Noon Hour Concert: Duets with Anna, Dan, & JamesExport this event to calendar

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST

Daniel Lichti & James McLeanDan Lichti, James McLean, and pianist Anna Ronai are well known to local audiences.  Their program includes duets by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Balfe and Rossini.  

Acclaimed as one of Canada’s finest concert and oratorio singers, Daniel Lichti continues to build on his stellar career with major symphonic, choral and concert organizations worldwide. Since beginning his career at the 1974 Stratford Festival, he has bowed with the Canadian Opera Company, at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, L’Opéra de Montréal, Opéra de Québec, Opera Atelier, Edmonton Opera and Opera Hamilton. Mr. Lichti has been a frequent performer with Toronto’s Opera in Concert, sings regularly at several North American Choral Festivals, and his concerts have been heard on the CBC, BBC, and NPR networks.  http://daniellichti.com/

James McLean grew up in the city of Toronto, where he began his solo career with the Toronto Symphony, under the baton of Sir Andrew Davis, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the Canadian Opera Company.  Moving to Germany, he established himself as a lyric Tenor, specializing in the repertoire of Mozart. In recent years his repertoire has expanded to include such varied roles as; Lensky in Eugene Onegin, Alfredo in La Traviata, Tom Rakewell in The Rake's Progress, Steva in Jenufa and the Prince in Rusalka.  Appearances on the concert stage have led to engagements throughout Europe and Israel. James McLean has recorded numerous recitals for CBC Canada and WDR Köln. Among the CDs he has made are song cycles by Benjamin Britten, Gerald Finzi and Ralph Vaughan-Williams.        James McLean website

Anna RonaiPianist Anna Ronai has performed at major venues in Europe, North America and China, including the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall in New York, Gläserner Saal, Musikverein, and Schubert Saal, Konzerthaus in Vienna. Anna has collaborated with such distinguished singers as Michelle Breedt, Bernarda Fink, Robert Holl, and instrumentalists like Ulrike Anton and Brooks de Wetter-Smith.

Anna graduated from the University for Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, [Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Wien] with two Masters degrees, one in Piano Performance and the other in Collaborative Piano. She maintained vocal and instrumental coaching positions at the Vienna and Innsbruck Conservatories, and a faculty position for piano chamber music at the Institute for European Studies in Vienna. She has played for master-classes with esteemed artists including Brigitte Fassbaender, Christa Ludwig, Thomas Hampson and Linda Watson.  Anna has appeared and placed in several major Lied Duo competitions such as the Robert Schumann Duo Competition in Zwickau, Germany, the East & West Artists International Auditions in New York, and Schubert und die Moderne in Graz, Austria.  In 2009 Anna moved to Canada, and is now the instrumental accompanist at Conrad Grebel University College.  She also teaches at Wilfred Laurier University.  Anna Ronai website

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Cost 
Free Admission
Location 
CGR - Conrad Grebel University
Chapel
140 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6
Canada
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