🌼 Spring of hope …

  WHAT AN EXCITING TIME to begin my tenure as the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra’s Board President. As I have been thinking about what to write in my first note to our patrons, the famous and somewhat over-used opening lines in … 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

To our loyal music collectors …

It goes without saying that we value the safety of our volunteers and customers. In light of health guidelines we still don’t feel it’s possible to host a regular Vinyl Vault sale for the immediate future. But we know our … Continued

April 8th concert stream

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra / Cluster FestivalAnne Manson, MCO Music DirectorKarl Stobbe, MCO ConcertmasterOnline Presentation7.30pm CDT, 8 April March 2021 Stephen Hough, piano Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)Chaconne, from partita no. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004— tr. by Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) Robert Schumann … Continued

MCO moves to fully online 2021 Spring Festival

Spring is in bloom, and a sense of hope fills the air. We hope you were able to join us for the MCO concerts we premiered online on March 12th and January 15th. Given continuing travel and gathering restrictions related to the pandemic, we have … Continued

March 12th concert stream

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra / Cluster FestivalAnne Manson, MCO Music DirectorKarl Stobbe, MCO ConcertmasterAshley Au, Director of Cluster FestivalEckhardt Hall, Winnipeg Art GalleryOriginal concert: 27 September 2020Concert broadcast: 12 March 2021 William WaltonHenry V Suite – selections Raine HamiltonRobin Hood (arr. Chris Byman)Aurora … Continued

❤️Heartstrings program

  Welcome to Heartstrings@HOME! THANK YOU FOR JOINING US for our first foray into the world of virtual galas! The entertainment will begin at 7.30pm. You will have received a link by email for this private viewing. It will be … Continued

January 15th concert stream

Manitoba Chamber OrchestraAnne Manson, MCO Music DirectorKarl Stobbe, MCO ConcertmasterEckhardt Hall, Winnipeg Art GalleryOriginal concert: 4 October 2020Concert broadcast: 15 January 2021 Link to concert here! THE BUHLER CONCERT Evelyn GlennieLittle Prayer— Victoria Sparks Heinrich BiberPassacaglia for Solo Violin— Karl … Continued

📌 Social distancing protocol

For September 27th and October 4th concerts in Eckhardt Hall at the Winnipeg Art Gallery we will be seating people in a physically distanced configuration singly and in pairs. Attendees will be ushered from front to back of venue to … 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