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2022/23 Season

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(A)bsolute Classics

Opening Night with James Ehnes

Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto in D major for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 61
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor


Boreyko, Tchaikovsky & Falla

Saturday, November 5, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Andrey Boreyko, conductor

Mykola Lysenko: Overture to Taras Bulba
Manuel de Falla (after Chopin): Fuego fatuo
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 in G major, Op. 55


Dvořák’s Seventh Symphony

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Chris Fensom, trumpet

Vítezslava Kaprálová: Suita rustica, Op. 19
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Concerto in E-flat major for Trumpet & Orchestra
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70


SPECIAL: Alexei Volodin Plays Rachmaninoff 3

Friday, March 17, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Alexei Volodin, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major (Jupiter)
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 3 in D minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 30


Rachmaninoff, Berlioz & Alexei Volodin

Saturday, March 18, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Alexei Volodin, piano

Larysa Kuzmenko: Fantasy on a Theme by Beethoven
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 in C minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 18
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14


Ode to Joy! – Beethoven’s Ninth & Special Guest Jan Lisiecki

Saturday, May 13, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano
Marie-Josée Lord, soprano
Catherine Daniel, mezzo-soprano
Michael Nyby, baritone
Charles Reid, tenor
WSO 75th Anniversary Choir

Frédéric Chopin: Concerto No. 1 in E minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 11
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, Choral

 

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(B)eyond Classics

Raiskin Conducts Shostakovich

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Bryan Cheng, cello

Maxim Berezovsky: Symphony in C Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 (original version)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Cello Concerto, Op. 37
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93


Violins of Hope

Saturday, December 3, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Avshi Weinstein, presenter
Gwen Hoebig, violin
Sonia Lazar, violin

Sergei Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
Joseph Achron: Hebrew Melody, Op. 33
Rudolf Sieczynski: Vienna, My City of Dreams
John Williams: Theme from Schindler’s List
Marc Lavry: Three Jewish Dances
Myroslav Skoryk: Melody
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90


Grieg’s Peer Gynt

Saturday, January 21, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
John de Lancie, narrator
Andrea Lett, soprano
Julie Lumsden, soprano
Kyle Briscoe, tenor
University of Manitoba Singers • Elroy Friesen, director

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op. 23


Amy Beach’s Gaelic Symphony

Saturday, March 4, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Demarre McGill, flute

Andrew Balfour: new work
Michael Tilson Thomas: Notturno
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto No. 1 in G major for Flute & Orchestra
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 32, Gaelic


Brahms’ Requiem

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Yuri Klaz, conductor
Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir • Yuri Klaz, artistic director
Gregory Dahl, baritone
Lara Ciekiewicz, soprano

Antonin Dvorák: Te Deum, Op. 103
Johannes Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (A German Requiem)

 

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Live at the WSO

(Formerly Pops)

Presented by

 

Crash Test Dummies

Friday, September 23, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 24, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Julian Pellicano, Conductor

Hometown heroes the Crash Test Dummies reunite to perform favourites from their catalogue for two nights with your WSO.


Symphony of Illusions

Saturday, October 22, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 23, 2022 | 2 pm

Julian Pellicano, conductor
Michael Grandinetti, magician

Witness a jaw-dropping performance by a master illusionist, accompanied by spectacular symphonic selections.


A Celebration of Nations

Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 11, 2022 | 2 pm

Julian Pellicano, conductor

Join the WSO and Folklorama in a seasonal celebration of arts, culture, song and dance.

In partnership with

 


Symphonic FLY

Saturday, February 11, 2023 | 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 12, 2023 | 2 pm

Julian Pellicano, conductor
FLY Dance Company, dancers

Attend an unforgettable performance where theatrical hip-hop dance meets the power of classical music.


The Ultimate ABBA Tribute with Rajaton

Saturday, April 15, 2023 | 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 16, 2023 | 2 pm

Julian Pellicano, conductor
Rajaton, vocal group

Rejoice in the upbeat re-creation of your favourite ABBA tunes with the WSO and Finnish a cappella group Rajaton.

 

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Live at the WSO: BMO Night at the Movies

BMO Night at the Movies series sponsored by

The Gold Rush

Friday, June 24, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Julian Pellicano, conductor

The Gold Rush© Roy Export S.A.S Music for The Gold Rush Copyright© Roy Export Company Ltd. and Bourne Co. All rights reserved


Nosferatu

Saturday, October 29, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Burton Cummings Theatre

Naomi Woo, conductor


Home Alone in Concert

Friday, November 25, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 26, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Julian Pellicano, conductor


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

Friday, March 24, 2023 | 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Julian Pellicano, conductor

WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s22)

 

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Kids Concerts

Alligator Pie

Sunday, October 2, 2022 | 2 PM

Naomi Woo, conductor

Canadian poet Dennis Lee’s well-loved children’s rhymes come to life through music and song with a fun and whimsical orchestral score by Canadian composer Abigail Richardson-Schulte.


A Flicker of Light on a Winter’s Night

Sunday, December 4, 2022 | 2 pm

Platypus Theatre
Naomi Woo, conductor

Through the magic of music, a mysterious stranger helps three cranky children discover the true spirit of the holidays by weaving a tale about our best-loved holiday traditions.


Melodius Prime vs. the Boyz of Noise

Sunday, January 15, 2023 | 2 pm

Mr. Mark, entertainer
Manny Tuba, WSO mascot
Naomi Woo, conductor

Winnipeg’s one and only Super-Duper Symphonic Superhero needs your help to save conductor Naomi Woo and the orchestra from the diabolical schemes of Kaos and Konfuzed, the evil Boyz of Noise!


The Mysterious Maestro

Sunday, March 26, 2023 | 2 pm

Dandi Productions
Naomi Woo, conductor

A little girl who loves to sing moves to the town of Hamelin, where music is forbidden, 30 years after the infamous Pied Piper has led all of Hamelin’s children away. Hannah breaks this musical silence with the help of a talkative rat and her passion for grand music.

 

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UnTuxed: Open Rehearsal Series

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 in G major, Op. 55

Saturday, November 5, 2022 | 12:30 pm

Andrey Boreyko, conductor


Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

Saturday, December 3, 2022 | 12:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor


Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 12:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor


Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 32, Gaelic

Saturday, March 4, 2023 | 12:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor


Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Saturday, March 18, 2023 | 12:30 pm

Daniel Raiskin, conductor

 

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