Heather Pawsey - soprano
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2009

Date Engagement
January 24 - February 5 Chorus in Bizet's Carmen (conducted by Antony Walker) for Vancouver Opera; Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
January 25 Gung Haggis Fat Choy (with Timothy Wisdom, DJ; Chinese New Year and Robbie Burns Day celebration - 250th anniversary of Robbie Burns's birth); Floata, Vancouver, B.C.
January 29 Judge for UBC Concerto Competition; School of Music, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
February 15 Sound-Tracks (contemporary, site-specific chamber music concert with Ariel Barnes, cello; Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; AK Coope, clarinet; Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; awarded the Government of Canada's Canada Music Fund grant for "New Music in New Places"); Rocky Mountaineer Station, Vancouver, B.C.
March 2 - 7 Adjudicator for the Chilliwack Lions Club Music & Dance Festival; Chilliwack, B.C.
March 13 DEAD Serious (with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano); Rose Gellert Hall, Langley Community Music School, Langley, B.C.
March 19 EVEolution (with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano); Silk Purse, West Vancouver, B.C.
March 24 A Month of Tuesdays (with AK Coope, clarinet, and Leslie Uyeda, piano; music of Crawley, Lachner, Lustig, Muczynski and Poulenc, and featuring the world premiere of Uyeda's "from The Sex Lives of Vegetables"" and Lorna Crozier, poet); Music on Main at The Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club, Vancouver, B.C.
March 28 Soloist for An Evening with Erik Satie (music of the composer, including Socrates); with Erato Ensemble; Saint Andrews-Wesley United Church, Vancouver, B.C.
April 5 Under Heaven's Dome (with Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; Sue Round, cello; Barbara Towell, mezzo-soprano; and Leslie Uyeda, piano/composer; music of Délibes, Fodi, Poulenc, Puccini, Saint-Sa‘ns and featuring the world premiere of Leslie Uyeda's 9 Haiku); Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival; Bloedel Conservatory, Queen Elizabeth Park; Vancouver, B.C.
April 28-29 Arias from Strauss's Salome, with Kinza Tyrrell, piano; Opera Experience (Lower Mainland senior secondary schools); Vancouver Opera
May 2 - 9 Slave in Strauss's Salome for Vancouver Opera, conducted by Jonathan Darlington; Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
May 5 Singer for Assistant Directors' masterclass, with Angus Kellett, piano and Jonathan Darlington, Principal Conductor; Vancouver Opera
May 27 - June 20 Beautiful Problems (new work development); Radix Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
June 8 On A Quiet Night (contemporary, site-specific chamber music concert with Ariel Barnes, cello; Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; and Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; Government of Canada's Canada Music Fund grant for "New Music in New Places"); Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden; Vancouver, B.C.
September 21 Soloist for Vancouver Opera's Annual General Meeting (with Leslie Dala, piano; music of John Adams); Vancouver, B.C.
October 2 EVEolution (with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; music of Heggie and Uyeda); Birch Theatre, Capilano University, North Vancouver, B.C.
October 8-9 Brief Encounters 13 (The Remix) (with Graham Clark, comedian), produced by the Tomorrow Collective; Performance Works, Granville Island; Vancouver, B.C.
November 5 - December 3 Singer-in-residence (with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano and Michael Mori, baritone) for David Macintyre's student composers' class; Simon Fraser University; Burnaby, B.C.
November 6 Soloist for Vancouver Opera's Golden Anniversary Gala (music of John Estacio) and Gala Dinner (with Barbara Towell, mezzo-soprano, and Leslie Dala, piano); Orpheum Theatre and Commodore Ballroom; Vancouver, B.C.
November 14 A Garden of Earthly Delights (with AK Coope, clarinet; Lorna Crozier, poet; and Leslie Uyeda, piano; music of Bernstein, McIntyre and the world premiere of Uyeda's The Sex Lives of Vegetables Parts II & III); Vancouver East Cultural Centre; Vancouver, B.C.
November 24 - 26 Arias from Bellini's Norma, with Angus Kellett, piano; Opera Experience, Vancouver Opera.
November 28 - December 5 Chorus for Bellini's Norma (conducted by Richard Bonynge) for Vancouver Opera; Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
December 3 - 21 Classic Carollers (a capella quartet); Vancouver, B.C.


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