2021

POSTPONED until December
Crossing Borders: Shifting the Lens
Dual-city virtual event
 
Fabián Arciniegas, tenor
Maureen Batt, soprano
Claire Harris, piano
Tara Scott, piano 
 
and featuring the Halifax Camerata Singers
 
Featuring world premières by Canadian composers Amy Brandon, Chia Yin Wu, and Elisha Denburg; Colombian composer Mario Gómez-Vignes, and one song from Maureen and Grej’s upcoming album, Lighthouse
 
August 6
Lighthouse
Album release with Grej
 
August 4
Lighthouse Album Launch Event
Preview, interview, and Q &A
Tix PWYC: here
May 28
Aunt Helen Digital Release
A one-act opera by Monica Pearce
Maureen Batt, soprano
Simon Docking, piano
 April 1-8
Album recording with Grej
Release: August 2021

April 

Music Festival Adjudication 
Truro, Saint John, Fredericton, Charlottetown
February 27, 7:30pm AT
 Virtual Recital | Musique Royale
 
Maureen Batt, soprano
Tara Scott, piano
Hilary Brown, cello
 
Courage, Curiosity, Compassion

As our priorities become increasingly and sparklingly clear to us, let us embrace courage, explore curiosity, and exude compassion. Please join us for a chuckle and a musical hug featuring a program with hope, humour, and warmth. 

Featuring works by Anna Höstman, Jules Massenet, Richard Strauss, Saman Shahi, Rosśa Crean, Leonard Bernstein

 

2020

December 21, 8:00pm AT
Top Priority Air Customer Service Representative/Security Guard | December | Essential Opera
 
 

World première of Monica Pearce’s opera December: a one-act opera for three sopranos and string quartet

December is a lighthearted story about travel (remember travel?), family, holiday stress, relationships, and remembering not to wrap your presents before you fly.

Erin Bardua, Maureen Batt, and Danielle Buonaiuto, sopranos
Tara Scott, Music Director/Conductor
String Quartet: Jennifer Jones, violin; Anne Simons, violin; Alexandra Bates, viola; Hilary Brown, cello

essentialopera.com/december for more info and full creative team

October 28, 8:00pm AT
Snow White | Mirror, Mirror | Essential Opera
 

Essential Opera presents
Mirror, Mirror
Music and libretto by Anna Pidgorna

YouTube Video Première
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
8pm AT/ 7pm ET/4pm PT

Erin Bardua, Maureen Batt, sopranos

essentialopera.com/mirror-mirror for more info and full creative team

October 3, 8:00pm AT
Virtual Album Release
 
Saman Shahi, composer
Maureen Batt, soprano
Tara Scott, piano
Fabián Arciniegas, tenor
 
Full creative team listed in video credits and album booklet
Sign up here: Free tix
 
 
 

 

June 6, 7pm AT
Livestream via Halifax Presents | The Carleton Halifax
 
Maureen Batt, soprano
 
Works by Monica Pearce, Melissa Dunphy, Melissa Vargas Franco, Rosśa Crean, and Matthew Emery
 
April 14, 3:30pm ET/ 4:30 pm AT
Crossing Borders: Living Room Edition
Livestream on Facebook 
Maureen Batt, soprano
 
I am singing 8 pieces. 7 of these pieces are from previous Crossing Borders tours. There will also be a world première by Rosśa Crean. 
Featuring pieces by Stephen BachichaMelissa DunphyMelissa Vargas FrancoMonica PearceBob Bauer, Daniel Gardner, Matthew EmeryRosśa Crean
 
 

2019

December 19, 6PM
Holiday Concert with Maureen and Richard
 
Maureen Batt, soprano
Richard Belding, bass
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Fredericton, NB
Tickets $15, children 12 and under free
***Cancelled due to a death in the family 
 
December 7-8
Toronto, ON
Voice and Alexander Technique Workshop
Maureen Batt
Alison Taylor
More info HERE
***Postponed until 2020 due to deaths in both of our families 
December 6
Classical Music Christmas Concert
Maureen Batt, soprano; Cheryl Duvall, piano
Orono United Church
11 Church St. N, Orono, ON
Tickets at the door
December 1, 1:00-5:00PM
Neptune Theatre
Halifax, NS
Voice and Alexander Technique Masterclass
Maureen Batt
Alison Taylor
 
More info HERE
Register on Neptune’s site HERE
***Postponed until 2020 due to deaths in both of our families 
 
November 30, 9:00-7:00PM
Dalhousie Arts Centre
Halifax, NS
Voice and Alexander Technique Workshop
Maureen Batt
Alison Taylor
More info HERE
Early bird pricing until Nov. 12!
***Postponed until 2020 due to deaths in both of our families 
 
 
CROSSING BORDERS: TRAVESÍA LATINOAMERICANA
TOUR/GIRA
CANADA – COLOMBIA
Introduction/Introducción – YOUTUBE
Maureen Batt, soprano
Fabián Arciniegas, tenor
Claire Harris, piano
 
Noviembre 23, 2019, 7:00-9:00PM
Eva Costilla (Restaurante)
Cl. 140 #13-62, Local 207 
Pasaje Gastronómico, Carnaby Street
Bogotá
Entrada libre
***Cancelled due to Paro Nacional
 
 
Noviembre 23, 3:00PM
Concierto de la casa
Bogotá
Entrada libre
 
 
Noviembre 20, 2019, 7:00PM
Universidad del Cauca
Paraninfo Francisco José de Caldas
 Cl. 5 #4-70, Popayán, Cauca
Entrada libre
 
 
Noviembre 19, 2019, 12:30PM
Colegio Gimnasio Calibío
Popayán, Cauca
 
 
Noviembre 19, 2019, 9:30AM
Masterclass
Universidad del Cauca
Paraninfo Francisco José de Caldas 
 Cl. 5 #4-70, Popayán, Cauca
 
 
 
Noviembre 16, 2019, 5:00PM
Centro Antroposófico
CI 7 N. 41-11
Cali, Colombia
 Boletas en la puerta (20.000)
 
 
Noviembre 15, 2019, 2:00PM
Masterclass
Universidad ICESI
Auditorio Manuelita
CI 18 N. 122-135
Cali, Colombia
 
 
 
Noviembre 15, 2019, 1:00PM
Universidad ICESI
Auditorio Manuelita
CI 18 N. 122-135
Cali, Colombia
Entrada libre
 
 
Noviembre 14, 2019, 7:30PM
Museo El Castillo
Cra 9s N. 32-269
Medellín, Colombia
Entrada libre
 
 
Noviembre 13, 2019, 7:00PM
Teatro de Bellas Artes de Risaralda
Cra 27 N. 10-02
Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira
Pereira, Colombia
Entrada libre
 
Noviembre 10, 2019 11:00PM
Evento privado
Bogotá
 
Noviembre 9, 2019, 5:00PM
Museo Nacional
Cra 7 N. 28-66
Bogotá, Colombia
Entrada libre
 
 
November 5, 2019, 7:30PM
Heliconian Hall
35 Hazelton Ave.
Yorkville, Toronto, ON
Tickets HERE
Facebook event HERE
 
 
October 31, 2019, 6:30PM
Paul O’Regan Hall
Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Rd.
Halifax, NS
RSVP HERE
Facebook event HERE
 
 
July 24, 2019, 7:00PM
Women Composers of Opera
 
Paul O’Regan Hall
Halifax Central Library
5540 Spring GardenRoad
Halifax, NS
 
July 2019
Voice and diction coach
Handel’s Alcina
Halifax Summer Opera Festival
Halifax, NS
 
May 10, 7:30PM
Classical Spring Concert
Amahl Arulanandam, Maureen Batt, Cheryl Duvall, Terry Lim
Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church
130 Scugog St.
Bowmanville, ON
Tickets $15 at the door
 
April 25-28 2019
Diva Station Trio | Bonus Feature | Neptune Theatre
 Neptune Theatre’s Scotiabank Stage
Halifax, NS
 
Maureen Batt, Laura Caswell, Sarah Richardson 
Gwen Dawson, piano
Richard Belding, bass
Mike Carroll, drums
 
April 2019
Halifax Kiwanis Music Festival
 
Adjudicator
Musical Theatre and Voice Classes
Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts and First Baptist Church, Halifax, NS
February 8, 9, 10, 3:00PM
Mere | Winter Solstice: Souls of Sirens | Jongleur Opera Productions
Jeri Brown Jongleur Opera Productions 
CANADIAN MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION, Halifax
 
 

2018

December 20, 6PM
Carols at the Gallery
Catherine MacDonald, piano
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Fredericton, NB
RSVP and CD pre-sale HERE
FB event HERE
November 16-18
MINT Conference | Halifax 
Performances with Ann Denny and Janice Jackson
Tickets and more information here:
October 20, 9PM
Diva Station Trio | Halifax Distillery
Maureen Batt, Laura Caswell, Sarah Richardson 
with Chuck Homewood on keys
Tickets $10 at the door or online 
September 21, 7PM
An Evening of Classical Music
Maureen Batt, Cheryl Duvall, Anthony Thompson, Illana Waniuk
Orono United Church
11 Church St. N, Orono, ON
Tickets $20 at the door
June 19-23
La Bohème | Puccini | Maritime Concert Opera
 
Role: Musetta
 

Tuesday, June 19, 730pm
Osprey Arts Centre
107 Water St., Shelburne, NS
Tickets: http://www.ospreyartscentre.ca/

Thursday, June 21, 730pm
Kings Theatre
209 St. George St., Annapolis Royal, NS
Tickets: http://kingstheatre.ca/

Saturday, June 23, 730pm
Central United Church
136 Cumberland St., Lunenburg, NS

Advance tickets: $25 General

Tickets can be purchased online from Ticket Halifax, or from Shop on the Corner in Lunenburg, Strings’n’Things in Bridgewater, Kinburn Pharmacy in Mahone Bay, or by calling 902-634-4280 to reserve.

At the door:
$30 General
$15 Students
$10 Children: 16 & under

May 10, 730PM
Classical Spring Concert
Amahl Arulanandam, Maureen Batt, Cheryl Duvall, Ilana Waniuk
Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church
130 Scugog St.
Bowmanville, ON
Tickets $15 at the door
 
May 5, 7:30PM
ECMA | Classical Stage
 
 East Coast Music Awards
Classical Stage Showcase 
presented by
the Canadian Music Centre and Debut Atlantic
with
Ventus Machina; Maureen Batt and Simon Docking; Derek Charke and WIRED! Ensemble; Duo Concertante; Jeff Reilly; and Symphony Nova Scotia
 
Tickets and info here
FB event here
April 22, 3PM
Lauretta | Orchestra Toronto | Essential Opera
 
 Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)
with Orchestra Toronto
Tickets and info here
FB event here
March 26-29
Truro Music Festival
 
Adjudicator
Musical Theatre Classes
Marigold Centre, Truro, NS
February 17, 8:00PM
Crossing Borders
 
with Maria Murphy and Dan Martin
 
Biello Martin Studio
February 14, 7:30PM
Crossing Borders – Mission: Compassion 
 
with Cheryll Duvall, piano
Heliconian Hall
35 Hazelton Ave., Toronto, ON
 
Tickets online and at the door
$20 General / $15 Students/Arts Workers
January 20, 7:30PM
Crossing Borders – Mission: Compassion 
 
with Cheryl Duvall, piano
The Peggy Corkum Music Room
6181 Lady Hammond Rd.
Halifax, NS
 
Tickets online and at the door
$20 General / $15 Students/Arts Workers
January 6, matinee recital
Open Waters Festival
 
MacAloney Room 406
Dalhousie Arts Centre
6101 University Ave., Halifax, NS
 

2017

December 21, 6:00PM
Come Carol with Me

RSVP on Facebook

Carols and sing-along
Maureen Batt, soprano 
Catherine MacDonald, piano
pavilion, Beaverbrook Art Gallery 
703 Queen St., Fredericton, NB

Admission to the gallery by donation
Admission to the sing-along pay-what-you-can

December 18, 7:30PM
Open Stage Halifax

Open Stage Halifax
The Carleton
Halifax, NS

December 11, 7:30PM
Carols in the Cathedral | LunaSea Theatre Company

Maureen Batt, soprano, and Diva Station 
8th Annual Carols in the Cathedral 
Fundraiser for LunaSea Theatre Company
Cathedral Church of All Saints, 
1330 Cathedral Lane, Halifax, NS

Tickets online and at the door $25/$20/$10

Learn more

November 27, 7:30PM
Cabaret | Imagine Yourself Magic

Laura Caswell
Chuck Homewood, piano
and guests Diva Station, Karen Myatt, and Kyle Gillis
The Carleton
Halifax, NS

November 20, 7:30PM
Open Stage Halifax

Open Stage Halifax
The Carleton
Halifax, NS

February 14, 7:30PM
Crossing Borders – Mission: Compassion 
 
with Cheryll Duvall, piano
Heliconian Hall
35 Hazelton Ave.
Toronto, ON
 
Tickets online and at the door
$20 General / $15 Students/Arts Workers
January 20, 7:30PM
Crossing Borders – Mission: Compassion 
 
with Cheryl Duvall, piano
The Peggy Corkum Music Room
6181 Lady Hammond Rd.
Halifax, NS
 
Tickets online and at the door
$20 General / $15 Students/Arts Workers
January 6, matinee recital
Open Waters Festival
 
MacAloney Room 406
Dalhousie Arts Centre
6101 University Ave., Halifax, NS
October 12, 6PM
Lady of the Lake

Paul O’Regan Hall
Halifax Central Library
Admission free
RSVP and buy your CD here: https://lotlhpl.eventbrite.ca

October 5, 6PM
Lady of the Lake

Charlotte Street Arts Centre
Fredericton, NB
$20 online and at the door (Students under 16: FREE)

*****ONLINE BUNDLE DEAL – Ticket and CD for $32*****
Tickets and CDs: https://lotlfton.eventbrite.ca

Or reserve a ticket in advance by emailing me at 

September 29, 7PM
Concert | Gala

Cheryl Duvall, piano
Ilana Waniuk, violin
Anthony Thompson, clarinet
Orono United Church, Orono, ON

Tickets $20 at the door

July 12, 4PM
Release party, Lady of the Lake

Press Gang
Halifax, NS

July 11, 6:30PM
Release party, Lady of the Lake

Board Room Game Café
Bedford, NS

June 25, 2PM
Lady of the Lake

Classics by The Bay
The Band Hall
Parrsboro, NS

May 24-26
Heathers | O’Keefe/Murphy | STAGES Festival

Whale Song Theatre
Role: Ms. Fleming/Veronica’s Mom
The Waiting Room
Halifax, NS

May 13 Concert
Rise Up

Maureen Batt, soprano
Cheryl Duvall, piano
Ilana Waniuk, violin
Anthony Thompson, clarinet
Bowmanville, ON

Feb. 22-26
Heathers O’Keefe/Murphy | Whale Song Theatre

Role: Ms. Fleming/Veronica’s Mom
Bus Stop Theatre
Halifax, NS

Jan. 8
PROTEST | Open Waters Festival | Vocalypse

Janice Isabel Jackson, soprano
with the Voice Dancer’s Vocal Improvisation Ensemble
– Maureen Batt, Rebecca Crewe, Jackie Dunsworth, Elizabeth Eve, Sheila Hunt, Barbara Lounder, Shelley Meisner, Karen Robinson, and Fiona Ryan
Sir James Dunn Theatre
Halifax, NS