📌 Updated ticket & gathering policies

THE MCO IS ISSUING is issuing physical tickets for concerts in our 22/23 season. Upon request, we can mail the tickets to your address if the order’s made within three days of the concerts. Otherwise the tickets will be available … Continued

🎈 2022/23 50th anniversary season packages!

MCO’s 2022/23 50th anniversary season! WHAT A TIME TO TURN 50, as we do in our 2022/23 season. It’s been 50 years of bringing the world’s greatest soloists to Winnipeg, and commissioning pieces amplifying Canada’s musical voice on the international … Continued

🔥 2021 Spring Festival ticket packages

Welcome to a reimagined 2020/21 season! The pandemic has taught us to expect the unexpected, so while we hope to offer more concerts to smaller audience groups in airy surroundings, we know that plans may change with little notice. If … Continued

1️⃣3️⃣ Motherhood, music, and the pandemic

Motherhood, music, and the pandemic  Balancing motherhood and a full-time music career can be challenging enough under normal circumstances. In the midst of a pandemic, the task seems Herculean. “To be perfectly, honest I haven’t touched my violin very often!”, … Continued

🟢 Harry Burleigh, American Musical Pioneer

When the Czech composer Antonin Dvořák began speaking publicly on the state and future of American music he was something of an outsider wandering naively into fierce debates among America’s cultural elite. Dvořák, who’d recently moved to America, argued that … Continued

9️⃣ MCO at Home, vol. 9

Recitatives: the nerve-wracking part of operas no one talks about (Cellist Guy Fishman and Anne Manson discuss)  Even those whose classical music education is limited to Bugs Bunny and Saturday morning cartoons can probably name or hum at least a few … Continued

7️⃣ MCO at Home, vol. 7

What could musicians do in Bach’s era that we can’t? Aisslinn Nosky discusses with Anne Manson Concert musicians enjoy advances in kinesiology, materials science, and other technologies in the same way athletes do. Violin strings, as with athletic shoe-laces, are … Continued