WFP review; James Ehnes

  Ehnes dazzles doing double duty Brandon violin virtuoso shows off conductor chops Manitoba’s own golden boy of music made magic again when the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra kicked off its 2016-17 season Tuesday. The program featured spectacular Brandon-born violin virtuoso … Continued

WFP review; Ehnes, Armstrong

  Grammy-winning James Ehnes proves he’s forever a Prairie boy Home is where the heart is, but in the case of world-class violinist James Ehnes, it’s also where the seeds were first sown that has propelled him to become one … Continued

Quick links to 16/17 subscriptions

  CLICK ABOVE FOR A QUICK SEASON SUMMARY! Subscriptions are still the best way to save money on MCO concerts, and require a comparatively small commitment. As long as you purchase at least six tickets — to however many different … Continued

Fiddlers on the Loose at Spring Break!

Spring Break Fun for Children & Familes with Fiddlers on the Loose! The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra comes to the Library with live – and lively – performances. Listen to the wide range of entertaining musical styles and discover how the … Continued

Jane Enkins reviews Robinovitch work

  Jane Enkin reviews Robinovitch work From WinnipgJewishReview.com, by Jane Enkin, 25 January 2016 A delighted audience responded with great happiness to Sid Robinovitch’s invigorating new Concerto for Percussion and Strings. Soloist Victoria Sparks played marimba and vibraphone, with assurance … Continued

La Liberté review; Trudel, et al

Retour du chef Alain Trudel au Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Le chef québécois Alain Trudel, qui a assuré la direction artistique du MCO par intérim en 2007/8, était de retour à Winnipeg le 12 janvier 2016 pour un concert mettant en … Continued

La Liberté review; Christmas concert

Concert de Noël du Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Le MCO a invité le Winnipeg Boys’ Choir et les Pembina Trails Voices Singers à participer à un concert de Noël présenté le 1 décembre 2015 à l’église Westminster United, sous la direction … Continued

MCO, Hamelin, Kancheli video

  Immediate (17 December 2015) MCO contact / Conrad Sweatman at 204.783.7377 Subject / Rare video recording of top pianist Marc-André Hamelin playing Giya Kancheli The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra is delighted to present a unique video recording of its recent … Continued

Fab: Beatles + Strings / 2

  On January 30th, players of the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, flanked by some of Winnipeg’s top rock musicians including two former members of the Guess Who, play some of the greatest music of the 1960s and 1970s as it was … Continued

Audio: MCO Vinyl Vault PSA …

  Conrad Sweatman, Marketing and Communications Manager at the MCO, made the following PSA about Vinyl Vault. (Vinyl Vault is a virtual treasure chest for sample-based hip hop producers, so understandably he chose a J. Dilla cut as the background … Continued