This weekend, the winner of the 2023 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition – or “E-Gré” as it’s often called – returns to Manitoba for an intimate recital at her old stomping grounds.  



Saskatchewan-born, Toronto-based soprano McKenzie Warriner completed an undergraduate degree in vocal performance at the Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba in 2018 before further studies at the prestigious Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. 

A rising star in the field of contemporary music, Warriner returns to the University of Manitoba’s Eva Clare Hall as part of a cross-country tour, with additional prairie performances in Brandon and Regina. 

McKenzie Warriner and pianist Danielle Guina perform on Sunday, November 26 at 7 p.m. in Eva Clare Hall (65 Dafoe Road).  

Tickets range from $11 to $23 and are available online.