2014 Performance Schedule


16 -21

December

Handel: Messiah

Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Grant Llewellyn

Roy Thompson Hall
Toronto, Ontario

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13

December

Handel: Messiah

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by James Feddeck

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, New York

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5 - 6

December

Handel: Messiah

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Ragnar Bohlin

Winspear Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

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30

November

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Niagara Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Kenneth Woods

Sean O'Sullivan Theatre
St. Catherines, Ontario

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28

November

Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Evangelist)

Toronto Bach Consort
Conducted by Johannes Debus

Toronto, Ontario

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9

November

Wadsworth: The Far West

Luminous Voices
Conducted by Timothy Shantz

Cathedral Church of the Redeemer
Calgary, Alberta

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10 - 11

October

Mozart: Requiem

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Matthew Halls

Hobert Circle Theater
Indianapolis, Indiana

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30

September

The Sun Rising: settings of John Donne & contemporaries

Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
Lucas Harris, Lute
Steven Philcox, Piano
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Victoria Chapel, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

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27

June

Monteverdi: Vespers

Oregon Bach Festival
Conducted by Matthew Halls

Trinity Episcopal Church
Portland, Oregon

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26

June

Monteverdi: Vespers

Oregon Bach Festival
Conducted by Matthew Halls

Silva Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Eugene, Oregon

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23 - 25

May

Lully: Persée (Mercure)

Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis

The Royal Opera House
Versailles, France

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15 - 16

May

Bach: Johannes Passion (Evangelist & Arias)

Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Costa Rica
Conducted by John Nelson

San Jose, Costa Rica

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2 - 3

May

Lully: Persée (Mercure)

Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis

Elgin Theatre
Toronto, Ontario

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26 - 30

April

Lully: Persée (Mercure)

Opera Atelier
Conducted by David Fallis

Elgin Theatre
Toronto, Ontario

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15 - 16

May

Bach: Johannes Passion (Evangelist)

Orchestre Métropolitain
Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin

La Maison Symphonique
Montréal, Québec

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21 - 23

March

Beethoven: Mass in C
Stravinsky: Pulcinella

Houston Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Courtney Lewis

Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
Houston, Texas

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7

March

Holman: The Four Seasons CD release concert

Canadian Art Song Project
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
Mireille Asselin, soprano
Liz Upchurch, piano
Sanya eng, harp

Canadian Music Centre
Toronto, Ontario

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14 & 16

February

Rameau: La Guirlande (Myrtil)

Boston Baroque
Conducted by Martin Perlman

Jordan Hall
Boston, Massachusetts

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15 - 16

January

Mozart: Coronation Mass

Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Peter Oundjian

Roy Thompson Hall
Toronto, Ontario

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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