Friday, June 14th

Classical Voice - Open & Diploma

Adjudicator: Jennifer Tung

Classical Voice - Open & Diploma

A Dora nominated conductor, Chinese-Canadian Jennifer Tung is the artistic director of Toronto City Opera and assistant conductor of the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. She leads a uniquely versatile career as music director, collaborative pianist and soprano. In 2020/21, she joined Tapestry Opera as a conducting fellow in the inaugural year of the Women in Musical Leadership program, in partnership with Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Pacific Opera Victoria.

Jennifer debuted with the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival conducting The Mikado in 2017 and has returned to conduct Sweeney Todd and Tragedy of Carmen. In 2019, she debuted with Opera York in La Traviata and assisted Tapestry Opera and Opera on the Avalon's joint production of the Dora Award winning opera Shanawdithit by Dean Burry and Yvette Nolan. Recently, she conducted the world premiere of "Gould's Wall" by Brian Current and Liza Balken, a joint production with the Royal Conservatory of Music and Tapestry Opera.

For the 2022/23 season, she has debuted as guest conductor with Opera McGill's production of "Plaything" (Anna Pigorna/Maria Reva - Canadian premiere), Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic and Kamloops Symphony. In March of 2023, Jennifer conducted the world premieres of Continuum's production of the opera "Show Room" (Rodney Sharman/Etom Egoyan) as well as Tapestry Opera/Obsidian Theatre's co-production of "Of the Sea" (Ian Cusson/Kanika Ambrose). Upcoming engagements include concerts with Kamloops symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia and Vancouver Opera.

Jennifer is on faculty at the Glenn Gould School, and is a sought-after faculty member for summer programs internationally. She holds degrees in vocal performance and collaborative piano from the Eastman School of Music and has studied conducting with Maestro Denis Mastromonaco.


Walton Memorial United Church
2489 Lakeshore Rd W
Oakville, ON L6L 1H9

TimeNameTitlesHome Festival
Time:10:00 AMName:Rachael YoungTitles:
Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris from Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi
Che faro senza Euridice?, from Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck
Silent Noon by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Le son du cor s'afflige vers les bois, from Trois Mélodies sur des poèmes de Paul Verlaine by Claude Debussy
Home Festival:Guelph
Time:10:20 AMName:Mallory WilliamsTitles:
I Felt a Funeral in My Brain, 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson, no.9 by Aaron Copland
Automne, op.18, no.3 by Gabriel Fauré
Thy hand Belinda...When I am laid in earth, Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell
Non so più cosa son, Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Home Festival:Ottawa Kiwanis
Time:10:40 AMName:Daniel LagoverTitles:
I Saw My Lady Weep by John Dowland
Non piu andrai by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Der Lindenbaum by Franz Schubert
Chanson triste by Henri Duparc
Canterbury by Stephanie Martin
Home Festival:Toronto
Time:1:00 PMName:Jada AlexiouTitles:
Ahimè! Dove trascorsi?…Che faro senza Euridice?, Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald von Gluck
Esurientes implevit bonis, Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach
Liebst du um Schönheit, Rückert-Lieder by Gustav Mahler
Va tacito e nascosto, Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel
La Chevelure, Les Chansons de Bilitis by Claude Debussy
King David by Herbert Howells
Home Festival:Newmarket
Time:1:55 PMName:Ross ColeTitles:
I Love the Jocund Dance by Oskar Morawetz
Bella siccome un angelo , Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti
Phidyle by Henri Duparc
Fin ch'han dal vino, Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Home Festival:Windsor-Essex
Time:2:15 PMName:Maria MilenicTitles:
I bought this suitcase in New York, Flight by Jonathan Dove
If music be the food of love Z 379 by Henry Purcell
Cancion de cuna para dormir a un negrito, Cinco canciones negras (4) by Xavier Montsalvatge
Canto negro, Cinco canciones negras (5) by Xavier Montsalvatge
Non so piu, Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
La chevelure, 3 chansons de Bilitis by Claude Debussy
Home Festival:Newmarket
Time:2:40 PMName:Janet Obiahu-EwaTitles:
The Jewel Song, Faust by C.F. Gounod
The Trellis by J. Ireland
C by F. Poulenc
Si mi chiamano mimi, La Boheme by G. Puccini
Die Sprode by H. Wolf
Home Festival:Newmarket
Time:3:05 PMName:Anissa NielsenTitles:
Sweeter Than Roses by Henry Purcell
Oh! Quand Je Dors by Franz Liszt
Die junge Nonne by Franz Schubert
Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Steal Me, Sweet Thief, The Old Maid and the Thief by Gian Carlo Menotti
Home Festival:Quinte
Time:3:30 PMName:Fletcher Bryce DavisTitles:
Dichterliebe, op. 48, Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14 by Robert Schumann
Songs of Travel, No. 4: Youth and Love by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Montparnasse by Francis Poulenc
O Mädchen, mein Mädchen, Friederike by Franz Lehàr
To Gratiana Dancing and Singing by William Denis Browne
Home Festival:Ottawa Kiwanis

4:15 PM - Workshop and Announcement of Winners – MANDATORY

Workshop will be held from approximately 4:15 pm until 6:00 pm.

Announcement of the winners will happen at the end of the workshop.