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Nicole Warner, mezzo-soprano

 Hi, I'm Nicole Warner, a professional, classical mezzo-soprano.

I sing everything from Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio to Handel's Messiah to brand new works from composers in the Twin Cities area.

Here you will find:

+ concert announcements

+ my weekly blog Open Intervals

+ pictures of concert tours and a few epic throwbacks

+ audio and video in the Media Room and

+ my monthly eNewsletter Nicole's Notes

Music is meant to be a part of our everyday lives--it marks the transitions, the special occasions, brings meaning to our gatherings, entertains and comforts us. It's an honor to share these experiences with you!

 

 

 

Nicole's Next Performances

Party Music!

Saturday, September 20, 2014 – 7:30 pm ch Society of Minnesota Sundin Music Hall
1536 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN "Have a rocking good time with us as we party with the music of Bach and his friends, Handel and Telemann. Join the Bach Society’s Chorus and Orchestra in celebrating with the music of these Baroque giants. One of ndel’s Coronation Anthemsnd excerpts from his Water Music; a trio sonata from Telemann’s TafelmusikBach’ [ ... ]

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"America Sings" with the Masterworks Chorale

America Sings Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 5 p.m. Masterworks Chorale of Augsburg College Peter Hendrickson, conductor Nicole Warner, mezzo-soprano Masterworks Chamber Orchestra Admission is Free of Charge (a free will offering will be taken) . Come hear me sing REALLY HIGH! I'll be singing the solo in Psalm XXIII, which features a high a-flat! Plus, "Stay with Us" is a gorgeous piece of music and I sang in its premiere waaaay back in 19 [ ... ]

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Summer nights - Les nuits d'été by Hector BerliozSummer nights - Les nuits d'été by Hector Berlioz

November 22 & 23, 2014 Mesabi Symphony Orchestra Sergey Bogza, conductor   November 22nd, 7:00 p.m. Chisholm High School Auditorium 301 4th Street SW Chrisholm, MN 55719     November 23rd, 2:30 p.m. Goodman Auditorium at Virginia High School 411 5th St. S Virginia, MN 55792    

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More Upcoming Performances

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Magical Singing Underpants!
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Get your magical singing underpants, right here! Going fast!

Click here to read about the Magical Singing Panties on Emily Greenleaf's new blog.

All Magical Singing Underpants go well with evening gowns!

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I'm off to sing Rossini in Milwaukee this weekend. So when this posts, I'll be putting in one more practice session, packing, and saying good-bye to Connor for a long weekend (sad). However hard it is to be without my favorite fur creature for a few days, it will be wonderful to visit Milwaukee again, as it is my favorite city, it has so many great features and I'm very excited to see my friends and Bel Canto Family again.

See you on the flip side!

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Audition Announcement for Singers in the Twin Cities!
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VocalPoint is Auditioning!   “Claiming the Sky: Voices of Phenomenal Women” Join us for a 6-week choral project, beginning with rehearsals on Sunday, January 4 and concluding with a weekend of concerts on February 7 and 8 as we support The Advocates for Human Rights, specifically their work on behalf of women.    Special guest performers include: Zenon Dance Company Nicole Warner, mezzo soprano Chimgee Haltarhuu, performer and teacher with Circus Juventas Nothando Zulu with the Black Storytellers Alliance   Repertoire includes works by Jake Runestad, Elizabeth Alexander, Ola Gjeilo, Rosephanye Powell, and a commission by Joan Szymko.  We are auditioning for all voice parts.     Visit vocalpointchorus.org for more information   Click here to download a PDF with this informatio...
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This is how I #SeeDV. How do you #SeeDV?
Life
Last week I wrote about upcoming concerts I have with VocalPoint Chorus out of St. Paul, Minnesota. I'll be singing two pieces, however I'll also be there as an advocate for domestic violence awareness. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and I'm proud and grateful to share with you that I've written a blog post for the National Domestic Violence Hotline about how I #SeeDV (how I see domestic violence). Click here to read the blog post at The Hotline. Most days, but specifically in October, I am reminded that my life could look drastically different. My life and my awareness changed when I left a violent relationship--one in which there was not much fun at all, daily tasks were tainted with misgiving, mistrust, and insults. I would wake up to criticism and crazy-making behavior that left me feeling worthless, terrified, ...
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San Diego Pro Arte Voices Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Debut Recording
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San Diego, CA (October 2, 2014) — The San Diego Pro Arte VoicesChamber Choir has just launched a Kickstarter Campaign to fund the creation of their very first audio recording. This CD will be released at their December 19-20, 2014, holiday concerts and will feature much of the music to be performed. To donate, visit their campaign site at http://kck.st/1pEAwBM.  The holiday season wouldn't be as special without meaningful choral music. With this CD, the Pro Arte Voices will share some of their favorite carols written for a cappella choir, and choir with organ. These carols will include traditional arrangements along with settings by Tomas Luis de Victoria, Michael Praetorius, Benjamin Britten, and Herbert Howells.     The funds raised through this campaign will go towards paying the talented, local San ...
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A Very Special Concert Announcement: VocalPoint Chorus 2015
Life
You may know already that in 2008 I left an abusive marriage, fled a foreign country, started over with 28 boxes & 3 suitcases, and have been rebuilding my life ever since. If you didn't know that yet, well, I recommend you read this. It's the story of how I survived and left an abusive marriage (it's the short version). Why do I speak out about it being a survivor of domestic violence? Because I had an incredible opportunity to leave safely, which most women & men don't have when they leave such a relationship. I had a week's time, he was thousands of miles away, and I could safely pack up my belongings and get out of there. We had no children together, which means that once the divorce was final, it was over forever. Done. Fertig. Basta! There is such a remote chance of this happening for a survivor that I've even had a ha...
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