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Just call her Gabby

A SENSE OF GRACE  with pianist Gabriela Martinez, September 21st Virtuosi Concerts Opening Night sponsored by Taylor McCaffrey ——————————————— Hello Friends,   As we get ready for opening night, I thought I should have another conversation with Ms Martinez, who invites us to call her Gabby.  I think we are all interested in her unofficial […]

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Reiner Trio

dear friends, I am excited to present to you the final concerts of the current Virtuosi season.  Throughout the year, our virtuosi have continually moved and inspired you, our appreciative audiences.  Don’t miss these last two opportunities to enjoy the Virtuosi Experience before the summer ‘intermission’. And please note, subscriptions for next season are now […]

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Volante Vento

Hello Friends, I am pleased to present the next Virtuosi Concert ‘Ports Of Call’ performed by Volante Vento – Saturday, March 16 @ 8 pm. Volante Vento is comprised of Jesse Read, Milan Milosevic, and Cary Chow – with special guest artist Ryszard Tyborowski. Volante Vento means “Fast Winds”, reflecting the virtuosity of bassoonist Jesse […]

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Sonia Chan, Nobu & more

Dear Friends, This ‘High Note From Harry’ is a little long as it contains several messages: A poignant letter from Sonia Chan Audience As Critic: a brief look back at the tremendous response from the Nobuyuki Tsujii concert, January 20th Movies of  Note A Business Sponsorship Opportunity – Virtuosi Needs your Support A nod to […]

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A letter from Sonia

In a letter to me, Sonia expressed a wish to share her artistic vision for the upcoming March2nd concert ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ with the Virtuosi audience.  Here it is in its entirety… Dear Harry, I was so moved by the incredible warmth, sincerity and support from your Virtuosi audience a few years back that I […]

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Nobu Fever!

WINNIPEG BRACES FOR OUTBREAK OF NOBU FEVER… …and we’re not talking about the flu season! Virtuosi Concerts and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra co-present four days with Nobuyuki Tsujii — the gold medal winner of the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition — January 17-20, 2013. Thursday, January 17th, Documentary Screening in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall* 7:00 PM – […]

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SAVE THE DATE!!

Please mark November 15, 2012 at 6:30 PM on your calendars as an evening not to be missed!! We are presenting VIRTUOSI’S GOT TALENT! – Our Gala Fundraiser for 2012

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Virtuosi Update

June 6, 2012 Dear Friend of Virtuosi, Virtuosi Concerts completed the 2011-12 season on the Mother’s Day weekend with a spectacular series of  President’s Concerts hosted by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy. In partnership with Camerata Nova, we presented  three performances of “From The Middle Ages To Manitoba” in Convocation Hall, with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Chamber […]

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President’s Concerts

President’s Concerts 2012 Extravaganza HIGH NOTES from HARRY: May 4, 2012 Dear Virtuosi Friend, Coming up very soon is our President’s Concert 2012 extravaganza – three performances of “From the Middle Ages to Manitoba” in the acoustically splendid Convocation Hall – hosted by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, on May 11,12 and 13. Our concert partner is […]

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Ying String Quartet

High Notes from Harry: About the Ying String Quartet, April 14 Dear Virtuosi Friends, There is a program change for the upcoming concert with the Ying Quartet. The piece previously listed by composer Kenji Bunch, is near completion but not yet ready for prime time on Virtuosi Concerts. Accordingly, we are substituting a new dramatic […]

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