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Fabiana Katz (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: Argentina

The Argentinean-Canadian mezzo-soprano, Fabiana Katz, received her Bachelor of Music degree in theory from University of Calgary, Alberta Canada in 1990, and Master of Music degree in choral conducting from College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) - University of Cincinnati, Ohio USA in 1994. She has also participated in several workshops of Tafelmusik Orchestra and Choir, Early Music Vancouver, Vancouver Academy Of Music Opera, Vancouver Modern Baroque Opera and others.

Fabiana Katz has been living in Vancouver and singing professionally with Jon Washburn in the Vancouver Chamber Choir from 1995. She has also been busy doing solo appearances and producing her own recitals. Mostly, her areas of expertise are Baroque music (European and American) and Spanish and Latin American music (especially that of Argentina).

Recent appearances as soloist with ensemble include: George Frideric Handel's Messiah (Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the CBC Vancouver Orchestra); G.F. Handel's Israel in Egypt (Trinity Western University Choirs and members of the CBC Vancouver Orchestra); Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria (National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra); Schubert's Magnificat (Vancouver CBC Radio Orchestra); Mozart's Vesperae Solenne de Confessore (Vancouver Symphony Orchestra) and Litaniae Lauretanae (CBC Vancouver Orchestra); J.S. Bach's Magnificat BWV 243 (Vancouver Symphony Orchestra); R. Strauss' Deutsche Mottete Op. 62 (Vancouver Chamber Choir); Ariel Ramirez' Misa Criolla (World Fest Ensemble); Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's Stabat Mater (St. Mary's Kerrisdale Choir); Sergei Rachmaninov's All Night Vigil, Op. 37 (Vancouver Chamber Choir).

Recent solo recitals include: Amores - popular music of Argentina, ˇAy Amor! - music from Spain, Argentina, Cuba and Puerto Rico, An evening with Johannes Brahms and Robert Schumann - Neue liebeslieder and Spanische liebeslieder, a Fundraiser for United Way with music of Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, Spirituals, Gospel and salon music, and Intermezzo - music of Purcell, Monteverdi, G.F. Handel, Viardot, Garcia, J. Brahms, Finzi and Montsalvadge.

Source: The Artist (April 2005)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2005)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Jon Washburn

Choir Member

BWV 225-231 [w/ Vancouver Chamber Choir]

Under her name


Aria from BWV 243 [w/ Stephen Smith - Piano]

Links to other Sites

Fabiana Katz - Mezzo-soprano (Official Website)
Sing? Yes You Can!!!
Vancouver's Latin American Choir

Fabiana Katz (mezzo soprano) and Stephen Boswell (guitar)
Kerrisdale, BC, Canada: Area Teacher

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