From Jan 31: In concert, Mélissa Tremblay – Mélodînes Series

Vive la France! First concert of the Mélodînes Series

With Mélissa Tremblay and Olivier Hébert-Bouchard

Online from January 31 to February 14

The first concert of the Mélodînes Series which will be available from January 31 to February 14 on Livetoune. This concert, entitled Vive la France! is dedicated to works for oboe and piano performed by Mélissa Tremblay (oboe) and Olivier Hébert-Bouchard (piano).


Camille Saint-Saëns, Sonata for Oboe and Piano, op. 166

Maurice Ravel, Sonatine

Olivier Messiaen, Vocalise-Étude

Gilles Silvestrini, Aloë: pour hautbois et piano

Eugène Bozza, Fantaisie Pastorale for Oboe and Piano, op. 37

Ennio Morricone, “Gabriel’s Oboe”, from the soundtrack of The Mission

A passionate chamber musician, Mélissa shares the stage with several ensembles, including the Ensemble Phoenix and Hautbois ETC, in addition to her position as Principal Oboe of the Orchestre Symphonique de l’Estuaire. Mélissa has had the privilege of working with great masters such as Ramon Ortega, Valery Gergiev, Maurice Bourgue, Esa Pekka-Salonen, Olivier Doise, Eugene Isotov and takes part, since 2013, in several summer academies, both in Europe and in Canada.

A native of Trois-Rivières, Olivier Hébert-Bouchard is a laureate of numerous national and international competitions. A multidisciplinary art enthusiast, he takes part in numerous mixed projects combining dance, theater, improvisation, visual art and music.

Digital broadcast available from Sunday, January 31, 8 a.m. to February 14, 2021.


Information and programming:

The recording of the concert took place on Wednesday, December 2 at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montreal. Under the direction of Denys Lortie, the filming was carried out in strict compliance with current health standards.

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