin appears in the title role of numerous operas with North American and European opera companies. She is also a notable concert artist and has appeared as featured soloist with major orchestras in Canada and in the U.S. She has performed at the Prague Spring Festival, toured Europe with Les Violons du Roy, and was heard in Paris and Montreal in the Starmania show. Ms Fortin is the recipient of numerous prizes, including the Pavarotti International Voice Competition in 1988, the Jean Lallemand Award Special Prize for Interpretation by the Montreal Symphony in 1985, First Prize and Grand Prize in the CIBC National Competition Festival of Music, the Concours de musique du Quebec. Her honours include the Commemorative Medal celebrating the 125 th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada and the Prix Raoul-Jobin from the Opéra de Québec.

LMMC début.

www.lynefortin.com

Programme:

J. Nin    Cantos populares españoles
          Asturiana
          El vito
          Canto andaluz
          Polo
    
H. Wolf    Spanisches Liederbuch
         In dem Schatten meiner Locken
          Bedeckt mich mit Blumen
          Sie blasen zum Abmarsch
          Treibe mir mit Lieben Spott
          Die ihr schwebet um diese Palmen
    
G. Bizet           Ouvre ton coeur
    
M. Ravel           Pièce en forme d'habanera
    
L.Delibes           Les filles de Cadix
    
K. Weil           Je ne t'aime pas
    
R. Strauss   Mädchenblumen, opus 22
         Kornblumen
         Mohnblumen
         Epheu
         Wasserrose
         Malven (op. posthume)
    
R. Strauss   Canciones clásicas españolas
         Tirana del Zarandillo
         Consejo
         El Tumba y le
         La Moza y los Calvos
         Confiado Jilguerillo