Dominick Argento Commemoration: Windsor

Opera by Request commemorates the life of Dominick Argento with a performance of Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night and Waterbird Talk, Saturday, May 4, 7:00pm, Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3200 Woodland, Windsor, ON.  Tickets $25.00.  Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

For performers see Friday, May 3 listing.

Dominick Argento Commemoration: Toronto

Opera by Request commemorates the life of Dominick Argento with a performance of Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night and Waterbird Talk, Friday, May 3, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst).  All tickets $20.00.  Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Miss Havisham………….Brianna  DeSantis, soprano
The Lecturer………………Parker Clement, baritone

Claire Harris, keyboard
William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Mozart: “Cosi Fan Tutte”

Opera by Request presents Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, in concert with piano accompaniment, Friday, April 5, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst).  All tickets $20.00.  Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Fiordiligi…………………………………….Deena Nicklefork, soprano Dorabella…………………………………..Erin Armstrong, mezzo-soprano Ferrando……………………………………Conlan Gassi, tenor Guglielmo………………………………….Anthony Rodrigues, baritone Despina…………………………………….Danie Friesen, soprano Don Alfonso……………………………..John Holland, baritone

Claire Harris, pianist and music director

Puccini: “Madama Butterfly”

Opera by Request presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, March 9, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst).  All tickets $20.00.  Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Cio-Cio-San……………………………..Cristina Pisani, soprano Pinkerton………………………………..Corey Arnold, tenor Sharpless………………………………..Norman E. Brown, baritone Suzuki…………………………………….Alexandra Beley, mezzo-soprano Goro……………………………………….Colin Frotten, tenor Bonze………………………………………John Holland, baritone
Yamadori, Commissioner…………….……Taylor Gibbs, baritone
Kate Pinkerton………………………..Danie Friesen, soprano
Cio-Cio-San’s aunt……………………Wendy Cladman, soprano

Claire Harris, pianist and music director

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