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…………………Henry Irwin, 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…………………Henry Irwin, 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…………………………….Bree Horton, mezzo-soprano
Surin/Narumov………………… George Ossipov, bass-baritone
Chekalinsky/Chaplinsky………Jay Lambie, tenor

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…………………..Alessia D’ambrogio, 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

Verdi “Nabucco”

Opera by Request presents Verdi’s Nabucco, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, January 12, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Nabucco…………………….Gene Wu, baritone
Abigaille…………………….Antonina Ermolenko, soprano
Ismaele……………………..Cian Horrobin, tenor
Zaccaria…………………….Dylan Wright, bass
Fenena……………………..Meghan Symon, mezzo-soprano

William Shookhoff, music director and pianist