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Monday, 28 October 2013

This Week in Montreal: October 28 to November 4

Various styles of chamber music in the Accès-Culture Network
The musicians of ARTefact offer works by three Montreal composers: Serge Arcuri, Michael Oesterie, and Nicolas Gilbert. Salle Pauline-Julien, Ste-Geneviève, October 29 at 8 pm / Maison de la culture Plateau-Mont-Royal, November 10 at 3 pm.
Renée Banville

Thematic programs at the OSM
On October 30 and 31, four miniatures by Canadian composers will be performed (with a projection of paintings) as part of the concert Pictures at an Exhibition, which includes the eponymous Mussorgsky piece.
Lucie Renaud

Soprano Dominique Labelle and I Musici de Montreal
Conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni has invited soprano Dominique Labelle to perform Benjamin Britten’s Les Illuminations at I Musici’s second concert of the season. The ensemble will also play Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) as well as Mozart’s Serenata notturna and After All by Cassandra Miller. Violinist Julie Triquet’s performance of The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams completes the program. November 1 at Bourgie Hall.
Daniel Turp

McGill at the Maison Symphonique
For the first time, the McGill Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Alexis Hauser appears in front of a paying audience at the Maison symphonique de Montréal. In particular, the program includes the second suite of Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé and Laterna Magica by composer Kaija Saariaho, who will receive an honorary doctorate that evening. November 3,
Lucie Renaud

Tenor Yuri Gorodetski at the Société d’art vocal de Montreal
The second recital of the Société d’art vocal de Montreal’s 15th season features Yuri Gorodetski. Accompanied by Tatiana Loisha on piano, he will perform Russian melodies by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky. The recital coincides with the release of a recording of melodies by the same composers on the ATMA Classique label and takes place on November 3 at the Conservatoire de musique de Montreal at 3 pm.
Daniel Turp

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