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February 2020

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Lindo Maravilhoso!

February 9
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Drummer World’s 2019 winner of “Best Drummer – world Music” is the WJO’s very special guest for the rare opportunity to hear Samba and Bossa nova played at its finest. One of the most in-demand drummers in Brazil, Freitas has toured the world with Joäo Bosco, and has performed with Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Legrand, John Patitucci, and most of Brazil’s top tier musicians over the course of his long and distinguished career. Winnipeg guitarist and singer Marco Castillo joins us…

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Sea Songs and Shanties, La Nef and Sean Dagher

February 13 at7:30 am - 9:30 pm
$15 – $30

“When a song can quiet two dozen drunks, you can be confident that there is something there that’s worth listening to,” says music director Seán Dagher. Camerata Nova has invited the top early music group, La Nef from Montreal, to collaborate on a program of fun and historic sea songs and shanties. Ross Brownlee, conductor/singer; Seán Dagher, curator/conductor Buy tickets online at http://cameratanova.com/16/tickets/

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Sea Songs and Shanties, La Nef and Sean Dagher

February 13 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 2A6 Canada
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$15 – $30

“When a song can quiet two dozen drunks, you can be confident that there is something there that’s worth listening to,” says music director Seán Dagher. Camerata Nova has invited the top early music group, La Nef from Montreal, to collaborate on a program of traditional, engaging sea songs and shanties. Seán Dagher, curator/conductor; Ross Brownlee, conductor/singer. Concert will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $30, $25 seniors, and $15 for under 30s.…

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March 2020

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents RESPECT – The Music of Aretha Franklin

March 15 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0L5 Canada
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$19 – $39

The undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is synonymous with songs like Chain of Fools, Natural Woman, Freeway of Love, and RESPECT. Her lyrics were a harbinger of modern-day feminism; strong, independent, demanding of equality and freedom, sung with a voice that would accept nothing less. Joining the WJO for this show is a tour-de-force of local talent- Murray Pulver, Marc Arnould, Daniel Roy and Gilles Fournier, known collectively as Ego Spank, and vocalists Jennifer Hanson, Heitha Forsyth and Andrina…

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April 2020

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Carpathian Blues

April 26
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Jazz music, since its humble beginnings in Congo Square, has been a fusion of folk, classical and popular music. As the artform spread, jazz embraced and adapted music from all over the world, giving us countless flavours and variations. To help the WJO explore folk music in jazz, six-time Juno nominee John Stetch joins the group as our special guest. Stetch, over the span of his 154 recordings, has fused classical and folk music with his own fearless creativity, boundless…

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May 2020

Captive

May 9 - May 10
Neeginan Centre, 181 Higgins Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3G1 Canada
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$15 – $30

This is the third of Camerata Nova’s Truth and Reconciliation series featuring new works on the theme of captivity as interpreted by Indigenous composer and performers. Each concert can be appreciated as a stand-alone piece. Andrew Balfour curator, Mel Braun conductor. Friday, May 9, 7:30-9:30pm Saturday, May 10, 7:30-9:30pm Buy tickets online at http://cameratanova.com/16/tickets/

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