Browsing: This Week in Montreal

Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur This week: a recital for cello with Elinor Frey (May 11), and the 6th instalment of the Schubert Sonata Cycle by pianist Mathieu Gaudet (May 14). Cinema du Parc With the growing enthusiasm around the world for the presentation of live operas at the cinema, the Cinema du Parc will be presenting unique live events this spring from the Gran Theater del Liceu in Barcelona. On 14 May, see the presentation of Verdi’s masterpiece Rigoletto, libretto by Piave and inspired by Victor Hugo. See the Duke of Mantua and his jester Rigoletto in a mise-en-scène with…

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This week, many concerts are taking place in Montreal. Here are our picks! CMIM 2017 begins Don’t miss the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) 2017, this year being a piano edition. For more information, read our special article [mySCENA]. Plus, this year, renowned pianist Dang Thai Son will be one of the judges of the competition. Our journalist Arthur Kaptainis met him to discuss the CMIM and how contestants can perform their best. [MySCENA] Halleluja! – Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal Under the direction of Andrew McAnerney, the chamber orchestra will revive the music of Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672), Johann Hermann…

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Monday, February 27 7:00PM. Maison de la culture Frontenac (Montréal), 2550 Ontario Est, Montreal. $0-2. Henry Purcell, Charles Avison, Georg Philipp Telemann, William Boyce, etc. 514-872-7882. 7:30PM. Music Faculty of University of Montreal, Jean-Papineau-Couture Concert-Hall (B-421), Montréal Québec, 200, avenue Vincent-d’Indy, Montreal. Piano Recital – Jean Saulnier’s Class. 8:00PM. Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place d’Arts, 175, Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montréal. $35-$65. Quatuor Hagen, cordes / strings: La réputation de l’ensemble n’est plus à faire. 514-845-0532. 8:00PM. Music Faculty of University of Montreal – Serge-Garant Concert Hall (B-484), 200, avenue Vincent-d’Indy, Montréal. Horn Recital – Louis-Philippe Marsolais’ Class: Mozart, Strauss, Dukas, Popper, Bozza et…

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  Tuesday – February 21 1:30PM Longueuil Campus of UdeM, Édifice Port-de-Mer, 101, Place Charles-Lemoyne, Longueuil. 14$. Les matinées d’Opéramania au Campus Longueuil- I Puritani de Bellini. 1-855 790-1245. 7:00PM. Maison de la culture Frontenac (Montreal), 2550 Ontario Est, Montreal. 0-2$. Signer and pianist from Guadeloupe perform urban compositions. 514-872-7882. 7:00PM Music Faculty of the University of Montreal – Serge-Garant Hall (B-484), 200, avenue Vincent-d’Indy. Atelier d’improvisation – Classe de Jean-Marc Bouchard. 7:30PM. Bourgie Concert Hall, 1339, Sherbrooke Ouest Street, Montreal. 30$-100$. Camp Tutti concert bénéfice. 514-486-8727.  Wednesday – February 22 7:30PM – OM – INSPIRATION AND HOPE: Inspire by…

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  Montreal 14 Tuesday 11AM. Bach Before Bed- time – Chocolate Frenemies. 514-935-3933. 1:30PM. REZCh. 14$. Les matinées d’Opéramania au Campus Longueuil : I Puritani de Bellini. 1 855 790-1245. 4:30PM. Bach Before Bedtime – Chocolate Frenemies. Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal. suggested donation: $20- 514-935-3933. 8:00PM. Joshua Bell Play & Lead the OSM : A Premiere!. Maison symphonique (Place des Arts), 1600 St-Urbain, Montréal. From 43$. 514 842-9951. 15 Wednesday 5:00PM. Cello’s Recital : Class of Yegor Dyachkov – Faculté de musique de l’Université de Montréal – Salle Serge-Garant (B-484), 200, avenue Vincent-d’Indy, Montréal. 7:30PM. Schulich in Concert – Redpath Hall, Montreal, 3461…

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  Monday 6 -19h30 : Récital de piano : Classe de Jean Saulnier. Faculté de musique de l’Université de Montréal, salle Jean-Papineau-Couture (B-421), Montréal Québec, 200, avenue Vincent-d’Indy, Montreal. MUS-B421.   Tuesday 7 -Café Concert @ Schulich : Salle Tanna Schulich 10am. 514-398-4535. Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, $12-$18. -Les matinées d’Opéramania au Campus Longueuil – L’Orfeo de Monteverdi. 1 855 790-1245. Campus Longueuil de l’UdeM, Édifice Port-de-Mer, 101, Place Charles-Lemoyne, Longueuil, 14$. -Atelier d’improvisation : Classe de Jean-Marc Bouchard. Faculté de musique de l’Université de Montréal – Salle Serge-Garant (B-484), 200, avenue Vincent-d’Indy, Montréal   Wednesday 8 Barthold Kuijken, major world…

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  BERTRAND AND AMOYEL For their first concert in Montréal, cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand and pianist Pascal Amoyel put together a program that reflects the life and art of Chagall. This exceptional duet, formed in 1999, will perform works by Glick, Bloch and Greif. Bourgie Hall, January 25, 7:30PM. – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/en/concerts   THE TSO IN MONTRÉAL After the OSM’s performance at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto in December, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will come to our fair city. This tradition dates back to 1966. Under conductor Peter Oundjan, TSO will perform Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7, a new work by Edward Top commissioned…

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OM – IN TCHAIKOVSKI’S COMPANY A true musical symbol of Christmas evening, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker rejoices music lovers young and old each year. The Orchestre Métropolitain, under Julian Kuerti, will also perform his Symphony No. 2 “Little Russia,” Glière’s Harp Concerto (with OM artist-in-residence Valérie Milot), and music by Morel. (December 13 to 17 at 7:30 PM in 5 boroughs; 1 Maison symphonique, Sunday December 18, 3:00 PM). www.orchestremetropolitain.com SMAM – CHRISTMAS WITH CHARPENTIER Le Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, in collaboration with Clavecin en concert, under Andrew McAnerney and Luc Beauséjour, will perform five of Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s sacred…

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Christmas at Bourgie Hall With its colorful stained glass and its warm atmosphere, Bourgie hall is a choice venue for Christmas celebrations. Les Idées heureuses, under Geneviève Soly, transports us to 17th-century Ville-Marie, during Advent and Christmas period. Church music, Gregorian chant, organ, Christmas hymns and motets are on the program. In collaboration with the Scholastica women’s vocal ensemble, under Rebecca Bain. (Bourgie Hall, Thursday December 8, 11 AM). A popular Montréal tradition, the Sing Along at Bourgie Hall and Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul marks its 37th edition. Produced by CBC Montréal, in collaboration with the Church of St. Andrew…

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NEM: Young Composers The NEM will present its international young composers forum from November 2 to 25 in collaboration with the Université de Montréal music faculty. The forum involves a variety of activities, including public rehearsals, workshops, conferences, and cultural mediation with youth. Young people will have the opportunity to meet the eight participating composers. Under the direction of Lorraine Vaillancourt, the NEM will perform four works by young composers (Salle Claude-Champagne, November 24 and 25, 7:30PM). A round-table discussion will take place before the second concert with members of the international jury. (in French only) www.lenem.ca I Musici…

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