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

Puccini: La Bohème

Opera by Request presents Puccini’s La Bohème, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, March 11, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Mimi…………………….Karina Bray, soprano
Rodolfo…………………Paul Williamson, tenor
Marcello……………….Domenico Sanfilippo, baritone
Musetta………………..Jennifer Ann Sullivan, soprano
Colline…………………. Peter Warren, bass-baritone
Schaunard……………..Gregory Finney, baritone
Benoit/Alcindoro…….Larry Tozer, baritone

William Shookhoff, pianist and music director

Ontario Opera Collaborative: “Mozart Mania”

Opera by Request hosts the Ontario Opera Collaborative in “Mozart Mania,” Saturday, March 4, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Familiar excerpts from Cosi fan tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Die Zauberflote will be followed by a complete performance of Der Schauspieldirektor.

Misty Banyard and Jennifer Fontaine, sopranos; Tara St. Pierre, mezzo-soprano; Antonio Dirienzo, tenor; Thomas Franzky, bass.

D. Kai Ma, pianist and music director

Berlioz: “La Damnation de Faust”

Opera by Request presents Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust, in concert with piano accompaniment, Saturday, February 25, 7:30pm, College St. United Church, 452 College St. (Bathurst). All tickets $20.00. Phone 416 455-2365 for reservations and information.

Faust…………………Dillon Parmer, tenor
Mephistopheles… Michael Robert-Broder, baritone
Marguerite…………Sarah Christina Steinert, mezzo-soprano
Brander………………Mark Peacock, baritone

The Annex Singers, Maria Case, director
William Shookhoff, music director and pianist