2017-18 Season

COMEDY TONIGHT: Four Note Opera

December 9, 2017 at 8:00pm

The Orpheum Annex

Repertoire:

  • The 4 Note Opera (Tom Johnson)
  • So You Want To Write A Fugue (Glenn Gould)
  • Art Song Lib (Michael Park)

Performers:

  • Dorothea Hayley, soprano
  • Melanie Adams, mezzo-soprano
  • Will George, tenor
  • Javier Rodriguez-Martin, baritone
  • Stephen Duncan, bass
  • Michael Park, piano

POP ART! Folk, Pop & Graphic Scores

February 10, 2018 at 8:00pm

The Orpheum Annex

Repertoire:

  • Stefan Hintersteininger – World Premieres based on the songs of 1950’s indie singer-songwriter Connie Converse & Molly Drake
  • Cathy Berberian – Stripsody
  • Peter Maxwell Davies – The Birdcage from Eight Songs for a Mad King
  • Gustav Hoyer – Shenandoah
  • Richard Gleaves – Carrickfergus
  • and more!

Performers:

  • Dorothea Hayley, soprano
  • Melanie Adams, mezzo-soprano
  • Will George, tenor
  • Michael Park, piano
  • Jeff Pelletier – flute
  • Julie Begg – clarinet
  • Stefan Hintersteininger – cello
  • Larisa Lebeda – violin
  • Stanton Jack – guitar

Ayre II – Early Music Remixed

May 26, 2018 at 8:00pm

The Orpheum Annex

Repertoire:

  • Monteverdi – Prologue to Orfeo – Remixed by Glenn Sutherland
  • Hildegard von Bingen – O rubor sanguinis – Remixed by Lou Warde
  • John Dowland – If my complaints Remixed by John Oliver
  • John Bartlet – Of all the birds – Remixed by Adam Hill 
  • G. F. Handel – Piangero – Remixed by Vincent Schillaci-Ventura
  • J.S. Bach – Ich habe genug – Remixed by Michael Park
  • Frescobaldi – Aria detta la Frescobalda Remixed by our composition winner TBA

Performers:

  • Dorothea Hayley, soprano
  • Melanie Adams, mezzo-soprano
  • Will George, tenor
  • TBA, baritone
  • Michael Park, piano
  • Jeff Pelletier – flute
  • Julie Begg – clarinet
  • Stefan Hintersteininger – cello
  • Larisa Lebeda – violin
  • Stanton Jack – guitar
  • Al Cannon – conductor

ERATO SOLO SERIES

The Canadian Music Centre at 7:00 pm

January 13, 2018 – Julie Begg, clarinet, with Michael Park, piano

February 24, 2018 – Stanton Jack, guitar

April 28, 2018 – Michael Park, piano