Performances

*Charlene is currently taking a leave from performing in order to focus on the completion of her PhD.  Please check back for updates.

2016

BURLINGTON LIVE AND LOCAL SERIES
Cabaret
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Artists: Jason Hales & Sabatino Vacca
Performance: April 12, 2016
http://www.burlingtonpac.ca

MCMASTER UNIVERSITY FACULTY CONCERT
Role: Soprano Soloist
Collaborating Pianist: Ruta Vaivade
Performance: January 12, 2016
http://sota.humanities.mcmaster.ca

2015

CITY OF BURLINGTON CULTURE DAYS
Role: Soprano Soloist
Performance: September 27, 2015
http://www.burlington.ca/culturedays

MASTERWORKS OF OAKVILLE
Francis Poulenc’s Gloria
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: Charles Demuynck
Performance: May 23 & 24, 2015
http://www.masterworksofoakville.ca

SYMPHONY ON THE BAY
Francis Poulenc’s Gloria
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: James McKay
Performance: May 3, 2015
http://www.symphonyonthebay.com

THE BACH ELGAR CHOIR
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Alexander Cann
Performance: March 8, 2015
http://www.bachelgar.com

2014

MCMASTER UNIVERSITY CHOIR
Howard Goodall’s Eternal Light Requiem
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: Dr. Rachel Rensink-Hoff
Performance: November 22, 2014
http://www.mcmasterchoir.ca

CITY OF BURLINGTON CULTURE DAYS
Role: Soprano Soloist
Collaborating Pianist: Sabatino Vacca
Performance: September 28, 2014
http://www.burlington.ca/culturedays

CAMBRIDGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Sabatino Vacca
Performance: April 4, 2014
http://www.cambridgeorchestra.ca

STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF SINGING
SNATS Sopranos: A Hart House Midday Mosaics Concert
Role: Guest Recitalist
Performance: January 22, 2014
http://harthouse.ca/mid-day-mosaics/

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO FACULTY OF MUSIC
Doctoral Recital I “If you are with me”
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Pianist: Maika’i Nash
Performance: January 11, 2014 @ 7:30pm
http://www.music.utoronto.ca/events/recitals.htm

2013

ORION HOUSE TOURING CONCERTS
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Artistic Director: Walter Kornelson
Performance: September 29, 2013

REYMONT TOURING CONCERTS
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Artistic Director: Jean-Paul Reymont
Performance: April 21, 2013

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO FACULTY OF MUSIC
Cecilia Livingston’s Parting
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Pianist: Maika’i Nash
Performance: April 14, 2013
http://www.music.utoronto.ca

CANADIAN SINFONIETTA
Erik Ross & Phoebe Tsang’s Northern Lights, Eastern Fire
Role: Fox
Director: D. Jeremy Smith
Performance: February 16, 2013
http://www.canadiansinfonietta.com
http://www.cbc.ca/glenngould/2012/11/canadian-sinfonietta-chinese-new-year-concert.html

ORION HOUSE TOURING CONCERTS
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Artistic Director: Walter Kornelson
Performance: February 3, 2013

2012

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO FACULTY OF MUSIC
An Evening of Song: Stratton Visitor Concert with Adrianne Pieczonka
Role: Guest Recitalist
Performance: November 16, 2012
http://www.music.utoronto.ca/events/calendar/vis1116.htm

ACADEMIA EUROPEA DELL’OPERA MILAN, ITALY
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
Role: Die Königin der Nacht
Conductor: Hans Schellevis
Director: Timothy Nelson
Performance: August 2, 2012
http://www.aedo.org

TORONTO BOTANICAL GARDEN’S “WOMAN TO WOMAN”
Role: Guest Recitalist
Performance: June 7, 2012
http://www.torontobotanicalgarden.ca

ORION HOUSE TOURING CONCERTS
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Artistic Director: Walter Kornelson
Performances: May 13 & September 23, 2012

THE BACH ELGAR CHOIR
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Alexander Cann
Performance: February 25, 2012
http://www.bachelgar.com

OFF CENTRE MUSIC SALON
Schubertiad
Role: Guest Recitalist
Artistic Directors: Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin
Performance: February 5, 2012
http://www.offcentremusic.com

2011

HIGHLANDS FESTIVAL SINGERS
George Frideric Handel’s Messiah
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: Melissa Stephens
Performance: November 26 & 27, 2011
http://www.hmch.ca

ORION HOUSE TOURING CONCERTS
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Artistic Director: Walter Kornelson
Performance: September 25, 2011

HIGHLANDS OPERA STUDIO
Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium
Role: Monica
Co-conductors: Milos Repicky & Brahm Goldhamer
Artistic Directors: Richard Margison & Valerie Kuinka
Performance: August 20, 2011
http://www.highlandsoperastudio.com

HIGHLANDS OPERA STUDIO
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Pianist: Christopher Mokrzewski
Artistic Directors: Richard Margison & Valerie Kuinka
Performance: August 18, 2011
http://www.highlandsoperastudio.com

GREEN DOOR CABARET AT THE LOWER OSSINGTON THEATRE
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Singer: Michael Burgess
Collaborating Pianist: Christopher Mokrzewski
Performance: June 3, 2011
http://www.lowerossingtontheatre.com/cabaret

SASKATOON OPERA
Ann Hodges’ Mozart’s Odyssey
Role: Soprano
Conductor: TBA
Director: Barbara Montalbetti
Performances: May 2 – 14, 2011

TAPESTRY NEW OPERA
Aaron Gervais & Colleen Murphy’s The Enslavement and Liberation of Oksana G.
Role: Oksana
Conductor: Wayne Strongman
Director: Tom Diamond
Performances: March 9 & 10, 2011

THE BACH ELGAR CHOIR
Operatic Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Alexander Cann
Performance: February 27, 2011

2010

THE ARTS AND LETTERS CLUB OF TORONTO
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Pianist: Christopher Mokrzewski
Performance: Dec 15, 2010

CANADIAN MUSIC COMPETITION FUNDRAISER
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Pianist: TBA
Performance: Dec 5, 2010

MASTERWORKS OF OAKVILLE
Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
Francis Poulenc’s Gloria
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: Charles Demuynck
Performances: November 26 & 27, 2010

ST. MICHAEL’S COLLEGE SCHOOL FUNDRAISER
Producer: Eda Cucakovich
Role: Guest Soloist
Performance: November 18, 2010

OFF CENTRE MUSIC SALON
Schubertiad
Role: Guest Recitalist
Artistic Directors: Inna Perkis and Boris Zarankin
Performance: October 3, 2010

IMPROBABLE MUSIC PRESENTS “XXIX” AT NUIT BLANCHE FESTIVAL
Role: Ultra Soprano
Producers: Laurel MacDonald & John Oswald
Music Video Launch Performance: October 2-3, 2010
Venue: The Royal Ontario Museum
http://www.improbablemusic.com/laurel/XXIX.html

HIGHLANDS OPERA STUDIO
Puccini’s La Bohème
Role: Mimi
Conductor: Rosemary Thomson
Artistic Directors: Richard Margison & Valerie Kuinka
Performances: August 30 & September 1, 2010

HIGHLANDS OPERA STUDIO
Opera Excerpts Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Artistic Directors: Richard Margison & Valerie Kuinka
Performance: August 20, 2010

THE ELORA FESTIVAL SINGERS
Summer Festival
Role: Soprano
Conductor: Noel Edison
Performances: July 9 – August 2, 2010

ST. MICHAEL’S CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS GRAND OPENING GALA
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Paul Pietrkiewicz
Performance: April 10, 2010

SAKSATOON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: Earl Stafford
Performance: March 13, 2010

THE CANTIAMO SINGERS
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Nancy Tanguay
Performance: March 7, 2010

2009

SYMPHONY HAMILTON
Christmas Concert
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Sabatino Vacca
Performance: December 13, 2009

OPERA KITCHENER
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute
Role: The Queen of the Night
Conductor: Shek Ko
Director: Penelope Cookson
Performance: August 26, 2009

MOUNTAIN VIEW INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SONG AND CHAMBER MUSIC
Concerts and Masterclasses
Artistic Directors: Kathleen Van Mourik & Charles Foreman
Performances: August 2 – 9, 2009

THE ELORA FESTIVAL SINGERS
Summer Festival
Role: Soprano
Conductor: Noel Edison
Performances: July 10 – August 2, 2009

QUEEN OF PUDDINGS MUSIC THEATRE
Concerts and Masterclasses
Artistic Directors: John Hess & Dairine Ni Mheadhra
Performance: July 3, 2009

OPERA YORK
Role: Guest Soloist
Pianist: Sabatino Vacca
Performance: June 24, 2009

SONS OF ITALY ENSEMBLE CHOIR
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Sabatino Vacca
Performance: June 21, 2009

THE CANTIAMO SINGERS
Vivaldi’s Gloria
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: Nancy Tanguay
Performance: June 14, 2009

CABLE 14/CHCH TELETHON
Telethon for Italian Earthquake Victims
Role: Guest Soloist
Performance: May 7, 2009

THE CONCERT OPERA GROUP
Role: Guest Soloist
Artistic Director: Darryl Edwards
Performance: March 27, 2009

2008

JEUNES AMBASSADEURS LYRIQUES CONCERT AND GALA
Role: Laureate/Performer
Conductor: TBA
Performances: November 16 & 18, 2008

PACIFIC OPERA VICTORIA
Jules Massenet’s Thaïs
Role: La Charmeuse
Conductor: Timothy Vernon
Director: Renaud Doucet
Performances: October 16, 18, 21, 23 & 25, 2008

OPERA NEW BRUNSWICK
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute
Role: The Queen of the Night
Conductor: Nicole Bellamy & Tara Scott
Director: Brent Krysa
Performances: September 17, 19 & 20, 2008

THE TANGLEWOOD MUSIC CENTER
Kurt Weill’s The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Role: Jenny Smith (Cover), Maiden
Conductor: Erik Nielsen (for James Levine)
Director: Douglas Fitch
Performances: August 9, 10 & 11, 2008

THE BOSTON POPS
Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music
Role: Mrs. Segstrom
Conductor: Keith Lockhart
Director: Casey Hushion
Performances: June 12, 13, 14 & July 8, 2008

SOUNDSTREAMS CANADA
Terry Riley’s In C
Steve Reich’s Proverb
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Alan Pierson
Performance: May 23, 2008

THE GRAND PHILHARMONIC YOUTH CHOIR
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Nancy Tanguay
Performance: March 1, 2008

2007

THE EAST YORK CHOIR & THE TALKISER PLAYERS
George Frideric Handel’s Messiah
Role: Soprano Soloist (Excerpts)
Conductor: Jenny Crober
Performance: December 2, 2007

THE CONCERT OPERA GROUP
Role: Guest Soloist
Director: Darryl Edwards
Performances: October 20 & December 9, 2007

THE CENTER FOR OPERA STUDIES IN ITALY
Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
Role: Lucia (Except)
Conductor: Judith Yan
Director: Jennifer Tarver & Joel Ivany
Performance: July 20, 2007

THE ARTS AND LETTERS CLUB OF TORONTO
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Pianist: Dr. Kinza Tyrrell
Performance: April 18, 2007

THE WOMEN’S MUSICAL CLUB OF TORONTO
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Pianist: Dr. Kinza Tyrrell
Performance: April 4, 2007

THE LYRIC STAGE & THE PETERBOROUGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Impresario
Role: Madame Goldentrill
Conductor: Michael Newnham
Director: Eleanor James
Performance: March 31, 2007

THE GRAND PHILHARMONIC YOUTH CHOIR
Role: Guest Soloist
Conductor: Nancy Tanguay
Performance: Feburary 17, 2007

SOUNDSTREAMS CANADA
Ana Sokolovic’s Six Voices for Sirens
Role: Soprano Three
Conductor: Dáirine Ní Mheadhra
Director: John Hess
Performance: January 31, 2007

BRAMPTON LYRIC OPERA
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute
The Queen of the Night
Conductor: Shek Ko
Director: Penelope Cookson
Performance: January 6, 2007

2006

THE ALDEBURTH CONNECTION DISCOVERY RECITAL SERIES
Role: Guest Soloist
Directors: Stephen Ralls & Bruce Ubukata
Performance: November 28, 2006

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus
Role: Rosalinda
Conductor: Sandra Horst
Director: Michael Patrick Albano
Performances: November 10 & 12, 2008

THE ARTS AND LETTERS CLUB OF TORONTO
Role: Guest Recitalist
Collaborating Pianist: Dr. Kinza Tyrrell
Performance: April 12, 2006

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Gian Carlo Menotti’s La Loca
Role: Juana (Excerpt)
Director: Michael Patrick Albano
Performance: March 23, 2006

2005

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
Dean Burry’s The Brothers’ Grimm
Role: Dortchen
Conductor: Mel Braun
Director: Katherine Twaddle
Performances: May, 2005 (Touring Production)

THE ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET & THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTER ORCHESTRA
Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
Role: Soprano Soloist
Conductor: Earl Stafford
Performances: January 27, 28 & 29, 2005

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
Hector Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict
Role: Héro (Excerpt)
Conductor: Mel Braun
Director: Katherine Twaddle
Performances: January 14 & 15, 2005

2004

EDMONTON OPERA
Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis
Role: Bubikopf
Conductor: Peter Dala
Director: Brian Deedrick
Performances: November 9, 10, 11 & 12, 2004

OPERA NUOVA
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Role: Konstanze
Conductor: Peter Dala
Director: Carol Castel
Performances: June 17, 2004

THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO
Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring
Role: Miss Wordsworth
Conductor: James McKay
Director: Theodore Baerg
Performances: February 19 & 21, 2004