“…The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s music director, Daniel Raiskin, is in his second year at the helm of the festival. Under his artistic direction, the goal has been to tie the annual events together thematically and musically.

“(We’ve worked on) creating these long-term connections in the programming between last year’s festival and this coming one and, as always, to advocate and promote the highest level of artistry that we can find,” said Harry Stafylakis, festival co-curator and the symphony’s composer-in-residence…”