Happy 2013 and Happy Centenary! Happy 2013 and Happy Centenary! Join the celebration at a Centenary event near you John Weinzweig Centenary John Weinzweig Centenary Celebrating the Music and Legacy of the Dean of Canadian Composers: perform, listen, write, and learn! More upcoming concerts! More upcoming concerts! The NAC, Ottawa Chamberfest and Les AMIS celebrate Weinzweig Writing an article on Weinzweig? Writing an article on Weinzweig? We have many useful resources to help you get started.




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Barry Avrich interviews John Weinzweig

Watch footage of an interview of John Weinzweig with Barry Avrich. Weinzweig discusses influences, music, and family.

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TSO celebrates Weinzweig at Luminato

The TSO is playing catch-up, having neglected to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth in 2013.

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Olympic Throwback

John Weinzweig won a silver Olympic medal in 1948. For music. Learn about the history of non-sport Olympic medals.

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Marielle Groven wins SOCAN Foundation's John Weinzweig Grand Prize

Groven is the sole winner of the $3000 Grand Prize for best overall work submitted in the competition for her work entitled Animaris Currens Ventosa.

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John Weinzweig Legacy Plaque

On March 11, 2013, Heritage Toronto unveiled a Toronto Legacy Plaque to commemorate John Weinzweig.

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Huronia Symphony Celebrates Weinzweig


The Huronia Symphony performs Symphonic Ode and Enchanted Hill in Barrie, Ontario.

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Quinte Symphony performs Divertimento No. 3


Hear Belleville's Quinte Symphony perform Divertimento No. 3 under the direction of Gordon Craig.

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Les AMIS celebrates Weinzweig


Members of Les AMIS Ensemble celebrate Weinzweig's Centenary with performances in Ukraine, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, and Poland between September 24, 2013 and October 5, 2013.

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Ottawa Chamberfest celebrates Weinzweig


On Sunday, August 4, 2013, Dr. James Wright illuminates the life and accomplishments of Canadian composer John Weinzweig on the centenary of his birth. This is a 45-minute "snapshot performance."

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The National Arts Centre Orchestra honours Weinzweig


On Sunday, July 7, The NAC Orchestra is performing Weinzweig’s Red Ear of Corn in honour of John Weinzweig’s 100th birthday celebration.

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