Pops

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March 2019

April 2019

2018/19Pops

Live By Request Vol. 2: Music From Stage & Screen

This fun and interactive concert format is back after rave reviews! A favourite on the Pops Series for his energy and enthusiasm, conductor John Morris Russell will lead you through live, interactive smartphone voting on what movie themes and Broadway tunes the Orchestra will play.

  • Fri Apr 26 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Apr 27 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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May 2019

2018/19Pops

Piano Men

Get ready for a musical journey through the 1970s featuring the timeless classics of the legendary Billy Joel and Elton John.

  • Fri May 24 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat May 25 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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September 2019

2019/20Pops

Jeremy Dutcher: Songs of the Beautiful River

Vocalist, pianist, composer and musicologist Jeremy Dutcher exploded onto the Canadian music scene following his sensational debut album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa which won the Polaris Music Award in 2018.

  • Fri Sep 27 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Sep 28 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

Info & Tickets

November 2019

2019/20Pops

Shane Cook’s Canadian Celtic Roots

Canadian and US National fiddle champion Shane Cook joins the KWS for a high-energy Celtic inspired concert, featuring special guest vocalists and step dancers.

  • Fri Nov 15 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Nov 16 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

Info & Tickets

December 2019

2019/20Matinée, Pops

Yuletide Spectacular

Feel the spirit of the season with Waterloo Region’s favourite holiday tradition, this year featuring a special performance of the original story of The Nutcracker for narrator and orchestra together with beautiful projected images.

  • Fri Dec 13 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Dec 14 / 2:30 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Dec 14 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sun Dec 15 / 2:30 pm

    Centre In The Square

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January 2020

2019/20Pops

Growing Up Ella

Music Director Laureate Edwin Outwater returns to the KWS joined by Broadway sensation Capathia Jenkins. Together they share stories and music of the legendary Ella Fitzgerald that have shaped their lives and careers, celebrating the one and only First Lady of Song.

  • Fri Jan 31 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Feb 01 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

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February 2020

2019/20Pops

A World of Music

KUNÉ – Canada’s Global Orchestra explores and celebrates Canada’s cultural diversity and pluralism, and seeks to communicate a common language through music. Experience the phenomenon as they join the KWS and Music Director Andrei Feher for their first orchestral collaboration.

  • Fri Feb 28 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

  • Sat Feb 29 / 8:00 pm

    Centre In The Square

Info & Tickets