EDITOR’S CHOICE | Classical concerts not to be missed from November 28 to December 4 – Ludwig Van Montreal

Kim Richardson (Photo: courtesy of OM); the Calidore Quartet (Photo: Marco Borggreve;, Les Petits Violons (Photo: courtesy)

This week, classical music meets popular music and jazz with concerts bringing together the OSM and the Cowboys Fringants, or the Orchester Métropolitain and singers Mélissa Bédard and Kim Richardson. Here are our Editors’ Picks from November 28 to December 5, 2022.

Cowboys Fringats at the Maison symphonique
The popular Quebec group Les Cowboys Fringants is back at the OSM this week. (Photo: Antoine Saito)

Montreal Symphony Orchestra | Les Cowboys Fringants abseiling

November 28 and 29, 8 p.m., Maison Symphonique – DETAILS AND TICKETS

Les Cowboys Fringants are back on stage at the Maison Symphonique. Under the direction of Simon Leclerc, you will be able to sing along to the group’s best-known tunes.

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Kim Richardson (Photo JS. Désilets)

Festive tunes at OM

December 2, 7:30 p.m., Maison Symphonique – DETAILS AND TICKETS

December 3, 3 p.m., Maison Symphonique – DETAILS AND TICKETS

For the holidays, singers Mélissa Bédard and Kim Richardson join the Orchester Métropolitain under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin in jazz arrangements of festive tunes.

BOURGIE HALL

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Andreanne Paquin

An evening in Vienna with the Ensemble Dialoghi

November 30, 7:30 p.m., Bourgie Hall – DETAILS AND TICKETS

This concert will be an opportunity to hear the clarinet of love, a rarely heard instrument. Cristina Esclapez (pianoforte), Andréanne Brisson Paquin (soprano) and Lorenzo Coppola (clarinet) will perform works from the Viennese classical tradition. The evening will begin with Six German Lieder by Spohr, followed by Lieder by Schubert, the Piano Sonata No. 60 and Fidelity by Haydn. The concert will end on Abendempfindun and Mozart’s Sonata for clarinet d’amore.

Montreal Early Music Studio | Schutz 350

1er December, 7:30 p.m., Bourgie Hall – DETAILS AND TICKETS

The Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal will present eight vocal works by the German composer Heinrich Schütz, Bach’s predecessor, recognized for his qualities as a teacher and for his compositions adapting Italian forms to the German language.

Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd

Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd. (CreditL Olivier Ruel)
Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd. (CreditL Olivier Ruel)

Reflections of effort

November 30, 7:30 p.m., Bourgie Hall – DETAILS AND TICKETS

Pianist Justine Pelletier, choreographers Chantal Lamirande and Antoine Turmine as well as artist Denis Poulin come together at the Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur to create a conversation between three art forms.

The Cobalt Quartet. (Photo: courtesy of the Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd)
The Cobalt Quartet. (Photo: courtesy of the Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd)

The Cobalt Quartet at the Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd

1er December, 7.30 p.m., Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd – DETAILS AND TICKETS

For their first concert as part of their residency at the Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur, the Quatuor Cobalt offers a concert in collaboration with harpist Valérie Milot and Marie-Ève ​​Trudel on narration. Together, they will interpret the Fantastic tale for quartet and harp by André Caplet as well as two works by Debussy.

Benjamin Bertin, pianist

December 4, 3 p.m., Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd- DETAILS AND TICKETS

Pianist Benjamin Bertin will present a program built around the works of composer Nikolaï Medtner: Sonata Romantica, Sonata Minacciosa and Sonata Idyll.

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Karim Sulayman

Creation with the Orchester Classique de Montréal: Unruly Sun

December 1, 7:30 p.m., at Cirque Éloize, 417 rue Berri. DETAILS AND TICKETS

Presented as a world premiere, Unruly Sun is a cycle of songs, sung in English, and accompanied by six musicians, inspired by the life of director and queer activist Derek Jarman as well as his popular memoirs, Modern Nature.

Across 19 songs, the work pays homage to Jarman as an artist and a person living with AIDS, and chronicles the work that went into creating his garden at Prospect Cottage, a fisherman’s cottage on the arid South West Coast. from England.

This project was born out of a joint commission from Brott Opera (Hamilton) and the 21C Festival (Toronto). Unruly Sun is a creation of Canadian composer Matthew Ricketts, and renowned American librettist, Mark Campbell, whose operas have received both a Pulitzer Prize for Music and a GRAMMY Prize.

Meagan Milatz, pianist. (Photo: courtesy of JMC)
Meagan Milatz, pianist. (Photo: courtesy of JMC)

Musical Youth Canada | The romantic piano

1er December, 7 p.m., Salle Joseph-Rouleau – DETAILS AND TICKETS

Pianist Meagan Milatz will perform key works from the romantic repertoire. On the program: Schubert’s Musical Moment n°3Kreisleriana by Schuman, The Campanella of Liszt and Prelude and Nocturne for Scriabin’s left hand.

Festival Vibrations at the University of Montreal

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The Université de Montréal Big Band welcomes the legendary Dave Holland

1er December, 7:30 p.m., Salle Claude-Champagne – DETAILS AND TICKETS

For the second concert of the season, the Big Band of the Université de Montréal invites Dave Holland, a British bassist who has collaborated with Mile Davis, Betty Carter, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Steve Coleman and Stan Getz.

Professors from the University of Montreal

December 2, 7:30 p.m., Salle Claude-Champagne – DETAILS AND TICKETS

Performers and teachers André Moisan (clarinet), Guillaume Sutre (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Yegor Dyachkov (cello) and Henry Kramer (piano) gather around chamber music works. Compositions by Schnittke, Prokofiev, Fauré and Debussy are on the program.

The Contemporary Music Ensemble and the New Modern Ensemble

December 3, 7:30 p.m., Salle Claude-Champagne – DETAILS AND TICKETS

The Contemporary Music Ensemble of the University of Montreal and the musicians of the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne come together in a free concert under the direction of Jean-Michaël Lavoie and Lorraine Vaillancourt. On the program, works by Keiko Devaux, Xenakis, Alithéa Ripoll and Romitelli.

Opus project. (Photo: Clayton Kennedy)
Opus project. (Photo: Clayton Kennedy)

Opus Project | Bach – Musicalisches opfer BWV 1079

December 4, 3 p.m., St. Stanislas Church in Kostka – DETAILS AND TICKETS

The Opus Project offers a free concert at St. Stanislas Church in Kostka. Join Joanna Marsden on the transverse flute, Noémy Gagnon-Lafrenais on the baroque violin, Margaret Little on the viola da gamba and Christophe Gauthier on the harpsichord in Bach’s L’Offrande Musicale.

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Calidore thong Quartett
Photo: Marco Borggreve

The Calidore Quartet

December 4, 3:30 p.m., Pollack Hall – DETAILS AND TICKETS

The Calidore Quartet, founded in 2010 by Jeffrey Myers and Ryan Meehan on violin, Jeremy Bery on viola and Estelle Choi on cello, won the most important distinction for a chamber music ensemble: the grand prize for the inaugural edition of the M-Prize International Chamber Music Competition for an amount of $100,000. Find them for their third concert at the Ladies’ Morning Musical Club with works by Mozart, Widmann and Smetana.

Les Petits Violons present a concert in tribute to Jean Cousineau. (Picture: courtesy)
Les Petits Violons present a concert in tribute to Jean Cousineau. (Picture: courtesy)

Little Violins Christmas Concert

December 4, 4 p.m., St-Pierre Apostle Church – DETAILS AND TICKETS

For their Christmas concert, Les petits violons invites Olivier Arseneault, jigger and percussionist. On the program: Symphony in B flat major by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Four excerpts from Gyermekeknek by Béla Bartók, Etude No. 13 by Federigo Fiorillo orchestrated by Jean Cousineau, Christmas tunes and folklore by Jean Cousineau.

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EDITOR’S CHOICE | Classical concerts not to be missed from November 28 to December 4 – Ludwig Van Montreal