BRONWEN FORBAY

South-African-American Soprano

2019-2020 SCHEDULE

Featured Recital with Randy Umstead (Tenor) and Sharon Lavery (Piano)
for the Texas Music Teachers Association - June 13, 2020
Hyatt Regency
Houston, TX

Guest Artist - Foote Foundation Benefit Concert
Christ the King Catholic Church - February 23, 2020
Dallas, TX

Opera Recital with Christian Bester (Baritone) and Sharon Lavery (Piano)
Eastfield Community College - February 5, 2019
Mesquite, TX

Opera Recital with Christian Bester (Baritone) and Sharon Lavery (Piano)
Texas Wesleyan University - October 15, 2019
Dallas Fort-Worth, TX

Opera Recital with Christian Bester (Baritone) and Sharon Lavery (Piano)
for the 1st TEXOMA NOA Convention - September 20, 2019
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX

Opera Recital with Christian Bester (Baritone) and Sharon Lavery (Piano)
McLennan Community College - September 10, 2019
Waco, TX

2018-2019 SCHEDULE

Premier of “Ubuntu: We are one family” by Mary Alice Rich
Voces Intimae Recital Series - June 9, 2019
Dallas, TX

Mozart Requiem, Soprano Soloist
with the Central Texas Choral Society - April 16, 2019
Waco, TX

Carmina Burana, Soprano Soloist
St. Philip’s Community College - April 11 & 13, 2019
San Antonio, TX

Opera Recital with Edgar Sierra (tenor)
McLennan Community College
Waco, TX

Guest Artist - Foote Foundation Benefit Concert
Christ the King Catholic Church - February 2019
Dallas, TX

2017-2018 SCHEDULE

Afrikaans Art Song Presentation
with Christian Bester, DMA (Baritone)
Stephen Pierce, DMA (Piano)
2018 NATIONAL NATS CONFERENCE June 25, 2018
Las Vegas, NV

Guest Soloist
Bruce Foote Memorial Scholarship Foundation Benefit
Christ the King Catholic Church -  February 25, 2018
Dallas, TX

Afrikaans Art Song Recital 
with Stephen Pierce, DMA (Piano) 
University of Southern California - February 13, 2018
Thornton School of Music
Los Angeles, CA

Afrikaans Art Song Recital
with Stephen Pierce, DMA (Piano) 
McLennan Community College January 29, 2018
Waco, TX 

Guest Soloist, Holiday Concert
Waco Symphony Orchestra - December 8, 2017
Waco, TX

"The Works of Mary Alice Rich:
Songs and Operatic Duets for Soprano & Baritone" 
2017 TEXOMA NATS REGIONAL CONFERENCE: 
ARTIST SERIES - November 9, 2017
Commerce, TX

"The Works of Mary Alice Rich:
Songs and Operatic Duets for Soprano & Baritone"
McLennan Community College  -  October 22, 2017
Waco, TX

"Seaport Cities - Then and Now"  
Brazos Forum -  October 25, 2017
Waco, TX
http://brazosforum.org

Soprano 1 Soloist, Vivaldi, Gloria - May 16, 2017
Killeen, TX

 "Songs and Operatic Duets for Soprano and Baritone by Mary Alice Rich"
Voces Intimae Recital Series -  April 23, 2017
Dallas, TX  

Velmyra, Wading Home Excerpts
Music by Women Festival - March 4, 2017
Columbus, MS

Guest Soloist
Bruce Foote Memorial Scholarship Foundation Benefit
Christ the King Catholic Church - February 26, 2017
Dallas, TX

Soprano Soloist, Handel Messiah
Highland Park Presbyterian Church December 11, 2016
Dallas, TX

Curtis Streetman and the Oracle Ensemble"
Samuel Pepys: Music, Muses, and Musings of a
Restoration Diarist" 
Baylor University September 30, 2016
Waco, TX                                                                             

Soprano Soloist, Mendelssohn Elijah
Highland Park Presbyterian Church September 18, 2016
Dallas, TX

Adina, L'Elisir d'amore (Role Debut)
Gauteng Opera - New Production - August 2-7, 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
http://www.gautengopera.org

Taos Opera Institute Festival's Cantos de Taos Quartet
Soprano: Bronwen Forbay
Alto: Candace Carpenter
Tenor: Eric Barry
Bass: Andrew Craig Brown

Taos Center for the Arts (Gala and Reception) - July 2, 2016
The Historic Taos Inn - June 17,2016
Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe  & Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe  - June 16, 2016
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House  -  June 12, 2016
David Anthony Fine Art Gallery -  June 11, 2016

http://www.taosoi.org/#!cantos-de-taos/c5bd

Soprano Soloist, Bob Chilcott: St. John Passion
Austin Avenue United Methodist Church March 25, 2016
Waco, TX


Soprano Soloist - March 14, 2016
Brahms Liebeslieder & Neue Liebeslieder Walzer
Lonestar Classical Voices Quartet:
Soprano: Bronwen Forbay
Mezzo-Soprano: Jamie Van Eyck
Tenor: Randy Umstead
Bariton: Christian Bester
Piano: Kaju Lee & Paul Sanchez
Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA                                     

Guest Soloist - February 28, 2016
Bruce Foote Memorial Scholarship Foundation Benefit
Christ the King Catholic Church on Preston Road
Dallas, TX

Finalist, National Opera Association Voice Competition -  January 8-9, 2016
Indianapolis, IN

Velmyra, Wading Home*                                            
Dallas City Performance Hall  - September 15, 2015
New Orleans, Loyola University - September 13 & 14, 2015
*WORLD PREMIER

Violetta, La Traviata, Amazwi Omzansi - August 17, 2015
Durban, South Africa

Soprano Soloist - June 7-July 6, 2015
Brahms Liebeslieder, Neue Liebeslieder
German Operetta Excerpts
Lonestar Classical Voices Quartet                      
National Tour of South Africa:                                                                   
University of Stellenbosch
FynArts Festival, Bouchard Finlayson Winery, Hermanus
Northwards Recital Series, Johannesburg
University of South Africa (UNISA) Recital Series, Pretoria
Friends of Music Society, Durban
Grahamstown National Arts Festival


Soprano Soloist, Bach Cantata 209 - June 29, 2015
Baroque 2000 Orchestra, Evelien Ballantine-Hagen (Flute)
Marianhill Monastery
Durban, South Africa                                                      

Donna Anna, Don Giovanni (Excerpts) - June 10, 2015
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Playhouse Opera Theatre
Durban, South Africa                                        

Violetta, La Traviata - June 6, 2015
Gauteng Opera
Johannesburg, South Africa                                                      

Soprano Soloist - March 2015
Brahms Liebeslieder & Neue Liebeslieder Walzer
Lonestar Classical Voices Quartet
Texas Tour:                                                                                              
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Recital Series, Dallas, TX
East Dallas Christian Church Recital Series, East Dallas, TX
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX
Baylor University, Waco, TX

Velmyra, Wading Home* - April 2015
Dallas City Performance Hall                                                                     
Dallas, TX  

 

CONTACT: bronwenforbay@gmail.com

 

CREDITS

Mike Itashiki, FILMOGRAPHER
Val Adamson Photography
Jeffrey Arnold, Piano
Cape Town Opera
Brenton Greech (La Traviata, Cape Town Opera)
Shawn Northcutt Photography (Porgy and Bess)
Stuart Ralph (Lucia di Lammermoor, Cape Town Opera)
CHRISTINA BENTLY (ORPHEUS, WOLF TRAP OPERA COMPANY)