2020-2021 Season


  • 5 musical programs lasting 2h00, intermission included
  • 1 concert at the Maison Symphonique - Friday at 8PM
  • 4 concerts at the Bourgie Hall of the MMFA
  • Fridays at 19h30Saturdays at 4PM OR Sundays at 2PM
  • 3 concerts of the Montreal Series will tour: 
  • Sainte-Famille Church, Boucherville
  • Salle Pauline-Julien, Sainte-Geneviève
  • Théâtre de la Ville, Longueuil


  • 1 concert Opera -Special Presentation presented at Festival Classica 2021


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Royal Fireworks

Such an occasion commands an exceptional event! Arion is delighted to celebrate the opening of its 40th anniversary season with its first performance in the ideal setting of Montreal’s Maison symphonique, partnering once again with the beautiful voices of ...

Guest conductor : Mathieu Lussier

Friday, September 25, 2020

Maison symphonique of Montreal

Handel at Dublin Castle

When Handel arrived in Dublin at the end of 1741, he was able to count on the services of musicians belonging to the “Irish State Musick,” as the orchestra of Dublin Castle was known. They were the ones that took part ...

Guest conductor : Peter Whelan

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 to Sunday, November 08, 2020

Bourgie Hall (6-7-8 Nov.)
Sainte-Famille Church, Boucherville (Nov.4)

Haydn in Paris

Conducted by Julien Chauvin, one of today’s most sought-after baroque violinists and founder of the Parisian orchestra Le Concert de la Loge, Arion presents fascinating works from the years preceding the French Revolution. During those few decades, Haydn’s ...

Guest conductor : Julien Chauvin

Thursday, January 07, 2021 to Sunday, January 10, 2021

Bourgie Hall (Jan. 8-9-10)
Pauline-Julien Hall (Jan.7)

The Bachs at Café Zimmermann

The music of Bach and his sons inspires and connects both performers and music lovers. When Johann Sebastian led his Collegium musicum at Leipzig’s Zimmermann Coffeehouse, he felt the need to present a great variety of works to satisfy ...

Guest conductor : Café Zimmermann - Céline Frisch and Pablo Valetti

Thursday, March 04, 2021 to Sunday, March 07, 2021

Bourgie Hall (March 5-6-7)
Théâtre de la Ville, Longueuil (March 4)

Women of the Baroque Era

Devoted to music of the French Baroque, this program presents for the first time in Canada the investigations by the French harpsichordist and conductor Franck-Emmanuel Comte and the Canadian soprano Heather Newhouse of works by 18th-century women composers. Very few ...

Guest conductor : Franck-Emmanuel Comte

Friday, April 30, 2021 to Sunday, May 02, 2021

Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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