National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Canada 150 Tour Arrives In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB. – The National Arts Centre Orchestra led by Music Director Alexander Shelley and featuring the internationally renowned pianist Jan Lisieckiwill will perform at the Centennial Concert Hall presented by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, on Thursday, October 19 at 8:00 pm.

The concert is part of the NAC Orchestra’s nation-wide Canada 150 Tour. It is the first NAC Orchestra tour to be led by its highly acclaimed Music Director Alexander Shelley.

“I am very excited about performing for Winnipeg audiences, and about making music with young people during our nation-wide tour,” Alexander Shelley said.

Just 22, Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki has won acclaim for his extraordinary interpretive maturity, distinctive sound, and poetic sensibility. The New York Times has called him “a pianist who makes every note count”. Lisiecki’s insightful interpretations, refined technique, and natural affinity for art give him a musical voice that belies his age. He will perform Concerto in A minor for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 54 by Robert Schumann. The Orchestra will also perform Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, “From the New World.”

For tickets, call the WSO Box Office at (204) 949-3999 or buy them online.

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra 

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