Jennifer Enns Modolo Masters Mahler
This Sunday November 1 we mark the second performance of our On the Road Again program. We are very pleased to have mezzo-soprano Jennifer Enns Modolo joining us once again to perform Gustav Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer).
The orchestral song cycle was a relatively
Featuring Slide by Slide
The first pair of concerts of our 2015-16 season features the Slide by Slide trombone quartet, performing Jan Koetsier’s Concerto for Four Trombones and Wind Orchestra.
The Trombone Concertino was originally written for string orchestra and trombone quartet. It recently was transcribed for wind
What’s in a Name?
By now we suspect you’ve noticed that the Wellington Winds is now the Wellington Wind Symphony. A small change, but an important one. Here’s why we changed our name, and why we chose the one we did:
- The name Wellington Winds was a bit confusing to people unfamiliar with who we are. It did not describe our size or instrumentation in any direct way. The name required too much explanation for potential new audience members.
- Wellington Winds did not give a hint about the style of music one might expect to hear at a concert.
- Wellington Wind Symphony more clearly describes the instrumentation and the style of music one might expect to hear.
- The name Wellington Wind Symphony honours our strong history and reputation as one of Canada’s finest wind ensembles.
So you can expect the same great repertoire and music from the