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*2014-15 Season Subscription*


*2014-15 Season Subscription*

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Adult Subscription $98.50 $6.51
Senior Subscription $80.50 $5.43
Student Subscription $55.50 $3.93
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Subscribe to GroundSwell's 2013-14 Season and save 50% off the regular ticket priceAll subscriptions include great deals like: two for one discounts to the WSO, MCO, Virtuosi and more. Show your season pass and save 60% on a McNally Robinson Rewards Card.

Subscriptions include tickets to all six concerts listed below:

GroundSwell 2014-15 Season

VIRTUOUS MONSTERS: Ensemble Transmission en concert
Monday, October 6, 2014, 8pm
Centre culturel franco-manitobain
340 Provencher Blvd.

Curator: Gordon Fitzell

Montreal supergroupe Ensemble Transmission opens our 2014-15 season with a flourish of French music from Québec and France including bold works by Claude Vivier, André Ristic and 20th-Century titans Pierre Boulez and Tristan Murail. Described as “a motley crew of six incredible performers… 2 blowers (flute/clarinet), 2 bowers (violin/cello), and 2 bangers (percussion/piano)”, Transmission will astound you with their fierce energy and creativity.


DEVOTION: Live Electronics & the Limits of Perception
Monday, October 27, 2014, 8pm
Centre culturel franco-manitobain
340 Provencher Blvd.

Guest Curator: Örjan Sandred

Fusing the borders between concerto and chamber music, Devotion will take you on a musical odyssey where solo performances are extended with live electronics by Winnipeg’s Örjan Sandred and Swedish composer Per Mårtensson. Subtle musical gestures and virtuosic fireworks are taken to new heights, putting the listener in the middle of the musical action. The concert culminates in a special performance of Pierre Boulez’s exquisite Anthèmes II by brilliant Winnipeg violinist Oleg Pokhanovski.


TIMBER TIMBRE: WSO Winds in Full Spectrum Colour
Thursday, November 27, 2014, 8pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Ave.

Curator: Michael Matthews

Timber Timbre dives into the vibrant world of the woodwind quintet. Winnipeg's top players perform a program of compelling new music for winds, including György Ligeti’s Six Bagatelles and György Kurtág’s Fúvósötös, op. 3, as well as Whirls World, an influential work by Danish composer Per Nørgård. Set in the magnificent and reverberant atrium of the WAG, this concert will highlight the magic and colour of the modern woodwind quintet.


EVE EGOYAN: Two Unique Piano Concerts
We present concert pianist Eve Egoyan, one of Canada's most revered musicians, for the first time in Winnipeg, performing a pair of distinct concerts:

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 8pm                                            
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave.               

A showcase of Eve’s astonishing range in four contrasting works by James Tenney, Per Nørgård, Linda Smith and Michael Finnissy. Throughout, Eve investigates the notion of musical layers from every angle – weaving voices in waves of shifting density, singing lines through rich harmonies, stacking simultaneous musical gestures.


Simple Lines of Enquiry
Friday, February 27, 2015, 8pm
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave.

An eloquent and quietly emotional convergence of music and images, Eve performs Ann Southam’s transcendental work for solo piano alongside David Rokeby’s extraordinary video Machine for Taking Time. The stillness and intimacy of Eve’s performance will invite listeners’ into an environment of deep listening and contemplation.

Curator: Jim Hiscott


MUSIC FOR A LOST PLANET: New Depths in Low Flutes
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 8pm
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave.

Curator: Diana McIntosh

Our 24th concert season ends on a high note with the mysterious soundscape of low flutes. Australia-based flautist Peter Sheridan performs an unusual concert of works from all over the world composed for an array of "low flutes" (from alto flute to the extremely rare subcontrabass flute). Known for his virtuosic command of these instruments, Sheridan will perform both as a soloist and in duet with some of Winnipeg’s finest – including a special premiere for bass flute and piano interior by Diana McIntosh.

Have questions about *2014-15 Season Subscription*? Contact GroundSwell



Twenty­-five years ago three unique musical visions formed GroundSwell, Winnipeg's modern music series, and the upcoming season is our best one yet! Our four Artistic Directors are presenting a wide variety of unique concerts, presented across Canada and Europe. These extraordinary events are your best opportunity to witness how our hand-picked world class talent interprets the music of our time. This is a season of music not be missed!    

For more info please visit our website: www.gswell.ca




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