AGM news …

MCO celebrates forty years with numerous concerts, events and friends The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra managed to fit quite a bit into its 40th anniversary season — more concerts, more fund-raisers, more touring, more recording and, most importantly, more music lovers … Continued

Lisiecki concert review

Pianist’s age belies his virtuosity in MCO season openerby Gwenda Nemerofsky, Winnipeg Free Press If you’d closed your eyes during the performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor at the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra’s season-opening concert Wednesday night, experience and … Continued

The Gramophone review

  Canadian recording for Glass’s Third and new ‘Hours’ suiteby Pwyll ap Siôn If the success of a film score lies in its ability to float free from the film’s images and exist instead as ‘pure’ music, then Philip Glass’s … Continued

Review: MCO outreach in Flin Flon

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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