Schedule

2014-15

Sept. 27, 8 PM Paride ed Elena | Gluck | Essential Opera

Role: Erasto/Amore
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre
Toronto, ON
Vicki St. Pierre, music director
Wesley Shen, associate music director

Oct. 1, 7:30 PM Paride ed Elena | Gluck | Essential Opera

Role: Erasto/Amore
The Registry Theatre
Kitchener, ON
Vicki St. Pierre, music director
Wesley Shen, associate music director

Oct. 18, 7:30 PM La Caduta de’ Giganti | Gluck | Western Illinois University

Role: Iride
COFAC Recital Hall
Macomb, Illinois
Richard Hughey, Conductor

Dec. 21, 2014 Recital | Winter Warmth

Holy Family Church
Fredericton, NB

Jan. 24, 2015 Recital | CA/US composers | Crossing Borders

Canadian and American opera and art song
Maureen Batt, soprano
Cheryl Duvall, piano
St. Andrew’s Church
Halifax, NS

Feb. 14, 2015 Opera Valentine | Opera Nova Scotia

Canadian Italian Cultural Centre
Halifax, NS

March 13, 8 PM Essential Zarzuela! |  Vives | Essential Opera

Role: Cosette
Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON
Kate Carver, music director
TICKETS

March 21, 7:30 PM Recital | CA/US composers | Crossing Borders

Canadian and American opera and art song
Maureen Batt, soprano
Cheryl Duvall, piano
Biello Martin Studio
Philadelphia, PA, USA
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March 27, 8 PM Recital | CA/US composers | Crossing Borders

Canadian and American opera and art song
Maureen Batt, soprano
Cheryl Duvall, piano
Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON
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May 22, 23, 7:00 PM Aunt Helen/I Will Fly Like a Bird/La Serva Padrona | Pearce/Plant/Pergolesi | Opera Nova Scotia

Roles: Helen/Serpina
Sir James Dunn Theatre
Halifax, NS
***Stage premieres of Aunt Helen and I will fly like a bird***
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2014

July 21, 2014

Sulmona, Italy
COSI
Gala Performance

June 15, 2014 7:30 PM Etiquette/Regina/Heather | Pearce/Denburg/Thornborrow | Open Ears Festival

Roles: Dorothy Parker/Anna/Cindy
Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound
Registry Theatre, Kitchener, ON

June 7, 2014 2:00 PMIl campanello/L’isola disabitata | Donizetti/Haydn | New Hamburg Live!

Roles: Rosa/Silvia
Steinmann Church, Baden, ON

May 9, 2014 Casanova| Andrew Ager | COSI CONNECTION

Role: Martina
Snell Hall, St. James Cathedral Centre (Church and Adelaide)
Toronto, ON

April 5, 7:30 PMEtiquette, Regina, Heather | Essential Opera

Roles: Dorothy Parker/Anna/Cindy
Cheryl Duvall , music director
Heliconian Hall, Toronto, ON
Canadian opera premières by Pearce, Denburg, Thornborrow

March 7, 8:00 PM ONEs, TWOs & THREEs| Heliconian Club & Association of Canadian Women Composers

Heliconian Hall, Toronto, ON
Piece: Aunt Helen (Monica Pearce)
Soprano: Maureen Batt
Pianist: Wesley Shen

Jan. 31, 6:00 PM, Feb. 1, 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM Dido and Aeneas| Purcell | Island View Opera

Role: Belinda
Kingswood Lodge, Hanwell Rd.
Fredericton, NB
Anne Marie Murphy, music director
Tickets for Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

2013

Nov. 8, 7:30 PM L’isola disabitata| Haydn | Essential Opera

Role: Silvia
Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON
Kate Carver, music director
Tickets for Haydn’s L’isola disabitata

June 30, 2:00 PM The Sky’s a Triplet| Recital | Classics by the Bay

Parrsboro, NS
Tara Scott, piano

June 13, 5:30 PM Key Characters| 13 Street Winery Piano Series | Canadian Music Centre

Works by Elisha Denburg, Monica Pearce, Fiona Ryan, and Adam Scime
Canadian Music Centre
Toronto, ON
Wesley Shen, piano

June 10, 8 PM Songs of Our Time and Space| Songfire Series | CPS at VISI

Works by Jake Heggie, Jeffrey Ryan, and John Greer
Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Vancouver, BC
Renate Rossol, piano

March 15, 7:30 PM Il campanello/Gianni Schicchi| Donizetti/Puccini | Essential Opera

Roles: Madama Rosa/ Lauretta
Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON
Sung in Italian with projected English translation
Michael Rose, piano

March 8, 8:00 PM The Little Match Girl| August Enna | Nordic Opera Canada

Role: The Lady
St. Augustine of Canterbury
Toronto, ON
With the Swedish Singers
Sung in Danish with English translation
Jenna Douglas, piano

Feb. 16, 7:30 PM I was at your side each day/Wisdom Aria| Nic Gotham | Tapestry

Tapestry presents a unique concert showcasing bravura contemporary arias written by Canada’s leading composers. The Tapestry Songbook features dazzling soprano Carla Huhtanen and collaborative pianist Dr. Christopher Foley as well as emerging young opera talent from Tapestry’s New Opera 101 Master Class/Workshop participants. Join us for a remarkable evening of music from Tapestry’s 33 year history!
Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District
Toronto, ON
Tickets for The Tapestry Songbook

2012

December 7, 8, 9 Messiah| Händel | Windsor Symphony Orchestra

Steven Jarvi, Conductor
Maureen Batt, Soprano
Maureen Ferguson, Mezzo
Wesley Morgan, Tenor
Matthew Pauls, Baritone
Windsor Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Joel Tranquilla, Chorusmaster

Friday, December 07, 2012, 11:00 AM and 7:30 PM, Assumption University Chapel, Windsor
Saturday, December 08, 2012, 7:30 PM, Leamington United Mennonite Church, Leamington
Sunday, December 09, 2012, 7:30 PM, St. Anne’s Church, Tecumseh
TICKETS

November 7 The Threepenny Opera| Weill | Essential Opera

Role: Polly
Heliconian Hall
Cathy Nosaty, piano and accordion
Toronto, ON
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November 4 Hipster Grifter| Elisha Denburg | Liaisons

Role: Kari Ferrell
Wesley Shen, piano
Toronto, ON
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August 26 Aunt Helen| Monica Pearce | Opera from Scratch

Role: Helen Creighton
Simon Docking, piano
Halifax, NS
Opera from Scratch

June 10, 12, 14, 16 Magic Flute | Mozart | Maritime Concert Opera

Nova Scotia South Shore tour
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May 31 Alcina | Händel | Essential Opera

Role: Morgana
Steinmann Mennonite Church
Baden, ON
New Hamburg Live! Festival
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May 25 Alcina | Händel | Essential Opera

Role: Morgana
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre
Bloor St. W, Toronto, ON

April 1 Die Freunde von Salamanka | Schubert | Opera in Concert

Role: Eusebia
St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts
Kevin Mallon, conductor, and the Toronto Chamber Orchestra

February 24, 25, 26 TAPTOO! | John Beckwith and James Reaney | Toronto Operetta Theatre

St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts
Larry Beckwith, conductor

January 21 Opera Scenesters | Toy Piano Composers

Wesley Chen, piano
Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON

 

2011

December 16 Hopelessly Devoted to You | Solo Recital

Anne Marie Murphy, piano
Christ Church Cathedral
Fredericton, NB

December 11 Dickens’ Christmas Carol

Stratford actors read the classic Christmas tale
Musical performances by Maureen Batt, Charlene Nafziger, Jan Overduin
Zion United Church
New Hamburg, ON

December 7 A Celebration of Song

Stratford, ON

November 12 Chérubin | Massenet | Essential Opera

David Eliakis, Music Director
Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON

Summer Black Creek Music Festival

Rexall Centre
Toronto, ON

May 5 Private corporate function

Jazz trio (vocals, bass, guitar)
Toronto, ON

May 1 Christ lag in Todesbanden | Bach

Nancy Singla, Conductor
Forest Hill United Church
Toronto, ON

February 26 Le nozze di Figaro | Mozart | Essential Opera

Kate Carver, Music Director
Calvin Presbyterian Church
Toronto, ON

 

2010

It Takes Two | Recital with Leticia Brewer

Anne Marie Murphy, piano
Christ Church Cathedral
Fredericton, NB

La dame blanche | Boieldieu | Opera in Concert

Nathalie Doucet-Lalkens, Music Director
St. Lawrence Arts Centre
Toronto, ON

Three of a Kind | Recital with sopranos E. Bardua and K. Ryan

Bloor St. United Church
Toronto, ON

Hopelessly Devoted to You | Classics by the Bay

Tara Scott, piano
Parrsboro, NS

Don Giovanni | Mozart | Maritime Concert Opera

Tara Scott, Music Director`
Nova Scotia South Shore tour

SMILE! | Toy Piano Composers

Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON