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Classic 107: “Forward Unto Dawn”: UMSO performs music of Mendelssohn, Schumann alongside a world premiere

February 20, 2024 — 

The University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra dives headfirst into a program of fiery, forceful and exciting German repertoire paired alongside a brand-new work by a student composer.  

“This whole program ties itself together in, what I termed, ‘Forward unto Dawn,’ the title of the program” says UMSO Music Director Chen. “Going from some very dark places (musically)… but really going forwards toward a more optimistic ending.”  

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