Acadia Performing Arts Series - Julie Nesrallah & Robert Kortgaard

November 3, 2018 (7:30 pm)

Location: Festival Theatre, Wolfville


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Julie Nesrallah and Robert KortgaardJulie Nesrallah, mezzo-soprano, is a sensational singer, actress and broadcaster captivating audiences with her engaging personality and her rich, expressive voice. She is regularly engaged by leading opera companies, symphonies, festivals and chamber music ensembles across North America and around the world. Miss Nesrallah sang God Save the Queen for His Royal Highness Prince William and Her Royal Highness Princess Kate during Canada Day festivities in Ottawa on Parliament Hill in a performance that was viewed by millions of people around the world. She has also performed An Evening for Peace in Montreal for Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, and graced the stage of Kurt Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. Miss Nesrallah is a proud recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for her cultural contribution to Canada.

 Robert Kortgaard has performed as a soloist with major Canadian orchestras and has given recitals throughout Canada and the United States, as well as in England, Finland, Portugal, Italy, Indonesia, the Czech Republic, China and Japan. He is a favorite collaborator of many of Canada’s finest instrumental soloists, vocalists and chamber groups. He is Artistic Director of the Indian River Festival on PEI (recently nominated “Event of the Year” by the East Coast Music Awards), and the Leith Summer Music Festival in Ontario.


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