- Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is a 67-member orchestra based in the
Centennial Concert Hallin Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and performs throughout the province of Manitoba.
Established in 1947, the WSO played its first concert on December 16, 1948 in the Civic Auditorium to an audience of 3,000.
The WSO moved to its present home in the 2,300-seat Centennial Concert Hall in April, 1968.
New Music Festival
In 1992, then Maestro
Bramwell Tovey, and Composer-in-Residence Glenn Buhr, along with others, created the New Music Festival, a popular and internationally recognized celebration of new classical music.
* Walter Kaufmann (1948-1958)
*cite book | first= Tom| last= Henighan| year= 2000| title= The Maclean's Companion to Canadian Arts and Culture
Raincoast Books| id=ISBN 1-55192-298-3
* [http://www.wso.mb.ca Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra]
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