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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Suzie LeBlanc concert in Halifax, 9 April 2017

Soprano Suzie LeBlanc (Honorary Patron of the Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia) will be presenting her final Cecilia Concert of the 2016–2017 season next Sunday afternoon at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts in Halifax, N.S.
(Suzie singing in Lunenburg, N.S.)
Below are details of this event from the Cecilia Concerts website.

“Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame”
Grammy-winning soprano and Cecilia Concerts Musician-In-Residence Suzie LeBlanc stars in a concert performance of the opera "Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame" by composer Jules Massenet Sunday, April 9th 2:00 p.m. in Halifax.

Massenet, one of the most popular of the late French Romantics, is well known for many operatic masterpieces and listeners to this upcoming performance will agree that “Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame” is no exception to Massenet’s talent for memorable music and affecting theatre. Bass-baritones Gregory Servant and Jon Paul Decosse sing the principal male roles, and the opera also features Leander Mendoza, John Lindsay Botten, and Alan Manchester along with the Opera Nova Scotia chamber choir. Lynette Wahlstrom is pianist, and Walter H. Kemp conducts. Suzie LeBlanc tackles the male lead role.

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