Upcoming Events / Concerts

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Horszowski Trio

With Fire and Passion

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 7:30 PM

HORSZOWSKI TRIO
Jesse Mills, violin
Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
Rieko Aizawa, piano

When the members of the Horszowski Trio played together for the first time, they were hailed by The New York Times as “impressive, lithe, persuasive”. They have continued their successful rise in the chamber music world, earning the praise of critics and audiences alike. The Los Angeles Times raves about the Horszowski Trio as “power players” who create an ensemble that is “memorably monumental”. A critic at Gramophone wrote, “I long to hear more of the Horszowski Trio.” The Virtuosi Concerts audience (2015) agreed and asked for a return engagement. Don’t miss “The most compelling American group to come on the scene.” (The New Yorker)

PROGRAMME:
Schumann: Trio No. 1
Haydn: Trio No. 39
Mendelssohn: Trio No. 2

TICKETS:
Adults: $40.95
Under 30: $23.10
Students: $13.65
To order tickets, please call the Virtuosi Concerts Box Office: 204-786-9000

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018 – Gryphon Trio

Love Triangle

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 7:30 PM

GRYPHON TRIO
Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin
Roman Borys, cello
James Parker, piano

After a quarter century, Canada’s Gryphon Trio has become one of the world’s pre-eminent ensembles. They are “Exquisite… the ensemble and tonal control can be almost breathtaking.” (BBC Magazine) The Trio tours regularly throughout North America and Europe, and their 18 recordings are an encyclopedia of works for the genre, with over 75 new works commissioned for them. Honours include two Juno Awards for Classical Album of the Year, and the Canada Council’s prestigious 2013 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts. The Gryphons are at the core in designing Ottawa’s annual Chamberfest. Their Virtuosi program includes the gorgeous “Love Triangle” by Dinuk Wijeratne, who was hailed by the New York Times as “exuberantly creative”.

PROGRAMME:
Haydn: Trio No. 33
Wijeratne: Love Triangle
Brahms: Trio No. 1, Op. 8

TICKETS:
Adults: $40.95
Under 30: $23.10
Students: $13.65
To order tickets, please call the Virtuosi Concerts Box Office: 204-786-9000

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2018

Saturday, December 15, 2018 – Madeline Hildebrand & The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra String Ensemble

ARTISTS OF MANITOBA – HOLIDAY IN VIENNA

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 7:30 PM

Madeline Hildebrand, piano
The WSO String Ensemble

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker describes Madeline Hildebrand as “an extraordinary young artist [whose] pianism is of the highest level; she has an instinctive understanding of beautiful sound.” Madeline is a silver medal laureate of the 2013 E-Gré National Music Competition, and a gold medalist of the 2012 WMC McLellan Competition. She has been most enthusiastically received in performances of The Adventures of Pianowoman!™ composed by Randolph Peters. Most recently, she performed in the WSO’s New Music Festival playing the Philip Glass etudes, along with Glass himself. Two years ago, the audience response to this ensemble of players was rapturous. One patron wrote, “The WSO String Ensemble is always excellent, but the addition of [Madeline] made it extra special… She is a pleasure to hear and watch”.

PROGRAMME:
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, K.478
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Korngold: Suite for Two Violins, Cello and Piano left hand, Op. 23

TICKETS:
Adults: $40.95
Under 30: $23.10
Students: $13.65
To order tickets, please call the Virtuosi Concerts Box Office: 204-786-9000