Tour review: Bayrakdarian shimmers …

BAYRAKDARIAN SHIMMERS IN SUBLIME SHOWby Richard Todd, Ottawa Citizen, 10 July 2013 Music and BeyondDominion-Chalmers Church, Wednesday at 8 p.m.Manitoba Chamber Orchestra; Anne Manson, conductor; Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano OTTAWA — Isabel Bayrakdarian is one of Canada’s most esteemed sopranos, and the … Continued

Review: recording of the month!

MusicWeb International gives our Philip Glass CD a rave review! Philip GLASS (b.1937) Suite from The Hours (arr. Riesman) [24:10] Symphony No. 3 [24:28] Michael Riesman (piano) (Hours) Manitoba Chamber Orchestra/Anne Manson rec. live, 17 September 2011, CBC Glenn Gould … Continued

June 5th concert review

British cellist a fine finaleto excellent MCO season Winnipeg Free Press, by Gwenda NemerofskyManitoba Chamber Orchestra; Colin Carr, guestconductor and cello soloistWestminster United Church; Wed, Jun 5Attendance: 880Four stars out of five  The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra has an uncanny knack … Continued

Quick links to 13/14 subscriptions

Like the subject says! Click above for MCO’s 2013/14 season details and an order form, then select from the following. Remember to subscribe or renew early — you’ll have more chances to win up to three cool Google products between … Continued

Glass CD news release

Immediate (26 February 2013) MCO contact / Vicki Young at 204.783.7377 Subject / Philip Glass’s Symphony No. 3, The Hours released by Orange Mountain Music NEW YORK, NY — The Orange Mountain Music label has announced the commercial release of … Continued

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

January 9th review

Holly Harris’s Winnipeg Free Press review is up on their site and also on our ‘Extras’ tab for that concert. It’s a great review of a fantastic concert. If you were there, please share your thoughts!

Springwell Hutterite Colony

Following a performance at a gathering of educators in October, the MCO Outreach Ensemble (Boyd MacKenzie and Mary Lawton, violins; Suzanne McKegney, viola; Carolyn Nagelberg, cello; Paul Nagelberg, double bass; Rodrigo Muñoz, guitar and percussion) was invited to visit the … Continued

November 21st review

The Winnipeg Free Press review of our concert with Scott Yoo and Karen Gomyo is up on the ‘Extras’ tab on that concert page. Were you there? Please let us know what you thought of the concert!