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The Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg is proud to be the oldest continuously operating musical organization in Winnipeg, as we bring you another exciting five concert season!  We are celebrating our 125th year!

Ticket Price: General Admission – $30, Under-30 – $15

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Bryn Blackwood is active as a solo and collaborative pianist in Toronto, Ontario. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Western University, studying with James Hibbard, and Master of Music degree from McGill University, studying with Dr. Ilya Poletaev. He won Western University’s Fred Pattison Piano Competition, and was a two-time finalist in McGill University’s Chamber Music Competition, performing with his piano trio. He was a finalist and winner of the Paul J. Bourret Memorial Award for Best Performance of the Test Piece at the 2018 Shean Piano Competition. Bryn was the recipient of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier SSHRC award for his studies of the Russian-American piano composer Leo Ornstein. He is currently studying with Marietta Orlov at the University of Toronto, working towards a Doctorate of Musical Arts.

PROGRAMME

42nd Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition Winner

Bryn Blackwood, piano

Image Astrale (1981)* Jean Coulthard (1908-2000)

Far From Things Finite (2018-19)* Brian Current (born 1972) Rain Tree Sketch I (1982) and II (1992) Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) Solitude and Waltz no.7 (1978) Leo Ornstein (1895-2002)

Fastforward (2008)* Alexina Louie (born 1949)

~Intermission~

In The Stillness of the Seventh Autumn (1983)* Brian Cherney (born 1942)

Ballade, op.46 (1977) Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Makrokosmos I excerpts: George Crumb (born 1929)

Aries, Gemini, Aquarius (1972)

Variations op. 8 (1964)* Jacques Hétu (1938-2010)

*Indicates Canadian Composer

Please join us for a reception following the concert. Silver collection.

Tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite or at McNally Robinson Booksellers – Grant Park. Tickets will also be available at the door. For a season brochure or to order a subscription by phone – call 204-944-9431.

Concert Sponsors:

Eckhardt-Gramatté Foundation

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