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October 2022

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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 Oct 14 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Oct 15 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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November 2022

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The Art of Video Game Music

Swedish video game music concert producer Orvar Säfström make his Canadian debut with the KWS in a video game music event that focuses on the exceptional quality of the music and the orchestra. Orvar will be narrating the concert himself, presenting well known themes intertwined with lesser known gems and perhaps even a few surprises!

  • Wed Nov 9 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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Murdoch Mysteries in Concert

Canada’s #1 drama comes to musical life! See Murdoch, Dr. Julia Ogden, Inspector Brackenreid, Constable George Crabtree, and the entire cast on the big screen accompanied by Robert Carli’s score performed live by the KWS in sync to one of the most beloved and musically rich episodes.

  • Fri Nov 11 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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December 2022

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Yuletide Spectacular

KWS Music Director leads KWS’s unmissable contribution to the festive season for the first time. Musical old chestnuts, waltzes, polkas and the Nutcracker will be joined by new twists on Yuletide entertainment, featuring choirs and dancers and possibly a visit by Santa Claus himself.

  • Fri Dec 16 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Dec 17 / 2:30 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Dec 17 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sun Dec 18 / 2:30 pm

    Centre In The Square

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February 2023

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The Magical World of Harry Potter

Young Witches and Wizards unite as the orchestra casts musical spells over the audience! Join the KWS as they take you on a trip through the magical musical world of Harry Potter. Featuring the legendary music of John Williams from across all the Harry Potter films, this is a concert for every witch, wizard, and muggle.

  • Fri Feb 17 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Feb 18 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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March 2023

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Troupe Vertigo

Andrei Feher leads the orchestra in a circus-meets-orchestra performance. The modern circus company Troupe Vertigo will amaze the audience with their artistry and acrobatics alongside masterpieces of the symphonic repertoire such as Prokofiev’s Cinderella and Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.

  • Fri Mar 31 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Apr 1 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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April 2023

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Tim Baker with the KWS

For the first time ever, Canadian star singer songwriter Tim Baker will perform a collection of new releases and past hits in a brand new production with the KWS. A former member of the Canadian indie rock group Hey Rosetta!, Juno-nominated Tim Baker will wow audiences with his unique voice.

  • Wed Apr 26 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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iskwē with the KWS

The acclaimed Cree Métis Juno Award winner singer-songwriter iskwē returns to the Centre In The Square stage with the KWS for a live performance of the program that entranced digital audiences in 2021. Known for weaving elements of pop, jazz, R&B, and music and movement, iskwē’s inventiveness provides new avenues of expression and storytelling.

  • Fri Apr 28 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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