Montréal Series 2019-2020

  • Concerts presented at the Bourgie Hall of the MMFA and at St-Jean-Baptiste Church
  • Fridays at 7h30PM, Saturdays at 4PM OR Sundays at 2PM
  • 5 programs lasting 2hrs, intermission included;
  • You want to assist to shorter concerts, presented on Thursday nights at 6PM, glass of wine included?
    >> See our Premieres Series program
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Telemann in Paris

When in the fall of 1737, Paris welcomed Telemann for an eight-month stay, the city was bustling more than anywhere else in Europe with musical activities and aesthetic rivalries. What better stimulation then for the German guest and his French hosts, ...

Guest conductor : Mathieu Lussier

Friday, October 18, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019

Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Bach : Mass in B minor

A monumental masterpiece in a masterful monument! Montreal’s great Saint-Jean-Baptiste church will play host to one of the pinnacles of Western art, Johann Sebastian Bach’s breathtaking and profound Mass in B Minor. Five wonderful soloists and the choir ...

Guest conductor : Andrea Marcon

Friday, November 29, 2019

Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church

Mozart : The Dawn of Revolution

In the years leading up to the revolution, Paris was the stage of the most prestigious musical gatherings. The Concert Spirituel, for example, premiered works by Mozart, and the Concerts de la Loge Olympique witnessed the first performance of Haydn’...

Guest conductor : Alexis Kossenko

Friday, January 10, 2020 to Sunday, January 12, 2020

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Bach : Shadows and Light

Among the great J.S. Bach’s many gifts was his capacity to carry us from the shadows into the light, to express the beauty of life even in the light of death. If one word could characterize his body ...

Guest conductor : Hank Knox

Friday, February 28, 2020 to Sunday, March 01, 2020

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Handel : Organ Concertos and Other Delights

For the baroque instrumentalist composer, improvisation was often the source of inspiration. The organist in particular has always been required to be a master improviser. Handel took advantage of his aptitude in creating—mostly as intermission pieces for his oratorios—...

Guest conductor : Boris Begelman

Friday, May 15, 2020 to Sunday, May 17, 2020

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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