Canadian composer John Estacio’s work, “Ours”, will have its World Premiere at Opera on the Avalon and runs for only two nights, July 1 and 2, 2016. The stunning new work is set in Atlantic Canada and commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel. With libretto by Robert Chafe, the opera is directed by DEAN ARTISTS Glynis Leyshon, and stars fellow DEAN ARTISTS soprano Lara Ciekiewicz as May, bass baritone Stephen Hegedus as Field Marshall Haig, and mezzo Elizabeth Turnbull as Elizabeth Crowley.
- Bass KIRK EICHELBERGER sings the role of Alidoro in the latest production of the Opera Buffa “La Cenerentola” with Opéra de Montréal. Performances run at the Place de Arts, Nov 11 – 18, 2017
- Baritone JOHN FANNING, joins the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra on Remembrance Day, Saturday Nov. 11, 2017, at the First Ontario Concert Hall for a performance of Mozart’s Requiem, in tribute to the services of the members of the Canadian Armed Forces.
- Allyson McHardy performs as Soloist in the new Canadian work Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Performances sun Thursday Nov. 09 & Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto
- Tenor ISAIAH BELL performs with the Nashville Symphony in Haydn’s masterpiece ‘CREATION’ at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Performances, Saturday, November 4, 2017 https://www.nashvillesymphony.org