Concerts

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September 2020

2020/21Pops

Parade on Bourbon Street

Boogie down to Bourbon Street with virtuoso Canadian pianist Michael Kaeshammer and your KWS. Featuring New Orleans standards like The Saints Go Marching In, St. James Infirmary, and The Basin Street Blues, this program brings a fresh take to music of the Big Easy.

  • Fri Sep 25 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Sep 26 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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October 2020

2020/21Signature

The Russian Connection

The 75th anniversary season opens with a celebratory commission by Barbara Croall, and a performance by KWS concertmaster Bénédicte Lauzière of one of the best-loved violin concertos.

  • Fri Oct 02 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Oct 03 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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2020/21Baroque & Beyond

All Haydn

This all Haydn concert explores the contributions that he made to the symphony and string quartet, showcasing some of his experiments in orchestration and talent with musical jokes.

  • Wed Oct 07 / 8:00 pm

    First United Church

  • Fri Oct 09 / 8:00 pm

    Harcourt Memorial United Church

  • Sat Oct 10 / 8:00 pm

    Central Presbyterian Church

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2020/21Kinderconcerts

The Emperor’s New Crown

A selfish emperor cares more about fancy crowns than anything else in the whole world. So when a trickster crafts a beautiful crown that only smart people can see, the emperor must have it for himself. The question is: can he see the crown, if it even exists?

  • Sat Oct 17 / 10:30 am

    Woolwich Memorial Centre

  • Sat Oct 24 / 10:30 am

    Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts

  • Sat Nov 07 / 10:30 am

    Waterloo Region Museum

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2020/21Signature

Nights with Beethoven

On a weekend that celebrates the night, this concert features works that pay homage to the night sky. While being the most exuberant of his symphonies, Beethoven’s visceral Symphony No. 7 has appealed to audiences since its premiere.

  • Fri Oct 30 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Oct 31 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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2020/21Family

Monster Mash

This Halloween the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony is the place to be! Put on your costume and get ready to have a scary good time with Halloween themed music, activities in the lobby, and plenty of interactive fun with actors and hosts Mike Nadajewski and Glynis Ranney.

  • Sat Oct 31 / 2:30 pm

    Centre In The Square

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November 2020

2020/21Pops

Equus – The Story of the Horse: In Concert

Experience a breathtaking premiere, exploring humanity’s amazing partnership with the horse, a bond 6,000 years in the making that transformed our world. This award-winning CBC-TV miniseries is brought to life on the big screen, and narrated live by anthropologist Niobe Thompson.

  • Fri Nov 13 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Nov 14 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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2020/21Baroque & Beyond

Darkness and Light

Music Director Andrei Feher shares two of his favourite pieces by Pergolesi and Haydn. The former’s plaintive, mourning quality is balanced by the playful, spring-like atmosphere of the latter.

  • Wed Nov 18 / 8:00 pm

    First United Church

  • Fri Nov 20 / 8:00 pm

    Harcourt Memorial United Church

  • Sat Nov 21 / 8:00 pm

    Central Presbyterian Church

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