Live at the Baumann

Daniel Okulitch & Lara Secord-Haid

Friday
Oct 30, 2020 7:30pm

Saturday
Oct 31, 2020 7:30pm

Sunday
Nov 01, 2020 4:00pm

Venue Baumann Centre

Cost $15-$35

Live at the Baumann | Daniel Okulitch & Lara Secord-Haid

Live music & wine enliven an elegant and intimate cabaret setting.
October 28 – November 1
Adults $35 | $15 Students / 30 & Younger
Livestream by donation

Thank you to Michael Morres, Recital Patron


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Available until November 30.

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An evening of musical programming from Schubert to modern song masters.

Daniel and Lara have carefully crafted a performance to be remembered, with songs personally meaningful to them, especially to share live with you at our first recital series of the ReImagined Season.

Enjoy moments drawn from the world of pop and rock complemented by works from Osvaldo Golijov, Carlos Guastavino, André Previn, Maurice Ravel and Mordechai Zeira. Common threads that weave through themes, musicality, and personal stories draw together a night not to be missed.

Performances offered in person in the Wingate Studio for a physically distanced audience, with a livestreamed performance available on this page, premiering Friday, October 30 at 7:30pm.
Thank you to all of Pacific Opera’s donors who help us offer these recitals at accessible ticket prices with live stream options!


Musical Program

Lúa Descolorida
Osvaldo Golijov

La rosa y el sauce
Carlos Guastavino

An den Mond
Franz Schubert (arr. Bernard Cavanna)

Ständchen
Franz Schubert (arr. Bernard Cavanna)

An die Musik
Franz Schubert (arr. Bernard Cavanna)

Erlkönig
Franz Schubert (arr. Bernard Cavanna)

Vocalise
André Previn

Shnei Shoshanim
Mordechai Zeira (arr. Yaron Gottfried)

Kaddish
Maurice Ravel

Crazy to Love You
Leonard Cohen (arr. Adrian Dolan)

Affair On 8th Avenue
Gordon Lightfoot (arr. Adrian Dolan)

Lonely at the Top
Randy Newman (arr. Adrian Dolan)


Daniel Okulitch

Daniel Okulitch headshotLauded as “flat out brilliant” by Opera News, Canadian bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch is a leading interpreter of Mozart roles, most notably Don Giovanni, Almaviva, and Figaro, which he has performed at New York City Opera, Teatro Colón, Los Angeles Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Moscow Philharmonic, Opera Warsaw, Vancouver Opera, Dallas Opera, New Orleans Opera, Portland Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Hawaii Opera, Manitoba Opera, and Lyric Opera Kansas City. Okulitch has also equally excelled in creating leading roles in contemporary opera, most notably the roles of Ennis del Mar in Charles Wuorinen’s Brokeback Mountain at Teatro Real in Madrid and New York City Opera; Mark Rutland in Nico Muhly’s Marnie at English National Opera; Seth Brundle in Howard Shore’s The Fly at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and at Los Angeles Opera; Willy Wonka in Peter Ash’s The Golden Ticket at Opera Theatre of St. Louis and Atlanta Opera; LBJ in JFK with Fort Worth Opera and Opera de Montreal; and Herman Broder in Ben Moore’s Enemies, A Love Story at Palm Beach Opera.


Lara Secord-Haid

Lara Secord-Haid Performing Praised by international publications, soprano Lara Secord-Haid has been described as “possessing a rich and expressive overall quality” (Attencion San Miguel), “charismatic” (Opera Today) and was praised for her “flinty acuity” by the New York Times.

Ms. Secord-Haid is enjoying a diverse and dynamic international career. Recent performances include, Governess in Turn of the Screw  with Nashville Opera, Sophie in Werther with Manitoba Opera, a concert in the Jeonju International Sori Festival in Korea and a concert at Opera Helikon in Moscow, a 15-city operatic concert tour throughout China, Cendrillon in Cendrillon (New York Lyric Opera), a solo concert with Opera San Miguel (San Miguel, Mexico), Marsinah in Kismet (Little Opera Winnipeg), Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw (Opera on the Avalon) Marzelline in Fidelio (Manitoba Opera), 3 Settings of Celan by Harrison Birtwistle with the AXIOM Ensemble at Lincoln Center, Miss Silverpeal in The Impresario (North Shore Music Festival), and Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera on the Avalon).


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Stay tuned for the next Live at the Baumann announcement on December 2nd.


Check back often as we continue to share with you more 2020/21 ReImagined Projects including new operas created for the small screen, engaging programming for youth and families, and chamber performances for small audiences streamed online from the Baumann Centre.