Juno-nominated artist Miriam Khalil has established herself as one of Canada’s most versatile and expressive performers. She has become increasingly known for her non traditional performances of opera, art song and concert repertoire. She has sung on numerous opera stages across North America and the UK, including the renowned Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Canadian Opera Company, and the innovative Against The Grain Theatre. She is a recipient of multiple awards and grants from the George London Foundation, the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and the Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition Scholarships.Kinza Tyrrell is one of Canada’s finest collaborators and has been heard on the recital stages across the country, having concertized with many renowned singers including Richard Margison, Erin Wall, Benjamin Butterfield, Daniel Taylor and Measha Brueggergosman. She made her orchestral debut with the Victoria Symphony at age twelve. The critics have called her a “sensation” with “award-winning talent”, pronouncing her playing as “brilliant” with “beautifully limpid tone colours and sparkling passagework”. Kinza’s pursuit for her love of music includes such institutions as the prestigious Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Musikhochschule für darstellende und Kunst in Graz, and the Merola Opera Program in San Francisco.
Miriam and Kinza both make their MITM main stage debuts. You will not want to miss this!