Miriam Khalil

Miriam Khalil

Performed with: Lauren Segal, Julien LeBlanc

November 15th to 30th, 2014 (with Lauren Segal & Julien LeBlanc)

Praised for her stage presence and her distinctive vocal tone, Lebanese-Canadian soprano Miriam Khalil is described as being “a lush lyric with spinto overtones” (Opera Canada) and “on the road to future greatness” (Classical 96.3 FM).

A former member of the prestigious Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, Ms. Khalil has performed in such roles as Leah in the world premiere of James Rolfe’s Swoon, Laura in Luisa MIller, the Confidante in Elektra, and Pamina in The Magic Flute. She is a graduate of The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music, holding an Artist Diploma in Voice and a Bachelor’s Degree in vocal performance from the University of Ottawa. In 2007 she won First place in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions for the Great Lakes Region. She is a recent member of both The Steans Institute for Young Artists at Ravinia and the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme.

Get to know Miriam, Lauren & Julien through 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