La Scena Musicale

Monday, 29 April 2013

This week in Montreal: April 29 – May 5

Literary and Musical Premiere at ECM+
Under the artistic direction of Véronique Lacroix, ECM+ offers a visionary program: Alban Berg’s Chamber Concerto and a premiere by Nicolas Gilbert, Vertiges. Among the soloists are Jimmy Brière, piano, and Jean-Sébastien Roy, violin, as well as four acrobats and narrator Jean Marchand. Salle Pierre-Mercure, May 1 at 7:30 pm.
- Renée Banville
Quatrix and the Forests of Resonance (“Forêts de résonances”)
Composed of two pianists (Jean-Fabien Schneider and Irina Krasnyanskaya) and two percussionists (Corinne René and Julien Compagne), Quatrix presents the “classics” of the repertoire, comissioned works, and musical arrangements for this little-used formation. Conservatoire de Musique, May 4, 8 pm. 514-873-4031
- Renée Banville
This Week at the Chapelle Bon-Pasteur
On May 5 at 3:30 pm, pianist Mathieu Gaudet presents a program of works by Bach and Schumann.
- Renée Banville
A Trio at the Ladies’ Morning Musical Club
The Setzer-Finckel-Wu Han Trio perform on May 5 at 3:30 pm. Violinist Phillip Setzer and cellist David Finckel have appeared together as part of the Emerson Quartet for more than 30 years. Wu Han and Finckel have been playing as a piano/cello duo for nearly as long. United, these three great artists make a very high-quality trio. Pollack Hall.
- Renée Banville

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