Joliette, July 19, 2017 – Le Festival de Lanaudière is pleased to welcome you to concerts of the fourth week of its 40th season.
On Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. at the Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay, pianist Marc-André Hamelin takes you into a world of passion and fantasy in sonatas by Haydn, Feinberg and Beethoven, followed by Schumann’s Fantasy Op. 17. The next day, Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. at the Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay, the Orchestre Métropolitainunder the direction of Mathieu Lussier performs Mozart’s Overture to The Magic Flute and Symphony No. 41. After intermission, Marc-André Hamelin joins the orchestra for Beethoven’s grandest piano concerto, No. 5 (Emperor).
On Sunday, July 23 at 2 p.m. at the Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay, come support the up-and-coming generation by attending a concert of eight young, lamented, promising musicians at a concert of the Virtuose Orchestra led byGregory Charles. That morning, at 10 o’clock, the “Amis de la musique sacrée de la cathédrale de Joliette” and the Ensemble vocal Vox Luminosa invite you to an Artists Mass at the cathedral in Joliette performances of works led by Jacques Giroux, organist of the cathedral.
On Thursday, July 27 at 8 p.m. at the church in L’Assomption, Lanaudière pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin returns to this year’s Festival to celebrate its 40th anniversary with music by Mozart, Chopin, Babadjanian and Schumann.
Complete programming is available at www.lanaudiere.org. Tickets are now on sale! On Friday and Saturdayevenings concerts at the Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay, and on Sunday, August 6, the Festival Express will run a shuttle service from the Centre Infotouriste, 1001 Dorchester Square at 5 p.m. (Peel Metro) in Montreal to the Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay, with a stop near the Radisson Metro station. For information and reservations, please call 1-800-561-4343.
Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay box office: 450-759-4343 / 1-800-561-4343
Place des Arts box office: 514-842-2112 / 1-866-842-2112
Don’t forget: www.lanaudiere.org