Date and time
Centennial Concert Hall
555 Main St.
Directions: For directions and parking info please visit https://wso.ca/directions-parking/.
Offered in English.
Have you ever wanted to experience the joy of playing with a professional orchestra?
This is your chance to share the stage with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra! The WSO invites you to come, bring your instrument, join the orchestra and play music WithUs at the Community Celebration concert on Saturday, October 7, 2023. Conducted by WSO Music Director, Daniel Raiskin, you will join the WSO in an exciting concert finale performance of Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 1, Op. 46, in C major.
Participants will rehearse with the orchestra at Centennial Concert Hall early that same afternoon.
Spaces are limited, pre-registration is required.
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Since its debut 1948 performance – to more than 3,000 audience members, the WSO has been a powerhouse orchestra that regularly impresses guest conductors and artists with the exceptional musicianship of its members. Performance highlights of the last few decades include performances with Renée Fleming, Maureen Forrester, Kathleen Battle, Janina Fialkowska, Angela Hewitt, Buffy St. Marie, Wu Man, Randy Bachman, Dame Evelyn Glennie, and Tanya Tagaq, to name a few.
Some of the eminent soloists who have appeared with the WSO in the past include conductors Pierre Monteux, John Barbirolli and Arthur Fiedler; violinists David Oistrakh, Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell; pianists Glenn Gould, Emanuel Ax, Byron Janis, Gary Graffman, and Leon Fleisher; singers Marilyn Horne, Maureen Forrester and Renée Fleming ; cellists Zara Nelsova and Jacqueline du Pré and many others.
The WSO has served as a launching point for many illustrious careers including Victor Feldbrill, Kazuhiro Koizumi, Bramwell Tovey, and Andrey Boreyko. It has also worked hard to foster and support Manitoba and Canadian talent working closely with the likes of James Ehnes, Tracy Dahl, Andriana Chuchman, Stewart Goodyear, Cameron Crozman, Papa Mambo and Don Amero.