Handel: “Alcina” – Windsor

Opera by Request presents Handel’s Alcina, in concert with piano accompaniment, Sunday, March 3, 2:00pm, All Saints Anglican Church,  330 City Hall Square W., Windsor, ON.  All seats $20.00.  Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

See listing for February 23 for cast.

Handel: “Alcina”

Opera by Request presents Handel’s Alcina, in concert with piano accompaniment, as a celebration of Handel’s birthday, Saturday, February 23, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst).  All tickets $20.00.  Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Alcina……………………….Antonina Ermolenko, soprano
Ruggiero…………………..Meagan Larios, mezzo-soprano
Bradamante………………Michaela Dickey, mezzo-soprano
Morgana…………………..Bree Horton, mezzo-soprano
Oberto……………………..Josh Zajac, treble
Oronte……………………..Fabian Arciniegas, tenor
Melisso…………………….John Holland, baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Mozart: “Don Giovanni” – Belleville

Opera by Request presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni, in concert with piano accompaniment, Sunday, January 20, 3:00pm, St. Matthews United Church, 25 Holloway St., Belleville, ON. All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for information.

Don Giovanni…………………..Norman E. Brown, baritone
Leporello………………………..John Holland, baritone
Donna Anna……………………Alexandra Leblanc, soprano
Donna Elvira…………………..Deena Nicklefork, soprano
Masetto/Commendatore….George Ossipov, bass-baritone
Don Ottavio…………………….Colin Frotten, tenor

William Shookhoff, music director and pianist

Humperdinck: “Hansel and Gretel” – Woodbridge

Opera by Request presents Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, semi-staged with piano accompaniment, Sunday, January 20, 7:00pm, St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 100 Bainbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, ON. All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for information.

Hansel…………………..Shilpa Sharma, mezzo-soprano
Gretel……………………Sharon Tikiryan, soprano
Father……………………Andrew Tees, baritone
Mother………………….Emily Ding, mezzo-soprano
Witch…………………….Stephanie Ferracane, soprano
Sandman……………….Donna Shahi, soprano
Dew Fairy………………Michelle Mosu, soprano

with the Vaughan City Voices

Stephanie Ferracane, stage director
Claire Harris, music director and pianist

Menotti: “The Telephone” and Donizetti: “Rita”

Opera by Request presents Menotti’s The Telephone and Donizetti’s Rita, semi-staged with piano accompaniment, Saturday, January 19, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

The Telephone:

Ben…………..Mark Towstego, baritone
Lucy………….Tsu-Ching Yu, soprano

Rita:

Rita………….Tsu-Ching Yu, soprano
Beppe………Avery Krisman, tenor
Gasparo……Larry Tozer, baritone

Mark Schonberg, stage director
William Shookhoff, music director and pianist

Humperdinck “Hansel and Gretel”

Opera by Request presents Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, semi-staged with piano accompaniment, Friday, January 18, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Hansel…………………..Shilpa Sharma, mezzo-soprano
Gretel……………………Sharon Tikiryan, soprano
Father……………………Andrew Tees, baritone
Mother………………….Emily Ding, mezzo-soprano
Witch…………………….Stephanie Ferracane, soprano
Sandman……………….Donna Shahi, soprano
Dew Fairy………………Michelle Mosu, soprano

with the Vaughan City Voices

Stephanie Ferracane, stage director
Claire Harris, music director and pianist