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Egyptian American mezzo-soprano Sahar Hassan maintains a busy schedule as a chamber musician and frequent oratorio soloist. Committed to bringing lesser known works to life, she is artistic director of the Twin Cities based Ladyslipper Ensemble, which was born out of her love for chamber music.
Ms. Hassan has been on the voice faculties of New England Conservatory’s Division of Preparatory and Continuing Education, Wellesley College, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University and McNally Smith College of Music. She earned her Masters in Music from New England Conservatory of Music, with additional studies at the Conservatoire de Versailles in France and the Hochschule für Musik in Munich, Germany.
In 2017, Ms. Hassan received an Artist Initiative Grant from the state of Minnesota to record a CD of vocal/instrumental chamber music titled “The World’s Highway”, which will be released in February of 2019. She is training to be a certified Alexander Technique teacher.
LISTEN NOW – “Zamba” by Alberto Ginastera from the new album The World’s Highway.
Listen to more samples from The World’s Highway here. This is an album of songs for mezzo-soprano and varied small ensembles. These works are from the early to mid 20th Century. Sahar Hassan sings this truly beautiful program. The World’s Highway is available now at HBDirect and all your favorite streaming and download sites.