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Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Kicks Off With Philip Glass – and an Ontario Tour

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Kicks Off With Philip Glass – and an Ontario Tour

The Winnipeg-based Manitoba Chamber Orchestra will open its 2011-12 season on Wednesday, September 14 with a program of music by Philip Glass, including music drawn from a pair of film scores (suites from Dracula and The Hours), along with Glass’s Symphony No. 3. The program, led by MCO Music Director and Conductor Anne Manson and featuring pianist Michael Riesman, will also be performed in Guelph (September 15), Kitchener (September 16), and Toronto (September 17) under the auspices of NUMUS Concerts. Together with Michael Riesman, the MCO will record this music for release on Philip Glass’s Orange Mountain Music label. For more information about the program or the MCO, please visit:  http://www.manitobachamberorchestra.org

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