Announcing our 2017/2018 Season

"An orchestra with a sound all its own"

Norman Lebrecht

Beethoven, Chopin and a Sorrowful Song

Oct 27 – Oct 28

Ecstasy and despair adversaries at the heart of the Autumn Festival. It starts with Beethoven’s colourful interpretation of the Prometheus...

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Natasha Paremski in Recital

Oct 30

Please Note: The audience will be seated on stage for this concert for a very special and intimate acoustic experience.

“Comparisons with Argerich...

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Autumn Festival: Angels & Demons

ECSTASY AND DESPAIR, yin and yang, the duality of the human spirit… This year, the WSO dives into musical visions of our highest aspirations and darkest conceits. Liszt’s massive tone poem inspired by Dante’s Inferno. Kurt Weill’s groundbreaking musical Seven Deadly Sins. Henryk Górecki’s masterpiece Symphony of Sorrowful Songs

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Seven Deadly Sins

Nov 3 – Nov 4

Transformations To close the Autumn Festival, two tales of morality told through markedly different voices. Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s...

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Music of the Mad Men Era

Nov 10 – Nov 12

Back by popular demand! Five By Design “puts the fins” on the Great American Songbook for the Mad Men Era by featuring the artists that...

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Piano Raffle

Guaranteed 1 in 15 chances to win!

The Yamaha Baby Grand Piano Raffle is an annual fund raising project of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™

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Relive the film that started it all. Watch the wand choose the wizard, trolls run amok and magic mirrors in high-definition while the WSO performs...

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Winnipeg New Music Festival 2018

Featuring International Music Icon Philip Glass

January 27 – February 2, 2018
Early Bird Festival Passes On Sale Now for $89.

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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A Concert in Benefit of Sistema Winnipeg

Nov 19

Sistema Winnipeg is an intensive after-school orchestra program that focuses on children with the fewest resources and greatest need. This benefit concert features the Sistema Winnipeg Students and a wide variety of Manitoba performers.

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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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A Christmas Celebration

Dec 10

There’s almost no end to the fun you’ll find on our annual holiday classic show where favourite seasonal music goes hand-in-hand with comedy,...

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The Tenors

Dec 8 – Dec 9

Since 2008, The Tenors have been thrilling audiences around the world with their powerful songs and outstanding harmonies. Blending classical music and contemporary pop, the award-winning and multi-platinum selling band has achieved international...

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Strauss, Ravel and More

Dec 1 – Dec 2

Ideals Richard Strauss couldn’t resist a story. In Death and Transfiguration, a dying man, presumably Strauss himself, recalls the artistic...

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Steve Bell: Christmastide

Dec 12

To attend one of Steve Bell’s concerts any given evening is to see what it’s like when the gifts of a poet and…

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Messiah

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...

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