CHE BELLE VOCI
Jun
7
7:30 PM19:30

CHE BELLE VOCI

TORONTO CONCERT OCHESTRA
Kerry Stratton, Conductor
Sara Papini, Soprano | Eugenia Dermentzis, Mezzo-Soprano | Romulo Delgado, Tenor | Riccardo Iannello, Tenor | Bradley Christensen, Baritone

The concert programme comprises operatic hits from all your favourite operatic composers. Bradley will perform Rossini's Largo al factotum (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Mozart's Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (Die Zauberflöte), and the loved duet from Bizet's The Pearl Fishers, Au fond du temple saint.

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L'ISOLA DISABITATA
May
27
8:00 PM20:00

L'ISOLA DISABITATA

LOOSE TEA MUSIC THEATRE
THIRTEEN STRINGS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Kevin Mallon, Conductor
Alaina Viau, Director
Bradley Christensen, Enrico

Two sisters, Constanza and Sylvia are stranded on a deserted island. Constanza is filled with despair, thinking her husband Gernando has deserted her. In reality, he has been imprisoned by pirates. When he returns to find her, conveniently, his companion Enrico and Sylvia fall in love. Joseph Haydn's charming opera L'isola disabitata (The desert island) will be semi-staged.

Tickets are available by visiting the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra website or directly by clicking here.

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LEGEND AND JEALOUSY
May
25
7:30 PM19:30

LEGEND AND JEALOUSY

HAMILTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
William Rowson, Conductor
Bradley Christensen,  Baritone (The Whitening of the Ox)

The Whitening of the Ox by Jeffrey Ryan tells the Zen Buddhist story of the wild ox as a metaphor of the dangers of the untamed mind and ego. The half-hour journey of this work takes us from chaos to order, complexity to simplicity, dark to light.

This performance is part of the Hamilton Philharmonic's 2016 What Next Festival of New Music. Their sixth annual exploration of new music features contemporary storytelling through Canadian opera and vocal music. 

Admission by donation. PWYC (pay what you can) at the door.

 

 

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FRENCH BOUQUET
Apr
16
8:00 PM20:00

FRENCH BOUQUET

GREATER TORONTO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Jean-Michel Malouf, Conductor
Bradley Christensen, Baritone

A special bouquet of French music. From "Ballet Parisienne" by Offenbach, to arias by Gounod, Massenet, Thomas and Bizet and the popular "Bolero", this program will bring the charm of musical style called impressionism that originated in France and is characterized by suggestion and atmosphere. Toronto based baritone Bradley Christensen will join the orchestra under the baton of maestro Jean-Michel Malouf.

For tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/french-bouquet-tickets-18879747834

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BEN HUR / CARMINA BURANA
Mar
4
to Mar 5

BEN HUR / CARMINA BURANA

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Ottawa Choral Society and Seventeen Voyces
Kevin Reeves - Conductor
Kirkland Adsett - Director
Susan Brown, Daniel Taylor, Bradley Christensen
Children's choirs of St. Matthew's Church

Seventeen Voyces and the Ottawa Choral Society co-present the rarely seen 1925 silent classic film starring Ramon Novarro, accompanied by music from Carl Orff's brilliant Carmina Burana.

Tickets are available through the websites of both Ottawa Choral Society or Seventeen Voyces.

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THE STAR GATHERER
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

THE STAR GATHERER

GAUDEAMUS CHOIRS OF HALTON HILLS
Diane Murray-Charrett, Conductor
Bradley Christensen, Mega

Gaudeamus Choirs of Halton Hills is mounting a one-Act opera for Baritone and Treble Choir. Composed by Stephen Paulus, The Star Gatherer is a beautiful story about a man (Mega, the baker) coming to terms with the loss of his son, and how a community of school children rally around him to aid in his grief.

For tickets: SOLD OUT

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CONCERTS @100
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

CONCERTS @100

CENTRE FOR OPERA STUDIES AND APPRECIATION
Caitlin Wood, Soprano
Lyndsey Promane, Mezzo
Bradley Christensen, Baritone 

"Waltzing in a Winter Wonderland"  The concert programme comprises music representing Vienna, Operetta and Waltzes, including the duet Lippen Schweigen (The Merry Widow), and Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen (Die Tote Stadt).

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DIE FLEDERMAUS
Jan
15
to Jan 16

DIE FLEDERMAUS

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Edwin Outwater - conductor
Daniel Isengart - host
Bradley Christensen - Frank
Taverner, Horst, Barber, Luther, Schnurr, Covey, Fitzgerald
Opera Laurier Chorus, Laurier Singers, Members of the WLU Alumni Choir

In this concert version of Johann Strauss, Jr.’s beloved opera, Die Fledermaus, the KWS joins forces with Wilfrid Laurier University music faculty, host Daniel Isengart and surprise guests to present an evening of glorious melody, great laughs and unforgettable performances.

Tickets are available online from the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony website.

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REMEMBRANCE DAY CONCERT
Nov
11
1:00 PM13:00

REMEMBRANCE DAY CONCERT

Jean Edwards, Soprano
Bradley Christensen, Baritone
Richard Herriott, Piano
Brahm Goldhamer, Piano

With an afternoon lunch, this Remembrance Day Concert features Jean Edwards' performance of The White Cliffs of Dover, and George Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad, performed by Bradley Christensen.

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NEW ZEALAND ARIA COMPETITION FINALS
Oct
31
7:30 PM19:30

NEW ZEALAND ARIA COMPETITION FINALS

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The New Zealand Aria has been held annually in Rotorua for the past 69 years and has helped launch the careers of some of New Zealand’s finest young opera singers, including James Ioelu, Wade Kernot, Amelia Berry, Pene Pati and Isabella Moore.

10 finalists were selected to compete in the final, accompanied by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

The adjudicators for 2015 are husband and wife team Barry Ryan OAM and Anke Hoeppner-Ryan, distinguished singers from Australia.

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A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
Oct
2
to Oct 4

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

TORONTO
Friday, October 2 - 8:00pm
Calvin Presbyterian Church

BRAMPTON
Sunday, October 4 - 3:00pm
St. Paul's United Church

Kelsey Taylor - Soprano
Bradley Christensen - Baritone
Helen Bequé - Piano

An evening concert of favourite arias, art songs and duets.
Admission by donation.

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YEOMEN OF THE GUARD
Sep
19
to Sep 20

YEOMEN OF THE GUARD

TORONTO
Saturday, September 19 - 7:00pm

LONDON
Sunday, September 20 - 3:00pm
First St. Andrew's United Church

The COSI Connection
Darryl Edwards - Conductor
Suzy Smith - Accompanist
Bradley Christensen - Sergeant Meryll
Burrage, Frazer, Agur, Baedke, Cairns, 
Dalen, DiMarco, Sandau

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