A dazzling 2021/2022 season for Clavecin en concert

Luc BeausĂ©jour, Music Director of Clavecin en concert, has announced the dazzling program of his 27th season, which includes nine concerts. The first of these musical events will take place in Salle Bourgie at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on September 28 at 7:30 p.m. with Karina Gauvin performing a revisiting of “Italian Classics”.

Among the guest singers and musicians will be soprano Marie-JosĂ©e Lord, mezzo-soprano Julie Boulianne, harpsichordists Pierre HantaĂŻBruno Procopio and Luc BeausĂ©jour, as well as pianofortist MĂ©lisande McNabney, organist Vincent Boucher and flutist GrĂ©goire Jeay. The ensemble Volte, under the direction of Thomas Le Duc-Moreau, and the Orchestre de l’Agora, under the direction of Nicolas Ellis, will offer programs of orchestral works.

Programming

September 28, 2021 – 7:30 pm

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

ARIE ANTICHE

“Italian Classics” revisited: works by Caccini, A. Scarlatti, Caldara, Falconieri, Durante, Bononcini, Pergolesi, Gluck & Giordani

Karina Gauvin, soprano

Amanda Keesmaat, cello

Sylvain Bergeron, archlute

October 14, 2021 – 7:30 pm 

Concert hall of the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal

FANTASIES ON THE FORTEPIANO

Works by J. S. Bach, C. P. E. Bach, Mozart, Kozeluch, Beethoven & MĂ©lisande McNabney after C. P. E. Bach

MĂ©lisande McNabney, fortepiano

November 14, 2021 – 2:30 pm

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

Concerto by J. S. Bach and symphonies by C. P. E. Bach and W. F. Bach

Steve Bergeron, harpsichord

Ensemble Volte

Thomas Le Duc-Moreau, conductor

December 19, 2021 – 3:30 pm

Saint Joseph’s Oratory

GREAT CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Traditional carols, Spirituals, Christmas for organ, Concerto for 2 trumpets by Vivaldi, etc.

Marie-Josée Lord, soprano

StĂ©phane Beaulac & Benjamin Raymond, trumpets

Vincent Boucher, organ

Luc Beauséjour, organ and harpsichord

In coproduction with Saint Joseph’s Oratory

February 25, 2022 – 7:30 pm

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Old Montreal

BACH AND HIS INFLUENCERS

Bach, Corelli and Vivaldi

Luc Beauséjour, harpsichord

The Agora Orchestra

Nicolas Ellis, conductor

March 9, 2022 – 7:30 pm

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

FROM THE GREAT CENTURY TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT

Works by d’Anglebert, F. Couperin, Rameau and Forqueray

Bruno Procopio, harpsichord

In co-production with Bourgie Hall

April 14, 2022 – 2:30 pm

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

CELESTIAL ARIAS FOUND

Works by Porpora, Pescetti, Galuppi, Wagenseil, Traetta, Hasse, Ottani, Terradellas & Perez.

Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano

Harpsichord Ensemble in concert

Luc Beauséjour, harpsichord and conductor

May 13, 2022 – 7:30 pm

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

PIERRE HANTAÏ PLAYS BACH AND HAENDEL

Pierre HantaĂŻ, harpsichord

In co-production with Bourgie Hall

June 10, 2022 – 7:30 pm

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Old Montreal

C. P. E. BACH AND THE ROYAL INSTRUMENT

Four sonatas for flute and obbligato harpsichord by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Grégoire Jeay, flute

Luc Beauséjour, harpsichord

Hans Martin Linde

Music for a Bird

Jean-François Dandrieu

Le concert des oiseaux

Markus Zahnhausen

Toccata (Schlaflied fĂŒr einen Kolibri)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

La poule

Jacob van Eyck

Engels Nachtegaeltje

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer

Sonata “Il cucĂč”

Ticketing: www.clavecinenconcert.com

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