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February 2021

2020/21Matinée, Pops

Feelin’ Groovy: Simon & Garfunkel

Get ready to let your hair down and kick off your shoes! After amazing audiences with his Piano Men concert, Jim Witter returns by popular demand with a brand new show featuring the music of Simon and Garfunkel.

  • Fri Feb 26 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Feb 27 / 2:30 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Feb 27 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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March 2021

2020/21Signature

Classical and Opulent

Canadian virtuoso pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin, a multiple Grammy Award nominee, is recognized around the world for the originality and technical proficiency of his performances. He joins the KWS for Haydn’s lively Piano Concerto No. 11 and Strauss’s witty Burleske.

  • Fri Mar 05 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Mar 06 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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2020/21Baroque & Beyond

The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is a staple of the Baroque repertoire. In this strings-only program curated by KWS Concertmaster Bénédicte Lauzière, discover a different take on this famous piece that tips its (tango) hat to the original.

  • Wed Mar 10 / 8:00 pm

    First United Church

  • Fri Mar 12 / 8:00 pm

    Harcourt Memorial United Church

  • Sat Mar 13 / 8:00 pm

    Central Presbyterian Church

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2020/21Pops

Troupe Vertigo

If you loved Cirque de la Symphonie, then Troupe Vertigo is a must-see. Based in Los Angeles and formed by Cirque du Soleil alumni, Troupe Vertigo creates spellbinding performances in an eclectic mix of circus-dance-theatre that ignites the imagination where reality bends, expectations twist and the body embraces the imagination.

  • Fri Mar 26 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Mar 27 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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2020/21Family

Carnival of the Animals

Everyone loves the coming of spring after a long winter, including all the animals! Celebrate the beginning of this wonderful season with Saint-Saëns's humourous and fun musical suite The Carnival of the Animals. Each movement represents a different animal played by instruments in the orchestra.

  • Sat Mar 27 / 2:30 pm

    Centre In The Square

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April 2021

2020/21Signature

Edwin Conducts Barber & Elgar

Music Director Laureate Edwin Outwater returns to the KWS for a program from both sides of the Atlantic featuring contemporary young American composer Caroline Shaw, and American cellist Oliver Herbert performing Barber’s Cello Concerto, rarely performed due to its extreme technical demands.

  • Fri Apr 09 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Apr 10 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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2020/21Kinderconcerts

Jack and the Beanstalk

Daydreamers beware - there are giants in the sky! Imaginative Jack trades his cow for a handful of colourful beans, and can't resist climbing the monstrous beanstalk that grows in his backyard. He discovers a castle in the clouds and riches beyond his wildest dreams - but he'll need your help to get safely home!

  • Sat Apr 17 / 10:30 am

    Waterloo Region Museum

  • Sat Apr 24 / 10:30 am

    Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts

  • Sat May 01 / 10:30 am

    Woolwich Memorial Centre

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2020/21Pops

Thorgy and the Thorchestra

The reigning “Queen of Classical Music” Thorgy Thor rose to fame on RuPaul’s Drag Race and now she’ll amaze you onstage with her tremendous talent. Teaming up with conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, she wields her outrageous fashion sense, razor-sharp wit, and virtuoso classical chops to create a thrilling, theatrical show.

  • Fri Apr 23 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Apr 24 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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