An Evening at the Belvédère(8/20/2018)-Discover and rediscover the enveloping sound of I Musici’s strings in Elgar’s charming Serenade, Brahms’s hearty Hungarian dances and André Prévost’s opulent musical language. Britten’s witty and virtuosic Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge conclude this concert by the majestic St. Lawrence River. From 6:40 p.m., discover a young laureate from the most recent Canadian Music Competition. […]
The Spirit of a Woman(3/27/2018)-Excerpts of works by Hildegard von Bingen, Ana Sokolovic, Debussy, Lili Boulanger, Respighi, Berlioz, Britten, Vivaldi, Clara and Robert Schumann as well as a new work by Éric Champagne. Anne-Marie Cadieux7 NARRATOR Mireille Lebel1 MEZZO-SOPRANO France Bellemare 6 SOPRANO Cécile Muhire 2 SOPRANO Aline Kutan SOPRANO Florence Bourget 4 MEZZO-SOPRANO Hélène Delalande 5 MEZZO-SOPRANO Members of the Schulich Singers […]
I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL ON TOUR IN BRAZIL(9/5/2017)-The I Musici de Montréal Chamber Orchestra, and its artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni, are delighted to announce a mini Brazilian tour presented as part of the Sintonias Canada-Brazil Jazz Fest. The orchestra will be offering masterclasses and workshops to local music students culminating in concerts given in São Paulo (September 16) and Rio de Janeiro (September 17), all part of official events celebrating Canada's sesquicentenial anniversary.
(FR) I Musici recrute !(8/14/2017)-(FR) Date limite : 30 août 2017. En plus de gérer les opérations artistiques et l’action éducative, le/la Responsable, administration artistique et éducation contribuera à une stratégie de développement des marchés ainsi qu’à la mise en place d’une stratégie de rayonnement numérique. Alors qu’I Musici se dirige vers sa 35e saison, ceci est une opportunité exceptionnelle pour une personne entrepreneuriale et prête à relever des défis ambitieux.
ZEITOUNI AND LABADIE: DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE!(5/17/2017)-Double your pleasure as two of Quebec’s most renowned musical ensembles, one from Montreal and one from Quebec City, join forces to perform on the Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay stage. Thrill to the power of both orchestras combined on Saturday afternoon, led by Jean-Marie Zeitouni, and on Sunday, led by Bernard Labadie. On Saturday evening, the two […]
Orford Music : Closing Concert(4/22/2017)-Jean-Michel Malouf, conductor (who will be replacing Jean-Marie Zeitouni) I Musici de Montréal Join us for the closing concert with I Musici de Montréal and maestro Jean-Marie Zeitouni! The chamber orchestra will interpret a piece by André Prévost, as well as the Divertimento in D major by Mozart, who composed the piece when he was […]
I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL UNVEILS ITS 34th SEASON(4/3/2017)-It is in the heart of Place des Arts, at the Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme, that Jean-Marie Zeitouni, I Musici de Montréal’s Artistic Director, unveiled the orchestra’s 34th season. Alongside host Mario Paquet, the musicians and many of the season’s guest artists, we discovered the 9 programs featured in the I Grandi Concerti and I Concertini Series.
I Musici de Montréal attends École Le Plateau(11/28/2016)-On Wednesday, November 30, as part of its calendar of youth activities, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will be putting on a concert workshop for 200 students at École Le Plateau.
Thank you, Catherine!(10/17/2016)-During the opening concert of the I Grandi Concerti series, I Musici de Montréal announced the departure of violinist Catherine Sansfaçon Bolduc, a 28-year veteran of the orchestra.
Interview with tenor Richard Cox(9/28/2016)-Recognized for his voice melding lyricism and heroism, American tenor Richard Cox shares his excitement about seeing conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni in the latest issue of Quebec lyric-arts magazine L’Opéra. (French only)
5 questions for Jérôme Ducharme(9/6/2016)-On September 22, 23 and 25, classical guitarist Jérôme Ducharme will be Jean-Marie Zeitouni’s guest for the opening of the I Concertini series at the Church of St. John the Evangelist. Before enjoying him on stage as he plays a seductive version for guitar and strings of Morendo Torroba’s Interludio I y II along with Jacques Hétu’s poetic concerto for guitar and strings, I Musici invites you to get to know the eclectically styled guitarist — Quebec’s own — with five questions and answers.
Ready for a colourful autumn?(9/1/2016)-The 33rd season of I Musici de Montréal gets underway this fall with concerts laced with encounters and exchanges with virtuosos from near and far. Our creators of emotion await you at these rendezvous that promise to be rich in experience and colour.
NEW THIS SEASON: post-concert conversations with the conductor(8/19/2016)-The I Grandi Concerti series, held at Bourgie Hall, is comprised of five concerts featuring an expanded orchestra and internationally renowned guest soloists, together performing major works from our repertoire. This season, Jean-Marie Zeitouni invites you to heighten your experience with a question and answer session after each concert*.
New Executive Director at I Musici de Montréal(8/4/2016)-Mr. David B. Sela, Chairman of the Board, announces the appointment of Mr. Simon Gamache as Executive Director of the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal. He will join I Musici in his new position as of September 19, 2016. Mr. Gamache will replace Mrs. Stéphanie Rose, who occupied the position for the past five years.
It’s summer, and variety is in the air!(6/20/2016)-5 concerts – 5 locations – 5 experiences : this summer, I Musici de Montréal is offering a range of musical experiences that are sure to enchant the curious and the most demanding of music lovers alike. Come discover what your creators of emotion have in store for you!
I MUSICI OPENS ITS DOORS TO SYRIAN REFUGEES(5/12/2016)-Le 19 mai prochain, 65 jeunes réfugiés syriens de l’École arménienne Sourp Hagop assisteront gratuitement au concert que donnera l’Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal en compagnie de la pianiste Marika Bournaki. L’objectif : contribuer à leur insertion culturelle montréalaise.
(FR) OFFRE D’EMPLOI ÉTUDIANT (CONTRAT)(5/12/2016)-(FR) Dans le cadre du programme Emploi d’été Canada, I Musici de Montréal est à la recherche d’un ou une étudiant(e) pour combler un poste temporaire à ses bureaux situés à Montréal durant la période estivale. Le ou la candidat(e) sera amené(e) à travailler sur deux projets, soit la classification des archives de l’organisme et la réalisation d’une revue de presse.
Unveiling of the 16-17 season : March 23, 2016(3/3/2016)-(FR) En compagnie de Jean-Marie Zeitouni, directeur artistique et du communicateur, réalisateur et conférencier Kelly Rice. L’événement sera ponctué de surprises musicales !
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Benefit gala — A Blue Dot in Space : April 26(2/26/2016)-David B. Sela, president of the board of directors, is proud to invite you to the 2016 annual benefit gala of the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, under the artistic direction of Jean-Marie Zeitouni.
Valentine’s Day How To(1/22/2016)-There are only a few days before that big celebration of love and you’re agonizing over the thought of fulfilling your lover’s expectations? Just follow our How to Guide and you’ll be the perfect Valentine!
Volunteering: How do I get started? Five inspirational stories from our team members!(1/2/2016)-The holiday season is when we tend to think about those who are less fortunate than ourselves, yet organizations need volunteers all year round. Thinking of getting involved but don’t know where to begin? We asked members of the I Musici de Montréal team to share some of their experiences with volunteering and explain why they do it. Let their advice and stories be your inspiration!
Annual donation campaign: five great reasons to give(1/1/2016)-I Musici de Montréal is asking for your support during its annual donation campaign!
Given that one of our raisons d’être is to give children of all backgrounds the desire and opportunity to learn about classical music, the money collected during this campaign will have a considerable impact on the programs we have in place for young people and the next generation of classical musicians, including our concert workshops and In Concert with Youth program.
Need more convincing? Here are five great reasons to give generously right now!
Christmas memories…(12/15/2015)-“ When my brother and I were little, we would wake up super early and unwrap the gifts to see what they were, and then we would try our best to wrap them back up before morning thinking no one would notice! ” ̶ Steven Labrie
JEAN-MARIE ZEITOUNI’S FALL CULTURE IN FIVE DISCIPLINES(11/5/2015)-Autumn isn’t just rich in harvests, it’s rich in cultural offerings. We asked Jean-Marie Zeitouni, artistic director of the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, to tell us about his can’t-misses for the season.
The Four Seasons of Montreal, by Martin Thibault(10/7/2015)-The “four seasons of Montréal” served as the theme of the inaugural concerts presented by the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal as part of its 2015-2016 season. Martin Thibault, poet-in-residence for the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s Poète de la Cité program, brang a contemporary perspective to bear on Montréal’s four seasons:
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FOUR REASONS TO PICNIC IN CABOT SQUARE WITH I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL(9/16/2015)-The (oh-so-difficult) return to the office is always less daunting when we’re motivated to enjoy the outdoors over the lunch hour. Taking a walk; clearing your mind; having lunch in the park; catching a few rays as you catch up on your reading; listening absent-mindedly to a string quartet while daydreaming about your next vacation — these are some of life’s little pleasures that help prolong Quebec’s favourite season.
I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL PRESENTS A SERIES OF MUSICAL PICNICS(9/1/2015)-Thanks to the borough of Ville-Marie and its 2015 financial support program for cultural initiatives, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will be presenting Picnic Music, a series of free concerts in Cabot Square over the course of September and October.
The Quartet tour ROSEQ I Musici de Montreal(7/28/2015)-Four musicians with the Orchestre I Musici de Montréal will take to the roads of Québec this summer to present De l’ancien au nouveau monde, a commented classical music concert sure to charm audiences. The concert program will feature works by Mozart, Shostakovich, Bach and Philip Glass.
The Conseil des arts en tournée(7/27/2015)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will be featured in the programming presented as part of the 2015-2016 Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM) en tournée. Five performances of the concert entitled Des ténèbres vers la lumière will be given in the Montréal boroughs of Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Verdun, Anjou, Pointe-aux-Trembles and Pierrefonds-Roxboro. Presented under the direction of artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni, the program will feature works by Sibelius, Beethoven and Schubert.
The I Musici quartet in Abercorn(6/26/2015)-The I Musici quartet – Julie Triquet and Madeleine Messier on violin, Anne Beaudry on viola and Tim Halliday on cello – will open the third edition of the Concerts et rencontres champêtres à Abercorn with a concert titled De l’ancien au nouveau monde. François Dompierre will give a presentation prior to the concert.
Passionate impulses!(6/3/2015)-Lyricism, virtuosity to set your ears on fire, vibrant and flamboyant rhythms – this is the stuff of “Passionate impulses! – everything you need for an afternoon of powerful emotion!
I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL UNVEILS ITS 32ND SEASON(4/2/2015)-At the Church of St. John the Evangelist, in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles, I Musici artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni today unveiled the Montréal chamber orchestra’s 32nd season.
I Grandi Concerti Series(4/2/2015)-Four concerts with expanded forces and internationally renowned guest soloists performing major works at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts’ Salle Bourgie.
I Concertini Series(4/2/2015)-Five 60-minute programs of chamber music offered in four different time slots and presented in an intimate venue, perfect for interacting with the audience.
Gala Evening at the Ritz Carlton!(4/2/2015)-Mr. David B. Sela, president of the board of directors, is proud to invite you to the 2015 edition of the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal’s annual benefit gala under the honorary presidency of Mr. Henri-Paul Rousseau.
Invitation to the unveiling 2015/16 season program(3/19/2015)-Invitation to the unveiling of the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal’s 2015-2016 season program in the company of artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni and broadcaster and guest speaker Kelly Rice.
Conductor-in-Residence: Passing of the Torch(12/17/2014)-This year’s closing concerts will also be the final concerts directed by Jean-Michel Malouf as conductor-in-residence with the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal. Since he first assumed the position in June 2012, Mr. Malouf has worked closely with Jean-Marie Zeitouni on I Musici’s annual programming, and he has also directed numerous concerts at the head of the orchestra, including several concerts presented as part of I Musici’s youth program.
Montreal’s I Musici, proud partner of the SAMS(10/6/2014)-L’Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal is very pleased to announce a new artistic partnership, with the Société pour les arts en milieux de santé (SAMS). It joins an already large group of musical partners and friends of the organization, and is a positive step in providing access to the arts as well as […]
I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL WELCOMES NICOLAS ELLIS AS CONDUCTOR IN RESIDENCE(7/23/2014)-Following national auditions held last May, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal and artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni are pleased to announce that Mr. Nicolas Ellis has been appointed conductor in residence. The young pianist and conductor from Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean will assume his new duties in June 2015.
SUBSCRIBE NOW !(7/22/2014)-(FR) Afin que votre expérience chez I Musici en soit une des plus satisfaisantes, I Musici vous donne de bonnes raisons de vous abonner !
DOWNTOWN SERIES: PRESTIGIOUS MUSICAL COLLABORATIONS(7/22/2014)-The 2014-2015 Downtown Series will feature such well known soloists as American mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, soprano Charlotte Corwin, alto Emma Char, tenor Antonio Figueroa, South Korean pianist Joyce Yang, Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman, as well as the chœur du Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal.
OGILVY SERIES: PURE EMOTION(7/21/2014)-The 2014-2015 Ogilvy Series will showcase gifted young musicians who’ve quickly established themselves on the classical music scene, among them soprano Andréanne Brisson-Paquin, piano prodigy Daniel Clarke-Bouchard, the ensembles Flûte Alors ! and Magillah, and violinist Mark Fewer.
14-15 West Island Series: I Musici in Pointe-Claire(7/20/2014)-The 2014-2015 West Island Series will be composed of the programs titled Christmas Reinvented (OLI 1 – December 21, 2014) and Independent Voices: l’éclectisme électrisant de Mark Fewer (OLI 2 – May 10, 2015). These concerts will be presented at Saint-Joachim Church in Pointe-Claire.
50,000 Reasons to say Thank You!(6/11/2014)-On May 15, our 30th anniversary, I Musici de Montréal staged its annual fundraising event, La Soirée des Chefs, with honorary co-chairs Tony Loffreda and David B. Sela.
I Musici at the Saint-Zénon-de-Piolopis Festival(5/29/2014)-Since 1999, the Festival Saint-Zénon-de-Piopolis, held in the Eastern Townships, has been featuring an annual series of concerts, from classical to world music, not to mention jazz.
Vadim Gluzman and I Musici de Montréal at the Domaine Forget(5/29/2014)-Le Domaine Forget, c’est d’abord et avant tout une Académie internationale de musique et de danse pour jeunes et futurs professionnels reconnue sur le plan international pour la qualité de son enseignement. Chaque été depuis 1978, quelque 120 professeurs et 600 étudiants viennent parfaire leurs connaissances auprès de maîtres émérites faisant de cette institution l’une […]
I Musici unveils a season rich in prestigious musical collaborations(4/16/2014)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal’s 15 musicians and their artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni gathered before a crowd of music lovers at Place des Arts’ Espace Georges-Émile-Lapalme to unveil the ensemble’s 31st season. True to its tradition, the ensemble has reserved a special place for emerging Canadian artists during its 2014-2015 season. I Musici will also welcome renowned artists from Canada and abroad, and it has set the stage for some memorable synergies with other acclaimed ensembles.
I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL MARKS ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY(4/15/2014)-On May 15, 2014, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will mark its 30th anniversary at the Maison symphonique de Montréal. Under the direction of conductor and artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni and with an expanded roster of 42 musicians, the ensemble will present a creation by Denis Gougeon commissioned especially for the occasion. The program will also feature the Serenade for Strings by Tchaikovsky and nothing less than Beethoven’s revolutionary Eroica symphony.
A DIALOGUE BETWEEN FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN AND GEORGE SAND(4/15/2014)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, in partnership with the Blue Metropolis literary festival, will present four concerts at Tudor Hall that will immerse audiences in an amorous correspondence between Frédéric Chopin and George Sand featuring conductor and flutist Matthias Maute, pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin and actor Marie-Thérèse Fortin.
Masterclass with Rachel Barton Pine, violin(4/3/2014)-(FR) L’Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal et l’École de musique Schulich de l'Université McGill accueilleront la violoniste de renommée internationale Rachel Barton Pine dans le cadre d’une classe de maître le mardi 8 avril 2014, de 14h à 16h, à la salle Tanna Shulich. Lors de cet événement, Rachel Barton Pine commentera le travail d’élèves du programme d’interprétation en violon de la Faculté de musique.
Italian Spring(2/26/2014)-Conductor Mélanie Léonard, known for her energetic musical direction and versatility, will direct the Ogilvy series of concerts titled Italian Spring. These concerts will be presented at Maison Ogilvy’s Tudor Hall on March 20, 21 and 22, 2014. Lending her luminous sound to the presentation of these concerts will be none other than Italian violinist Laura Andriani, a Quebecer by adoption since she was appointed principal violin with the Alcan Quartet in 2003.
Workshop with Jean-Marie Zeitouni(2/20/2014)-On May 20, 2014, Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the musicians of I Musici will present a unique professional development activity at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur. Rémi Tremblay, founder of the Maison des Leaders, will serve as host of the activity. Together, you will learn what it is to be a true leader, and you’ll experience first-hand the direct impact you can have as a leader. Have your batons at the ready!
À la croisée des sons : DJ Champion et I Musici de Montréal(2/14/2014)-(FR) Émilie Perreault anime À la croisée des sons, un entretien entre DJ Champion et Jean-Marie Zeitouni, directeur artistique de l’Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, sur le mélange des genres électro et classique, agrémenté de performances musicales.
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I Musici de Montréal presents a concert tinged with exoticism(2/5/2014)-On February 13, 14 and 15, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal and guest clarinettist Stéphane Fontaine invite the orchestra’s loyal audiences to Maison Ogilvy’s Tudor Hall to celebrate Valentine’s Day in an atmosphere tinged with exoticism.
I Musici with Daniel Clarke-Bouchard and Marie-Ève Poupart(2/3/2014)-Avec Daniel Clarke-Bouchard et Marie-Ève Poupart Pour souligner son 31e anniversaire, l’Orchestre de chambre I Musici vous propose un concert qui mettra en vedette deux jeunes virtuoses québécois, soit Daniel Clarke-Bouchard et la Johannaise Marie-Ève Poupart. Avec cette proposition artistique, l’Orchestre transporte les spectateurs dans l’atmosphère chaleureuse d’un jardin romantique anglais, avec la petite touche […]
Jean-Marie Zeitouni welcomes pianist Stewart Goodyear(1/13/2014)-For their first concert of the year, Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will present Around the Piano with pianist Stewart Goodyear and trumpeter Benjamin Raymond on January 30, 2014 at Bourgie Hall. The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Pre-concert talk | January 30(1/12/2014)-On January 30 at 7 p.m., broadcaster, producer and conference speaker Kelly Rice will host the discussion in the Bourgie's Hall in the company of Jean-Marie Zeitouni and Stewart Goodyear. Open to all.
I MUSICI CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS AT THE MAISON SYMPHONIQUE(12/5/2013)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal and Jean-Marie Zeitouni invite the public to celebrate Christmas at the Maison symphonique on Sunday, December 22 at 3 p.m. This is a chance to ring in the holiday season through song by joining 90 young singers from the F.A.C.E. chamber choir, 24 choristers from the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, 19 musicians, five soloists – including three from the Atelier lyrique – and one conductor in a performance of your best-loved Christmas carols!
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JEAN-MICHEL MALOUF MAKES WAY FOR THE MUSICIANS!(11/7/2013)-On November 14, 15 and 16, 2013, Jean-Michel Malouf, the conductor in residence of I Musici de Montréal, will direct a program showcasing each of the musicians in the I Musici Orchestra. The bass player is honoured in the Papageno Variations, for example, just as the principal cello is front and center in the Minstrel’s Song. This program, offered as part of I Musici’s Ogilvy Series, will include works by turns dramatic, nostalgic and humorous.
THE NIGHT TRANSFIGURED : WHEN POETRY MEETS MUSIC(10/17/2013)-As part of its Downtown Series, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will present a can’t-miss concert for lovers of music and literature at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Bourgie Hall on November 1, 2013. Under the direction of Jean-Marie Zeitouni, I Musici’s musicians will perform a program with numerous ties to literature. The parallels between these two art forms will be highlighted during a pre-concert talk organized in partnership with the Blue Metropolis Festival.
I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL KICKS OFF ITS 2013-2014 OGILVY SERIES(10/17/2013)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will launch its 2013-2014 Ogilvy Series on October 24, 25 and 26, 2013, at Tudor Hall (Maison Ogilvy) with a concert featuring soprano Pascale Beaudin and mezzo-soprano Claudine Ledoux. To mark the occasion, I Musici artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni will offer loyal audiences of this series a selection of jewels from the baroque period showcasing vocal richness and virtuosity.
Blue Metropolis and I Musici de Montréal join forces(10/16/2013)-(FR) L’Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, dirigé par Jean-Marie Zeitouni, et la Fondation Metropolis bleu s’associent afin de créer des événements culturels à valeur ajoutée qui pourront marier plaisirs et passions, et uniront leurs deux auditoires. Deux concerts du prestigieux Orchestre témoigneront, en 2013-2014, de cette nouvelle complicité qui ira crescendo jusqu’à une saison 2015 encore plus prometteuse !
I Musici de Montréal opens its 30th season(9/10/2013)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will open its 2013-2014 season at the Maison symphonique on September 27, at 8 p.m. with the presentation of an extraordinary concert directed by Jean-Marie Zeitouni and featuring Kimy McLaren, Julie Boulianne and the Chœur du Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal.
New this season – Pre-concert talks(9/10/2013)-Before each concert in the Downtown series, I Musici invites the public to wet their whistles during a pre-concert talk lasting a half an hour.
A Choral Celebration to close out I Musici’s Season(5/13/2013)-Friday, May 24, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Maison symphonique de Montréal
The closing concert of the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal’s 2012-2013 season takes place at the Maison symphonique on May 24, 2013, under the direction of Jean-Marie Zeitouni. A bona fide French-style Choral Celebration, the program will feature works by Ravel, Fauré, Debussy, Canteloube, Chausson and Duruflé. To mark the occasion, I Musici will see its roster increased to 36 musicians, in addition to being accompanied by the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal’s vocal ensemble as well as organist and pianist François Zeitouni, mezzo-soprano Julie Boulianne and baritone Phillip Addis.
Concert prestige(4/23/2013)-The MIMC is proud to present Concert prestige, a benefit performance bringing together world-renowned violinist Maxim Vengerov, young cellist Stéphane Tétreault, Radio-Canada Revelation 2011-2012, as well as pianist Serhiy Salov, the MIMC first prize winner in 2004. The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal and its Principal Conductor and Artistic Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni will join the trio for Beethoven's Triple concerto. Completing the programme, I Musici will perform Beethoven’s 7th Symphony. The concert will take place at the Maison symphonique de Montréal, on Monday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m.
2013-2014 Season Launch(3/26/2013)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal’s 30th season will be unveiled at Place des arts’ Espace Georges-Émile-Lapalme on Monday, April 8, at 5 p.m. This event will be attended by Jean-Marie Zeitouni, artistic director of I Musici. And there will be musical surprises!
Intoxicating program featuring Vadim Gluzman(3/26/2013)-The great Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman will be Jean-Marie Zeitouni’s guest as the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal presents the next concert in its Downtown Series on Friday, April 5 at the Maison symphonique. Titled Loverstruck, this program in celebration of love will feature works by Rodion Chtchedrine, Gustav Mahler and Leonard Bernstein.
Jean-Marie Zeitouni doubles up(2/27/2013)-For the very first time, after close to 30 years in existence, I Musici de Montréal and Les Violons du Roy will gather in a grand musical coming together around a stunning program orchestrated by Jean-Marie Zeitouni, to take place on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at the Maison Symphonique.
I Musici welcomes Olivier Thouin for a concert devoted to Mendelssohn(2/27/2013)-German composer Mendelssohn will be spotlighted in I Musici’s next series of Ogilvy concerts titled The Gifted Mendelssohn. Guest soloist Olivier Thouin, who is associate concertmaster of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, will direct I Musici’s players, violin in hand, in a performance of the magnificent Octet for Strings followed by the Violin Concerto
2013 Benefit Event(2/26/2013)-Buy your ticket ! Get a sneak peek at the prizes by joining our Facebook event ! The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal is extremely pleased to invite you to it’s benefit evening, which takes place on April 5, 2013. To mark the occasion, we are promising a unique artistic and culinary experience: […]
A taste of Grand Romanticism with italian pianist Benedetto Lupo(2/1/2013)-To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will treat music lovers to a warm and sun-kissed program of romantic works for strings. Presented on February 15 and 16 at Bourgie Hall, the Grand Romanticism concert will feature works by Dvořák, Chopin, Sibelius, Wolf and Fuchs. The guest soloist will be none other than well known Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo, a true poet of the instrument.
I Musici Rebroadcast on Espace Musique this Tuesday at 8 p.m.(1/31/2013)-The Joy and Light concert recorded at Église Immaculée-Conception on December 6, 2012 during the 2012 Montreal Bach Festival will be re-broadcast on Espace Musique on Tuesday, February 5 at 8 p.m. as part of the Soirées classiques program hosted by Mario Paquet.
Concert dedicated to Yuli Turovsky(1/31/2013)-Following the recent passing of I Musici founder Yuli Turovsky, the orchestra will dedicate its Grand Romanticism concert on February 15 to the late maestro. A brief homage in the form of music and images will precede the announced program.
I Musici mourns the passing of its founder(1/15/2013)-I Musici de Montréal’s board of directors, management, musicians and administrative team learned of the passing of the orchestra’s founder, Yuli Turovsky. Mr. Turovsky was a cellist with I Musici for 27 years in addition to serving as its conductor and artistic director. He passed away on the night of January 15 at the age of 73. The maestro’s death comes less than a year after the loss of his beloved wife, Eleonora Turovsky, who held the position of concertmaster with I Musici for more than 25 years.
Jean-Marie Zeitouni welcomes Anne-Julie Caron as guest performer for the concert ¡ Viva la marimba !(1/9/2013)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal and conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni welcome marimbist and vibraphonist Anne-Julie Caron for the ensemble’s first concert of 2013, presented as part of the Ogilvy Series. The program will feature works by Joaquín Rodrigo, Nino Rota and Emmanuel Séjourné, as well as the premiere of a work by Julien Bilodeau, one of the leading figures in the new generation of Montreal composers.
HEAT WAVE ON THE PROGRAM: JEAN-MICHEL MALOUF DIRECTS TANGO BORÉAL FOR THE PRESENTATION OF A LATINO COCKTAIL(12/5/2012)-The Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal’s next Ogilvy concert series, Latino Cocktail, promises to be among the sunniest! On December 13, 14 and 15, Jean-Michel Malouf, the Tango Boréal ensemble and the musicians of I Musici invite audiences to spurn Quebec’s winter in favour of the warmer climes of Spain and Argentina. The musical menu will feature traditional tango with a sprinkling of Piazzolla and some Denis Plante, with pieces taken from his superb album Tango Boréal.
I Musici among the finalists at the Opus Awards!(12/3/2012)-Congratulations to I Musici and the Studio de musique ancienne on being named finalists in the "Concert of the Year - medieval, renaissance, baroque and classical music" category for their Messiah, presented on April 6, 2012.
I Musici at the Montreal Festival Bach !(11/21/2012)-For the 2012 edition of the Festival Bach de Montréal, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal and the vocal ensemble of the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal are pleased to join forces to present Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat and Arvo Pärt’s Berliner Messe, a work that will be presented for the first […]
Results of the concertmaster and section violin auditions(10/11/2012)-On September 23, 2012, I Musici de Montréal held auditions for the position of concertmaster with the orchestra. Earning the position was the exceptionally talented Julie Triquet, a member of I Musici for close to 15 years.
Jean-Marie Zeitouni revisits childhood(9/17/2012)-Friday, September 28, 2012, 7:30 p.m., MAISON SYMPHONIQUE
To inaugurate his first season as principal conductor and artistic director of the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, Jean-Marie Zeitouni invites the public to the opening concert of its 2012-2013 Downtown Series, Miroirs de l’enfance (Mirrors of Childhood). To mark the occasion, the maestro has invited soprano Hélène Guilmette to showcase her exceptionally pure and brilliant voice.
Audition for two positions of section violin(8/13/2012)-THE ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL and its principal conductor and artistic director Jean‐Marie Zeitouni announce the holding of a national audition for two positions: Section violin (I Musici proceeds according to a rotation system) Date of the audition: Monday, September 24, 2012 Time: 10 a.m. Place: Conseil des Arts de Montréal 1210 […]
Audition for the position of concertmaster(8/13/2012)-THE ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE I MUSICI DE MONTRÉAL and its principal conductor and artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni announce the holding of a national audition for the position of: Concertmaster Date of the audition: Sunday, September 23, 2012 Time: 12 H (noon) Place: Conseil des Arts de Montréal 1210 Sherbrooke Street East Montréal, QC H2L 1L9 […]
Festival de Lanaudière: Marie-Nicole Lemieux sings Rossini(6/6/2012)-Following the resounding success of her concert at last year’s Festival, which won her an Opus Prize nomination for “Concert of the Year,” Marie-Nicole Lemieux and Jean-Marie Zeitouni return to the Festival, this time in selections from the highly virtuosic Rossini operas.
Jorane and l’Orchestre I Musici de Montréal(5/23/2012)-For all those who may have missed it the first time-or those eager to experience it all again-here's the sublime opportunity to fall under a musical spell: an enchanted encounter between Jorane and l'Orchestre I Musici de Montréal, led by Jean-Marie Zeitouni.
Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal(4/2/2012)-I Musici’s entire team is enthusiastically working on the 2012-2013 season, a most exhilarating one indeed, and next April 2 is the big day set for its launch. So watch out for it, and be the first to join the ranks of our privileged subscribers.
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2012-2013 season(3/28/2012)-What makes I Musici de Montréal so special, more than anything, is the abiding passion that drives its musicians. We’re both delighted and excited to put our voices together in wishing you a marvellous 2012-2013 season – my first as artistic director. To mark the occasion, we’ve set aside a special place for emerging Canadian […]
2011-2012 Season(8/2/2011)-Upholding the tradition established by Yuli Turovsky is both a challenge and an incredible opportunity. A challenge because, during his 27 years at the helm of the ensemble, Yuli has been able to foster a kind of sixth sense with his musicians, and this has enabled them to understand one another perfectly and work together […]
A Tribute to a Remarkable Man(8/1/2011)-When he founded the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal in 1983, Yuli Turovsky was determined to share his unbridled passion for music with audiences. An extraordinary cellist and inspired conductor, he moulded the ensemble into an orchestra that embodies a rare cohesion and a virtuosity to which few ensembles can aspire. Under his […]