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*2013-14 Season Subscription*

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*2013-14 Season Subscription*

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Senior Subscription $70.50 $0.00
Student Subscription $45.50 $0.00
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Subscribe to GroundSwell's 2013-14 Season and save 40% off the regular ticket price. Subscriptions include tickets to all six concerts listed below:


GroundSwell 2013-14 Season

Power & Beauty: String Quartets of Matthews, Schafer & Webern
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 8pm
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church

Curator: Michael Matthews

Dynamic and passionate, the Clearwater String Quartet opens our 2013-14 season with an extraordinary concert juxtaposing intricately wrought miniatures with Canadian masterpieces. This is a rare opportunity to hear R. Murray Schafer’s stunning String Quartet No. 9 with the seminal Six Bagatelles of Anton Webern and two original works by GroundSwell curator Michael Mathews. The Clearwater Quartet, comprising Winnipeg Symphony principals Gwen Hoebig, Karl Stobbe, Daniel Scholz and Yuri Hooker, will amaze you with its incredible musicality and captivating sound.

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Piano Rapture: Modern Masterpieces with Roger Admiral
Monday, October 28, 2013, 8pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery

Curator: Michael Matthews

For his return to Winnipeg, Albertan powerhouse Roger Admiral performs some of Canada’s most startling solo piano works. The five composers on the program, disciples of famed European composers Kurtág and Xenakis, cover the gamut of 20th century modernist styles. Staged in the beautiful space and splendor of the WAG atrium, this will be a concert of fine music next to fine art. Come here some of Canada’s best kept secrets!

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Canzona @ GroundSwell: Music of Mind and Body
Monday, March 3, 2014, 8pm
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church

Curator: Jim Hiscott

Inspired by spirituality, meditation and a mysterious experience in a French prison, GroundSwell curator Jim Hiscott invites us into a musical exploration of mind and body. Canzona, Winnipeg’s outstanding chamber choir is joined by WSO violinist Karl Stobbe, genre-defying bass clarinettist Lori Freedman and Xiao-Nan Wang playing the traditional Chinese dizi in a concert of brand new works. Blending choral and instrumental, ancient and modern, Canzona @ GroundSwellwill stir both your mind and soul.

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Swedish Invasion: the peärls before swïne experience
Sunday, March 30, 2014, 8pm
Convocation Hall, University of Winnipeg

Curator: Gordon Fitzell

Virtuosic Swedish quartet the peärls before swïne experience take us on a rambunctious ride through some of Sweden’s hottest new music in a multi-sensory evening featuring experimental film, live soundtracks, electronics, and rocking performances – plus a special premiere by Winnipeg’s own Örjan Sandred. Swedish Invasion will be a feast for the eyes, ears and beyond!

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Ether / Aura: The Sounds of Iceland
presented in partnership with núna (now)
Monday, April 28, 2014, 8pm
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg

Guest Curator: William Pura

Ether / Aura is a remarkable concert featuring the surprising and sublime music of Iceland’s top composers from the past 50 years. With a focus on Jon Leif’s beautiful folk-inspired songs, the concert ranges from Áskell Másson’s Prim for solo snare drum - a favourite of Dame Evelyn Glennie - to an Icelandic hommage by guest curator William Pura. This evening is a special presentation in partnership with núna (now), Winnipeg’s Icelandic arts convergence.

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Wagner vs Stein: A Clash of Titans (remix version)
Thursday, May 22, 2014, 8pm
Rachel Browne Theatre

Curator: Diana McIntosh 

Two incredible artists invite us deep into the worlds of two creative titans: Richard Wagner and Gertrude Stein. In the first half,
Berlin-based Canadian performance artist Myra Davies presents The 40-Minute Ring, a fast and funny multi-disciplinary dash through Hitler's favourite action fantasy. In the second Diana McIntosh gives us a glimpse into the playful and profound mind of Gertrude Stein in McIntosh the Stein Way – a theatrical multi-media take on the writings of Gertrude Stein and one of McIntosh’s best-loved works.



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