The Winnipeg Singers’ concerts bring outstanding and inspiring performances of choral excellence to its audiences through a variety of musical styles.
Concerts and Events
Psalm and Song: Choral Music of Jewish Composers
Sunday, October 19, 2014 – 3:00 p.m.
Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, 561 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, MB
Guest Artists: Richard Turner (harp), Wes Elias (organ), Victoria Sparks (percussion)
This concert will feature the Canadian premiere of Songs in A Time of War by Winnipeg composer Sid Robinovitch. Also on the program are Chichester Psalms (Bernstein) and selections from Songs from Shakespeare (Freedman), American Folk Songs (Copland), and Sing to The Lord (Glick). Join us in the beautiful sanctuary of Shaarey Zedek Synagogue for this wonderful program of choral works by Jewish composers.
Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 7:00 p.m.
Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
Guest Artists: Tracy Dahl (soprano), Kirsten Schellenberg (mezzo-soprano), Wes Elias (organ), Mennonite Collegiate Chamber Choir, Gretna, directed by Rick Heppner-Mueller
The Winnipeg Singers’ Christmas concert is always highly anticipated, and this year’s event promises to please all tastes. What could be more festive than a collection of Glorias? We have chosen Gloria by Vivaldi, Poulenc, Buhr and Corlis. We expect a sell-out crowd, so don’t be disappointed. Get your tickets early for this spectacular kick-off to the Christmas season!
Speechless: Songs Without Words
Friday, March 13, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Wardlaw at Nassau, Winnipeg, MB
For a taste of something different, we have come up with an entire concert featuring songs without words. Selections include Soundchants (Robinovitch), Magic Songs (Shafer), plus works by Bruce Sled, J.S. Bach/Ward Swingle, Rachmaninov and Pärt, to name a few.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 – 3:00 p.m.
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Wardlaw at Nassau
This will be the second instalment of a series of concerts based on choral works chosen by singers and by our artistic director, Yuri Klaz. Be prepared to hear many of your favourite choral works from seasons past.