“I really kind of fell in love with her, as a performer and her music,” says Dala. “The intimacy of her writing I find very attractive. She also has such a haunting voice.”
If you'd like to see more of Leslie Dala, you can catch him in Banff later this month, conducting the Banff Centre's production of Lillian Alling. He'll also be conducting VO's West Side Story in October.
ETA: And don't forget - Leslie Dala will also be conducting at Opera & Arias at Bard on the Beach! Four performances only of a special version of The Marriage of Figaro: August 29 and September 5, 1pm and 7pm. Find out more here.