The Winnipeg Singers


The Winnipeg Singers

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Name = The Winnipeg Singers


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Origin = Manitoba, Canada
Genre = Choral
URL = [http://www.winnipegsingers.com/ winnipegsingers.com]

The Winnipeg Singers are a 24 voice chamber choir from Canada led by director Yuri Klaz.Quotation|one of Canada's premier choirs, follows a rich tradition of choral music in Winnipeg.|cite web
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Membership

The Winnipeg Singers currently consists of 24 singers (6 sopranos, 6 altos, 6 tenors and 6 basses), an accompanist and director Yuri Klaz.cite web
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Touring

In 1989, The Winnipeg Singers conducted a three week tour of Austria and West Germany, serving as choir-in residence at the Classical Music Festival in Eisestadt, Austria. In the spring of 1999, they toured Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Winnipeg Singers performed at the Toronto International Choral Festival in June 2002. In May of 2004, the choir performed at the Gala Concert of Podium 2004, the national biennial convention of the Association of Canadian Choral Conductors, held in Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Singers traveled to Taiwan and Japan in July of 2005 where the choir was honoured to represent Canada at the 6th Taipei International Choral Festival and the 7th World Symposium on Choral Music in Kyoto. While in Japan, the choir performed in Setagaya, a sister-city of Winnipeg, in Tokyo at the Canadian Embassy and in Kobe for a Symposium sponsored satellite concert. [ [http://www.winnipegsingers.com Winnipeg Singers Official Website] ]

Discography

*(1997) O Praise Ye the Lord
*(1998) Prairie Voices

References

*cite news |first=Meredith |last=Dodge |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=A chorus of approval for international festival |url=http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2005/07/22/2003264594 |work=Taipei Times |publisher= |date=Jul 22, 2005 | page=14 |accessdate=2008-07-04
*cite news |first=Gwenda |last=Nemerofsky |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Singers celebrate Manitoba with Manitobans' music |url=http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1477365301.html |work=Winnipeg Free Press |publisher= |date=May 13, 2008 |accessdate=2008-07-04
*cite news |first=Holly |last=Harris |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Diverse concert perhaps a too-rich holiday feast |url=http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1400097431.html |work=Winnipeg Free Press |publisher= |date=December 18, 2007 |accessdate=2008-07-04


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