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John's Brushes with Fame

(Music courtesy of Loreena McKennitt)

Julian Pelicano with John
Conductor Julian Pelicano, Winnipeg
(Photo © RWB)

John with Andrew Balfour
Composer, singer and Artistic Director of Camerata Nova Andrew Balfour, Winnipeg
(Photo © John Iverson)

Kevin Osborn with John
Musician and composer KevOz, Winnipeg
(Photo © John Iverson)

Steven Vitali with John
Musician and composer Steven Vitali, Toronto
(Photo © Steven Vitali)

John with George Takei
George "Sulu" Takei, Winnipeg
Beam us up Scotty!
(Photo © WSO)

Sora with John
Calgary singer, musician & songwriter Sora, Winnipeg
(Photo © John Iverson)

Ben Heppner with John
Tenor Ben Heppner, Winnipeg
(Photo © Haley Rempel)

Dawn Upshaw with John
Soprano Dawn Upshaw, Winnipeg
(Photo © John Iverson)

Michael Conway Baker with John
Preeminent Canadian composer Michael Conway Baker, Vancouver
(Photo © John Iverson)

Sarah Brightman with John
Soprano Sarah Brightman, Winnipeg
(Photo © John Iverson)

Fionnuala Sherry & Rolf Lovland (Secret Garden) with John, Jennifer & Mary
Fionnuala Sherry & Rolf Lovland (Secret Garden), Minneapolis, MN, USA
(Photo © John Iverson)

Loreena McKennitt with John
Singer, musician & songwriter Loreena McKennitt, Winnipeg
(Photo © John Iverson)

Steve Bell with John & Jennifer
Singer, musician & songwriter Steve Bell, Winnipeg
(Photo © John Iverson)

Other famous musical artists I have met
(but unfortunately no pictures)

  • Classical violinist Joshua Bell
  • Royal Winnipeg Ballet Principal Dancer Tara Birtwhistle
  • Canadian classical guitarist Liona Boyd
  • The Canadian Tenors
  • Soprano Andriana Chuchman
  • Canadian new age guitarist Jesse Cook
  • Canadian singer, songwriter and pianist Burton Cummings
  • New age pianist Scott Cossu
  • Soprano Tracy Dahl
  • Canadian classical violinist James Ehnes
  • Soprano Nikki Einfeld
  • Canadian classical guitarist Rachel Gauk
  • Canadian classical pianist Angela Hewitt
  • The Hilliard Ensemble
  • Soprano Monica Huisman
  • Royal Winnipeg Ballet Principal Dancer Vanessa Lawson
  • New age guitarist Ottmar Liebert
  • The Orford String Quartet
  • Canadian classical pianist Jon Kimura Parker
  • Royal Winnipeg Ballet Principal Dancer Jo-Ann Sundermeier
  • Pan flutist Gheorghe Zamfir

Other conductors I have met
(but unfortunately no pictures)

  • Russian conductor Andrey Boreyko
  • English conductor Roy Goodman
  • German conductor Alexander Mickelthwate
  • Russian conductor Daniel Raiskin
  • American conductor and violinist Joseph Silverstein
  • English conductor Bramwell Tovey

Non-classical concerts I have attended
(in alphabetical order)

  • America
  • The Bee Gees
  • Sarah Brightman
  • The Buckinghams
  • Glen Campbell
  • Jesse Cook
  • Scott Cossu
  • Burton Cummings
  • The Everly Brothers
  • Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  • The Grassroots
  • The Guess Who
  • The Hollies
  • Elton John
  • Gordon Lightfoot
  • Frank Mills
  • Natalie MacMaster
  • Don Mclean
  • The Moody Blues
  • Paul Revere and the Raiders
  • The Righteous Brothers
  • Kenny Rogers
  • Secret Garden
  • The Turtles
  • Gino Vannelli
  • Gheorghe Zamfir

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