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Classical Coffee Concert with soprano Anne Grimm

  • The Port Theatre 125 Front Street Nanaimo, BC Canada (map)

Sarah is thrilled to host this series at the Port Theatre of conceptually innovative chamber music performances where she collaborates with special guests: Ariel Barnes (cello)François Houle (clarinet), Anne Grimm (soprano), Søren Bebe (jazz piano)Ann Elliott-Goldschmid (violin), plus a solo performance in October. Join us for coffee, treats, and a wonderful start to your morning.

This concert features soprano Anne Grimm.


PROGRAMME: - A celebration of English and French Art Song

Leonard Bernstein - "I Hate Music"
Samuel Barber -  Hermit Songs
Francis Poulenc - Metamorphoses
Ivor Gurney - Five Elizabethian Songs
Kurt Weill - Youkali                                      

About Anne:

Dutch Soprano Anne Grimm has been recognized internationally for her “captivating voice” (Globe and Mail) and “expressive technique” (ClassicsToday).

On the concert stage she has toured Europe and recorded regularly with Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (Ambronay, Salzburg) as well as with the Nederlandse Bachvereniging , the Amsterdamse Bachsolisten under Roy Goodman (Concertgebouw), the Rotterdams Philharmonic under Rozhdestvensky and the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra under Christian Zacharias. She has performed Mozart’s “Exultate Jubilate” for the Royal Household of the Netherlands and Belgium under Massimo Zanetti and toured with Frans Bruggen and the Orchestra of the 18th Century in Rameau’s “Les Indes Galante”.

She has been a soloist with multiple orchestra’s and groups in North America such as Tanglewood, the National Arts Center under Pinchas Zuckerman, Toronto’s Tafelmusik and Continuum, Victoria Symphony, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Cleveland Baroque, CBC Music from Montreal and the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival.  Recently she toured to Calgary and New York with Aventa and presented a recital at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with the Leupold Trio.

In Opera she has performed with the Netherlands Opera (Orfeo), European Baroque Orchestra (Samson & Dalila), National Reisopera (Die Zauberflote), at the Holland Festival and Toronto Masque Theater (King Arthur) and Pacific Opera Victoria (Semele). She also appeared with Christophe Rousset in France and at the Halle Handel Festspiele as well as Potsdam Festival Sanssouci.

Anne Grimm has recorded for Erato, Harmonia Mundi, NM Classics, Vanguard Classics, Troubadisc and Sony.