The Glenn Gould School Toronto
Under the patronage of H.E. Mr David Reddaway CMG MBE, British High Commissioner to Canada, the Candian premiere of Chopin and The Nightingale is performed by the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music.  This musical drama is written for piano, two sopranos and narrator. 

Régulo Martinez, piano.  Photo provided by Régulo Martinez.REGULO MARTINEZ, PIANO.  Born in Madrid, Régulo Martinez completed his piano studies at the Conservatory of Majadahonda, Spain, and obtained in 2003 a "Magister atrium" degree as concert pianist at the University of Music in Graz, Austria, where he studied under Professor Walter Kamper.   In parallel, he attended summer courses and masterclasses.

In the 2001-2004 period, Régulo Martinez has performed as a soloist and chamber artist and with orchestras in Spain, Austria and Germany.  He is currently studying at The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto with John Perry.

Performing as Jenny Lind
Meghan Fleet, soprano, performing Jenny Lind at the Canadian premiere.  Photo provided by Meghan Fleet.MEGHAN FLEET, SOPRANO, holds a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Toronto.  She is currently enrolled at The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.  She has performed at the Festival Ensemble, Stuttgart; and in scenes from La Boheme, La Nozze di Figaro and Carmen.

Among other productions, Meghan Fleet is scheduled to sing in Poetry and Performance of the German Lied at the Franz Schubert Institute, in Riders to the Sea by Vaughn Williams, and in Faure's Requiem as the soprano soloist.

Performing as Delfina Potocka
Catherine Affleck, soprano.  Photo provided by Catherine Affleck.CATHERINE AFFLECK, DRAMATIC SOPRANO, is currently studying at The Glenn Gould School under the tutelage of Stephanie Bogle, where she is completing an Artist's Diploma in Voice Performance.  Most recently she was a featured soloist at the Mozart Unlaced Gala.

Catherine Affleck has performed numerous roles on the operatic stage including Cleopatra in Julius Caesar, Pamina in The Magic Flute, and Siren in Rinaldo. She has received many awards for vocal performance.  She is scheduled to perform as featured soloist in Faure's Requiem and Vivaldi's Gloria.


David Visentin is Associate Dean of The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.  As an artist faculty member, he continues to teach and coach at the School and has developed several external concert series.  Both a violinist and violist, he participates each summer in a series of touring chamber music concerts.

David Visentin began his musical studies in Vancouver, which he completed at the University of Toronto in 1984.  He then moved to Osaka, Japan, where he played and toured with the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra.  In Canada, he later became a founding member of the Atlantic String Quartet, as well as principal and soloist with the Sinfornia Chamber Orchestra, Newfoundland.