“Those who make art, they’re just brave enough to share their humanity…You can connect to that humanity and realize how you are part of something bigger than yourself.”Fabian Arciniegas
Musician, singer and voice coach Fabian Arciniegas speaks to NFOTA’s Donna Wootton about singing opera, his fun experiences with local musical theatre, the need for more diversity and communication among artists in Northumberland County, and Cobourg as “the perfect place to raise kids.”
In this series we feature interviews and discussions with Individual Artists, Leaders of Arts Groups and Organizations, Civic Leaders, and other Arts Lovers in our county.
Northumberland Festival of the Arts will take place across Northumberland County from September 16 – October 2, 2022.
“Art for me is human expression.”–Fabian Arciniegas
“This [the festival of arts] would be a great opportunity to show all the people that are new to the area that there’s this vibrant artists’ community.”
Fabián Arciniegas, is a Colombian-Canadian singer-actor (tenor) and voice coach with a Master’s Degree in Opera Performance from the University of Toronto.
He has successfully toured in Canada and internationally as part of the series Crossing Borders with soprano Maureen Batt and pianist Claire Harris, featuring living Latin American and North American composers.
The 2021-2022 season will see Fabián’s première of composer Chia Yin Wu’s song cycle Blood and the Moon, Leo Herrera’s song cycle Canciones nocturnas, Héctor González’s Pregones de San Antonio, as well as a new tour with Crossing Borders.
He has performed as part of the chorus with the Canadian Opera Company in Verdi’s Aida (cancelled due to COVID 19), Otello and Wagner’s Götterdämmerung and was Le Remendado for Julie Nesrallah’s production Carmen on Tap.