Donizetti “Don Pasquale”

Opera by Request presents Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, April 21, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Don Pasquale………………..Mikhail Shemet, bass-baritone
Dr. Malatesta……………….. Austin Larusson, baritone
Norina…………………………. Grace Quinsey, soprano
Ernesto…………………………Fabian Arciniegas, tenor

Claire Harris, music director and pianist

Wagner “Lohengrin”

Opera by Request presents Wagner’s Lohengrin, Friday, April 13, 7:00pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Lohengrin………………..Lenard Whiting, tenor
Elsa…………………………Vanessa Lanch, soprano
Ortrud…………………….Catharin Carew, mezzo-soprano
Telramund……………….Andrew Tees, baritone
King Heinrich……………Steven Henrikson, baritone
Herald……………………..John Holland, baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Handel “Orlando”

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

Orlando…………………..Kinga Lizon, mezzo-soprano
Angelica…………………..Vania Chan, soprano
Dorinda……………………Daniela Agostino, mezzo-soprano
Medoro……………………Shannon Halliwell-McDonald, mezzo-soprano
Zoroastro………………….Michael Robert-Broder, baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Verdi “Rigoletto”

Opera by Request presents Verdi’s Rigoletto, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, March 10, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Rigoletto…………………………Larry Tozer, baritone
Gilda………………………………Amy Dodington, soprano
Duke of Mantua………………Cian Horrobin, tenor
Maddalena……………………..Lillian Brooks, mezzo-soprano
Sparafucile………………………Dylan Wright, bass-baritone
Monterone………………………Henry Irwin, baritone
Borsa……………………………….Colin Frotten, tenor
Marullo……………………………Marco Petracchi, baritone
Ceprano…………………………..Andrew Tam, baritone
Countess Ceprano/Giovanna.Pina Brannigan, mezzo-soprano

William Shookhoff, music director and pianist

Bellini “Norma”

Opera by Request presents Bellini’s Norma, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, February 10, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Norma………………..Antonina Ermolenko, soprano
Adalgisa……………..Shantelle Przybylo, soprano
Pollione……………..Paul Williamson, tenor
Oroveso……………..Andrew Tees, baritone
Flavio…………………Fabian Arciniegas, tenor
Clotilde………………Alessia D’Ambrogio, soprano

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director
Stephanie Ferracane, dramatic consultant

Strauss “Salome”

Opera by Request presents Richard Strauss’s Salome, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, January 20, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and additional information.

Salome……………Naomi Eberhard, soprano
Herod……………..Ryan Harper, tenor
Herodias………….Leah Giselle Field, mezzo-soprano
Jochanaan………..Michael Robert-Broder, baritone
Page………………..Meghan Symon, mezzo-soprano
Nazarenes………..Austin Larusson, baritone; Jonathan MacArthur, tenor
Soldiers……………Steven Henrikson and Austin Larusson, baritones
The five Jews…….Avery Krisman, Jonathan MacArthur, Robert Martin and Cian Harrobin, tenors; Steven Henrikson, baritone

William Shookhoff, music director and pianist