March 7, 2012

WSO Spring Pass / New Music Festival on CBC

Enjoy spring's arrival at the WSO with a Spring Pass: 
Attend 3 WSO concerts for only $79 (up to $153 value)!

Click on links to hear the music!!

March 23-24, 8 pm

Dawn Upshaw has achieved worldwide celebrity as a singer of opera and concert repertoire ranging from the sacred works of Bach to the freshest sounds of today.

Debussy: Printemps

Golijov: Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra

Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor
Dawn Upshaw, soprano

April 13-14, 8 pm
April 15, 2 pm

A ten-year sweep (1980-1990) as "Best Vocal Group" typifies the dominance of this group as among the greatest vocal ensembles of all time. Combine the original members of The Manhattan Transfer with our WSO and you get an event to remember long after the music ends!

Yaron Gershovsky, conductor
The Manhattan Transfer
Flin Flon Community Choir

May 4-5, 8 pm

It took six years for Mahler to write his monumental 'Resurrection' Symphony and his Symphony No. 2 is an overwhelming experience and an unforgettable journey. 
Ten horns, eight trumpets plus a massive orchestra, wonderful soloists and chorus will bring Mahler's immortal music alive.

Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor
Monica Huisman, soprano
Anita Krause, mezzo-soprano
Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir, Yuri Klaz, conductor

Available at the WSO Box Office, 949-3999 or online at Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

New Music Festival on CBC
Did you miss any of the New Music Festival or want to hear it again? 

NMF Broadcast partner CBC Radio 2 recorded concerts for you 
to enjoy on CBC Music Online

Concert 1: Opening Gala: Kancheli & Saariaho

Concert 2: Ravedeath for Organ

Concert 5: Icelandia

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