Picnic at the Piano with Barbara King

Wednesday, July 27 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Okotoks Art Gallery

Text reads 'Picnic at the Piano' with a drawing of a piano keyboard where several keys are coloured in red, blue, orange, and green.

Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor, family-friendly concert at the Okotoks Art Gallery!
Brought to you by the Town of Okotoks Culture & Heritage with sponsorship from the Okotoks Arts Council.
In the event of poor weather, the event will move to the Rotary Performing Arts Centre, 3 Elma Street E.

About the artist:
From winning the Québec Provincial Gymnastics Championship to thrilling audiences with her “possession of a “warm, agile mezzo-soprano voice”, Calgary mezzo soprano Barbara King is no stranger to the stage. Barbara ended 2019 singing the role of Dalila in Samson et Dalila with Opera by Request/Calgary Concert Opera and began 2020 making her debut as a principle soloist with Calgary Civic Symphony (Sunday Afternoon at the Opera). In 2018, Ms. King sang the role of Carmen with Opera Kelowna, was an Alumni Mentor with Opera NUOVA and sang as Flora in Manitoba Opera’s new production of La Traviata. Barbara has also performed with Calgary Opera, Edmonton Opera, Italy’s Tuscia Opera Festival, Italy’s Amalfi Coast Music Festival, Mercury Opera, Opera by Request, Barrie’s Colours of Music Festival, Cowtown Opera, Calgary Concert Opera Company and Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra. A native of Montréal, Québec, Barbara currently resides in Calgary, Alberta, where she and her husband founded Calgary Concert Opera Company.