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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Krisztina-Szabo

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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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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Mark-Skazinetsky

Mark Skazinetsky

Mark Skazinetsky joined the TSO in 1980 and has served as Associate Concertmaster since 2001. A native of Odessa, Ukraine, Mr. Skazinetsky earned a degree with honours in all four qualifications of performer, teacher, chamber instrumentalist, and orchestral player, from the State Conservatory of Odessa. At age fifteen he won...

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Peter-McGillivray

Peter McGillivray

Born in Saskatchewan and raised in Ontario, baritone Peter McGillivray leapt to international attention in 2005 by winning top prizes both at the Montreal International Musical Competition and at the Queen Sonja Competition in Oslo, Norway. He first attracted the national interest of Canadians both as the winner of the...

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Joni-Henson

Joni Henson

“As the ‘wronged’ woman’ Joni Henson is a powerhouse, making her Santuzza real, normal, and true.”  -Danny Gaisin “Henson’s Senta, though still a girl, is a deep well of emotion, to which Henson gives resplendent voice” -Kevin Bazzana Read more at http://www.jonihensonsoprano.com

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Nathalie-Paulin

Nathalie Paulin

Soprano Nathalie Paulin has established herself in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Far East as an interpretive artist of the very first rank. Winner of a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Opera Performance, she has collaborated with internationally renowned conductors including Jane Glover, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Antony Walker,...

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Geoffrey-Sirett

Geoffrey Sirett

Baritone Geoffrey Sirett continues to impress musicians and audiences in debut performances in opera, concert and recital repertoire. A highlight current season will be the Montreal premiere of Kevin Puts opera SILENT NIGHT, singing the role of William Dale. He was also heard in Adams’ THE WOUND DRESSER for the...

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Ernesto-Ramirez

Ernesto Ramirez

ROBERTO DEVEREUX, Canadian Opera Company, Toronto On May 10 2014, Ramirez stepped in on short notice to sing the title role of Roberto Devereux at the Canadian Opera Company “Ernesto Ramirez, who was the cover for Roberto Devereux, got the nod today.  Knowing that people were coming to see Radvanovsky...

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Emilia-Boteva

Emilia Boteva

At recent performance as Azucena at the Manitoba opera Gwenda Nemerofsky wrote,”Boteva was absolutely riveting; her dark smoky voice fulls of intense emotion, making us lives the story along with her. Her sizzling performance drew you to her whenever she stepped on stage. With her wild hair and powerful voice,...

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