Canadian-Armenian soprano, winner of Jeunesses Musicales Joseph Rouleau Award, MSO Voice Competition and Metropolitan Opera Auditions. Performs in opera and concert repertoire.
Aline KutanApr. 5, 2009
Canadian Armenian coloratura soprano Aline Kutan enjoys a successful operatic career in North America and Europe. She made her debut at the Opéra de Bordeaux in 2003-2004 in the world premiere of Philippe Fenelon’s contemporary opera Les Rois. She subsequently made her debut at the Glyndebourne Festival in England and at the Opéra National de Paris in the role of the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute. Ms Kutan has sung extensively in the great opera houses of Europe and North America in a variety of roles, including the title role of Lakmé, Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos). Equally at home in concert repertoire, she has sung with such orchestras as the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, I Musici de Montréal, and the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Her awards include the 1995 New York Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Jeunesses Musicales Joseph Rouleau Award and the MSO Voice Competition.

1st recital for the LMMC.

with Louise-Andrée Baril, piano


HANDEL           2 Arias:           Piangerò la sorte mia (Giulio Cesare)
                                                    Tornami a vagheggiar (Alcina)

R. STRAUSS     Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Opus 67
                                                    Wie erkenn’ ich mein Treulieb
                                                    Guten Morgen, ‘s ist Sankt Valentinstag
                                                    Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre bloß

                            Lieder:           Die Nacht, Opus 10 No. 3
                                                    Barkarole, Opus 17 No. 6
                                                    Ständchen, Opus 17 No. 2
                                                    Mein Herz ist stumm, Opus 19 No. 6
                                                    Rote Rosen, WoO 76
                                                    Schlagende Herzen, Opus 29 No. 2
                                                    Ich schwebe, Opus 48 No. 2
                                                    Amor, Opus 68 No. 5

DEBUSSY          Mélodies:      
                                                    1. Nuit d’étoiles       
                                                    2.  Fête galante
                                                    3. Romance             
                                                    4.  Rondel chinois
                                                    5. Apparition       
                                                    6.  Pierrot
                                                    7. La Romance d’Ariel

BEYDTS            Chansons pour les oiseaux
                                                    1. La colombe poignardée   
                                                    2. Le petit pigeon bleu
                                                    3. L’oiseau bleu                   
                                                    4. Le petit serin en cage
MIRZOYAN      Mélodies arméniennes:    
                                                    Yeraz desa
                                                    Asoom en te

TURINA             Tres Poemas, Opus 81:    
                                                    Olas gigantes
                                                    Tu pupila es azul
                                                    Besa el aura