Performance Archive

CASP Concerts to date:

2012

March 6, 2012: “A Celebration of Canadian Art Song”, Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
Srul Irving Glick, Two Landscapes
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Christopher Mokrzewski, piano
David Passmore, Seven Dark Lady Sonnets
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Mokrzewski, piano
Brian Harman, PREMIERE Sewing the Earthworm (text by David Brock)
Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano

September 8, 2012: Music Gallery, Toronto
Colin Eatock, Five Shakespeare Songs
James Rolfe, Beloved
Srul Irving Glick, North and South
Eric Ross, The Colour Blue
Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Lauren Segal, mezzo-soprano; Gregory Oh, Piano

2013

April 16, 2013: “A Celebration of Canadian Art Song”, Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
Andrew Ager, Italian Songs and Goethe Songs
Shannon Mercer, soprano; Liz Upchurch, piano
Jean Coulthard, Lean Out of the Window, Golden Hair; the White Rose; Violon de Villanelle
Peter McGillivray, baritone; Liz Upchurch, piano
Norbert Palej, PREMIERE Cloud Light (text by Jan Zwicky)
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Steven Philcox, piano

September 25, 2013: Salon Concert (home of Dr. Michael Hutcheon and Dr. Linda Hutcheon), Toronto
Derek Holman, Ash Roses
Mireille Asselin, soprano; Liz Upchurch, piano

2014

March 7, 2014: Ash Roses CD Release Concert; Canadian Music Centre, Toronto
Derek Holman, The Four Seasons
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Liz Upchurch, piano
Derek Holman, Ash Roses
Mireille Asselin, soprano; Liz Upchurch, piano
Derek Holman, Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
Mireille Asselin, soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Liz Upchurch, piano
Derek Holman, Three Songs for High Voice and Harp
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Sanya Eng, Harp

March 27, 2014: “A Celebration of Canadian Art Song”, Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
Pierre Mercure, Dissidence (trois poèmes de Gabriel Charpentier)
Monica Whicher, soprano; Kathryn Tremills, piano
Derek Holman, Four Songs from A Play of Passion
Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Kathryn Tremills, piano
Matthew Emery, Three Songs
Monica Whicher, soprano; Kathryn Tremills, piano
James Rolfe PREMIERE Moths (text by André Alexis)
Brett Polegato, baritone; Steven Philcox, piano

September 26, 2014: Season Launch Salon Concert (at home of Linda and Michael Hutcheon)
Norbert Palej, Songs
Steven Philcox and Topher Mokrzewski, piano; Peter McGillivray, baritone; Michèle Bogdanowicz, mezzo soprano

2015

January 27, 2015: “A Celebration of Canadian Art Song”, Richard Bradshaw
Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
Marjan Mozetich PREMIERE, Enchantments of Gwendolyn
Allyson McHardy, mezzo soprano; Adam Sherkin, piano
Godfrey Ridout, Cantiones Mysticae
Joni Henson, soprano; Robert Kortgaard, piano
Clairmont Pépin, Cycle Éluard
Lionel Daunais, Deux poèmes de Paul Éluard
André Prévost, Musiques peintes
Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Robert Kortgaard, piano

March 21, 2015: Salon Concert (at home of Chung-Wai Chow and John Wright)
Peter Tiefenbach, PRIVATE PREMIERE, The Long Walk Home
Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Peter Tiefenbach, piano

March 23, 2015: “Humour, Play and Canadian Art Song”, Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music
Peter Tiefenbach, PUBLIC PREMIERE, The Long Walk Home
Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Peter Tiefenbach, piano
Jocelyn Morlock, Songs from the Collection Perruqueries
Geoffrey Sirett, baritone; Mary Lou Fallis, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano
Peter Tiefenbach, An Introduction to the Music of Karlheinz Vapny, “The Quiet Genius”; songs from Prima Donna on a Moose
Mary Lou Fallis, soprano; Peter Tiefenbach, piano

April 17, 2015: Concert Launch of Centrediscs release
Brian Harman, Sewing the Earthworm
Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano
Panel with all the creators of the work, hosted by L. Wiliford

September 13, 2015: Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Steven Philcox piano
Soiree, Gallery 345
Healey Willan, Lionel Daunais

October 15, 2015: Allison Angelo, soprano; Simon Docking, Piano
CMC curated concert
Moon Loves Its Light

2016

January 14, 2016: L. Wiliford, P. McGillivray, M. Bogdanowicz, J. Woodley, S. Philcox
CMC curated concert
CLOUD LIGHT CD Release concert

November 7, 2015: The Living Spectacle
Ambur Braid, soprano; Carla Huhtanen, soprano; Jennifer Nichols dance; Steven Philcox, piano
The Extension Room

February 19, 2016: The Pilgrim Soul
Philip Addis, baritone; Emily Hamper, piano
Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

March 18, 2016: CMC Curated concert
University of Toronto students
Danika Loren/Lara Dodds-Eden: Robert Ursan- Hark the Lark at Heaven’s Gate Sings; Loren– Vegetable Songs
Victoria Marshall, mezzo-soprano/Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano: Sylvia Rickard, When You Hear Me Singing
Maeve Palmer, soprano/David Eliakis, piano: Beckwith- Five Lyrics of the Tang Dynasty; Ho- Three Songs from the Tang Dynasty
Xin Wang, soprano/Steven Philcox, piano: Hiroki Tsurumoto- Cursor 7

May 5, 2016: Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre
University of Toronto students
Maeve Palmer, soprano/David Eliakis, piano: Ho, Three Songs from the Tang Dynasty; Beckwith, Five Lyrics of the Tang Dynasty
Victoria Marshall, mezzo-soprano/Mélisande Sinsoulier, piano: Sylvia Rickard, When You Hear Me Singing
Ross: The Living Spectacle – Ambur Braid, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano

October 25, 2016: A Play of Passion CD Release
Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Stephen Ralls piano
CMC

November 18, 2016: Healey Willan: The songs for voice and piano
Peter Barrett, baritone; Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano; Martha Guth, soprano; Helen Becqué, piano
TSP Centre

2017

April 26, 2017: CASP at the Arts and Letters Club
Faculty of Music Students
Songs of Healey Willan and Sir Earnest MacMillan
Sarah Forestieri, soprano, Gena van Oosten, mezzo-soprano, Elias Theocharidis, tenor, Daniel Robinson, baritone, Helen Becqué, piano

May 17, 2017- World Premiere Ana Sokolovic: dawn always begins in the bones
Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre
Danika Loren, soprano; Emily D’Angelo, mezzo-soprano; Aaron Sheppard, tenor; Bruno Roy, baritone; Liz Upchurch, Piano

May 24, 2017: RCM 21C festival
Lloyd Burrit- Moth Poem
Andrew Staniland- Peter Quince at the Klavier
Ian MacNeil, Baritone; Melissande Sinsoulier, Piano
Sokolovic- dawn always begins in the bones
Danika Loren, soprano; Emily D’Angelo, mezzo-soprano; Aaron Sheppard, tenor; Bruno Roy, baritone; Liz Upchurch, Pianoi

October 24, 2017: Greer CD Launch, CMC
Songs of John Greer
Students of the U of T Faculty of Music
Emma Bergin, soprano; Caroline Stanczyk- soprano; Nicholas Higgs, baritone; Jialiang Zhu and Frances Armstrong-Douglas, piano

2018

March 19, 2018: U of T Faculty Series – Paint Me a Song
Beckwith: 4 Small Songs (texts: Kandinsky)
Ben Moore: Dear Theo
Ryan: Miss Carr in Seven Scenes
Kristina Szabo, mezzo; Chris Enns, tenor; Steven Philcox piano

May 5, 2018: Seminar: The Future of Song Recitals
University of Toronto Faculty of Music
Presenters: Lawrence Wiliford, Steven Philcox

December 5, 2018: CASP at the Arts and Letters Club
University of Toronto Students
Alessia Vitali/Kevin Stolz: Raminsh- in the rain darkness, Coulthard- White Rose, Greer- On Children, Mathieu– Le ciel est si bleu, Il pleure dans mon coeur
Stéphanie McKay-Turgeon/Joy Lee: Hétu- Les clartés de la nuit
Maeve Palmer/Frances Armstrong-Douglas: Vivier- Hymnen an die Nacht; Morlock- Amore; McIntyre Creek Bistro Specials (Calamari, Grilled Trout, Madeleines)

2019

May 15, 2019: CASP at the Arts and Letters Club
Ryan: Found Frozen, So Crumble Into Sand
Alexandra Smither, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano
Burry: Sea Variations
Michael Colvin, tenor; Steven Philcox, piano

May 22, 2019: Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre
Ryan: Found Frozen, So Crumble Into Sand
Alexandra Smither, soprano; Steven Philcox, piano
Burry: Sea Variations
Michael Colvin, tenor; Steven Philcox, piano

June 29 – July 5, 2019: CASP in Winnipeg
Ana Sokolovic: dawn always begins in the bones
Collaboration with University of Manitoba and University of Toronto
Winnipeg, MB

October 23, 2019: Ana Sokolovic: dawn always begins in the bones
Collaboration with University of Manitoba and University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

October 29, 2019: The Heliconian Club
Soiree: Livingston / Willan
L. Wiliford; A. McHardy; H. Becqué; S. Philcox

November 13, 2019: CASP at the Arts and Letters Club
University of Toronto Students
Arieh Sacke/Helen Becque: Holman- The Seasons; Nicole Percifield/Kevin Stolz: Palej- Four Lyrical Moments, Emery- Sweet, Abide with Me, For Broken and Tired am I; Emily Wang/Mélisande Sinsoulier: Coulthard- Three Songs, Ecstasy