Le Beau Danube is 150-year-olds. Back on one of the Greatest Successes from Strauss.



  • As part of the 8th edition of the biennial Montréal/Nouvelles musiques Festival (MNM), Walter Boudreau will lead La symphonie du millénaire II. In 2000, the performance of the first Symphonie du millénaire, brought together more than 70’000 people. [Le Devoir]


  • Review on the concert of OSTR, highlighting Bach’s works. [La Presse]
  • André Sauvé will join the OSM for a special concert on July 21 and 22. [La Presse]


  • The first recording of Bartók’s piano quartet in C minor (1898) was found and published. [Scena Musicale]
  • « Syria’s White Helmets received their visa to assist at the Oscar ceremony in the USA. They were the subject of a documentary.» [La Presse] ; [Pri]


  • Died of the Jazz pianist Maurice Vander, 87. [Le Figaro]
  • The European Union Baroque Orchestra, based in the UK, have to move after Brexit policy. [The Guardian]


Three special articles on women and the direction orchestra.

  • Interview with Claire Gibault on the place of women within the direction of the orchestra.
  • . [Le Figaro]
  • « Direction d’orchestre : dix femmes au pupitre » [Le Figaro]
  • « Direction d’orchestres : place aux femmes! » [Le Figaro]

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