Mentorship with Iranian soprano Shahrzad Dastoornezhad

Allyson is thrilled to announce the beginning of her mentorship with Iranian soprano Shahrzad Dastoornezhad under the Toronto Arts Council Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship program. The program is designed to provide support for newcomer and refugee artists to...

Dora Nominations for Louis Riel

The Canadian Opera Company’s production of Louis Riel has been nominated in multiple categories for the 2017 Dora awards, including Peter Hinton for Outstanding Direction, Russell Braun for Outstanding Male Performance and Outstanding Ensemble Performance. The winners...

World Premiere of Enchantments of Gwendolyn

On January 27, 2015 Allyson and pianist Adam Sherkin gave the world premiere of Marjan Mozetich’s setting of four poems by Gwendolyn Macewen. Enchantments of Gwendolyn was commissioned by Canadian Art Song Project and premiered in Toronto. Listen to that...

Allyson with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw

Allyson is in Amsterdam preparing for performances of Ligeti’s Requiem with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Nott on September 25, 26 & 28. For more information visit the Concertgebouw website. “Allyson McHardy held court with a gilded...

Seattle Chamber Music Performances Live Streamed

Allyson makes her first appearance at the Seattle Chamber Music Society’s Summer Festival with performances on July 21 and 23. On July 23rd, she performs Brahms’s Liebeslieder Waltzes with Hyunah Yu, Nicholas Phan, James Westman, Jeewon Park, and Max...

Dora Nomination for Allyson!

Allyson has been nominated for a Dora Award in the category of Outstanding Performance in an Opera for her appearance as Sara in Roberto Devereux at the Canadian Opera Company in May 2014. The awards will handed out on Monday June 23, 2014 in Toronto. “Allyson McHardy...

Friday, May 23rd at NOON – Live Broadcast and Taping for ZoomerMedia

Allyson will perform LIVE at the Zoomerplex in Toronto for broadcast on Classical 96.3 (radio and website) as well as taping for a future presentation of Zoomer’s new Radio Concert Hall Series on Vision TV. Allyson offers a program taking us from a saucy Carmen...