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					                                                                                                                       Co-presented by Creative Retirement, the Manitoba                Co-presented by Creative Retirement, the Manitoba
                                                                                                                       Conservatory of Music and Arts, and the                          Conservatory of Music and Arts, and the Manitoba Opera
                                                                                                                       Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
                                                                                                                                                                                        Melody, elegance, passion – it could only be French opera!
                                                                                                                       This entertaining course celebrates the music and life of        Designed to enhance your enjoyment of Manitoba Opera’s
Co-presented by Creative Retirement, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts,                                      Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), in tribute to the two             production of Bizet’s immortal Carmen, this course
and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra                                                                                    hundredth anniversary of his birth. The young musician           surveys the magnificent 300-year history of opera in
                                                                                                                       won fame as a child prodigy second in brilliance and             France. You’ll enjoy audio and video highlights from all
Russia’s Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky is one of the most popular of all composers – but how well do we really know        versatility only to Mozart, while the adult artist excelled as   periods of its history: the Baroque splendours of Rameau;
him? This enriching and thought-provoking course gives a fully - rounded portrait. It samples every type of music he   composer, conductor, organist and musical administrator.         the spectacular grand operas of Meyerbeer, Rossini, and
wrote, from piano pieces, songs and chamber works to symphonies, concertos, operas and ballets. His letters, and       Recorded selections include samplings of his finest              Spontini; the melodious, exotic operas of Gounod,
reminiscences by people who knew him, provide additional insight. Special highlights include video presentations of    orchestral, chamber, choral, keyboard and chamber                Massenet, and Delibes; the dreamy impressionist world of
Swan Lake, starring the legendary duo of Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, and his orchestral master-            compositions. A special highlight is a video concert of his      Debussy; and the cheeky comedies of Ravel and Poulenc.
piece, the Sixth Symphony, with Herbert von Karajan conducting the Berlin Philharmonic.                                music, performed by the ensemble that he conducted for
                                                                                                                       many years, the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, and             Evening Course
Evening Course                                                                                                         featuring superstar violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.                Six Mondays, January 25 to March 8
Six Mondays, September 14 to October 26, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (No class Oct. 12)                                                                                                          7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (No class February 15)
Daytime Course                                                                                                         Evening Course
Six Tuesdays, September 15 to October 27, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (No class Oct. 13)                                      Four Mondays, November 2 to November 23                          Daytime Course
                                                                                                                       7:00 pm to 9:00 pm                                               Six Tuesdays, January 26 to March 9
Bonus film screening: Margot, multi-award-winning director Tony Palmer’s brilliant film about prima ballerina                                                                           10:00 am to 12:00 pm (No class February 16)
Dame Margot Fonteyn.                                                                                                   Daytime Course
“…never less than compelling, and the mass of archive footage of Fonteyn’s finest performances make it an abso-        Four Tuesdays, November 3 to November 24                         Bonus film screening: The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
lute must for any ballet lover, or indeed anyone who wishes to recall when celebrity was inexorably attached to a      10:00 am to 12:00 pm
pure and elegant talent.”         – HMV Choice                                                                                                                                          The brilliant film makers Michael Powell and Emeric Press-
                                                                                                                                                                                        burger transformed Jacques Offenbach’s grand opera into
Daytime Screening Tuesday, September 29, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm                                                            FEE: $55/$45 for WSO subscribers, students of the                a phantasmagorical opera/ballet bursting with gorgeous,
Evening screening Wednesday, September 30, 6:00pm to 9:00 pm                                                           MCMA, and members of CRM.                                        Oscar-nominated Technicolor imagery. Legendary dancers
                   DVDs of the film will be available for purchase at the screenings.                                                                                                   Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann and Léonide Massine
                                                                                                                                                                                        perform the choreography of Sir Frederick Ashton, to a
FEE: $80/$70 for WSO subscribers, students of the MCMA, and members of CRM.                                                                                                             soundtrack conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Tuesday, February 9,
                                                                                                                                                                                        1:00 pm to 3:15 pm & 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm


                                                                                                                                                                                        FEE: $80/$70 for Manitoba Opera subscribers,
                                                                                                                                                                                        students of the MCMA, and members of CRM.

•   Don is as gifted and inspired in his own way as many of the composers whom he teaches.

•   What can one say – Don is outstanding in every respect.

•   I can’t imagine how this could be done better.                                                                            To enrol or for more information, call the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and
•   There is certainly only one Don Anderson, and we are so lucky to have him to share his knowledge with us.
                                                                                                                              Arts at 204 943 6090 or email info@mcma.ca. Due to class size limitations, we
                                                                                                                              suggest enrolling at your earliest convenience.
•   It is sometimes hard to put into words how much Don’s courses are enjoyed and appreciated.
Co-presented by Creative Retirement, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts,
and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Savour some of the grandest music composed between 1600 and 1750, in this fascinating, multi-faceted course. You’ll        Don Anderson is an internationally recognized advocate of classical music.
hear a wide-ranging assortment of instrumental and vocal works that exemplify the German, Italian, French and              He has more than 30 years’ experience in celebrating it through print, radio
                                                                                                                           and teaching. He is the author, publisher and distributor of the best-selling
English schools of the period: music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, Corelli, Pachelbel, Telemann, Gabrieli,            book Tuning the Forks: A Celebration of the Winnipeg Symphony Orches-
Pergolesi, Scarlatti, Marais and others. You’ll also learn about these composers’ lives, and delve into the artistic and   tra. It has been hailed as “the best book on music-making in Canada (and
social forces that shaped their era.                                                                                       for that matter, much wider afield) that I’ve ever read, and a serious work of
                                                                                                                           art in itself.” – Bramwell Tovey.
Evening Course
Four Mondays, April 12 to May 3, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm                                                                        Don has written program notes and feature articles for orchestras on both
                                                                                                                           sides of the Canada/USA border, including the major symphonies of
                                                                                                                           Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa (National Arts Centre
Daytime Course
                                                                                                                           Orchestra), Québec, Rochester (New York) and Fresno (California). His
Four Tuesdays, April 13 to May 4, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm                                                                     notes have embellished performances by a “who’s who” of today’s most
                                                                                                                           acclaimed musicians: Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, Vladimir
FEE: $55/$45 for members of Creative Retirement and students of the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, and             Ashkenazy, Mstislav Rostropovich, Daniel Barenboim, Charles Dutoit,
WSO subscribers.                                                                                                           Maxim Vengerov, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Joshua Bell, Sir James Galway,
                                                                                                                           Pinchas Zukerman, Emanuel Ax, Ben Heppner, Valery Gergiev, Neeme
To enrol or for more information, call the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts at 204 943 6090 or email                  Järvi, Sir Andrew Davis, Marin Alsop and Leonard Slatkin among them.
info@mcma.ca. Due to class size limitations, we suggest enrolling at your earliest convenience.                            They have even been distributed at Carnegie Hall, New York in support of
                                                                                                                           the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Shostakovich’s Eleventh
                                                                                                                           Symphony in October 2008.

                                                                                                                           Don has researched and/or written scripts for Musically Speaking concerts
                                                                                                                           by the Vancouver and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestras, hosted by such
                                                                                                                           well-known media personalities as Vicki Gabereau, Fred Davis, Leon Cole
Co-presented by Creative Retirement, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts,                                            and Jurgen Gothe. His CD liner notes appear on the CBC and Harmonia
and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra                                                                                        Mundi labels. His closest relationship in this field has been with his home-
                                                                                                                           town band, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Don was associated with
Designed to enrich your enjoyment of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s performances of the celebrated trilogy of           them from 1981 to 2008. His activities included writing program notes,
Roman tone poems by Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, this seminar examines not only those spectacular works             feature articles, season brochures and radio and print advertisements,
                                                                                                                           creating and maintaining the orchestra’s repertoire database, and hosting
but also a sampling of his other music. You’ll make many appealing discoveries as instructor Don Anderson presents
                                                                                                                           pre-concert chats (1989-2006). For the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, he
the best of Respighi’s little-known orchestral, chamber and vocal compositions.                                            has hosted intermission chats (joined by the internationally renowned violin
Evening course                                                                                                             soloists Maxim Vengerov and Janine Jansen), and written season bro-
                                                                                                                           chures and concert presentations.
Two Evenings, 4 hours, Monday May 10, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
                       Tuesday May 11, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm                                                                  Don began his association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in
                                                                                                                           1982. As producer, writer and commentator, he has contributed to such
Daytime Course                                                                                                             nationally broadcast radio programs as DiscDrive, Northern Lights, Music
One Full Day, 4 hours, Tuesday May 11, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm                                         for a While, Take Five, RSVP, Command Performance, That Time of the
                                                                                                                           Night, Mostly Music, Arts National and Sound Track, Manitoba-area shows
FEE: $30/$25 for members of Creative Retirement and students of the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, and             including Arts Encounters and the Weekend Morning Show, and several
                                                                                                                           music specials for television. He has also served as a media librarian for 20
WSO subscribers.                                                                                                           years. He has written articles for magazines in Canada and abroad, such as
                                                                                                                           Opera Canada, the SwissAir Gazette, and the program books of
                                                                                                                           England’s Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. He
                                                                                                                           wrote for the Winnipeg Free Press, the city’s major newspaper, over a 25
       Important Note for Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Subscribers                                                          year period (1977-2002). His contributions included reviews of concerts,
                                                                                                                           recordings, videos and movies, plus feature articles and interviews. He is
       Details of the Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn courses have changed since the WSO season                                also a contributor to The Encyclopedia of Manitoba.
       brochure was published. Evening classes have moved to Monday, and the Mendelssohn                                   Don has taught continuing education courses in music appreciation at the
       course begins during the week of November 2/3, instead of October 26/27. Our apologies for                          University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts
       any inconvenience this may cause.                                                                                   (MCMA), has given illustrated presentations for Manitoba Opera and the
                                                                                                                           Asper Jewish Community Campus, and served as archivist for the Manitoba
                                                                                                                           Composers Association.
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E-MAIL   _____________________________                          PHONE (h)   _____________                (w)   ____________
                               E-mail addresses will be shared with course presenter Don Anderson .

                                                        TO REGISTER:
      Return this form (with payment information on reverse filled out) to the Conservatory by mail or in person
          (105-211 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2), fax (947-3853), or email (info@mcma.ca).
     Registrations will also be accepted by phone (943-6090). Classes are dependent upon minimum enrollment




NAME     ________________________________________                                     BIRTHDATE       ________________
ADDRESS    _________________________________________                                         POSTAL CODE       ___________
E-MAIL   _____________________________                          PHONE (h)   _____________                (w)   ____________
                               E-mail addresses will be shared with course presenter Don Anderson .

                                                        TO REGISTER:
      Return this form (with payment information on reverse filled out) to the Conservatory by mail or in person
          (105-211 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2), fax (947-3853), or email (info@mcma.ca).
     Registrations will also be accepted by phone (943-6090). Classes are dependent upon minimum enrollment
Please underline the classes name/s and session/s (day or evening) you wish to register for:
                                                                                                                         REFUND POLICY:
Please circle the class fee/s which apply (see brochure for fee details):
                                                                                                             Refunds will only be offered for withdrawals
                                                                                                              up to one week before start date (a $25
       HEART OF TCHAIKOVSKY                  DAYTIME / EVENING            $80      $70                       admin. fee will be withheld). No refunds will
                                                                                                               be issued after this point. Classes are
       MENDELSSOHN                           DAYTIME / EVENING            $55      $45                         dependent upon minimum enrollment.
       C’EST MAGNIFIQUE                      DAYTIME / EVENING            $80      $70
       BAROQUE MASTERPIECES                  DAYTIME / EVENING            $65      $45
       RESPIGHI                              DAYTIME / EVENING            $30      $25         TOTAL PAYMENT AMOUNT: $         __________
                 PAYMENT METHOD (please underline):       Visa     MasterCard     Interac       Cash   Cheque (Payable to MCMA)


 Credit Card #   _______________               Exp.   ______       Card Holder’s Name    ___________________________
                             OFFICE USE ONLY: Complete______ Amt.Pd ______ Date ______ Receipt# ______ *Code 3295-CW




Please underline the classes name/s and session/s (day or evening) you wish to register for:
                                                                                                                         REFUND POLICY:
Please circle the class fee/s which apply (see brochure for fee details):
                                                                                                             Refunds will only be offered for withdrawals
                                                                                                              up to one week before start date (a $25
       HEART OF TCHAIKOVSKY                  DAYTIME / EVENING            $80      $70                       admin. fee will be withheld). No refunds will
                                                                                                               be issued after this point. Classes are
       MENDELSSOHN                           DAYTIME / EVENING            $55      $45                         dependent upon minimum enrollment.
       C’EST MAGNIFIQUE                      DAYTIME / EVENING            $80      $70
       BAROQUE MASTERPIECES                  DAYTIME / EVENING            $65      $45
       RESPIGHI                              DAYTIME / EVENING            $30      $25         TOTAL PAYMENT AMOUNT: $         __________
                 PAYMENT METHOD (please underline):       Visa     MasterCard     Interac       Cash   Cheque (Payable to MCMA)


 Credit Card #   _______________               Exp.   ______       Card Holder’s Name    ___________________________
                             OFFICE USE ONLY: Complete______ Amt.Pd ______ Date ______ Receipt# ______ *Code 3295-CW

				
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