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Mozart’s Don Giovanni

July 9 @ 7:30 pm

Alex Dobson
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Based on the legends of Don Juan, a fictional libertine and seducer, this masterpiece of the operatic repertoire blends comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements.

Featuring acclaimed British-Canadian baritone Alexander Dobson in the title role, supported by fantastic young Canadian talent.


“A vivacious, absolutely seductive Don Giovanni, with a voice of superb tone.  A real career lies ahead of him.”
                                                    —La Presse

“Baritone Alexander Dobson used a ringing, present sound and duplicitous charm to create the quintessential bad boy.”
               —Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

“The title protagonist was embodied in physique, serpentine poses and baritone power by Alexander Dobson. He flashes his sword and prowls for women like Douglas Fairbanks reborn into lechery. He must be simultaneouly loathsome and attractive — a serial seducer working his way across Europe. Dobson not only has to sing amazingly crisp and strut with arrogance among his victims, he also has to relish the cynical laughter of the world’s most incorrigible cock of the walk.”
                                        —Urban Milwaukee

Tickets from $40 + HST – Niagara United Mennonite Church


Alex Dobson

baritone

An ardent singer since childhood, Alexander’s solo début was at twelve years old, as a treble soloist in the Canadian premiere of Lloyd Webber’s Requiem under conductor Elmer Iseler. Alexander graduated from the University of Toronto Opera Division and the Faculty of Music at the University of Western Ontario with Honours. He is also an alumnus of the Music Theatre Program at the Banff Centre, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, the Steans Institute for Young Artists at Ravinia, and L’Atelier Lyrique de L’Opera de Montreal. Alexander is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including those from the International Voice Competition of Paris (including the Edward Marshall Association Award for Outstanding Baritone), the Jeunesses Musicales National Competition, the Marilyn Horne Competition (Music Academy of the West), and the Jacqueline Desmarais Competition.  

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Date:
July 9
Time:
7:30 pm
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Music Niagara
Phone:
905-468-5566
Email:
concerts@musicniagara.org
Website:
http://musicniagara.org

Venue

Niagara United Mennonite Church
1775 Niagara Stone Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 Canada
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Phone:
905-468-3313
Website:
redbrickchurch.ca

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