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MONTREAL CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Classical Music in Montreal.

2022 Azrieli Music Prizes Gala Concert to Feature Three Prize-Winning Works This Octo Photo 2022 Azrieli Music Prizes Gala Concert to Feature Three Prize-Winning Works This October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 07, 2022

The Azrieli Foundation will present its biennial Azrieli Music Prizes Gala Concert at Maison symphonique de Montréal on October 20, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET featuring prize-winning works by the three 2022 AMP Laureates....
Orchestre De La Francophonie Announces 2022 Season: A Return To In-Person Events And Photo Orchestre De La Francophonie Announces 2022 Season: A Return To In-Person Events And Four Chamber Music Concerts
by Stephi Wild - July 11, 2022

After two years of online academy activities, the Orchestre de la francophonie (OF) is returning to its in-person educational mission from July 4 to July 29. This season, exceptionally, the OF is proposing a chamber music academy, with a progressive return to in-person events leading to a full orche...
La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines Unveils 2022-2023 Season Photo La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines Unveils 2022-2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - June 16, 2022

La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines unveils today its entire 2022-2023 season. As usual, this 32nd season will be faithful to its mandate, open to hybrid and transversal forms by offering a panoramic vision of creation, in all its diversity:  ...
Constantinople Launches 20th Album in Canada Photo Constantinople Launches 20th Album in Canada
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

To close its 20th season, Constantinople launches its 20th album in Canada and on all digital platforms. Along with unparalleled international acclaim and a brand-new concert, already sold-out in several cities, this new recording highlights the ensemble's remarkable 20th season. ...
BWW Interview: Rafael Payare Music Director and Conductor of THE SAN DIEGO AND MONTRE Photo BWW Interview: Rafael Payare Music Director and Conductor of THE SAN DIEGO AND MONTREAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS
by Ron Bierman - May 11, 2022

The San Diego Symphony’s Music Director and Conductor Rafael Payare took up the notoriously difficult French horn at the age of 13. During an hour-long Zoom interview while he was in Montreal, I asked how he had managed to become a soloist less than six months later! “I have to admit it was a little...
RIOPELLE SYMPHONIQUE A Musical Creation By Serge Fiori And Blair Thomson to Be Perfor Photo RIOPELLE SYMPHONIQUE A Musical Creation By Serge Fiori And Blair Thomson to Be Performed By The OSM
by A.A. Cristi - April 06, 2022

GSI Musique and Oziko, in partnership with the Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation, will unveil the first part of the Tableaux series, a rich blend of visual art, symphonic music and cutting-edge technology produced in collaboration with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM)....
Alain Lefèvre Joins the OPCM to Interpret the 'Concerto de Québec' by André Mathieu Photo Alain Lefèvre Joins the OPCM to Interpret the 'Concerto de Québec' by André Mathieu
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 17, 2022

For its second concert of the season, the Orchestre Philharmonique et Choeur des Mélomanes (OPCM)  and its young conductor Francis Choinière have called on pianist Alain Lefèvre. Together, they will present André Mathieu's Concerto No 3 opus 25, also named Concerto de Québec for the film La Forteres...
VIDEO: Canadian Opera Star Jane Archibald Sings 'Glitter And Be Gay' Photo VIDEO: Canadian Opera Star Jane Archibald Sings 'Glitter And Be Gay'
by Stage Tube - February 24, 2022

Canadian opera star Jane Archibald delivers a tour-de-force vocal performance in a program of sparkling coloratura arias from throughout the history of opera and beyond—from George Frideric Handel to Leonard Bernstein. ...
VIDEO: Canadian Opera Company Shares City Sessions - Wen Zhao Photo VIDEO: Canadian Opera Company Shares City Sessions - Wen Zhao
by Stage Tube - February 24, 2022

Throughout the 21/22 season, Canadian Opera Company is capturing the vibrant, resilient, and inspiring spirit of Toronto with The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre: City Sessions Presented by TD Bank Group....
VIDEO: Canadian Opera Company Shares City Sessions - Jamie Groote & Frances Thielmann Photo VIDEO: Canadian Opera Company Shares City Sessions - Jamie Groote & Frances Thielmann
by Stage Tube - February 24, 2022

Throughout the 21/22 season, Canadian Opera Company is capturing the vibrant, resilient, and inspiring spirit of Toronto with The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre: City Sessions Presented by TD Bank Group....
FESTIVAL DE LA VOIX Returns with 9th Edition Spring 2022 Photo FESTIVAL DE LA VOIX Returns with 9th Edition Spring 2022
by A.A. Cristi - February 02, 2022

Featuring concerts from March 19 to April 10 in the West Island (venues in Dorval, Beaconsfield, Pointe-Claire and Hudson), as well as workshops, Festival de la Voix brings communities and all ages together to enjoy music and the power of the human voice. ...
Alain Lefèvre Joins The Opcm To Interpret The Concerto De Québec By André Mathieu Photo Alain Lefèvre Joins The Opcm To Interpret The Concerto De Québec By André Mathieu
by Stephi Wild - February 01, 2022

For its second concert of the season, the Orchestre Philharmonique et Chœur des Mélomanes (OPCM)  and its young conductor Francis Choinière have called on pianist Alain Lefèvre. Together, they will present André Mathieu's Concerto No 3 opus 25, also named Concerto de Québec for the film La Forteress...