Handel “Rodelinda”

Opera by Request presents Handel’s Rodelinda, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, June 24, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All seats $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Rodelinda……………..….Vania Chan, soprano
Bertarido……………..…..Meagan Larios, mezzo-soprano
Grimoaldo……………..…Sean Catheroy, tenor
Eduige………………..…….Sarah Christina Steinert, mezzo-soprano
Unulfo………………..…….Daniella Theresia, mezzo-soprano
Garibaldo……………..…..Austin Larusson, baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Strauss “Der Rosenkavalier”

Opera by Request presents a special 10th-Anniversary gala production of Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, semi-staged with chamber orchestra, June 9th and 10th, Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West. Pre-concert chat with Brahm Goldhamer at 6:00pm. Performance at 6:30pm. Tickets $25.00 in advance, $35 at the door. Phone 416 455-2365 for tickets and additional information, or visit our website: OBR10.CA

The Marschallin……………………..Katharine Dain, soprano
Octavian………………………………. Barbara King, mezzo-soprano
Baron Ochs………………….………..Uwe Dambruch, bass
Sophie………………..………………..Danielle Dudycha, soprano
Valzacchi……………...……………….Oliver Dawson, tenor
Annina………………..………………..Melissa Peiou, mezzo-soprano
Faninal……………….…………………Jay Lambie, baritone
Italian tenor…………………………..Ryan Harper, tenor
Marianne………………………………Lindsay McIntyre, soprano
Police Commissioner…………..…..Michael Robert-Broder, baritone
Animal Seller………………..………..Francis Domingue, tenor
Milliner………………………………….Deena Nicklefork, soprano
Servant/Orphan……………………..Catharin Carew, mezzo-soprano
Coachman……………………………..John Warden, bass

Music Moves Kids choir, Erin Armstrong, director

William Shookhoff, music director

Mozart: Don Giovanni

Opera by Request presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni, in concert with piano accompaniment, Friday, May 12, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst).  All tickets $20.00.  Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.
Don Giovanni………………Norman E. Brown, baritone
Leporello…………………….John Holland, baritone
Donna Anna………………..Susan Elizabeth, soprano
Donna Elvira………………..Cristina Pisani, soprano
Don Ottavio…………………Avery Krisman, tenor
Zerlina………………………..Michaela Dickey, mezzo-soprano
Masetto………………………Austin Larusson, baritone
Commendatore……………Steven Henrikson, bass-baritone

William Shookhoff, music director and pianist

Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier

Opera by Request celebrates our 10th Anniversary with Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier.  Two performances, June 9 and 10, 6:30 pm, Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W.  Semi-staged with an international cast and chamber orchestra.  Visit our Rosenkavalier website: OBR10.CA for complete details and to order tickets, or phone 416 455-2365 for additional information and group sales.

Wagner: Lohengrin

Opera by Request presents Wagner’s Lohengrin, in concert with piano accompaniment, Friday, May 5, 7pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Lohengrin……………Jason Lamont, tenor
Elsa…………………….Stephanie DeCiantis, soprano
Telramund…………..Andrew Tees, baritone
Ortrud………………..Kristine Dandavino, mezzo-soprano
King Henry…………..Norman Brown, baritone
Herald………………..Michael Robert-Broder, baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Gluck: Orfeo ed Eurydice

Opera by Request presents Gluck’s Orfeo ed Eurydice, semi-staged with piano accompaniment, Saturday, April 22, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Orfeo………….Kellie Masalas, soprano
Eurydice………Antonina Ermolenko, soprano
Amor…………..Sharon Tikiryan, soprano

Stephanie Ferracane, stage director
William Shookhoff, music director and pianist