La Scena Musicale

Monday, 16 March 2015

This Week in Montreal: March 16 to 22

Napoleon II

This Week in Montreal: March 16 to 22

L’Aiglon at the OSM
The OSM presents the opera L’Aiglon, a little-known work by Jacques Ibert and Arthur Honegger, three times (March 17, 19 and 21) with two European artists in the featured roles, namely the Belgian soprano, Anne-Catherine Gillet and the French baritone, Marc Barrard. They are supported by an impressive array of leading Canadian singers including Étienne Dupuis (as Metternich), Philippe Sly, Marianne Fiset, Tyler Duncan, Julie Bouliane, Michèle Losier and Pascal Charbonneau, all under the direction of Kent Nagano. The OSM is offering a 15% discount to LSM readers for the concert using the promo code “Scena”. Take advantage of this offer today!

Chapelle Bon-Pasteur
The musical ensemble in residence Transmission proposes Transmission en trio… from Schubert to Sokolović. Musicians: Guy Pelletier (flute), Lori Freedman (clarinet), Alain Giguère (violin), Julie Trudeau (cello), Julien Grégoire (percussions) and Brigitte Poulin (piano). March 15, 3:30 pm.
- Renée Banville

Jean-Guihen Queyras at Pollack Concert Hall
Elected “Artist of the Year” by the readers of Diapason and “Best instrumental soloist” at Victoires de la Musique Classique in 2008, Jean-Guihen Queyras has a vast and ambitious repertoire that shows in his discography. March 22, 3:30 pm. Pollack Concert Hall.
- Renée Banville

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