The Winnipeg Singers’ concerts bring outstanding and inspiring performances of choral excellence to its audiences through a variety of musical styles.
46th Season 2018/19
Friday, October 26, 2018
Indian Springs School
Swan Lake Reserve, SWAN LAKE, MB
Sunday October 28, 2018
Pauline Boutal Hall, Centre culturel franco-manitobain
340 Provencher Boulevard, WINNIPEG, MB
Featuring: Andrew Balfour’s “Northern Lights”
Patti Kustorok (Manitoba Fiddling Hall of Fame)
Cory Campbell (traditional singer)
Mike Thompson (didgeridoo)
Elise Lavalee (viola)
The Norman Chief Memorial Dancers
Andrew Balfour’s 30 minute oratorio, Wa Wa Tey Wak (Northern Lights) premièred in 2006 and is the central work for this concert's celebration of Indigenous culture. The work is based on a legend written by Balfour.
In Winnipeg It's Christmas!
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Westworth United Church
1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
We celebrate the cultural diversity of Winnipeg with Christmas choral works written by Manitoba and Canadian composers. Get into the Christmas spirit with familiar traditional carols, including works by W.H. Anderson, Andrew Balfour, Esther Beresford, Bob Chillcot, Jesse Krause, Ed Henderson, Mel Torme/Ward Swingle, David Willcocks, and a newly commissioned work by our own Michael McKay.
This concert features solos by many of our talented choristers (in order of appearance): Nicki Kirton, Craig Kremer, Bruce Waldie, Kristel Peters, Ainsley Wray, Angela Neufeld, Nick Urquhart, Pat Wray, Stuart Sladden, Greg Cooper, Jodie Borle, and Gregory Wiebe.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Young United Church
222 Furby St. (at Broadway), Winnipeg, MB
Following our successful tour to Europe in July of 2016, winning the “Golden David” as the most outstanding choir in the Florence International Choir Festival, we are planning a tour to Spain and Finland in July of 2019. In anticipation, this concert will present choral music from Spain, Finland and more, featuring composers Pablo Casals, Jean Sibelius, Veljo Tormis, and Sid Robinovitch to name a few. Join us right here in Winnipeg for a journey through the glorious choral sounds of Europe.
The Music of Ola Gjeilo
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Westminster United Church
745 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
Very Special Guest: Ola Gjeilo
Don’t miss out! Get your tickets early to hear Ola Gjeilo, one of the most frequently performed composers in the choral world. An accomplished pianist, Improvisations over his own published choral pieces have become a trademark of his collaborations across the world. We are excited to have Ola come to Winnipeg to collaborate with The Winnipeg Singers and Winnipeg’s unique eclectic string quartet, Luminous String Quartet.
The Winnipeg Singers present
GEORGIAN MEN’S FOLK AND CHANT ENSEMBLE
The six voice touring ensemble of the Didgori Folk Ensemble is dedicated to the research and performance of Georgian folksong and chant.
TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church
525 Wardlaw Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
Adults $30, Seniors $25, under 30 $15
Available online, at McNally Robinson Booksellers and at the door
The Winnipeg Singers present
On To Europe
With guest choir the Westshore Singers
The Winnipeg Singers present the choral program for their upcoming tour to Spain and Finland.
SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019
Johnson Hall, Waterfront Centre
$20, under 30 $15 - Available at Tergesen’s and at the door