National Bank Summer Tour

TOUR STOPS Music & Beyond (Ottawa, ON) – 7.30pm, Monday, 15 and 16 July 2019 Stratford Summer Music (Stratford, ON) – 7pm, Wednesday, 17 July 2019 Festival de Lanaudière (Joliette, QB) – Friday, 20 July Westben (Campbellford, ON) – 2pm, … Continued

Glass CD / order here!

Our newest compact disc, with the MCO conducted by Anne Manson and featuring pianist Michael Riesman and the music of Philip Glass, will be released on February 26th, so we’ll all have to wait until then to give it a … Continued

The genius of ersatz

Like a good sophist, I’ll begin this piece of publicity in the roundabout way I often do: with a bit of word trickery. The thematic word is ersatz, a German borrowing that breached English around the time of the First … Continued

News release: Fotl!

NEWS RELEASE | MANITOBA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Manitoba Chamber Orchestra’s ‘Fiddlers on the Loose’ perform their finale: a multi-week tour of remote communities in Manitoba to play and work-shop fiddle & folk music Tour covered over 2400km Sponsor Manitoba Hydro came … Continued

Critique de Disques: ‘Mirage?’

  ‘Mirage? Concertos for Percussion.’ Evelyn Glennie, Orchestre de chambre du Manitoba, Anne Manson, chef d’orchestre. MCO 017002. 48 min 45 s Voici un heureux mélange de musique baroque et contemporaine. Seul fil conducteur : dame Evelyn Glennie, ses percussions … Continued

La Liberté review: Dinnerstein

DE BACH À GLASS ET HAMELIN EN RÉCITAL AU MCO Une chronique de Pierre MEUNIER En marge du Winnipeg New Music Festival, le Manitoba Chamber Orchestra (MCO) a présenté la première canadienne du Concerto pour piano no 3 de Philip … Continued

Meunier review: Weimann, Few

Concert baroque pour le temps des fêtes au MCO. Sous la direction du claveciniste Alexander Weimann et avec la participation du trompettiste virtuose Guy Few, le Manitoba Chamber Orchestra a célébré le temps des fêtes avec un programme de musique … Continued

Available now! ‘Mirage? Concertos for Percussion’

“★★★★½”— La Scena Musicale “★★★★½”— Winnipeg Free Press “Highly recommended” — Vancouver Sun “Wonderful” — Robert Rowat, CBC “Obsessive perfectionism… genius” — Jazz Dagma “Glitters and gleams and sparkles… One more occasion to marvel at the profound auditory imagination of … Continued

Tour review: Kelowna

MANITOBA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA SAYS CELLO TO KELOWNA September 29, 2017 / Regular Guy Reviewer It was Manitoba in the house at Kelowna Community Theatre on the final Thursday night of September. Thanks to an invitation from the Kelowna Community Concert … Continued