Announcing our 2017/2018 Season

"An orchestra with a sound all its own"

Norman Lebrecht


Dec 15 – Dec 16

HALLELUJAH! An oratorio of triumph and joy. It was born out of Handel’s struggle to stay at the forefront of 18th century England’s taste for opera. Running short on money, he had no choice but to go the oratorio route, where Handel found...

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The Snowman

Dec 17

Back by popular demand, Raymond Briggs’ heartwarming holiday classic film The Snowman has brought our audience to its feet every time it has...

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Steve Bell

Dec 12

To attend one of Steve Bell’s concerts any given evening is to see…

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Holiday Gift Guide

A gift from the WSO is a simple, meaningful and memorable way to enrich the lives of your loved ones. To help us navigate the options, we asked some WSO musicians and staff…

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Music of the Ice with Kurt Browning

Jan 19-21

World Champion, Olympian and Canadian icon Kurt Browning hosts an evening of figure skating’s greatest hits, taking audiences on a behind-the-scenes journey into the figure skating world!

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Nielsen and Mozart

Jan 12-13

Lyricism Between the breadth of Mahler and the purity of Sibelius is the unique world of Nielsen, articulated in six splendid symphonies. His...

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The Twins and The Monster

Jan 14

Based on a traditional African folk tale, this triumphant story travels through dark forests, vast plains and spooky swamps to deliver a thrilling...

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Schumann and Beethoven

Feb 9 – Feb 10

Genius Guest conductor José Luis Gomez, a graduate of the El Sistema program in Venezuela, guides us through the work of two musical...

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Winnipeg New Music Festival 2018

Featuring International Music Icon Philip Glass

January 27 – February 2, 2018
Passes On Sale Now for $99.

Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times.

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Valentine’s Day: Broadway in Love

Feb 14

An enchanting evening of Broadway love songs with classic hits from Porter, Sondheim, Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and more. Fall in love in...

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Charles Chaplin: City Lights Live

Feb 16 – Feb 18

Universally praised as one of the greatest films ever made, this is the timeless tale of a tramp who sets out on a quest to restore the sight of...

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A Night in Spain

Feb 23 – Feb 24

Iberian dreams Guest conductor Yaron Traub, Music Director of the Orquesta de Valencia, directs a tour of Spain with french guitar virtuoso...

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A Chorus Line

Mar 16 – Mar 18

The WSO and the stars of Rainbow Stage team up again to bring you the Pulitzer Prize and Tony-Award winning A Chorus Line. The story is a roller-coaster of emotions as contenders audition for an unnamed musical with a series of vigorous dance...

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Mr Mark and Manny Tuba go to the Birds!

Feb 25

Your child’s imagination will soar as Mr. Mark and WSO mascot Manny Tuba find themselves mixed up in the most important gathering of birds from...

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Bruckner 9

Mar 9 – Mar 10

Majestic Bruckner, woefully unsure of himself,worried that his music was insufficient in the eyes of God. He needn’t have worried for his...

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Fauré and Poulenc

Mar 23 – Mar 25

Mélodie The exquisite Pie Jesu from Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem guaranteed the composer immortality. Fauré wrote: “everything I managed to...

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