This Week in Montreal (May 2–8)

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End of Season at the Chapelle Historique
The last concert of the series Beethoven: The Sonatas for Piano and Violin with violinist Olivier Thouin and pianist François Zeitouni will take place on May 8 at 3 pm.

MSO and Danse Danse present Anatomy of a Sigh, an evening of dance and music to the sound of the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique. With organist Jean Willy Kunz and Le Carré des Lombes dance company, in a choreography by Danièle Desnoyers to music by John Rea, Frescobaldi, Alain, and Messiaen. Maison symphonique, May 6 and 7 at 8 pm.

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The Violons du Roy
Conductor Jonathan Cohen joins the ensemble to perform Bach concertos with violinist Isabelle Faust. Bourgie Hall, May 6 at 7:30 pm and 7 at 3 pm.

Jayson Gillham with the MCO
In collaboration with the Concours Musical International de Montréal, the McGill Chamber Orchestra hosts Jayson Gillham, first prize at the CMIM piano edition in 2014. Gillham will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 12 and Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D Major. Bourgie Hall, May 3, 7 pm.

New Trio of young musicians at Pro Musica
Recently formed by three musicians who’ve had brilliant careers as soloists, the Trio Boréal brings together clarinetist Uriel Vanchestein, violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez, and pianist Wonny Song. Stacking up the master classes and workshops, the young trio is actively attracting new audiences across the world. Works by Prokofiev, Vanchestein, Francaix, and Shostakovich. Bourgie Hall, May 8, 3:30 pm.

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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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