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Community Celebration

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Approximate running time: 85 minutes.


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Johann Nepomuk Hummel / A. H. C. Mackinder: Freudenfest Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto No.21 in C major for Piano & Orchestra
     III. Allegro vivace assai
     Raymond Ding, piano
Mèng Wèidông / Claude Lapalme: The Same Song
     Manitoba Chinese Choir
Glen McCabe / Claude Lapalme: Al’s Place
     Jason Burnstick, vocalist
Modest Mussorgsky / Originally for piano; orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Maurice Ravel)
     10. The Great Gate of Kyiv
     Sistema Beethoven Orchestra, orchestra
Taras Pivniak: Ukrainian Concert Overture
Ray “Coco” Stevenson / Neil Weisensel: Water Song
     Walking Wolf Singers & Dancers
     Warrior Women Song
     Walking Wolf Singers & Dancers
Ernani Cuenco & Levi Celerio / Conrado del Rosario: Gaano Ko Ikaw Kamahal
     Musica Singers, choir
Traditional / Silke V. Hipolito: Ay, Ay, Ay, O Pag-ibig!
     Musica Singers, choir
BunmiPraise / Claude Lapalme: Alewileshe
     BunmiPraise, vocalist
John Williams: Star Wars Main Theme
Antonin Dvorák / rev. Szell: Slavonic Dance No. 1
     WithUs, ensemble
     Sistema Dvorak Orchestra, orchestra




Community Celebration returns in 2023! Throughout our season, we have the honour of working with and introducing audiences to exceptional global talent. The Community Celebration is an evening dedicated to showcasing local talent, including singers, instrumentalists, and composers. Music Director Daniel Raiskin conducts the WSO in this special event. While tickets to the Community Celebration are free, they must be reserved!


WithUs – Calling All Musicians!

Have you ever experienced the joy of playing with a professional orchestra? This is your chance to share the stage with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra! The WSO invites you to come, bring your instrument, join the orchestra and play music WithUs. You will join the WSO in an exciting concert finale. Participants will rehearse with the orchestra at Centennial Concert Hall early that same afternoon. Registration is now open!


More Information about WithUs / Registration

Performing Artists

Monica Chen

Sistema Winnipeg music director

Taras Pivniak

musician / composer

Ray "Coco" Stevenson

traditional singer and drummer