Leoncavallo “La Bohème” – Belleville

Opera by Request presents Leoncavallo’s La Bohème, in concert with piano accompaniment, Sunday, November 25, 3:00pm, St. Matthew’s United Church, 25 Holloway St., Belleville. All tickets $20.00, available at the door or in advance at the church office. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Marcello…………………..Robert Martin, tenor
Musetta……………………Deena Nicklefork, soprano
Rodolfo…………………….Kyle Lehmann, baritone
Mimi………………………..Cristina Pisani, soprano
Schaunard…………………Austin Larusson, baritone
Gaudenzio/Durand…….Oliver Dawson, tenor
Colline/Count Paolo……Keith O’Brien, baritone
Eufemia…………………….Shannon Halliwell-McDonald, mezzo-soprano
Barbemuche/drunkard..George Ossipov, bass-baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Leoncavallo “La Bohème”

Opera by Request presents Leoncavallo’s La Bohème, in concert with piano accompaniment, Friday, November 23, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Marcello…………………..Robert Martin, tenor
Musetta……………………Deena Nicklefork, soprano
Rodolfo…………………….Kyle Lehmann, baritone
Mimi………………………..Cristina Pisani, soprano
Schaunard…………………Austin Larusson, baritone
Gaudenzio/Durand…….Oliver Dawson, tenor
Colline/Count Paolo……Keith O’Brien, baritone
Eufemia…………………….Shannon Halliwell-McDonald, mezzo-soprano
Barbemuche/drunkard……..George Ossipov, bass-baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Verdi “Aida”

Opera by Request presents Verdi’s Aida, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, November 17, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Aida……………………………Stephanie DeCiantis, soprano
Amneris………………………Monica Zerbe, mezzo-soprano
Radames……………………..Boris Derow, tenor
Amonasro…………………….Andrey Andreychik, baritone
Ramphis……………………….Steven Henrikson, baritone
King of Egypt…………………Norman E. Brown, baritone
Messenger…………………….Francis Domingue, tenor
High Priestess………………..Laura Schatz, mezzo-soprano

William Shookhoff, pianist an music director

Tchaikovsky “Pique Dame”

Opera by Request presents Tchaikovsky’s Pique Dame, in concert with piano accompaniment, Friday, November 9, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and additional information.

Gherman…………………………Paul Williamson, tenor
Lisa…………………………………Anush Pasishnik, soprano
Countess………………………….Anna Belikova, mezzo-soprano
Count Tomsky…………………..Yevgeny Yablonovsky, baritone
Prince Yeletsky………………….Andrey Andreychik, baritone
Paulina…………………………….Meghan Symon, mezzo-soprano
Surin/Narumov………………… George Ossipov, bass-baritone
Chekalinsky/Chaplinsky………Jay Lambie, tenor

William Shookhoff, music director and pianist

Mozart “Die Zauberflote”

Opera by Request presents Mozart’s Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), in concert with piano accompaniment, Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Papageno……………….Austin Larusson, baritone
Pamina…………………..Brittany Stewart, soprano
Tamino…………………..Cian Horrobin, tenor
Queen of the Night……….Holly Chaplin, soprano
Three Ladies……………Grace Quinsey, soprano; Norita Portillo, soprano; Shannon Halliwell-McDonald, mezzo-soprano
Monostatos…………….Joseph Wong, tenor
Sarastro…………….Mikhail Shemet, bass
Three Spirits……….. Josh Zajac, Julia Martin, Braylon Belanger

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

“Don Giovanni” on Tour – Ottawa, London, Windsor

Opera by Request presents Don Giovanni on tour:

Sunday, September 16, 2:00pm, First Baptist Church, 140 Laurier Ave. W (Elgin), Ottawa, ON

Saturday, September 22, 7:00pm, New St. James Presbyterian Church, 280 Oxford St. E, London, ON

Sunday, September 30, 2:00pm, All Saints Anglican Church, 330 City Hall Square W., Windsor, ON

Don Giovanni………………………….Norman E. Brown
Leporello………………………………..John Holland
Donna Anna……………………………Alexandra LeBlanc
Donna Elvira……………………………Deena Nicklefork
Don Ottavio…………………………….Colin Frotten/Conlan Gassi
Zerlina……………………………………Danie Friesen/Jessica Clark
Masetto………………………………….George Ossipov
Commendatore……………………….George Ossipov

Music Director and pianist, William Shookhoff/Claire Harris