Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Event Title: New Music Tomorrow-Canada - Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
  • Region: Prairie
  • Venue / Location: Centennial Concert Hall 555 Main St Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C3
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Price: $25
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
  • External Link: http://wnmf.ca/new-music-tomorrow-canada/
Description:

Two new concertos by Israeli-born Avner Dorman and Sri Lankan-born Canadian Dinuk Wijeratne, each scored for a rarely heard solo instrument, Wijeratne’s for tabla and Dorman’s for mandolin. Also heard will be Orion by Claude Vivier, whom many consider the greatest composer Canada ever produced. The piece for full orchestra developed out of his formative trip through Asia a few years before his murder in Paris in 1983.

Monday, January 30, 2017
Event Title: Songs of Ascension - Winnipeg New Music Festival
  • Region: Prairie
  • Venue / Location: Wesminster United Church 745 West­min­ster Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3G 1A5
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Price: $25
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
  • External Link: http://wnmf.ca/songs-of-ascension/
Description:

Join Camerata Nova with Mel Braun, conductor, Polycoro Chamber Choir with John Wiens, conductor, and Allison Sniffin, vocalist & pianist. This concert will include Bawajigaywin (Vision Quest) by Andrew Balfour, Dring Dring by Ana Sokolović, and Mass from Lilies by Nicolas Gilbert.