June 4, 2011

WSO - FREE & Kiddie Bargains!!

The regular season may be over, but you don't have to wait until September to see the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra again. 

We have concerts for you to enjoy this summer - most of which are free of charge!

June 14 - August 9  FREE CONCERTS!!
Music every Tuesday at noon
Millennium Centre, 389 Main Street
With members of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
June 14 – Yuri Hooker, cello
June 21 – Jan Kocman, flute & Caitlin Broms-Jacobs, oboe
June 28 – Karl Stobbe, violin
July 5 – Alan Harrington, saxophone and bassoon
July 12 – Elation Pauls, violin & Cheryl Pauls, piano
July 19 – Isaac Pulford, trumpet
July 26 – Julia McIntyre, bass trombone
August 2 – Simon Macdonald, violin
August 9 – Richard Turner, harp & Laura MacDougall, flute

June 15 - 19
June 19 Finale at 7:30 pm
Centennial Concert Hall
Directed by Alexander Mickelthwate with host Eric Frisen and the International Cello Festival of Canada Orchestra of Cellists

Friday, June 24, 7:00 pm
The Lyric Theatre, Assiniboine Park

Thursday, June 30, 7:30 pm
Kenora Harbourfront 

Friday, July 1, 10:00 pm
Canada Day at The Forks
ScotiaBank Stage

Concerts for Kids - Big Savings!!

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is offering reduced ticket pricing for its Concerts for Kids series. Children 12 and under can attend for only $5 per ticket with a subscription purchase. The WSO has also extended early bird pricing for the series until October 30.

All concert performances are conducted by Richard Lee and run about 60 minutes.
An hour prior to each concert, children can participate in musical activities such as crafts, rhythm ensembles, round-singing, a Conducting Station and Instrument Petting Zoo.

October 30 – The Phantom of the Music Hall
Together with Cincinnati’s Madcap Puppets
Children who wear a Halloween costume are eligible to win a prize!!!

November 27 – The Snowman

January 15 – Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Audiences are captivated by more than 25 excerpts of Beethoven’s music. Presenting history, drama, music and fun, this engaging concert is an ideal family concert outing.

March 4 – Symphonic Sorcery: The Music of Harry Potter
Symphonic Sorcery is the newest concert from Dandi Productions. They will guide you through Harry’s thrilling years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

April 29 – Circus Terrifico
What happens when three circus performers cross paths with a train conductor? 

All concerts start at 2:00 pm with pre-concert activities at 1:00 pm. 
Also inquire about birthday parties and Manny’s Mini-Musicians Club.

Phone: 204-949-3999 

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