City Opera Vancouver to Present ‘Towards Home: An Evening of Songs’

By David Salazar

City Opera Vancouver will present a recital “Towards Home: An Evening of Songs,” featuring soprano Simone Osborne and bass-baritone Gordon Binter on Oct. 27, 2023.

The duo will perform alongside Artistic Director Gordon Gerrard in a program featuring music by Schubert, Finzi, and Viardot, among others.

Osborne is set to make her Calgary Opera debut in 2023-24 and will also appear with the Canadian Opera Company. The Canadian soprano previously appeared with Victoria Symphony, Oper Frankfurt, Festival d’Opéra de Québec, and Pacific Opera, Victoria, among others.

Binter has appeared with Oper Frankfurt in a number of roles as well as the Opéra National de Paris, Royal Opera House, and San Francisco Opera, among others.