Bourgie Hall presents its next
in-hall concerts from May 5 to May 16
and online concerts!
The next concerts that will be presented at Bourgie Hall, from May 5 to 16, promise to be both diverse and inspiring, whether live in the hall before an audience, or online.
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LES VIOLONS DU ROY: Wonders of the Italian Baroque
ONLINE Sunday, May 2, 2:30 pm | Available until May 16 at 11 pm
The cradle of Baroque music, Italy experienced a great flurry of musical activity during this era. The elegance and sumptuous harmonies of the Italian Baroque repertoire are gathered here in an opulent concert featuring an offering of several delights from this thriving period. The programme features Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in C minor, “Amato bene,” showcasing Italian violinist Elisa Citterio, who for several years held the position of first violin at the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala di Milano before accepting the post of music director of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in Toronto.
Les Violons du Roy
Elisa Citterio, conductor and violin
T. ALBINONI Sinfonia a cinque in C major, Op. 2, No. 3
VALENTINI Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op. 7, No. 11
DALL’ABACO Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 12
VIVALDI Violin Concerto in C minor, RV 761, “Amato bene”
A. SCARLATTI Concerto Grosso No. 1 in F major
CORELLI Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6, No. 12
Concert recorded March 25, 2021 at the Palais Montcalm de Québec.
In collaboration with Les Violons du Roy
PALLADE MUSICA: The Bohemians
18th-century music with fortepiano
LIVE Wednesday, May 5, 5:30 pm
Thursday, May 6, 5:30 pm
ONLINE Wednesday, May 5, 5:30 pm – LIVE | Available until May 19, 11 pm
Featuring two rather obscure instruments, the fortepiano and the viola d’amore, this concert offers you the occasion to enjoy one of Haydn’s most celebrated chamber works. From the German-Bohemian composer Carl Stamitz, a sonata for viola d’amore, an instrument whose unique sound is said to resemble most the human voice. Works by Jan Ladislav Dussek and Leopold Koželuch and a selection of Romanian folk songs round out this programme.
Tanya LaPerrière, violin
Elinor Frey, cello
Mélisande McNabney, fortepiano
Selection of Romanian folk songs from Bihar County, compiled by Béla Bartók
HAYDN Piano Trio No. 25 in G major, Hob.XV:25
DUSSEK Piano Trio in F major, C. 141
Jan STAMITZ Sonata for Viola d’amore in D major
KOŽELUCH Prelude in E-flat major XIII:3
Presented by Bourgie Hall and Pallade Musica in collaboration with ATMA Classique
Beethoven and Brahms
LIVE Tuesday, May 11, 5:30 pm
Wednesday, May 12, 5:30 pm
ONLINE Sunday, May 16, 2:30 pm | Available until May 30, 11 pm
A concert of chamber music in the purest tradition, featuring a daring string trio by Beethoven followed by a piano quartet by Brahms written in the manner of the style hongrois, both performed by exceptional musicians from McGill University’s Faculty of Music.
Axel Strauss, violin
Douglas McNabney, viola
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Stéphane Lemelin, piano
BEETHOVEN String Trio No. 3 in G major, Op. 9, No. 1
BRAHMS Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
Camille Claudel: Into the Fire
Multimedia Concert | Contemporary Music
LIVE Tuesday, April 27, 5:30 pm
Wednesday, April 28, 5:30 pm
ONLINE From Wednesday, May 12, 7:30 pm to May 26, 11 pm
A multimedia concert associating photographs with visual works in an original video design about the exceptional sculptress Camille Claudel and the role of women creators in art history.
DEBUSSY Trois Chansons de Bilitis (arr. Jake Heggie)
TAILLEFERRE String Quartet
Jake HEGGIE Camille Claudel: Into the Fire
Stéphanie Pothier, mezzo-soprano and photography
Olga Ranzenhofer, violin
Antoine Bareil, violin
Frédéric Lambert, viola
Pierre-Alain Bouvrette, cello
Julien-Robert, video designer
Concert presented with video projections.
A Projet ClairObscur production presented by Bourgie Hall
RÉMI BOLDUC AND JEAN-MICHEL PILC
LIVE Thursday, May 13, 5:30 pm
ONLINE Saturday, May 15, 8 pm | Available until May 29, 11 pm
Saxophonist Rémi Bolduc and pianist Jean-Michel Pilc invite you to an intimate rendezvous where improvisation and musical exploration will be at the forefront! This pair of outstanding musicians will have free rein to present some of their original compositions, to which they will add several standards by jazz immortals Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Bill Evans.
Rémi Bolduc, alto saxophone
Jean-Michel Pilc, piano
STICK&BOW – Bavela et ses 7 vies d’aventures
Family Sundays | For ages 5 and up
LIVE Sunday, May 16, 11 am
Sunday, May 16, 3 pm
Follow Bavela the cat as she takes us on a journey through her past lives in Egypt, Argentina, Canada and Italy. Meet a host of friendly characters and follow them on their exciting and fast-paced quest that will lead to a great celebration, all to the sound of marimba and cello.
Stick&Bow, musical arrangements
Krystina Marcoux, story and percussion
Juan Sebastian Delgado, cello
Pilar Zapata, staging
Justina Martin, illustrations
Scott Hewitt, animations
With support from the Canada Council for the Arts
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