Concerts and Events

The Winnipeg Singers’ concerts bring outstanding and inspiring performances of choral excellence to its audiences through a variety of musical styles.

 
 

Concert I

Halloween: Spirits And Spooks

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 7:00 pM
Young United Church
222 Furby Street, Winnipeg, MB

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.

Familiar seasonal tunes include Horrortorio by Joseph Horowitz, Dry Bones arranged by livingston Gearhart, This Old House is Hainted by Jester Hairston, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble by Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, and Prelude and Ballade from Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim. For all you Halloween lovers, this will be a lot of fun!


CONCERT II

Swingle Bells: Take Two

Sunday, December 18, 2016, 3:00 pM
Westminster united Church
745 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, MB

We revisit Ward Swingle’s Swingle Bells, along with classic Christmas choral pieces, including Christmas Lullaby by Graeme Wearmouth, Sing Hey! It’s Christmas Day by Imant Raminsh, There Is No Rose by Don Macdonald, I Wonder as I Wander by Malcolm Edwards, Requiem for a Drummer Boy by Sid Robinovitch, and Deck the Halls by Miles Ramsay. We will premiere a newly composed piece by Ron Paley as well. We are very pleased to welcome back the Ron Paley Trio for this performance of Swingle Bells.


CONCERT III

Valentine: Songs For Lovers

Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Young United Church
222 Furby Street, Winnipeg, MB

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. Choral works include selections from Liebeslieder Waltzes by Johannes Brahms, Liebeslieder Polkas by PDQ Bach, and a selection of shorter choral works. We include music by Claudio Monteverdi, Lionel Daunais, Harry Freedman, Matthew Emery, and Jonathan Quick, to name a few.


CONCERT IV

Happy Birthday Canada! Canadian Landscapes

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 3:00 pM
Westworth united Church
1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, MB

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. We have chosen a variety of Canadian choral music, including Songs of Autumn and Sunsets by Robert Ingari, The Song My Paddle Sings by Matthew Emery, Red River Valley by Leonard Enns, Si j’avais le bateau by Harry Somers and Five Canadian Folksongs by Stephen Chatman.


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