Performances & Events

For booking inquiries, please write Mike@MikeZFan.com. Stay up to date with Mike's events here.

Upcoming...

Feb 22-25 2024:

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC

Toronto, ON, Canada

Floyd's SUSANNAH


Roles: 

Sam Polk, cover

Elder Gleaton

March 9, 2024:

Toronto, ON, Canada

Bel Canto Concert


Roles: 

Tebaldo (Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi), cover

Tenor Chorus


Riccardo (Verdi's Un ballo in maschera), cover

Pollione (Bellini's Norma), cover

March 14-15, 2024:

NYC, New York, USA

Gerda Lissner Foundation


March 26, 2024:

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

Loren L. Zachary Society

May 2024:

Toronto, ON, Canada

Opéra Queens


Host & Performer

June 2024:

Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto City Opera & Opéra Queens


Roles: 

Tanya Smania, Host

June 19-23, 2024:

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC

Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto City Opera

Bizet's CARMEN


Roles: 

Le Remendado

Now Streaming:

Mike is Samson in "Drama Queens"!

http://vimeo.com/ondemand/operaqueens/

Now Streaming:

commemorating the 7th anniversary of Pulse Orlando 

5% of proceeds benefit One Pulse Foundation

RECENT:

1 DÉC 2023

Montréal, QC Canada

Nov 14, 2023:

Waterloo, ON, Canada

Sir Wilfrid Laurier University

Mike is invited to perform and conduct a workshop at their alma mater of Laurier with their company Opéra Queens début in a program of Cilèa, Puccini, Massenet, Bizet, and more!

Nov 8, 2023:

San Francisco, California, USA

Liceu Barcelona & San Francisco Opera: 

Mike competes in the preliminary round of this internationally renowned opera competition's 60th edition!

Nov 3 & 5, 2023:

Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Opera York: 

Mike makes their company and role début as Dr. Blind in Opera York's Fledermaus!

Sept 29 - Oct 20, 2023:

Toronto, Canada

Canadian Opera Company

Mike makes their company début at Canada's largest opera house in their 2023-24 season opening production!

https://www.coc.ca/productions/24395

Oct 6 - 28, 2023:

Toronto, Canada

Canadian Opera Company: 

Puccini's classic opera of love and art, set in romantic Paris...

https://coc.ca/Boheme

Aug 9 / 11 / 12, 2023:

Montréal, Canada

Mike produces & premières Marchand Knight's Cleopatra Built as well as music by Berlioz, Handel, Massenet!

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/opera-queens-a-night-of-1000-cleopatras-tickets-673909951807

Aug 21, 2023:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Opéra Queens in the UK

www.OperaQueens.ca

@OperaQueens

June 21 / 24 / 25:

live online radio broadcast of Mike's first radio play Kiss of Tanya

June 15 / 16 / 17 / 18:

Tapestry Opera: Dragon's Tale

world première at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre, outdoor stage

https://tapestryopera.com/performances/dragons-tale/

June 17 & 18:

ft. Mike as Tanya Smania & Jennifer Carter of Grand River Opera

Lakmé, Bohème, & Carmen

Dec 16, 2022

Roles: Inspecteur Receveur, Paysant, Louise Leclair, François-Guillaume Vial

Repentigny, QC, Canada

Dec 10, 2022: 2-4 PM ET

Amplified Opera: Infinity Café

Feedback Form here!

Tchaikovsky: Tanya's Secret (aka Eugene Onegin)

Role: Tatyana Larina as Tanya Smania

Aug 26 & 28, 2022

Betty Oliphant Theatre, National Ballet School

Toronto, ON Canada


May 23 -June 19, 2022

Victoria, BC, Canada


Sun, June 12 , 2022 ~ 7:30 PM (Pacific Time)

Role: Giulietta (Offenbach), Tatyana (Tchaikovsky), Carmen (Bizet) as Tanya Smania

451 Fisgard St, Chinatown

Victoria, BC, Canada


June 1 / 2 / 6 / 7 / 9 / 10 /  13 / 18, 2022

Viardot, Tchaikovsky, Ho, Smallman

Victoria Parks: Outerbridge, Beacon Hill, Government House, Saxe Point

Victoria, BC, Canada


Pop-Up Opera

May 28, June 4 / 8 / 13 / 18, 2022

Tchaikovsky, Weill, Bizet, Lehár

Selkirk Festival / Greater Victoria Public Library / Maritime Museum / Saxe Point (2)

Victoria, BC, Canada


Coloratura Concert

Sun, June 5, 2022

Monterey

Victoria, BC, Canada


Esquimalt High School Concert

Tus, June 14, 2022

Esquimalt High School

Victoria, BC, Canada


Belmont Secondary Concert

Wed, June 15, 2022

Belmont Secondary

Victoria, BC, Canada


Neighbourhood Party Concert

Fri, June 17, 2022

Victoria, BC, Canada


Art Gallery: Family Day Concert

Sun, June 18, 2022

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Victoria, BC, Canada


Drag Storytime with Woofie!

Digital Release TBD

Greater Victoria Public Library

Victoria, BC, Canada


Sun, May 29, 2022 ~ 3:50 PM (Pacific Time)

Music by Alice Ping Yee Ho, Chan Ka Nin, Lehár, & more!

451 Fisgard St, Chinatown

Victoria, BC, Canada


Sun, May 15, 2022 @ 3 PM ET / 15h

Virtual!

https://www.opera.ca/community-event-calendar/#id=460&wid=1501&cid=1591


Marchand: Cleopatra Built (world première!)

Role: Charmian as Tanya Smania

Fri, May 27, 2022 @ 3 PM ET / 15h

Virtual & Kingston, ON Canada

https://www.watershedmusictheatre.com/new-works-showcase-2022

Sun, May 15, 2022 @ 3 PM ET / 15h

Canada Square, Toronto Harbourfront, ON Canada

https://www.facebook.com/events/685402942724057

May 7-8, 2022: Book Online!

Anywhere your mother is!


YES Montréal

Business Skills for Creative Souls Artists Conference: What's Next?!

Tchaikovsky: Tatyana's Letter Scene

invited performer as Tanya Smania

Mon, Mar 28, 2022 @ 1-6 PM ET

https://www.facebook.com/events/374083517577774

Montréal, QC, Canada - Virtual


Opera 201 #4 ~ Change in Opera

Fri, Apr 15, 2022 @ 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET

https://www.youtube.com/c/PacificOperaVictoria

Victoria, BC, Canada


Opéra Queens, Waterloo Public Library, York Region Chamber Music

Role: Tanya Smania as Tanya Larina (début)

Mon, Mar 14, 2022 @ 3 PM ET / 15h HE

https://calendar.wpl.ca/event/6170456

Waterloo, ON, Canada online via Zoom


Singing Valentines

Feb - 14 , 2022

Book Mike Here! https://myscena.org/singing-valentines-2022/#fan


Artists United Against Racism

Fri, Feb 4, 2022 @ 1 PM ET

Zoom: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/panel-discussion-artists-unite/4729666700456478/

Streamed & Recorded: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcIZrjLUwqKhYuauNaZ-IQA


Roles: Adriana Lecouvreur, Carmen

Thurs Nov 18, 2021 

5:30-7:30 PM ET / 17h30-19h30 HE

Tanna Hall, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Montréal, QC Canada


Watch Party:

Wed, Nov 3, 2021 

5:30 PM PT /  8:30 PM ET

17h30 TP / 20h30 HE

Online Première / Vancouver, BC, Canada / Toronto, ON, Canada


Nov 4 - 7, 2021 

Vancouver, BC, Canada


5à7 Concert Series: Opéra Queens

Roles: Adriana Lecouvreur, Carmen, Samson

Thurs Nov 18, 2021 

5-7 PM ET / 17-19h HE

Wirth Lobby, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Montréal, QC Canada


Sept-Dec 2021

Montréal, QC Canada


Thurs, Oct 28, 2021

6 PM ET / 18h HE

Zoom RSVP: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvfuGsrD8oEtYE1lgV5KyKPbJH7w-z4vso?fbclid=IwAR3tfI8kcw5lc2KHENH1O_Xd3OseSzw364vO7D1_rcHTqoRPFJPmgGuQ1F8


Wed, Sept 8, 2021

7 PM ET / 19h HE

KIN Experience, Montréal, QC Canada


Mon, Aug 30, 2021

Live Zoom Show: 7 PM / 19h ET!


Sat, Aug 28, 2021

LIVE show 12 PM 

Table 1-5 PM

Centre St. Jax, Montréal, QC Canada


Rainbow Reels: 

Super Gay Cabaret: Queer-antine 2.0!

Sat, June 19, 2021

7 PM / 19h, Zoom

https://www.facebook.com/events/486376936004891/

KW, ON Canada


Schulich Music, Opéra Queens, SSHRC: 

Viardot, Chopin, Tchaikovsky

French, Polish, Russian art songs

Role: @TanyaSmania

Sat, May 1, 2021

5 PM / 17h

Salle Pollack via http://bit.ly/PHWebcast

Montréal, QC Canada

Role: Il conte Ivrea

Sat, Apr 10, 2021

7:30 PM / 19h30

Salle Pollack via YouTube.com/SchulichMusic

Montréal, QC Canada


Opéra McGill: 

Rodgers & Hammerstein: Cinderella

Lord Pinkleton & Jean-Michel (cover)

Sat, March 27, 2021

4 PM / 16 h

Salle Redpath via YouTube.com/SchulichMusic

Montréal, QC Canada

https://www.mcgill.ca/channels/channels/event/opera-mcgill-rodgers-hammersteins-cinderella-329440


 Schulich Music Voice Area: 

Tues/mar

March 9 mars, 2021

4:30 PM / 16h30 EST

Zoom Link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/82139969029

Zoom ID: 821 3996 9029


Opéra McGill: 

Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Role: Prologue

Feb / fév 27, 2021

Webcast from Pollack Hall via YouTube.com/SchulichMusic

Montréal, QC Canada


Tapestry Opera & Opéra McGill:

Livingston: The Yellow Wallpaper

Role: John

Sat, Nov 28, 2020

Montréal, QC Canada


Schulich Music:

Sat Oct, 24, 2020

From the studio of John Mac Master

Pianist: Louise Pelletier

Live Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/user/schulichmusic

Tanna Hall, Schulich Music, McGill University

Montréal, QC Canada


YES Montréal:

What the Pop! ~ Pop-Up Exhibition!

Mike returns as Drag Diva alter ego @TanyaSmania!

Sat, Sept 5, 2020

Live performance! 4:30 PM / 16h30

Booth, fortunes, & more! noon - 4:30 PM / 12h - 16h30

Montréal, QC Canada


AAMS Opera, Tampere Conservatory & Summer University, Finland

Aug 8 & 9, 2020

Tampere, Finland ~ Zoom


McGill University

Fri,  Jun 12, 2020 @ 17h30  EST

Mike premieres his first cellphilm Vielen Dank, Musik!

Montréal, QC, Canada


Rainbow Reels

4th Annual Super Gay Cabaret

Sat,  Jun 20, 2020 @ 19h30 EST

Arias in drag from Carmen, Sadko, & Street Scene!

Waterloo, ON, Canada ~ Zoom


Recital for Seniors: 

Poulenc, Fauré, de Falla, airs d'opéras

Thurs, Mar 12, 2020 @ 14h

Ressource de la Montagne

Montréal, QC, Canada


Opera McGill ~ Weill: Street Scene (Henry Davis)

Jan 31, Feb 1 & 2

l'Orchestre symphonique de McGill, conductor: Brian DeMaris

Monument-National

Montréal, QC, Canada


Opera McGill ~ Ariapalooza: 5 à 7!

Fri, Nov 15

Elizabeth Wirth Building Lobby, McGill

Montréal, QC, Canada


Fri, Sept 13, 2019 @ noon

Russian chorus in Bryars Double Bass Concerto

Tanna Schulich Hall

Montréal, QC, Canada


Mon, July 29 - Fri, Aug 2, 2019

23rd Annual NYC Voice Intensive: Masterclasses & Concert

Dr. Michael Warren

NYC, New York, USA


July 18-20, 2019

Rossini Opera Festival: 

Teatro Sperimentale

Pesaro, Italia


Fri, June 14/21/28, 2019

Repertoire: Masters of Baroque & Bel Canto

Pianist: Adolfo de Santis

Toronto, ON, Canada


March 8-10, 2019:  Massenet's "Cendrillon" (Pandolfe)

Opera Laurier

Director: Amanda Smith

Conductors: Leslie De'Ath & Daniel Warren

Theatre Auditorium

Waterloo, ON, Canada

https://www.facebook.com/events/146074322962989/


July 28, 2018:  Rainbow Reels Super Gay Cabaret

Repertoire: Bizet & Jazz

Pianist: Darren Creech

The Jazz Room

Waterloo, ON, Canada

https://rainbowreels.org/super-gay-cabaret/