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Jeffrey Ollarsaba (Hill)

Tenor Jeffrey Ollarsaba (Hill), according to the press is “a born entertainer” (Los Angeles Times) and “a force to be reckoned with, [a voice] that sounds effortless but absoultely commands the listener’s attention. Jeffrey recently sang three performances at Carnegie Hall, debuting in January with Warren Jones, returning in March...

Isabel-Bayrakdarian

Isabel Bayrakdarian

It’s not every prima donna who can boast a degree in biomedical engineering, but then, Isabel Bayrakdarian isn’t your average prima donna—in fact, she’d probably demur at being called a prima donna at all. In a career still in its second decade, an eagerly anticipated visitor to opera houses and...

Ilana-Zarankin

Ilana Zarankin

Described as possessing a voice capable of “vaulting to vertiginous heights” (The New York Times) and singing with “poise, polish and a lovely voice” (The Millbrook Independent), soprano Ilana Zarankin is a recent graduate of Dawn Upshaw’s Bard College Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program (in the studio of Lorraine Nubar)....

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Ben Carlson

Ben Carlson is a Canadian actor, best known for his roles in Shakespeare’s plays. He portrayed Walter Shirley in the 2008 film Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning. Read more at http://anneofgreengables.wikia.com/wiki/Ben_Carlson

James-Westman

James Westman

Whether performing song, concert or opera throughout the world, Westman remains passionately vigilant for both healing and discovering human nature through his art. Formerly a successful boy treble, Mr. Westman toured with the American Boys Choir, the Paris Boys Choir and the Vienna Boys Choir. Known as Jamie Westman, he...

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William Webster

Founding Member, Resident Artist, Actor. FOR SOULPEPPER: (Selected): Don Carlos, Hamlet, King Lear, Nathan the Wise, Awake and Sing!, The Dybbuk, The Fantastics, Phèdre, Brief Lives. OTHER THEATRE: (Selected): 13 Seasons (Stratford); Waste, Camille (Shaw); Tartuffe (Theatre Calgary); The Music Man, Beggars’ Opera, The Cherry Orchard (Citadel); Galileo (Vancouver E.C.C.);...

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Krisztina Szabo

Hungarian-Canadian mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó has become highly sought after in both North America and Europe as an artist of supreme musicianship and stagecraft. The Chicago Tribune exclaimed, “Krisztina Szabó stole her every scene with her powerful, mahogany voice and deeply poignant immersion in the empress’ plight” after her performance of...

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Boris Zarankin

A pianist of international renown, Boris Zarankin was hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a “pianist of flair, style and exciting virtuosity”. Mr. Zarankin studied at the Kharkov State Conservatory with Regina Horowitz and the Moscow State Conservatory. Mr. Zarankin has appeared as a soloist with many leading orchestras....

Igor-Gefter

Igor Gefter

Internationally acclaimed cellist Igor Gefter joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 2006. Prior to his move to Toronto, Mr. Gefter held the position of Associate Principal Cello with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. While still a student at The Juilliard School in New York, Igor was invited to play in...

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Inna Perkis

Russian-Canadian pianist Inna Perkis was described by the Weekly Seattle as having “…a commanding musical personality… poetry to every nuance…”. Ms. Perkis has performed internationally as a soloist and a chamber musician, collaborating with such distinguished musicians as Ofra Harnoy, Michael Schade, Measha Bruggergosman, and Isabel Bayrakdarian, As a collaborative...