Winnie Nieh, soprano
with Paul Dab, piano
Take refuge on the road to madness! Join soprano Winnie Nieh and pianist Paul Dab for a program on joy, seduction, love, loss and madness, featuring works by Purcell, Strauss, Ravel, the West Coast premiere of Richard Aldag’s Five Songs for Voice & Piano, and the world premiere (with piano) of Richard Festinger’s Love Wanders There and Winds of May. Winnie graduated from Harvard and received Associate diplomas from Trinity College London in piano, voice and violin. She has appeared as a soloist at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, as well as in Germany, Canada, South Korea and Hong Kong. Paul graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2011 and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2014, and has studied at conservatories in Vienna, Austria and Glasgow, Scotland and participated in festivals in New York and North Carolina. Last season this duo delighted Bay Area audiences with two recitals, and Winnie tied for Second Place behind Joyce DiDonato in San Francisco Classical Voice’s poll for Best Vocal Recital 2016-17. Don’t miss this program and the chance to meet composers Richard Aldag and Richard Festinger. Please visit winnienieh.com and pauldab.com for more information on the performers.