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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The Nylons are “Putting It Together” with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra


Winnipeg, MB – January 13, 2010 –The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) welcomes veteran vocal group The Nylons this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Centennial Concert Hall!

The Nylons, a four-member vocal group with a 30-year history, has seven gold and six platinum recordings and over three million albums sold. A global institution and one of Canada’s top international success stories, they have performed more than 1000 concerts in dozens of worldwide tours.

A legend in the world of a cappella music, The Nylons are renowned for their vibrant live shows, featuring dazzling harmonies, smooth arrangements, tight choreography, and fabulous showmanship. Their rapport with their audiences makes them perennial favorites for all age groups. The Nylons continue to perform worldwide to passionate audiences and critical acclaim.

Guiding the smooth show will be special guest conductor Charles Cozens, an internationally known arranger, composer, conductor, and producer, with credits including The Nylons, The Canadian Tenors, Eagle & Hawk, David Foster, and many Canadian Symphony Orchestras. He is a past recipient of the Established Performing Artist Award from the Mississauga Arts Council and has been nominated for a Juno Award for his album “Balance” (Instrumental Album of the Year).

The Nylons: Putting It Together will feature favourites like Putting It Together, Lovers Never Say Goodbye, Small Town Boy, If You Could Read My Mind, Time of the Season, and more!

The WSO performs the Pops concert, The Nylons: Putting It Together, on Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16 at 8 pm and on Sunday, January 17 at 2 pm at the Centennial Concert Hall. Tickets range from $18 to $75 and are available through the WSO box office at 949-3999, online at www.wso.ca or through Ticketmaster 780-3333 or ticketmaster.ca.

Click here listen to listen to The Nylons’ tenor Garth Mosbaugh speak with executive director Trudy Schroeder and composer-in-residence Vincent Ho on Musically Speaking with the WSO on CJOB about how it feels to perform with a full orchestra.

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