Photo credit: Laurence Grandbois-Bernard

Bruno Gauthier-Bellerose, the Guitar Knows No Borders

Pro Musica is pleased to announce the next concert in its Mélodînes series—Europe-Amériques : la guitare sans frontières (Europe-Americas: guitar without borders), which will feature guitarist Bruno Gauthier-Bellerose and be available for two weeks starting March 28 on the platform.


J. S. Bach, Lute Suite in C minor, BWV 997: II. Fugue

Johann Kaspar Mertz, Hungarian Fantasy, Op. 65, No. 1

Jacques Hétu, Suite for Guitar, Op. 41:  I. Prelude, III. Ballad, V. Final

Roberto Sierra, Sonata para Guitarra, IV. Salseado

Alberto Ginastera, Sonata for Guitar, Op. 47:  III. Canto, IV. Finale

Having been awarded the 2019 edition of the prestigious Prix d’Europe, Bruno Gauthier-Bellerose completed his accelerated master’s degree summa cum laude under Jean Vallières at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal in 2019. During his guitar studies, he also took composition classes with Nicolas Gilbert at the Conservatoire. His compositions have been performed in Quebec, Portugal and Belgium, to name a few.

Bruno has been a member of renowned guitar ensemble Forestare for one year now. His playing stands out for its strong musical and artistic depth.

Broadcast: Sunday March 28 to March 11, 2021 (for two weeks)

Tickets, information and programming:

The concert was recorded on Wednesday, January 27 at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montréal. This Denys Lortie project was carried out in strict compliance with the health standards in force.