The Mata Hari Songbook Concert and CD Release

Classical
Jennifer Velva Bernstein Performance Hall
DAN School of Drama & Music
The Mata Hari Songbook Concert and CD Release

This is concert is part of the Queen’s University 2024 Homecoming Weekend events with cash bar open from 6:30-10:30 PM or, before the concert, during intermission, and after the concert for a chance to meet the performers in the lobby.

FREE LIVESTREAM ACCESS: Thanks to funding provided by the Ontario Region of the Canadian Music Centre, this concert will be available for free livestream viewing in real time using the link on this page. Post concert, the video of this performance can be viewed for one week on the IBCPA Digital Concert Hall.


FREE STUDENT TICKETS: The DAN School invites all youth to celebrate the arts with our $6 and $8 student tickets. New for this year, the DAN School is removing further barriers by offering any available tickets for free to all students one week before each 2024/25 DAN School Faculty Artist Series concert. Up to two free student tickets can be ordered online using the discount code: STUDENTFREE


About this concert:

In 2017, Patricia O’Callaghan sang the premiere theatrical run of One Last Night with Mata Hari, at the Isabel Bader Centre’s Studio Theatre. With book and lyrics by Craig Walker, and music by John Burge, both long-time Queen’s faculty members, this tour-de-force of a one-woman show’s initial run was supported by acting pianist, Gregory Oh. Since then, Queen’s University is very fortunate that Patricia has joined the DAN School Faculty. With Craig narrating the basic storyline, and John at the piano, Patricia will reprise highlights from the show. This concert coincides with the release of a CD recording that Patricia and John made of these songs for the Centredisc label last April at the IBCPA, as well as the publication of The Mata Hari Songbook by Red Leaf Vocalworks.

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