Mary Dibbern
Music Director Education and Family Programs, The Dallas Opera

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Upcoming Recital 2017

March 25, 2015 University of Texas at Dallas presents Jared Schwartz, bass, and Mary Dibbern, pianist Music by Gabriel Fauré, Ange Flégier, and Franz Liszt. The concert will feature selections from Jared Schwartz's Toccata Classics recordings of Fauré's mélodies with Roy Howat, his recording of Ange Flégier's mélodies with Mary Dibbern, and the upcoming recording with Schwartz and Dibbern of songs by Liszt. The concert takes place in Jonsson Performance Hall at 8:00 p.m.

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The American pianist Mary Dibbern is Music Director of Education and Family Programs at The Dallas Opera. She has also established a private studio in Dallas where she coaches vocalists for opera roles, auditions, art song and oratorio repertoire.

Mary Dibbern was Head of Music at the Minnesota Opera for three seasons (2009-2012). A highlight of 2012 was work with composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell for the world premiere of their opera Silent Night which has won the PULITZER PRIZE FOR MUSIC 2012.

Mary Dibbern lived in Paris, France from 1978-2009. She is internationally known as a specialist in the field of collaborative piano and vocal coaching. Her career includes opera coaching, vocal recitals, art song recordings, master classes at the University level, Young Artist Program teaching, as well as television and radio appearances in Europe, the United States and Asia.

Mary Dibbern is published by Pendragon Press.
The Tales of Hoffmann: A Performance Guide; Carmen: A Performance Guide;
Romeo et Juliette/Faust: A Performance Guide; Manon: A Performance Guide;
Interpreting the Songs of Jacques Leguerney: A Guide for Study and Performance written in collaboration with Carol Kimball and Patrick Choukroun.
Werther: A Performance Guide.
Massenet and His Letters: A New Biography by Anne Massenet, annotated and translated into English by Mary Dibbern.
Massenet: General Catalogue of Works, bi-lingual edition revised, edited and translated by Mary Dibbern and Hervé Oléon (release December 2016).

Mary Dibbern is the Editorial Consultant for a new series of editions of the works of French composer Jacques Leguerney, published by Musik Fabrik.

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