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“Pathétique” Symphony

FRI, FEBRUARY 24, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
Master orchestrator and composer Gustav Mahler fused movements from two Bach suites into a romantic orchestral suite. It is matched with Tchaikovsky’s passionate, anguished final symphony, the “Pathétique,” and the beautiful organ concerto of Francis Poulenc.

“Pathétique” Symphony

SAT, FEBRUARY 25, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Encore
Master orchestrator and composer Gustav Mahler fused movements from two Bach suites into a romantic orchestral suite. It is matched with Tchaikovsky’s passionate, anguished final symphony, the “Pathétique,” and the beautiful organ concerto of Francis Poulenc.

Pro Coro Canada: Canadian Connections IV

SUN, FEBRUARY 26, 2017 at 2:30PM
All Saints' Anglican Cathedral

Regular Subscription Concert
Pro Coro’s annual Canadian Connections concert features Canadian composer David Cronkite and Canadian guest ensemble Quasar Saxophone Quartet in an eclectic program designed to explore the richness of Canadian composers and performers.

Bach, Haydn, & Schubert

WED, MARCH 1, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Early Classics Midweek
This enchanting program moves us from the Baroque to the early Romantic, with Bach arranged by Mahler adding richness to gems by Marcello, Stamitz, Schubert – and Haydn’s perennial favourite Cello Concerto No. 2. Oboist Suzanne Lemieux and up and coming cellist Mari Coetze join exciting young conductor Ilyich Rivas.

Rock Icons

FRI, MARCH 3, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Pops
Rock music has dominated the charts for over half a century and yielded some of the finest songs of all time. Three huge vocal talents – from the worlds of rock, country, and Broadway – collide in a powerful symphonic take on rock hits by the Doobie Brothers, Journey, The Beatles, Chicago, Coldplay, Sting, Queen, Yes, Crosby Stills & Nash, and more. From the 60s to today, “Listen to the Music”!

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

FRI, MARCH 3, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

Rock Icons

SAT, MARCH 4, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Pops
Rock music has dominated the charts for over half a century and yielded some of the finest songs of all time. Three huge vocal talents – from the worlds of rock, country, and Broadway – collide in a powerful symphonic take on rock hits by the Doobie Brothers, Journey, The Beatles, Chicago, Coldplay, Sting, Queen, Yes, Crosby Stills & Nash, and more. From the 60s to today, “Listen to the Music”!

Edmonton Youth Orchestra in Concert

SUN, MARCH 5, 2017 at 2PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Featuring the winners of the 36th Northern Alberta Concerto Competition for Strings.
Tickets available at Tix on the Square: 780-420-1757

AN EVENING WITH BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS PRESENTED BY LIVENATION.COM

THURS, MARCH 9, 2017 at 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

LIVENATION.COM PRESENTS
AN EVENING WITH BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS

Tablao Sevilla: Flamenco at the Winspear

FRI, MARCH 10, 2017 AT 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Direct from Seville, Spain, six internationally acclaimed performers bring the traditional style of flamenco puro to the stage. Tablao Sevilla features an exceptional cast of performers including flamenco legend Carmen Ledesma, one of the most iconic flamenco dancers of our time.

UAMC 73rd Spring Concert

SAT, MARCH 11, 2017 at 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Join the Mixed Chorus for its 73rd Annual Spring Concert! This year, we’re celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary with an all Canadian program. Highlights include Wade Hemsworth’s “The Log Driver’s Waltz” from CBC’s popular vignette, and a selection of Canadian folk songs such as “Danse, Mon Moin, Danse!” and “Get to Bed.”

Late Night Cello

FRI, MARCH 17, 2017 AT 9:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Late Night with Bill Eddins
20-something French cellist Edgar Moreau has already amassed an impressive array of prizes and honours and has been called “the rising star of the French cello” (Le Figaro). From Beethoven to Bates, with stops along the way at Fauré and Dvorák, his Late Night appearance will be filled with treasures.

Brahms & Dvorák

SAT, MARCH 18, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Applause
These are works of tribute and celebration from two close friends who just happened to be supreme composers. Brahms' cheerful overture is brimful of student drinking songs (!) while his serene Second Symphony was his most charming and warm.

A Tribute to the Music of Prince

MON, MARCH 20, 2017 at 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Join the ESO, guest conductor Raymond Baril, and a full rock band playing all the hits from Purple Rain to Little Red Corvette to 1999. Performed like never before with a full symphony orchestra honoring this truly one of a kind artist.

A Tribute to the Music of Prince

TUE, MARCH 21, 2017 at 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Join the ESO, guest conductor Raymond Baril, and a full rock band playing all the hits from Purple Rain to Little Red Corvette to 1999. Performed like never before with a full symphony orchestra honoring this truly one of a kind artist.

Passenger

THURS, MARCH 23, 2017 AT 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Passenger has seen massive worldwide success since the release of multi-platinum “Let Her Go” from album All The Little Lights. The accompanying video just joined YouTube’s elite The Billion View Club, only the 23rd music video to do so. Passenger released Whispers in 2014, which debuted at #2 in Canada and #12 on the Billboard 200. He spent the next two years playing sold-out shows and large festivals across the world.

The Music of Queen

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017 AT 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Join the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, guest conductor Brent Havens, and a full rock band that explores music from the legendary albums of Queen.

The Music of Queen

SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017 AT 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Join the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, guest conductor Brent Havens, and a full rock band that explores music from the legendary albums of Queen.

Richard Eaton Singers present: Haydn's Creation

FRI, MARCH 31, 2017 at 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Platypus Theatre's How the Gimquat Found Her Song

SAT, APRIL 1, 2017 AT 2:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Landmark Homes Symphony for Kids
In one of Platypus Theatre’s most beloved family concerts, audiences embark on a musical expedition across continents and through centuries to help a discouraged bird discover her unique voice. Young audiences laugh, chant and sing along with the Gimquat and her wizard guide as they explore musical styles from Gregorian chant to rap.

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

THUR, APRIL 6, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

The Last Waltz Remembered

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017 at 7: 30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of one of the most important rock and roll concerts in music history, Annerin Productions’ The Last Waltz Remembered re-captures the magic of The Band’s farewell concert this Spring at the Winspear Centre.

The Last Waltz Remembered Additional Show

THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2017 at 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Due to the popularity of the now SOLD OUT April 6th show, come celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Last Waltz with an added second show (WITH ALL NEW LINE-UP) April 7th.

Schubert’s “Great” Symphony

SAT, APRIL 8, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Air Canada Masters Applause
This ambitious program presents two era-defining works: Schubert’s last completed symphony, “The Great” C Major, which ushered in the new Romantic era, in bold contrast to Bartók’s starkly modern Second Violin Concerto, featuring ESO Concertmaster Robert Uchida.

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

WED, APRIL 12, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

Pro Coro Canada: Good Friday at the Winspear

FRI, APRIL 14, 2017 at 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Regular Subscription Concert
An annual tradition, this year’s Good Friday performance will feature Arvo Pärt’s Passio at the Winspear Centre accompanied by an orchestra.

Fifteen Soloists

THU, APRIL 20, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Lighter Classics
A dazzling array of orchestral miniatures and showstoppers will fill a night devoted to the talented members of your ESO. Fifteen musicians will step out from their orchestral desks to shine in favourite melodies from the 17th to the 21st centuries!

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

THUR, APRIL 20, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

Raffi 40 years of singable songs

SAT, APRIL 22, 2017 at 1PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

This tour marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Raffi’s first and still best-selling album, Singable Songs for the Very Young. Raffi is a singer, songwriter, producer, author, lecturer, and tireless advocate for children. He is best known for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic song, “Baby Beluga”.

Raffi 40 years of singable songs

SAT, APRIL 22, 2017 at 4:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

This tour marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Raffi’s first and still best-selling album, Singable Songs for the Very Young. Raffi is a singer, songwriter, producer, author, lecturer, and tireless advocate for children. He is best known for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic song, “Baby Beluga”.

Tchaikovsky & Chopin

SUN, APRIL 23, 2017 AT 2:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Sunday Showcase
An afternoon of musical treasures - from orchestral masterworks by Mussorgsky and Wagner to irresistible music with solo instruments and orchestra by Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Prokofiev. Korean pianist Dasol Kim (“a refined artistry of incredible maturity” to his performances -  North Germany Review) makes his ESO debut playing two extroverted showpieces, and the ESO's own Rafael Hoekman performs Tchaikovsky's romantic variations a courtly theme.

The Gospel Side of Elvis

SUN, APRIL 23, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

The Blackwood Quartet from Nashville with special guest Roger Anderson

LIVENATION.COM PRESENTS JACKSON BROWNE

MON, APRIL 24, 2017 at 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

LIVENATION.COM PRESENTS
JACKSON BROWNE

A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation

FRI, APRIL 28, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Pops
Marvin Hamlish had an unparalleled musical career, winning three Oscars®, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony, three Golden Globes – oh yes, and a Pulitzer! From his greatest popular hit The Way We Were to his record-breaking turn with A Chorus Line, Marvin Hamlisch quite literally did it all. Jack Everly honours this musical legend – a man who truly was “One Singular Sensation.”

A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation

SAT, APRIL 29, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Pops
Marvin Hamlish had an unparalleled musical career, winning three Oscars®, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony, three Golden Globes – oh yes, and a Pulitzer! From his greatest popular hit The Way We Were to his record-breaking turn with A Chorus Line, Marvin Hamlisch quite literally did it all. Jack Everly honours this musical legend – a man who truly was “One Singular Sensation.”

Benjamin Grosvenor in Recital

FRI, MAY 5, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and insightful interpretations. His virtuosic command over the most strenuous technical complexities underpins the remarkable depth and understanding of his musicianship. Benjamin is renowned for his distinctive sound, described as ‘poetic and gently ironic, brilliant yet clear-minded, intelligent but not without humour, all translated through a beautifully clear and singing touch’ (The Independent) making him one of the most sought-after young pianists in the world. (www.benjamingrosvenor.co.uk)

Kids, Animals & Music

SAT, MAY 6, 2017 AT 2:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Landmark Homes Symphony for Kids
Dive to the depths of the ocean, soar the wide-open skies, and run wild across the plains in this spectacle of sight and sound featuring dazzling visuals projected above the orchestra. We want nature-themed videos and photos from you (our audience!) to project on the big screen during this concert. Send us your own videos or photos of pets doing outrageous things, fun encounters with animals and nature, or simply your own adventures outdoors!

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

WED, MAY 10, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

Tchaikovsky & Sibelius

FRI, MAY 12, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Lexus of Edmonton Friday Masters
Alexander Prior has electrified ESO audiences with his interpretations of northern European composers. Stirring and evocative symphonies by Jean Sibelius and Rued Langgaard, paired with Tchaikovsky's brilliant Violin Concerto featuring the ESO debut of the sensational young Simone Porter, promise another exciting experience.

Tchaikovsky & Sibelius

SAT, MAY 13, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Encore
Alexander Prior has electrified ESO audiences with his interpretations of northern European composers. Stirring and evocative symphonies by Jean Sibelius and Rued Langgaard, paired with Tchaikovsky's brilliant Violin Concerto featuring the ESO debut of the sensational young Simone Porter, promise another exciting experience.

Immortal Beethoven

WED, MAY 17, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Early Classics Midweek
An electrifying evening of music from the titan from Bonn. This all-Beethoven night includes the “Triple” Concerto, featuring soloists from the ranks of the ESO, and the radiant Eighth Symphony – a work of optimism and humour by a man who revolutionized music.

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

WED, MAY 17, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

LIVENATION.COM presents NEEDTOBREATHE with special guest Colony House

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017 at 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

LIVENATION.COM presents
NEEDTOBREATHE with special guest Colony House

2016 was a monumental year for South Carolina rock band NEEDTOBREATHE. Their new album H A R D L O V E, released via Atlantic Records/Warner Music Canada, topped Billboard’s Top Albums chart as well as Top Current, Rock and Alternative Albums charts. Rolling Stone called the foursome an “anomaly in the current pop-music landscape," with People Magazine commending that the band "adds synths and infectious pop melodies to their signature Southern rock...It’s easy to love."

Mike Farris Presented by Sherbrooke Liquor Store Live at the Winspear and Edmonton Folk Festival

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017 AT 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Following two very successful appearances at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Grammy award winner Mike Farris brings his trio to play an intimate and stripped down show on the Winspear stage

MARTIN KERR AT THE WINSPEAR

WED, MAY 24, 2017 at 7PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Martin Kerr live in concert, with special guests. Martin is one of Edmonton’s best loved singer-songwriters, often compared to the likes of Cat Stevens, James Taylor and John Denver.

Metropolis

SAT, MAY 27, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Applause
A program of cityscapes by cosmopolitan composers and a night of sophistication and big-city swagger, as Bill Eddins is joined by superb Canadian soloists. From movie scores to a Prokofiev concerto, this is a night of uptown masterpieces.

The Head and the Heart Presented by Sherbrooke Liquor Store Live at the Winspear

MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017 AT 8PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Indie folk rock band The Head and the Heart's 2011 self-titled debut album captured a nascent but undeniable creative partnership between six strangers thrown together by little more than a shared love of music. It became one of Sub Pop Records' best-selling debut releases ever, and rocketed the band to acclaim well beyond its then-home base in Seattle. Throughout recent release Signs of Light the colors are brighter, the electric guitars are louder and the musical touchstones more universal. The propulsive, smile-inducing ode to Los Angeles "City Of Angels" and the head-nodding "Rhythm & Blues" nod to classic Fleetwood Mac, while the organ-flecked "Dreamer" is a timeless-sounding ballad that could have been beamed straight out of an old jukebox.

Orchestra on Parade

THU, JUNE 1, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Lighter Classics
There’s a reason why symphony orchestras have been a mainstay of music for centuries. In this stirring and unforgettable night, the ESO will be put on display with timeless classics, Broadway tunes, music from the movies, and more.

Pro Coro Canada: Childhood Memories

THU., JUNE 1, 2017 at 7:30PM
All Saints' Anglican Cathedral

Regular Subscription Concert
An exploration of childhood as experienced in Estonia, Latvia and Sweden and by composers including Tormis and Dyrud alongside Canadian’s Michal Novotny and Allan Gilliland.

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

THUR, JUNE 1, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

The Best Is Yet to Come: Sinatra and Beyond

FRI, JUNE 2, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Pops
Frank Sinatra could change an ordinary song into a classic and a great song into a moment etched indelibly in your memory. Steven Reineke conducts this tribute to the Chairman of the Board with songs such as “New York, New York,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” “The Best Is Yet to Come,” “Night and Day,” “I’ve Got You (Under My Skin),” “My Way,” and many more.

The Best Is Yet to Come: Sinatra and Beyond

SAT, JUNE 3, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Robbins Pops
Frank Sinatra could change an ordinary song into a classic and a great song into a moment etched indelibly in your memory. Steven Reineke conducts this tribute to the Chairman of the Board with songs such as “New York, New York,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” “The Best Is Yet to Come,” “Night and Day,” “I’ve Got You (Under My Skin),” “My Way,” and many more.

The Music of Harry Potter

WED, JUNE 7, 2017 at 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Join your Edmonton Symphony Orchestra on a journey to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Featuring magical music from all 8 movies by John Williams, Patrick Doyle,Nicholas Hooper and Alexandre Desalt. Enjoy two nights of this concert which is not to be missed by any witch, wizard, or muggle. Come in your finest dress robes and prepare to be spellbound as the music comes to life.

The Music of Harry Potter

THURS, JUNE 8, 2017 at 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Join your Edmonton Symphony Orchestra on a journey to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Featuring magical music from all 8 movies by John Williams, Patrick Doyle,Nicholas Hooper and Alexandre Desalt. Enjoy two nights of this concert which is not to be missed by any witch, wizard, or muggle. Come in your finest dress robes and prepare to be spellbound as the music comes to life.

Mozart’s “Turkish” Concerto

SUN, JUNE 11, 2017 AT 2:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Sunday Showcase
No orchestral colour will be left unexplored in this exciting matinée concert, as two works featuring the majestic Davis Concert Organ contrast with lively showcases for violin and oboe. Taiwanese violinist Yu-Chien (Benny) Tseng won the highest prize in the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition. Allan Gilliland's whimsical Oboe Concerto is an expression of movement from the Baroque to the 21st Century.

ESO & Winspear Overture Tour

TUE, JUNE 13, 2017: NOON to 1PM

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour. Click 'More Info' for RSVP information.

Carmina Burana

FRI, JUNE 16, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
Carl Orff’s cantata was intended to be an exploration of medieval poetry, but has become one of the iconic works for chorus and orchestra. It makes a suitably powerful conclusion to the 2016/2017 Masters series and is joined by works from two of the ESO’s former Composers in Residence, including a brand new Trumpet Concerto by John Estacio.

Carmina Burana

SAT, JUNE 17, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Encore
Carl Orff’s cantata was intended to be an exploration of medieval poetry, but has become one of the iconic works for chorus and orchestra. It makes a suitably powerful conclusion to the 2016/2017 Masters series and is joined by works from two of the ESO’s former Composers in Residence, including a brand new Trumpet Concerto by John Estacio.

Laugh for Life Gala 2017

SAT, OCTOBER 21, 2017 at 7PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Featuring comedian Tim Hawkins

Dynamic comedy which combines joy, laughter and great times to raise lots of money for two excellent Edmonton charities - The Mustard Seed and Kids Kottage!

Laugh for Life Gala 2017

SAT, OCTOBER 21, 2017 at 2PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Featuring comedian Tim Hawkins

Dynamic comedy which combines joy, laughter and great times to raise lots of money for two excellent Edmonton charities - The Mustard Seed and Kids Kottage!

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