This Week in Montreal: November 11 to 17
A few concerts among many in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Maison de la musique:
At the invitation of Maxime McKinley, composer in residence at the Chapelle, New York duo aTonalHits pays a visit to Montreal. Their programme will bring together local and Eastern European composers: works for violin and piano by Schnittke, Pärt, Ustvolskaya, Lesage, McKinley and Denis Gougeon. November 15, 8pm.
The New Orford String Quartet, composed of violinists Jonathan Crow and Andrew Wan, violist Eric Nowlin and cellist Brian Parker, will perform quartets by Beethoven, Schäfer and Ravel. November 17, 3:30pm. www.ville.montreal.qc.ca/chapellebonpasteur
In the next Ogilvy Series concert, under the baton of conductor in residence Jean-Michel Malouf, each of the members of I Musici will take the spotlight in works by Shostakovich, Telemann, Barnes, Brahms, Glazunov, Schnittke and a Nicolas Gilbert premier. Salle Tudor, November 14, 15, and 16. www.imusici.com
Four magnificent soloists will shine alongside La Chapelle de Québec in Haydn’s brilliant Te Deum and majestic Theresienmesse. Soloists: Hélène Guilmette, soprano, Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano, Frédéric Antoun, tenor, and Tyler Duncan, baritone, under the direction of Bernard Labadie. “La Reine” Symphony No. 85 in B flat major will complete the programme. Maison symphonique, November 16, 7:30pm. www.violonsduroy.com
Musica Camerata Montréal proudly presents three talented young musicians from Montreal who are starting off their careers: violinist Aaron Schwebel, violist Amina Tébini and cellist Sarah Gans join pianist Berta Rosenohl and violinist Luis Grinhauz. Violin and piano works from Leclair, Brahms, Godard and piano and string quartet from Holst. Chapelle du Bon-Pasteur, November 16, 18 h www.cameratamontreal.com