Entertainment

Soprano joins Classical Coffee series in Surrey

Soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen will join pianist Sarah Hagen for a morning concert in Surrey on Feb. 13. - Submitted
Soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen will join pianist Sarah Hagen for a morning concert in Surrey on Feb. 13.
— image credit: Submitted

Pianist Sarah Hagen continues with Surrey Arts Centre’s popular Classical Coffee Concert series, with the next concert welcoming soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen.

Described as having a "golden rounded voice", the Saskatchewan native is in high demand in the opera field, having been seen on many Canadian opera stages, in roles such as Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) and Donna Anna (Don Giovanni).

Hagen has been heard in concert halls and on the airwaves throughout North America and Europe and last season, performed twice at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

Surrey audience members are invited to make themselves at home visiting and enjoying coffee and pastries in the lobby, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 13. The 75-minute concert begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Studio Theatre.

The duo will perform a rich programme of well-loved Art Song (a musical style where piano and voice have equal expression) in German, French, Spanish and Italian followed by a set of traditional Spirituals, finishing with three silly songs (including The Girl in 14G, written by Jeanine Tesori).

Tickets are $25, available by calling 604-501-5566 or online at tickets.surrey.ca. Surrey Arts Centre is located at 13750 88 Ave.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Rasode declares mayoral run
 
Music, from daughter to father
 
Acting under the summer sun
Celebrities, chefs pouring into the kitchen with Cloverdale TV host
 
She drums in colour
 
Spooky Halloween events planned at Surrey Museum, Stewart Farm
Once upon a plucky princess
 
Pioneers of racing, custom cars roar into recognition
 
Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.