Bourgie Hall – Concerts from May 19 to June 3

Bourgie Hall presents its next

concerts from May 19 to June 3

Alexandra Templier: Jazz, improvisation, and flamenco

Charles Richard-Hamelin: Chopin’s 24 Preludes

Philippe Sly, bass-baritone, Jana Miller, soprano and Jean Marchand, piano:

Focus on Schumann

Grafik! with Dorothéa Ventura, voice & organ, l’ensemble ALKEMIA,

Stéphane Tétreault, cello and Olivier Hébert-Bouchard, piano

And a reminder of our webcasts still available!

From May 19 to June 3, Bourgie Hall presents a wide variety of musical events, including the much-anticipated return of pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin; a concert with singer Alexandra Templier in an out-of-the-ordinary blend of genres; the return of bass-baritone Philippe Sly alongside soprano Jana Miller and pianist Jean Marchand in a concert that could not be more Romantic; and Grafik!, in connection with GRAFIK! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics presented at the MMFA!

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Sanitary guidelines

Proud of its mission while actively participating in maintaining musical life and the performing arts, Bourgie Hall offers a completely secure concert experience.

Guidelines for audience members

ALEXANDRA TEMPLIER : Les Niños, Chant 1 – La Nuit du cœur

Arts crossroads


Wednesday, May 19, 7 pm

A performance about humanity, combining flamenco songs, jazz, free improvisation, and theatre, as a ritual for our time.


Alexandra Templier, voice, texts, and artistic direction

Hugo Larenas, flamenco and electric guitars and co-artistic direction

David Ryshpan, piano and sampling

Sébastien Pellerin, double bass

Olivier Bussières, percussion

Valéry Drapeau, staging and co-artistic direction

Cédric Delorme-Bouchard, lighting

In French, Spanish, and English





Saturday, May 22, 7 pm

Sunday, May 23, 2:30 pm                          

Tuesday, May 25, 7 pm

Wednesday, May 26, 7 pm

Friday, May 28, 7 pm

Thursday, June 3, 2:30 pm

For his annual rendezvous with his loyal audience at Bourgie Hall, pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin offers a recital featuring the extraordinary work that is Chopin’s 24 Preludes. Richard-Hamelin recently committed this piece to disc on his most recent album on the Analekta label, Chopin: 24 Préludes – Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise Brillante, which has been enthusiastically hailed by critics.


MOZART             Fantasia in C minor, K. 475

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K. 457

CHOPIN               24 Preludes, Op. 28



May 22 to 28 concerts

June 3rd concert

Jana Miller, soprano, Philippe Sly, bass-baritone, Jean Marchand, piano

Vocal music


Saturday, May 29, 7 pm

Sunday, May 30, 2:30 pm


Saturday, June 5, 2:30 pm – June 19, 11 pm

An ode to femininity, love, and poetry, featuring two sumptuous lieder cycles which express the different stages of love. Also on the programme, Schumann’s Kinderszenen for piano, which evokes the great love he shared with Clara Wieck.


Jana Miller, soprano

Philippe Sly, bass-baritone

Jean Marchand, piano


SCHUMANN      Kinderszenen [Scenes from Childhood], Op. 15

Frauenliebe und-leben [Woman’s Life and Love], Op. 42

Dichterliebe [A Poet’s Love], Op. 48




Grafik! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics

Vocal music


Tuesday, June 1, 7 pm

Wednesday, June 2, 7 pm

500 years of German and Austrian graphic art, with special focus on the 1500s and the last century, find their musical likeness in this double concert, which features music composed in Germanic countries at the dawn of the Reformation (Stoltzer, Buchner, and Senfl) and in the first decades of the 20th century (Webern, Feininger, and Hindemith).


Ensemble ALKEMIA:

Femke Bergsma, voice, flutes, cromorne

Kerry Bursey, voice, lute, orpharion

Jean-François Daignault, voice, flutes

Marie-Laurence Primeau, viol, flutes

Pierre-Alexandre Saint-Yves, voice, flutes, cromorne, rauchpfeife, percussion

Dorothéa Ventura, voice, organ, conductor


Stéphane Tétreault, cello

Olivier Hébert-Bouchard, piano


First Part

Thomas STOLTZER           Herr, wie lang wilt du mein so gar vergessen

Hans BUCHNER                Recordare

Hans NEUSIDLER              Washa Mesa

Ludwig SENFL                    Lust hab ich g’habt sur Musica

Es hett ein Biedermann ein web

Ach Elslein, liebes Elselein mein

Im Meyer hört man die hanen kreen

Second Part

Anton WEBERN                Two Pieces for Cello and Piano

Lyonel FEININGER,          Fugue Op. 3, “Gigue”

Paul HINDEMITH              Cello Sonata, Op. 11, No. 3




Les Violons du Roy: Wonders of the Italian Baroque

May 2nd, 2:30 pm – May 16, 11 pm

Pallade Musica: The Bohemians

May 5, 7 pm – May 19,11 pm


Duo Perse-Inca

Until May 6

La guitare romantique en trois temps

Concert-Lecture | Until May 8

Camille Claudel : dans l’ombre du géant

May 12, 7:30 pm – May 26, 11 pm

Rémi Bolduc and Jean-Michel Pilc

May 15, 8 pm – May 29, 11 pm

Beethoven and Brahms

May 16, 2:30 pm – May 30, 11 pm

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The Museum ticket counter is closed due to the current health situation.

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