This Week in Montreal (March 28–April 3)

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Kerson Leong

Kerson Leong

Emerging Musicians with Pro Musica

Young violinist Kerson Leong has taken the music world by storm. He won first junior prize at Oslo’s Menhuin Competition and the Tremplin in Quebec. He was named Radio-Canada Révélation winner in 2014-2015. He will play works by Ravel, Poulenc, Debussy, Fauré, Gershwin, and Dompierre. March 30, 3:30 pm. www.promusica.qc.ca/en

 

Camerata Relives the First Viennese School

When Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven experimented with the Viennese Classical Style, keyboard instruments changed forever. With Pure Classics, horn players John Zirbel and Catherine Turner will join Musica Camerata Montréal to perform a Haydn Divertimento, Mozart’s arrangement of his own Concerto No. 13 in C Major for piano and string quartet, and Beethoven’s Sextet for Two Horns and String Quartet. Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, April 2, 6 pm. www.cameratamontreal.com

 

Pillow Talk at Centaur Theatre

Pillow Talk, an essay on dreaming is the dreamy creation of renowned multi-disciplinary artist Dulcinea Langfelder. Centaur hosts this world premiere which transports theatregoers into the mystically surreal world of dreams and the unconscious. Seen through the ‘rapid lens movement’ of Langfelder herself, this one-woman show is a poignant, yet amusing exploration of life and imagination. Always starring in her own nocturnal play, the dreamer floats into an alternate reality, spawning a search for meaning in her waking life. Pillow Talk seeks to address inevitable questions about what dreams portend for everyday practical realities. March 29-April 24; www.centaurtheatre.com.

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Kiersten van Vliet was the Web Editor and an Editorial Assistant for La Scena Musicale from 2015–17.

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