Calendar
Wiliford was a constant source of wonder.... Vocally, he coped with the fiendishly difficult and high-lying tessitura with consummate skill. He deployed a palette of colours, a range of dynamic variation and a linguistic and verbal clarity rarely encountered.
Richard Turp, Bachtrack, 2014
2017 Performance Schedule
February 13, 2017
Rubbra: Amoretti Op. 43
Recital with Cecilia String Quartet
Walter Hall,
University of Toronto Faculty of Music
Toronto, Ontario

March 3, 2017
Mozetich: On the Beach at Night (Premiere)
Rubbra: Amoretti Op. 43
Recital with Cecilia String Quartet
The Isabel
Kingston, Ontario

March 31 - April 2, 2017
Mozart: Requiem
Milwaukee Symphony
Conducted by Matthew Halls
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

April 29 and 30, 2017
Elgar: The Apostles
Pax Christi Chorale
Conducted by Stephanie Martin
Grace Church-on-the-Hill
Toronto, Ontario

June 9, 11, 12, 14, 2017
Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Francis Flute)
Aldeburgh Festival
Snape Maltings, Suffolk, UK


February 19, 2012
Aldeburgh Connection 30th Anniversary Gala
Stephen Ralls & Bruce Ubukata Artistic Directors
Koerner Hall, Toronto, Ontario

March 2, 3 & 4, 2012

Beethoven: Mass in C
Colorado Symphony
Conducted by Christoph König
Boettcher Concert Hall
Denver, Colorado

March 6, 2012
Canadian Art Song Project
Lawrence Wiliford & Steven Philcox Artistic Directors
Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,
The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
Toronto, Ontario

March 23 & 24 2012

Bach: St. Matthew Passion (Evangelist)
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Roberto Minczuk
EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary, Alberta

April 14, 2012
Bach: St. Matthew Passion (Evangelist)
Baldwin-Wallace College Bach Festival
Conducted by Dwight Oltman
Berea, Ohio

April 22, 2012
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Music of the Baroque
Conducted by Jane Glover
First United Methodist Church, Evanston, IL

April 23, 2012
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Music of the Baroque
Conducted by Jane Glover
Harris Theatre, Chicago, IL

June 15, 2012
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico
Conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto
Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico

June 17, 2012
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico
Conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto
Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico

July 11, 2012
Roth: Songs in Time of War
The Rivered Earth
Music and Beyond festival
Ottawa, ON

July 12, 2012

Roth: The Traveler
The Rivered Earth
Music and Beyond festival
Ottawa, ON

July 16, 2012

Music for a While - English Song Recital
Music Niagara
Robert Kortgaard, Piano
Niagara on the Lake, ON

July 29, 2012
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
The Noel Coward Songbook
Elora Festival
Talisker Players
St. John's Church, Elora, ON

August 8, 2012
Music for a While - English Song Recital
Ottawa Chamber Festival
Robert Kortgaard, Piano
Dominion-Chalmers United Church
Ottawa, ON

September 23, 2012
James Rolfe: Winter (World Premiere)
New Music Concerts
Toronto, ON

October 14, 2012
Schubertiad
Off Centre Music Salon
Inna Pekis & Boris Zarankin Artistic Directors
Glen Gould Studio,
Toronto, ON

October 30 & November 1, 2012
Rubbra: Amoretti
Füssl: Cantiunculae Amoris
Talisker Players Chamber Series
Trinity - St. Paul's Centre,
Toronto, ON

November 16 & 17, 2012
Fairest Isle: A Purcell Celebration
Toronto Masque Theatre
Al Green Theatre
Toronto, ON

December 7 - 9, 2012
Handel: Messiah
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Timothy Shantz
EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary, Alberta
December 13 & 14, 2012
Handel: Messiah
Bach: Christmas Oratorio (part IV)
"Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben"
Louisiana Philharmonic
New Orleans, Louisiana

December 21 & 22, 2012
Handel: Messiah
Symphony Nova Scotia
Conducted by Alex Weimann
Halifax, NS
February 7, 9, 15 & 17
Britten: Albert Herring (Albert)
Pacific Opera Victoria
Conducted by Leslie Dala
The Royal Theatre
Victoria, British Columbia

February 21, 22, 23 & 24, 2013

Mozart: Requiem
Tafelmusik
Conducted by Ivars Taurins
Koerner Hall
Toronto, Ontario

February 27 & 28, 2013

Mozart: Requiem
National Arts Centre Orchestra
Conducted by Pinchas Zukerman
National Arts Centre
Ottawa, Ontario

March 17, 2013
Bach: Johannes Passion
North Carolina Master Chorale
Conducted by Alfred Sturgis
Meymandi Concert Hall, Progress Energy Center
Raleigh, North Carolina

March 23, 2013

Bach: Mass in B Minor
Elmer Iseler Singers
Conducted by Lydia Adams
Metropolitan United Church
Toronto, Ontario

March 29, 2013
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Conducted by Jon Washburn
Vancouver, British Columbia

April 16, 2013
Canadian Art Song Project
Lawrence Wiliford & Steven Philcox Artistic Directors
Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,
The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
Toronto, Ontario

May 10,11 & 12, 2013
Mendelssohn: Elijah
Colorado Symphony
Conducted by Matthew Halls
Boettcher Concert Hall
Denver, Colorado

July 27, 2013
Handel: Acis and Galatea (Acis)
Toronto Masque Theatre
Conducted by Larry Beckwith
Elora Festival
Elora, Ontario

July 30, 2013

Handel: Acis and Galatea (Acis)
Toronto Masque Theatre
Conducted by Larry Beckwith
Festival of the Sound
Parry Sound, Ontario

Oct. 26, 27, 29, 30, Nov. 1 & 2, 2013
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Belmonte)
Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis
Elgin Theatre
Toronto, Ontario

Nov. 30, Dec. 5, 7 & 8, 2013

Britten: Albert Herring (Albert)
Vancouver Opera
Conducted by Leslie Dala
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Vancouver, British Columbia

December 14, 2013

Handel: Messiah
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Conducted by Nicholas McGegan
Zellerbach Hall, University of California
Berkeley, CA

December 15, 2013
Handel: Messiah
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Conducted by Nicholas McGegan
Green Music Center, Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, CA
January 29, 30 & 31
Mozart: Mass in C Minor
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Courtney Lewis Jacksonville, Florida

March 25
Bach: Johannes Passion (Evangelist)
Pro Coro
Edmonton, Alberta

April 14, 16, 22 & 24
Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Flute)
Pacific Opera Victoria
Conducted by Timothy Vernon
The Royal Theatre
Victoria, British Columbia

May 16-20
Recording Project

May 27
Bach: Cantatas from Weimar
Toronto Bach Festival
Directed by John Arbberger

October 16, 2016
Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle (soloist)
Luminous Voices
Conducted by Timothy Shantz
Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta

November 29 - December 1, 2016
Handel: Messiah
Naples Philharmonic
Conducted by Yaniv Segal
Naples, Florida

December 10 and 11, 2016
Handel: Messiah
Tucson Symphony
Conducted by Steven Fox
Tucson
, Arizona

December 18, 2016
Handel: Messiah
Philadelphia Orchestra
Conducted by Nathalie Stuzmann
Philadelphia
, Pennsylvania
January 15, 16 & 17
Handel: Acis and Galatea (Acis)
Toronto Masque Theatre
Conducted by Larry Beckwith
Enoch Turner Schoolhouse
Toronto, Ontario

January 22, 23, 24 & 25
Beethoven: Mass in C
Tafelmusik
Conducted by Kent Nagano
Koerner Hall
Toronto, Ontario

March 6 & 8
Mendelssohn: Elijah
Handel and Haydn Society
Conducted by Grant Llewellyn
Symphony Hall
Boston, Massachusetts

March 13 & 14
Beethoven: Mass in C
Cagary Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Matthew Halls
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary, Alberta

March 19
Brahms: Liebeslieder & Neue Liebeslieder
University of Toronto Music Faculty
Walter Hall
Toronto, Ontario

March 26
Bach: Mass in B Minor
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto
First Baptist Church
New Orleans, Louisiana

April 26 & 27
Wadsworth: Recording Project
The Far West (Tenor soloist)
Luminous Voices
Calgary, Alberta

May 22-29
Palej: Recording Project
Canadian Art Song Project

Parental Leave

October 25
Mendelssohn: Elijah
Grand Philharmonic Choir
Conducted by Mark Vuornen
Kitchener, Ontario

December 1 & 3
Handel: Messiah
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Naples Philharmonic
Conducted by Yaniv Segal
Naples, Florida

December 5 & 6
Handel: Messiah
US Naval Academy
Conducted by Dr. Aaron Smith
Annapolis, Maryland

December 12 & 13

Handel: Messiah
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann
Detroit, Michigan

December 17, 18, 19 & 20
Handel: Messiah
National Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann
Washington D.C., USA
January 15 &16, 2014
Mozart: Coronation Mass
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Peter Oundjian
Roy Thompson Hall
Toronto, Ontario

February 14 &16, 2014
Rameau: La Guirlande (Myrtil)
Boston Baroque
Conducted by Martin Perlman
Jordan Hall
Boston, MA

March 7, 2014
Holman: The Four Seasons
Canadian Art Song Project CD release concert
Canadian Music Centre
Toronto, Ontario

March 21, 22 & 23, 2014
Beethoven: Mass in C
Stravinsky: Pulcinella
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Courtney Lewis
Houston, Texas, USA

April 19, 2014
Bach: Matthäus Passion (Evangelist)
Orchestre Métropolitain
Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Montréal, Québec

April 26, 27, 29, 30, May 2 & 3, 2014
Lully: Persée (Mercure)
Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis
Elgin Theatre
Toronto, Ontario

May 15 & 16, 2014
Bach: Johannes Passion (Evangelist & Arias)
Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Costa Rica
Conducted by John Nelson
San Jose, Costa Rica

May 23, 24 & 25, 2014
Lully: Persée (Mercure)
Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis
The Royal Opera House
Versailles, France

June 26, 2014
Monteverdi: Vespers
Oregon Bach Festival
Conducted by Matthew Halls
Silva Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Eugene, Oregon, USA

June 27, 2014
Monteverdi: Vespers
Oregon Bach Festival
Conducted by Matthew Halls
Trinity Episcopal Church
Portland, Oregon, USA

September 30, 2014
The Sun Rising: settings of John Donne & contemporaries
Lucas Harris, Lute; Steven Philcox, Piano
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
Victoria Chapel, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

October 10 & 11, 2014
Mozart: Requiem
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Matthew Halls
Hobert Circle Theater
Indianapolis, Indiana

November 9, 2014
Wadsworth: The Far West (Tenor soloist)
Luminous Voices
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer
Calgary, Alberta

November 28, 2014
Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Evangelist)
Toronto Bach Consort
Conducted by Johannes Debus
Toronto, Ontario

November 30, 2014
Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Niagara Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Kenneth Woods
Sean O'Sullivan Theatre
St. Catherines, Ontario

December 5 & 6, 2014
Handel: Messiah
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Ragnar Bohlin
Winspear Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

December 13, 2014
Handel: Messiah
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by James Feddeck
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, New York

December 16,17,19, 20 & 21, 2014
Handel: Messiah
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Grant Llewellyn
Roy Thompson Hall
Toronto, Ontario