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SUNDAY, April 28, 2019 – GABRIELA MONTERO

SCENES FROM CHILDHOOD SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 3:00 PM GABRIELA MONTERO, PIANO The Season Finale: The day after two concerto evenings with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the indefatigable Gabriela Montero, performs a very special afternoon recital on our stage. Her visionary interpretations and unique improvisational gifts have won her a devoted following around the world. It’s […]

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SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2019 – ROLSTON STRING QUARTET

LAUREATES OF BISQC 2016 SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 7:30 PM ROLSTON STRING QUARTET Luri Lee, violin Emily Kruspe, violin Hezekiah Leung, viola Jonathan Lo, cello First Prize Laureate of the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC), the Rolston String Quartet was named among the CBC’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” On the […]

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MONDAY, March 4, 2019 – Janina Fialkowska

POLAND & PADEREWSKI 1919 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 7:30 PM JANINA FIALKOWSKA, PIANO In partnership with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Second Polish Republic, led by pianist, Jan Paderewski. We are proud to bring Janina Fialkowska back to our stage so soon after her stunning 2017 Virtuosi Concerts recital. One […]

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Saturday, February 2, 2019 – Ensemble Made In Canada

THE MOSAÏQUE PROJECT SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 7:30 PM ENSEMBLE MADE IN CANADA Elissa Lee, violin Sharon Wei, viola Rachel Mercer, cello Angela Park, piano Ensemble Made In Canada (EMIC) is this country’s premier piano quartet, now making a return engagement to our stage. “Beautiful, thoughtful, passionate playing”, one Virtuosi patron wrote. The ensemble “… deliver(s) […]

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Saturday, January 12, 2019 – Donald Sinta Quartet

NO STRINGS ATTACHED SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 7:30 PM DONALD SINTA QUARTET Dan Graser, soprano sax Zach Stern, alto sax Joe Girard, tenor sax Danny Hawthorne-Foss, baritone sax And now for something completely different – chamber music with sax. Imagine an original, but deeply authentic sound – string quartets by Schubert, Shostakovich and Barber arranged for […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Horszowski Trio

With Fire and Passion SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 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 […]

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Lara St. John & Matt Herskowitz

  LARA ST. JOHN, violin MATT HERSKOWITZ, piano The Volcanic Violin SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018, 7:30 PM Canadian-born violinist Lara St. John has been described as “something of a phenomenon” by The Strad, and a “high-powered soloist” by the New York Times. She performs and records works from Bach to Roma music with equal passion […]

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Saturday, May 5, 2018 – Hermitage Piano Trio

Brahms: The Late Works SATURDAY, MAY 5, 7:30 PM HERMITAGE PIANO TRIO Misha Keylin, violin Sergey Antonov, cello Ilya Kazantsev, piano The Hermitage Trio, who opened our 25th Anniversary Season in 2015, is back by popular demand to close the 2017-18 season. One patron remarked that what the three Russians gave us was “easily one […]

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