We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall | 555 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3, Canada
Phone Number: 204 949 3999
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: For 60 years the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra has delighted audiences with...
For 60 years the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra has delighted audiences with its innovative programming and musical excellence. The WSO has become the celebrated hub of Winnipeg's rich cultural life and has gained international recognition for the International New Music Festival. Under the guidance of Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate the WSO's 2008-2009 concert performances feature world renowned guest conductors and artists, celebrates music from the great composers to the crowd-pleasing Pops. The WSO’s concert program runs September through May.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 60 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Subscribe for the whole season!

Going there every month from October till May to listen to POP Series. It is always a fun. Excellent guest performers, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is one of the best in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
384alexo
,
Winnipeg, Canada
Add Photo

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Going there every month from October till May to listen to POP Series. It is always a fun. Excellent guest performers, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is one of the best in the world.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
78 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I have attended many concerts here over the years and they have always been wonderful. The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is a world renown orchestra that hosts many well known, established musicians in featured performances. Listening to the symphony play Beethoven's Ninth Symphony gave me chills. Also impressive was their production of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony. Of course, this is a versatile... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When the Winnipeg Jets left our city for 15 years, between 1995 and 2010, a lot of the money that normally went into paying for season or single tickets, went back into the arts community in the form of season tickets for plays, symphonies, theatre, opera and music. We were one of those couples, buying tickets for MTC, Prairie Theatre... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We went here for christmas concert. The place is big and nice layouts. Could have been warmer and welcoming environment. The concert was refreshing but aberage.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Steinbach, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The performers are very professional and surprisingly friendly! We had a nice evening listening to them perform a Christmas show in our local community and while I do not listen to classical music, I thoroughly enjoyed the whole performance.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brandon
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The WSO does not just play 'classical' music, as some may believe. This was an evening of delight, energy, and pure joy as we listened to our friend play, and sing, Broadway music in a new and innovative style, arranged by himself! And at times, inviting the audience to sing along! This was a highlight of my year!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Always a go to for a fabulous evening out! We recently went on December 5th for the Randy Bachman show and enjoyed it very much. Hoping to catch more shows this year.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Never a poor performance - world class. A nice venue with very good sound/acoustics. There is always a performance for every taste - classics, pops, mainstream music, guest performers.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This evening was magical. I don't remember when I had so much fun. The conductor, Ivars Taurins brought the evening to life. He was brilliant and gave us direction with humour. Since I'm used to listening to the melody, I had some trouble at first because I'm an alto. Interspersing the Mennonite Festival Choir in the audience was pure genius.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
winnipeg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Saw the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra with Randy Bachman today. We all enjoyed this performance very much. The hometown boy coming home and sharing his stories of starting his music career in Winnipeg and the trivia leading up to the songs he wrote and performed. Loved the symphony. This is my first time attending a WSO performance and I know I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra also viewed

 

Been to Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?