2013 Performance Schedule


15

December

Handel: Messiah

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Conducted by Nicholas McGegan

Green Music Center, Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California

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14

December

Handel: Messiah

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Conducted by Nicholas McGegan

Zellerbach Hall, University of California
Berkeley, California

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5 - 8

December

Britten: Albert Herring (Albert)

Vancouver Opera
Conducted by Leslie Dala
Directed by Glynnis Leshon

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Vancouver, British Columbia

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30

November

Britten: Albert Herring (Albert)

Vancouver Opera
Conducted by Leslie Dala
Directed by Glynnis Leshon

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Vancouver, British Columbia

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1 - 2

November

Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Belmonte)

Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis

Elgin Theatre
Toronto, Ontario

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26 - 30

October

Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Belmonte)

Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis

Elgin Theatre
Toronto, Ontario

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30

July

Handel: Acis and Galatea (Acis)

Toronto Masque Theatre
Conducted by Larry Beckwith

Festival of the Sound
Parry Sound, Ontario

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27

July

Handel: Acis and Galatea (Acis)

Toronto Masque Theatre
Conducted by Larry Beckwith

Elora Festival
Elora, Ontario

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10 - 12

May

Mendelssohn: Elijah

Colorado Symphony
Conducted by Matthew Halls

Boettcher Concert Hall
Denver, Colorado

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16

April

Canadian Art Song Project recital

Lawrence Wiliford and
Steven Philcox, Artistic Directors

Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre
The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
Toronto, Ontario

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29

March

Bach: Mass in B Minor

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Conducted by Jon Washburn

Vancouver, British Columbia
Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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23

March

Bach: Mass in B Minor

Elmer Iseler Singers
Conducted by Lydia Adams

Metropolitan United Church
Toronto, Ontario

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17

March

Bach: St. John Passion (Evangelist)

North Carolina Master Chorale
Conducted by Alfred Sturgis

Meymandi Concert Hall, Progress Energy Center
Raleigh, North Carolina

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27 - 28

February

Mozart: Requiem

National Arts Centre Orchestra
Conducted by Pinchas Zukerman

National Arts Centre
Ottawa, Ontario

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21 - 24

February

Mozart: Requiem

Tafelmusik
Conducted by Ivars Taurins

Koerner Hall
Toronto, Ontario

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7, 9,
15,17

February

Britten: Albert Herring (Albert)

Pacific Opera Victoria
Conducted by Leslie Dala
Directed by Directed by Glynnis Leshon

The Royal Theatre
Victoria, British Columbia

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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

Wiliford['s] nimble grace and pure tenor are a delight.



- Glenn Sumi
Now Magazine, 2014


Haute-contre tenor Lawrence Wiliford was a powerful and passionate Myrtil, dazzling in his runs …



- Jeffrey Gantz
Boston Globe, 2014