Exciting times! We will be talking about the 2017/2018 WSO season that was just announced, with Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate. It will be a great way to start your week, so don't miss it!
It's hard to believe, but it is the last show of February! So, let us take one more journey in February 2017, before we welcome in a new month. I am very excited to let you know that in the 4:00 hour I will have an exclusive interview with pianist Holly Bowling, and some music from her new CD, Better Left Unsung (music of the Grateful Dead). If you missed the interview you can listen to it here:
Join this most versatile virtuoso on his time-travelling journey through repertoire written for plucked strings in the Diamond Lane with Sarah Jo. The Winnipeg Classical Guitar Society welcomes John Schneiderman to Église Précieux Sang in St Boniface for the next instalment of their International Artists series Saturday night (Feb 25). Missed it? Watch the video!
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre's Peter Cantelon spoke with us from his office in Morden, MB. Missed it? Listen here!
The Optimist Concert and Jazz Band Festival is in full swing as concert bands wrapped up their portion of the festival at the RBC Convention Centre this afternoon. The jazz band portion runs from March 1-4, 2017 at Centre Culturel Franco-Manitoban located at 340 Provencher Ave. For more information visit http://www.mbband.org
The Optimist Concert Band Festival is Bringing Music to the RBC Convention Centre ALL Week and it's Bringing Music to Classic 107 with Birchwood Jaguar's 107 LIVE!
Starting Tuesday and running all the way through Friday. We'll have music students in from some of the schools participating in this week's Optimist Concert Band Festival. If you miss any of them, watch the videos here!
With the release of his new CD, All Over The Map, Steve Kirby has taken his Oceanic Jazz Orchestra from the southern tip of Argentina to the northern lands of Nunavut and beyond. On Wednesday morning Steve joined Morning Light host Michael Wolch for a conversation about how he pulled it all together and what his inspirations were. Missed it? Watch the video here.
Celebrating the life and legacy of Georg Friedrich in Britain and beyond.
Performing a solo during the world premiere of a brand new piece of music would be a nerve-racking thing to do.