Winnipeg Singers consists of 24 trained voices under the direction of Yuri Klaz. Four concerts are performed each season.
The Winnipeg Singers
The Winnipeg Singers consists of 24 trained voices. The Singers regularly appear as guests of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, and have given concerts and workshops for social agencies, business firms, and schools. read more –>
Yuri Klaz, celebrates his 14th season as Artistic Director of The Winnipeg Singers. Born in Russia, he was awarded the prestigious title, "Honoured Artist of Russia" by decree of President Boris Yeltzin in 1995. Mr. Klaz came to Canada in 2000. read more –>
Best Choir at International Festival
The highlight of The Winnipeg Singers' European Tour, July 2016, took place at the Florence International Choir Festival where the Singers were the winners of the Golden David, the award that goes to the best overall choir at the competition. The Singers also won two of the three categories they entered: chamber choir and sacred. read more –>
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Halloween: Spirits And Spooks
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 7:00 PM
Young United Church
The Winnipeg Singers, along with guest artist Keri latimer, have cooked up some spooky choral/theramin collaborations. We are excited to have this Winnipeg musician and visual artist, winner of Juno, Western Canadian Music and Canadian Folk Music awards, joining us at this concert.
Swingle Bells: Take Two
Sunday, December 18, 2016, 3:00 PM
Westminster United Church
We revisit Ward Swingle’s Swingle Bells, along with classic Christmas choral pieces.
We are very pleased to welcome back the Ron Paley Trio for this performance of Swingle Bells.
Valentine: Songs For Lovers
Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:00 PM/7pm
Young United Church
What could be more tting for Valentine’s Day than love songs and chocolate? Come out and enjoy both at this concert; you can choose between afternoon or evening presentations.
Happy Birthday Canada! Canadian Landscapes
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 3:00 PM
Westworth United Church
We celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a youth choir, presenting choral works specic to Canadian landscapes. Guest choir will be the Mennonite Collegiate Chamber Choir from Gretna, conducted by Rick Heppner-Mueller.
FOOLS AFTER HOURS: SINGERS SALON SERIES
concert excerpts in an intimate downtown venue
FOOLS & HORSES hosts an intimate salon series to highlight preview excerpts from each upcoming Singers concert, as well as additional selections curated by choir members.
FOOLS & HORSES is a daytime coffee shop and after-hours arts venue at 379 BROADWAY, offering a relaxed setting to enjoy some of Winnipeg’s finest music over drinks and conversation.
Sunday, December 18, 2016 / 5:30 - 8 pm
(following: Swingle Bells: Take Two at 3pm - details above)
Fools & Horses, 379 Broadway, Winnipeg
- Christmas Carol singing with Ron Paley
- Our “Salon Singers” – Marni Enns, Kristel Peters, Pat Wray, Donnalynn Grills, Craig Kremer, James Magnus Johnston, Greg Cooper
- Bruce Waldie
- The Sokalskis – Raymond, Jaden, Anton
- Jodie Borle
- Encore – Marni Enns, Kirsten Schellenberg, Doug Pankratz, Chris Kornelson
Saturday, February 4, 2017 / 9 - 11 pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 / 9 - 11 pm