Lauren Segal

Lauren Segal

Performed with: Miriam Khalil, Julien LeBlanc

November 15th to 30th, 2014 (with Miriam Khalil & Julien LeBlanc)

Mezzo-soprano Lauren Segal – the only Canadian chosen to participate in the inaugural Salzburg Festival Young Artist Project – is an alumna of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio.  Her performances with the COC have included Mercedes in Bizet’s Carmen, Aljeja in Janáček’s From the House of the Dead, Siebel in Gounod’s Faust, and Popova in Walton’s The Bear, to name a few.

Equally at home on the concert stage, her past performances include Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Nezet-Seguin and the Orchestre Métropolitan du Montréal, Handel’s Messiah with the Vancouver Bach Choir and the Grand Philharmonic Choir, Opera Galas with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the National Arts Center in Ottawa and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Windsor Symphony and the Grand Philharmonic Choir. She has also been heard in recital with the Aldeburgh Connection both in Toronto and Bayfield, FestiVoix in Trois Rivières and at the Westben Festival in Schumann’s Frauenliebe und Leben.

Get to know Lauren, Miriam & Julien with this interesting video!


Concert Program

A Gypsy’s Journey

Puisqu’ici bas toute âme                                                          Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Miriam Khalil, Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc

Les clartés de la Nuit, Op. 20A                                             Jacques Hétu (1938-2010)
Theme sentimental
Nuit d’ete
La belle morte
Les Corbeaux
Soir d’hiver
Miriam Khalil and Julien LeBlanc

Cigánské Melodie                                                                      Antonín Dvořák (1840-1904)
Ma pisen zas
Aj! Kterak trojhranec muj
A les je tichy
Kdyz mne stara matka
Struna naladena
Siroke rukavy
Dejte klec jestrabu
Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc

Holub na javoře                                                                       Antonín Dvořák
Miriam Khalil, Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc


Seis Canciones Castellanas                                                 Jesus Guridi (1886-1961)
Allá Arriba, En Aquella Montaña
Llámala con el pañuelo
No quiero tus avellanas
Cómo quieres que adivine
Mañanita de San Juan
Miriam Khalil and Julien LeBlanc

Siete Caniones Populares Espanolas                          Manuel de Falla (1876-1946)
El Paño Moruno
Seguidilla Murciana
Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc

Havanaise                                                                              Pauline Viardot (1821-1910)
Miriam Khalil, Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc