Coming events

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18/06/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 12:00 am - To conclude its 2017 season, the Festival proudly presents a family concert starring the winners of the Music Instrument Bank of the Canada Council for the Arts competition. With the astronaut and classic music lover Julie Payette narrating, young ones and young at heart will explore the magic world of the Carnival of the Animals by Camille [...]
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16/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - For this second much expected performance at the Festival this year, the young Canadian pianist, who already leads a brilliant career, Jan Lisiecki (Deutsche Grammophon exclusive artist) will display his mastery in the loveliest of Chopin’s Nocturnes and in the Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no 4, which will be played in a rarely heard arrangement for string quintet and [...]
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17/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - The internationally-acclaimed fiddler Natalie MacMaster has crossed the globe with her virtuosic playing and lively step dancing, inspired by her native Cape Breton. Since releasing her first album at age 16, MacMaster’s musical adventures now span over three decades, a total 11 albums, a multitude of collaborations, and thousands of shows – all imbued with flair and passion. [...]
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15/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - For this second performance of the dynamic Israeli Chamber Project, the Festival has the honour of welcoming the well-known pianist, composer and previous director of Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, Yoav Talmi, in a 5 star program made of works by Dvo?ák, Beethoven and one by Mr. Talmi himself, a World Premiere at the Festival
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14/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - The MCMF invites you to an exceptional music evening with young Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki (Deutsche Grammophon exclusive artist) and his special guest, cellist Denis Brott. They will play J.-S. Bach, Beethoven and Chopin in a program marked by refinement, virtuosity and complicity.
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13/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - This dynamic ensemble gathers some of the best musicians from Israel and elsewhere, and have won many honours and critical acclaim from both sides of the Atlantic, including the Outstanding Ensemble prize offered by the Culture Minister of Israel in 2011. The ensemble will play works by Brahms, Bartok, and Weber, as well as a work by [...]
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15/06/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 12:00 am - Keep your smartphone turned on Tuesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 15 for our unique concerts from 5:15 – 6pm in the lobby of Tanna Schulich Hall.  
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13/06/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 12:00 am - Keep your smartphone turned on Tuesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 15 for our unique concerts from 5:15 – 6pm in the lobby of Tanna Schulich Hall.  
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11/06/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 12:00 am - The last concert of this series will beautifully conclude the Dover Quartet’s daring journey in the heart of the legendary composer’s work. Of course, you will be once again invited to attend the last pre-conference lecture with members of the Dover and the musicologist Richard Turp.
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10/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - Widely considered one of the leading young jazz pianists today, Canadian-Hungarian pianist Robi Botos appears at the Festival for the first time, performing alongside bassist Mike Downes and drummer Larnell Lewis. Acclaimed for his sense of swing and technical virtuosity, the Oscar Peterson protégé embodies a fusion of bebop and modern jazz, along with Eastern-European folk and Classical music, for a sound [...]
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09/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - You will surely not want to miss the penultimate concert of this Beethoven series given by the Dover Quartet. This remarkable program will embrace some late and early works such as the Quartet in A major, op. 18 no 5 and the Quartet in A minor op.132. Pre-concert lecture with the artists and musicologist Richard [...]
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04/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - Here is the fourth part of the Beethoven’s string quartets “marathon”. This promising concert includes some of his most striking works, served by the energetic and passionnate Dover Quartet. The now customary pre-concert lecture will allow you to discover new aspects of the repertoire with the artists and musicologist Richard Turp.
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03/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - Whether performing in New York, Paris, Tokyo, or at home in Montreal, saxophonist Rémi Bolduc is renowned for his magnetic stage presence, breathtaking precision, and refreshing original compositions. Bolduc has just released his ninth recording, “Swingin’ with Oscar", a celebration of the music of the great Canadian jazz musician Oscar Peterson, which Le Devoir calls “dazzling” and “pure delight.” 
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02/06/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am - Rediscover Beethoven with the Dover Quartet through this third concert of the complete string quartets series by the great composer. This program includes one of the major masterpieces of chamber music repertoire, the Grosse Fuge, op. 133. More details and interesting facts will be revealed in a pre-concert lecture with the artists and musicologist Richard Turp. [...]
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28/05/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 12:00 am - Second concert of the Beethoven series, this top-flight program will take you to the heart of the famous composer’s work, thanks to the Dover Quartet’s mastery. As for all the series’ concerts, the audience is invited to attend to a pre-concert lecture with the artists and the musicologist Richard Turp.