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Enjoy classical music, cumbia (Latin rhythm) and rock in the same concert with tenor Fabian Arciniegas and pianist Claire Harris.
“Those who make art, they’re just brave enough to share their humanity…You can connect to that humanity and realize how you are part of something bigger than yourself.”
The Colores takes place Sunday, September 18, 3:30 - 5:30 PM at The Canadian Tapestry and Texture Centre in Warkworth, ON.
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Experience how music and storytelling entangle and combine.
Tenor Fabián Arciniegas will share with you the journey that led him to make his musical soup!
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My name is Fabian Arciniegas, I’m a versatile Colombian-Canadian singer-actor.
I have the privilege of bringing to life a wide range of repertoire from Baroque to Contemporary.
Deeply committed as a chamber singer, I discovered a passion for new composers. I have successfully toured in Canada and internationally as part of the series Crossing Borders with the soprano Maureen Batt and the pianist Claire Harris, featuring living Latin American and
North American composers.
In the 2021-2022 season I premiered composer Chia Yin Wu’s song cycle Blood and the Moon, and Leo Herrera’s song cycle Canciones nocturnas. I also created and performed the concert The Colores as a way to engage people with classical and contemporary repertoire
through storytelling. I recently was part of the workshop for the opera Inertia with Loose Tea Theatre. After having premiered the song cycle Orbit by Saman Shahi in 2015, I was invited by the composer to perform and record the songs again for his debut album released in September
In past seasons, I performed as part of the chorus with the Canadian Opera Company in Verdi’s Aida (canceled due to COVID 19), Otello and Wagner’s Götterdämmerung and as Le Remendado for Julie Nesrallah's production Carmen on Tap! I have performed under the baton of conductors such as Johannes Debus, Kevin Mallon, Derek Bate, Sandra Horst, Miah Im, Andres Posada, Miguel Caballero, Alberto Guzmán and Dmitri Manolov. I hold a Master's Degree in Opera Performance from the University of Toronto.
Claire Harris, pianist
Claire holds a Masters in Performance from the Royal College of Music, London, UK. During her studies, she was awarded the Violette Szabo GC Memoriam Prize, the Soirée d'Or Award and the John and Marjorie Coultate Award. She also won the Accompanist Prize in the national Maggie Teyte Competition. Prior to moving to Toronto, she was a staff accompanist at the Royal College of Music, London, as well as working with companies
including English Touring Opera, the Rossini Young Artists' Festival and the Academie de La Roche D'Hys annual opera workshop. She has performed at prominent venues including Cadogan Hall, Royal Festival Hall and Wigmore Hall in London. Claire is currently Associate Music Director with Opera by Request, Toronto. With this company, she has been Music Director for productions of Don Pasquale, Don Giovanni, Hansel and Gretel, Madame Butterfly and Cosi Fan Tutte.
The Colores is an experience where music and storytelling are entangled and unapologeticallycombined with Guns n Roses, Robert Schumann, Bizet, Stephen Sondheim, among others.Tenor Fabián Arciniegas will share with you the journey that led him to make this musical soup!
An event where you can enjoy classical music, cumbia (latin rhythm) and rock in the sameconcert.
September 18th 2022
General Admission $20 Students $15
Canadian Tapestry and Texture Centre
341 Covert Hill, Road, RR1
Northumberland County, Ontario K0K 3K0
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Appetizers and snacks are provided, while wine is offered at $5.00 a glass.
Pre-registration recommended. Please let us know if you are coming as a group and we will do our best to accommodate your party.