Rumbold Foundation, Coast to Coast Recital #1


Connor Hoppenbrouwers & Shannon Hiebert 

Sunday May 31, 2020
3 pm MDT 

Hosted in the home of Kim Mattice Wanat with Brian Deedrick in Edmonton AB

This recital is made possible by the generosity of the


Join us for our first ever virtual recital to kick off this exciting series! 2021 emerging artist Connor Hoppenbrouwers and longtime NUOVA faculty member Shannon Hiebert will present a delightful program of Rossini, Finzi, Mahler and others. 



There will be a Virtual Reception via Zoom held immediately following the first viewing at approximately 4:00 pm MDT. If you forgot to RSVP to our Virtual Reception, you can still attend using the information below! Please make sure you have Zoom installed on your device before joining. (you can download it by using this link)
Meeting link:
Meeting ID: 838 9855 9146
Password: 098889

Connor Hoppenbrouwers is a baritone known for his rich sound, dynamic range and entertaining stage presence. Coming from Edmonton Alberta, music was always present in Connor’s life but, after learning guitar at age 14 music became his entire focus. Connor continued his music education at the University of Alberta studying under John Tessier. Upon his recent graduation, Connor will be attending the University of British Columbia in the Fall of 2020 to begin a master’s degree in Opera Performance. Connor would have been joining us this summer but will now be attending in 2021 in the roles of Aeneas in Dido & Aeneas, and Thomas Putnam in The Crucible.

Shannon Hiebert is highly regarded as a collaborative pianist, vocal coach, conductor, and music director. A diverse performer, Shannon has performed with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Edmonton Opera, Citadel Theatre, and several musical theatre productions. She is currently Director of the University of Alberta Opera Ensemble and has served on the faculties of the University of Manitoba, University of Toronto and the University of Alberta, Opera NUOVA, Calgary Opera’s Artist Program, and the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy (COSI) and Cantilon Choirs.

Recital Program: May 31 Printable Program with Translations