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 15th 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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Special Concerts & Events
On To Europe II: Gala Fundraising Event
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, 7:00 pm
St. George’s Anglican Church
168 Wilton St, Winnipeg, MB
Featuring acclaimed soprano Lara Ciekiewicz
The Winnipeg Singers After Hours
Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, 7-9 pm
St. George’s Anglican Church Hall, 168 Wilton St, Winnipeg, MB
Features: Musical offerings, a full bar and light food.
A change from our previous “Fools After Hours” series, we offer one evening of casual music and refreshments.
SEASON 46 – 2018/19 Concerts
CONCERT 1: Indigenous Mosaics
Sunday October 28, 2018, 3:00 pm
Pauline Boutal Hall at francomanitoban, 340 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
CONCERT 2: In Winnipeg At Christmas
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 3 pm
Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
CONCERT 3: European Connections
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:30 pm
Young United Church, 222 Furby St. (at Broadway), Winnipeg, MB
CONCERT 4: Northern Lights: The Music of Ola Gjeilo
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
what people are saying about the Winnipeg Singers
"The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and the Winnipeg Singers presented a stellar concert tonight .....an amazing evening."
"Moments of transcendence. It was a privilege to be there!"
"Overwhelmingly marvelous. Congratulations to...the choir and MCO for executing everything in such a precise manner."
"The Nov. 7 Wpg Singers/MCO concert will stand out as one of the most memorable for the entire season! The music was superbly presented and indeed very moving."
"An exquisite and moving performance of the 3 selections. They were all so delicate and sublimely expressive that in the Arvo Paert I felt like we were in a monastery and even heard hints of Carol Orff's Carmina Burana. Wonderfully complex accompaniment in the orchestra and the sound track. The Sunrise Mass was...brilliantly bright and uplifting. The choir is sounding so refined and polished in these works. Thank you for a most beautiful and reflectively emotional evening. You have surpassed yourself in excellence again and we have heard it."