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2011/12 Season

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Anthony Christie, cello

Appalachian Spring

Violinist Tai Murray returns to the KWS to play Barber's violin concerto on a program featuring Copland's masterpiece Appalachian Spring and Canadian composer Riho Esko Maimets' work ...aux étoiles.

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Edwin Outwater

Writers on Music

Hear more about this fascinating program featuring authors Miriam Toews and Wayne Grady!

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Anthony Christie, cello

Baroque & Beyond - The Music of Patrick O'Brian

Learn about this novel-inspired program featuring music from Boccherini, JS Bach, Mozart and more!

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The Barra MacNeils

Outreach Week

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser introduces the outreach week concerts in this special podcast!

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The Barra MacNeils

The Barra MacNeils

A true celebration of Celtic music from one of Canada’s best-loved Cape Breton bands, together with the KWS!

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Todd Yaniw, piano

Todd Yaniw Plays Grieg

Todd Yaniw joins the KWS for Grieg’s Piano Concerto, a Romantic masterpiece with some of the most famous melodies in the repertoire. Guest conductor Tito Muñoz makes a welcome return to conduct Schumann’s “Spring” Symphony, a work that was inspired by the composer’s “spring of love” not long after marrying his beloved Clara.

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Ross Edwards, KWS Principal Clarinet

To The Ends Of The Alphabet

Baroque & Beyond runs from A-Z for this program, curated by KWS' own David Wadley.

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Cirque Mechanics

Cirque Mechanics

Innovative mechanics and amazing acrobatics combine with classical music favourites for Cirque Mechanics!

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Time for Three

 

Time for Three and Encores!

The " the world's first classically-trained garage band" returns to the KWS for a concert of mashups with Grieg, The Beatles, Coldplay and more!

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