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…………………..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

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…………………..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

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……………….Michael Robert-Broder, baritone
Pamina…………………..Brittany Stewart, soprano
Tamino…………………..Cian Horrobin, tenor
Queen of the Night……….Holly Chaplin, soprano
Three Ladies……………Grace Quinsey, soprano; Norita Portillo, soprano; Bree Horton, mezzo-soprano
Monostatos…………….Joseph Wong, tenor
Sarastro…………….Mikhail Shemet, bass
Three Spirits……….. Josh Zajac, Julia Martin, Braylon Belanger
The Speaker …………. Taylor Gibbs, Bass-Baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director