Casual Classical with Eileen Kosasih and Kathleen Morrison
Think you have to dress up and head downtown for amazing classical music? Think again. Every month, creative triple threat Eileen Kosasih presents a world-class chamber and classical show at the Eddy with talented pals.
This week, Eileen is joined by sultry soprano Kathleen Morrison.
About Eileen Kosasih’s Classical Variety Show:
Eileen Kosasih is a pianist, violinist, and artist based in Calgary. She has a B.A. Music in Violin (Ambrose University), M.A. Music in Orchestral Conducting (Azusa Pacific University), and a piano diploma (American College of Musicians). Eileen is a founder and former director of Calgary Arts Orchestra, a former ensemble dedicated to new Canadian music and a high level of artistry.
Eileen is host of Eileen Kosasih’s Classical Variety Show at the King Eddy and is principle 2nd of Symphony of the Kootenays and plays with Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra. She is also an expressionist painter and illustrator.
“Powerful, sexy, and vocally dominating” (Pause Magazin)
Since 2012, Operatic soprano Kathleen Morrison has been performing in both Germany (primarily Berlin) and her native Canada. German highlights include her debut with the Club-Theater Berlin as Konstanze, Die Königin Der Nacht for 2 seasons in the smash hit “Breakin’ Mozart” in the historic Wintergarten Varieté, Marzelline in Beethoven’s Fidelio in November 2014, as part of the official celebrations of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. She was the Classical Representative for Calgary’s Year of Music in 2016 and the house soprano for the Kammeroper Kleinmachnow.
November 2017 found Kathleen on a hugely successful 10 city concert tour of China, where she performed for over a combined 1 million people. She recently made her debut as Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata in 2018 with Mercury Opera and the Calgary Concert Opera Company, where Opera Canada called her ‘Riveting’. On May 13th she will be performing the very first opera concert, “Divas – A Night at the Opera” in the new Calgary Central Public Library.