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...

Allyson featured in Mercedes-Benz’s Scene Magazine

In “All the Right Notes”, Allyson talks about preparing for her new role as Sara in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux at the Canadian Opera Company, learning new languages, and why Giulietta Simionato. Read the interview in Scene – Spring 2014...

Orlando Nominated for a JUNO Award

At the 2014 JUNO Award press conference held today, February 4th, Allyson’s recording of the complete version of Orlando on the ATMA Classique label was nominated in the category of Classical Album Of The Year Vocal/Choral. The awards will be handed out at...

Toronto Star Interview on Hippolyte et Aricie

Allyson speaks to Trish Crawford about her upcoming role as the love-crazed stepmother, Phedre in Opera in Concert’s presentation of the rarely performed Hippolyte et Aricie by Rameau on February 2nd at St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts in Toronto. Also catch a...

Prix OPUS for Dead Man Walking

The Opéra de Montréal’s production of Heggie’s Dead Man Walking was named the Musical Event of the Year (2012-2013) at the annual Gala announcing the winners of the Prix Opus, held on January 26th at the Bourgie du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal. For...

Allyson on her Oshawa homecoming

Allyson spoke with Durham Region’s Mike Ruta about her upcoming Christmas concert on December 8th with the Durham Philharmonic Choir and growing up in Oshawa. Read the full interview here “Allyson McHardy held court with a gilded mezzo-soprano tone that has set...

New CD Available Now: The complete version of Handel’s Orlando

The complete version of Orlando, considered to be one of Handel’s most successful operas, is presented for the first time on a Canadian label, ATMA Classique. Joining Allyson are the English countertenor Owen Willetts, American soprano Amanda Forsythe, and...

Just Announced: Allyson McHardy Nominated for a Wilde Award

Congratulations to Allyson McHardy on her nomination for a Wilde Award for her performance as Cornelia in Michigan Opera Theatre’s “Julius Caesar”. Now in its 12th year, The Wilde Awards honour the best productions, performances and technical work...