22/06/2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Trad’ailleurs et Trad’ici, sous influence celte: musique baroque traditionnelle écossaise et irlandaise et musique traditionnelle québécoise d’aujourd’hui aux accents celtiques.
21/06/2018 @ 10:00 pm – Tradition oblige, c’est l’occasion pour beaucoup de festivaliers de partager et de poursuivre la soirée en musique avec Le Petit Rien.
24/06/2018 @ 9:00 pm – It’s already over ! Just time for one last musical evening to wrap up this 16th edition in good company with Le Petit Rien.
24/06/2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Contredances, square dances and jigs with Pierre Chartrand, Anne-Marie Gardette and Alexis Chartrand- violin. An evening on the theme of metamorphosis in which Daphne transforms herself into a laurel bush to escape Apollo’s clutches and the soirée transforms from a myth into a grand ball! Come adorned with laurel wreathes or more to dance with […]
24/06/2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Danse Cadence: Dance class to prepare for the grand ball!
24/06/2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – First drafts of Handel’s most famous arias and sonatas: works in progress by a vulnerable young immigrant new to London.
24/06/2018 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Free outdoor concerts – Baroque and traditional music
24/06/2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – 17th century Italian love songs on themes later chosen by Handel.
24/06/2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Exhibition by musical instrument makers with demonstrations
23/06/2018 @ 10:00 pm – Join us at the café, as usual, to eat, drink and make merry with music by Le Petit Rien and everyone else!
23/06/2018 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Sonatas for one, two, three and four instruments from Handel’s Italian visit. Brilliant experiments!
23/06/2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Acis and Galatea are in love! Jealous, the Cyclops crushes Acis under a rock whereupon Galatea transforms her lover into a babbling brook. The celestial harp concerto completes the concert!
23/06/2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – The story of a sorceress, Lady Catherine the Beguiler, as told by Handel, Purcell and Eccles.
23/06/2018 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Free outdoor concerts – Baroque and traditional music
23/06/2018 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Popular music from Ireland, Scotland and Wales that inspired composers of Handel’s time.
23/06/2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Exhibition by musical instrument makers with demonstrations
23/06/2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Have you always wanted to perform in Handel’s Messiah, but not had the opportunity? Here is your chance! Join us for a reading of the Messiah where amateur musicians and choristers will make up the orchestra and the choir.
22/06/2018 @ 10:00 pm – Join us at the café, as usual, to eat, drink and make merry with music by Le Petit Rien and everyone else!
22/06/2018 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – A life-cycle of songs and suites from the European union of Handel’s birth.
22/06/2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Brilliant concerti by an inspired, young Handel in Rome. Canadian premiere of the celebrated German baroque orchestra.
22/06/2018 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Conference and cocktails – Islands of Enchantment: Pleasure, Domination, and Transformation
22/06/2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Trad here and Trad elsewhere, the Celtic influence: traditional Scottish and Irish Baroque music and traditional Quebec music.
21/06/2018 @ 10:00 pm – Join us at the café, as usual, to eat, drink and make merry with music by Le Petit Rien and everyone else!
21/06/2018 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Top ten Handel opera arias arranged by Montreal’s fabulous recorder ensemble!
21/06/2018 @ 6:30 pm – 6:45 pm – Come join the parade with your recorders, drums, pots and pans!
21/06/2018 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – English songs and Celtic tunes from Handel’s era.
24/06/2017 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Delicately expressive improvisations by two dancers to the sonic gyrations of a solo flutist playing noble allemandes by Blavet, de la Barre, Bach, and Quantz.
24/06/2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Like aerial acrobats hanging from oriental silks undulating in the breeze, eastern spice meets southern passion in an evening of improvisations on Italian masterpieces.
24/06/2017 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Danger, courage et détermination au Musée d’art contemporain : une pièce commandée à Jonathan Goulet côtoie l’intensité passionnelle de Purcell, d’Eccles, de Berardi et du malheureux Stradella, mort pour cause d’amour. En coproduction avec Codes d’accès, Concerts noncerto ® et le Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.
24/06/2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Danger, courage et détermination au Musée d’art contemporain : une pièce commandée à Jonathan Goulet côtoie l’intensité passionnelle de Purcell, d’Eccles, de Berardi et du malheureux Stradella, mort pour cause d’amour. En coproduction avec Codes d’accès, Concerts noncerto ® et le Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.
24/06/2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – 1797: in Montreal a circus was born, while a wild Beethoven with his lion’s mane composed two sonatas for fortepiano and cello…
24/06/2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – An introspective portrait of 17th-century Germany. Virtuoso works for solo violin by Bach and Biber and suites for harpsichord by Weckmann and Froberger unify a country divided from north to south by Protestantism vs. Catholicism.
23/06/2017 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – A juggling act of conquests, abductions, and frenzied flights from hit men, Alessandro Stradella’s amorous adventures ended in his assassination by a jealous spouse. Moro per amore…
23/06/2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Clowns, acrobats, jugglers, Flûtes Alors!, Alkemia, Rendez-vous baroque, Passiflore, and the Fanfare Carmagnole … and cotton candy! A musical circus by members of NovAntica to honor the memory of Nicolas Fortin (1981-2016).
22/06/2017 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Clad in white, Pierrot, the dignified, sometimes melancholy clown is the hero of this vaudeville of viols! Les voix Humaines find equilibrium through the emotional roller coaster of “concerts” by Sainte-Colombe.
22/06/2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – To celebrate Monteverdi’s 450th – Ringmaster Maute will open the festival circus with a spectacular, surround-sound performance of Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine! With double choir, brass and strings, this high-wire act will guarantee heavenly vertigo!
25/06/2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – We might conjecture that, had he not been a church musician, Bach might well, like his contemporaries, have been an opera composer! A brilliant, Bruce Haynes idea, Althea features a high priestess, a king, a princess, a lover, an imposter, and a sea monster! A bilingual opera seria in three short acts with dramatic music […]
25/06/2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – When the Catholic voice meets the Protestant sonata. A Catholic-Protestant struggle inspired by the 1517 Reformation. Catholic v. Protestant composers’ cantatas and sonatas published or written in France dramatized by virtuoso strings and a coloratura diva!
25/06/2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Dreamy, naive, majestic, sophisticated: French character pieces that paint a musical portrait from the age of the Sun King to the revolution.
25/06/2017 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am – Audacious, daring, surprising! Music to put you on the edge of your seat – on the quietest and loudest of keyboards! W.F. and C.P.E. Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Reicha.
25/06/2017 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am – A burlesque of virtuoso sonatas by Scarlatti, Bortnianski and contemporary Latvian composers, Juris Karlsons and Peters Vasks