Upcoming

The Ukrainian Art Song Project have a couple of events coming up.  There’s an opportunity to audit the Summer Institute at the Temerty Theatre at the RCM on August 9th through 11th.  Advance registration is required but it’s free.  The concluding concert is on Sunday 13th August at 3pm also in the Temerty.  Tickets are $25 from the RCM box office or their website.  The nine singers include: Taras Chmil, Tenor; Natalya Gennadi, Soprano; Laura McAlpine, Mezzo-Soprano; David McCune, Bass; Viktoriia Melynk, Soprano; Tasha Meisami-Farivar, Mezzo-Soprano; Ariane Meredith, Mezzo-Soprano, Andrew Skitko, Tenor and Oleksandra Verzole, Soprano. They will interpret the works of Ukrainian composers, including Vasyl Barvinsky, Mykola Lysenko and Yasiv Stepovyi.

Meanwhile on July 27th LooseTEA have another improv night with the second Whose Opera is it Anyway?! at the Comedy Bar at 945 Bloor West.  Tickets are $12 from the Comedy Bar website.  Performers include Greg Finney, Lindsay Sutherland Boal, Adanya Dunn, Jonathan MacArthur, Rachel Krehm, Amanda Cougan, Jeff Boyd, Gillian Grossman and Erin Stone.

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Another announcement – Ukrainian artsongs

stephaniaSunday, November 2nd at 3:00 p.m. in Koerner Hall,  bass-baritone Pavlo Hunka launches the world premiere of Galicians I: The Art Songs, the latest recording in the Ukrainian Art Song Project (UASP). Hunka will be joined in performance by renowned Canadian opera singers Russell Braun, Krisztina Szabó, and Monica Whicher. They will be accompanied by pianist Albert Krywolt and featured artist, violinist Marie Bérard.  The concert will feature the world premiere performance of selected art songs by four of Ukraine’s Galician composers.

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