Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 «Pastoral» 4th Fortepiano Concerto with Orchestra
Tom Beghin, pianoforte Ensemble Caprice; Matthias Maute
A grandiose musical canvas of Nature and a «romantic» masterpiece!
The gentle Spring Sonata and bombastic Kreuzer: Beethoven's creativity.
Davide Monti, violin (Italy) Gili Loftus, fortepiano (Israel-Montreal: 2nd Prize at the Bruges Competition 2013)
La Petite Harmonie
Beethoven's friends and enemies: music for wind quartet.
Opus 106 ("Hammerklavier") Sonata and Opus 90 Sonata.
Tom Beghin, fortepiano
Beethoven in Virtual Acoustics : The intimately delicate Opus 90 and the monstruous, groundbreaking masterpiece, Opus 106.
This concert is in collaboration with live@CIRMMT.
Quatuor Franz-Joseph, Les Lys Naissants
Rarely heard septet for strings and winds dedicated to the Empress Maria-Theresa, this was one of Beethoven's most popular pieces during his lifetime and appeared in arrangements for several other combinations of instruments.
McGill fortepianists perform a selection of Beethoven's amazing and varied sonatas rarely heard on the instrument for which they were composed!
*This concert will be presented in the lobby of Tanna Schulich Hall.
Cantates de Bach BWV 4, 9, 18, 106, 181
Bruce Haynes Competition for Rhetorical Singing CBC Winners: Odéi Bilodeau, Elaine Williams, Philippe Gagné, Drew Santini Bande Montréal Baroque: Eric Milnes, director
Broadcasting live from the festival.
Les Voix Humaines
Fabulous fantasias in contrasting styles, peaceful, dramatic, serious and playful for 3, 4, 5 and 6 viols.
Les jardins Chorégraphiques, Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière et Mickaël Bouffard, La Compagnie Beaux-Champs
Uniting the Turks, Persians, Amerindians, Incas and Rameau, this new opera-ballet celebrates the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death in 1764. Opera/ Ballet Creation with music by J-P Rameau.