Montréal, Aug. 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – After many months of hard work, the Montréal Symphonique concert will finally be presented to the public! Designed with the public in mind and in the spirit of offering an evening of unforgettable memories, the 375th Anniversary of Montréal Celebrations official programming and GSI Musique even will be happening in a few hours at the foot of the Mount Royal.
Official list of participants
In addition to the event’s headliners – the three orchestras (the Orchestre Métropolitain, the McGill Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal), here are the artists who will appear onstage throughout the night, under the direction of conductor Simon Leclerc :
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What you need to know to enjoy the evening!
The concert is free to attend, will last two hours without interruption and will start at 9pm.
Park Avenue will be completely closed to automobile traffic starting at noon and the best way to get to the site is by public transport. Free STM shuttles will be available at Place-des-Arts and Sherbrooke metro stations from 5pm. Food trucks will be present and the concert will be taking place rain or shine.
Live streaming of the concert will be happening in 18 boroughs of the city of Montréal, on the Indigo channel, on ICIMusique.ca and on the ICI Musique radio station.
About GSI Musique
Established in 1983 and now directed by Nicolas Lemieux, GSI Musique is the doyenne of Québec record companies. The company has marketed over 250 music CDs and DVDs and produced numerous television specials in addition to having produced many major shows. GSI Musique also coordinates show tours, manages artists’ careers and edits a vast music catalogue that includes an impressive number of classic songs from Québec. On the strength of this success, GSI Musique continues to contribute to enhancing Québec’s musical heritage.
About the Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary
The Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will highlight Montréal’s 375th anniversary in 2017. With a focus on promoting Montréal expertise, it acts as a catalyst for local forces to carry out its mandate: mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage funding, develop quality programming and ensure the visibility of the celebrations.
To learn more about the Québec government’s contribution to Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations, click here.
SOURCE Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal