I Musici “Coups de cœur” Challenge 2024


Saturday, June 22, 2:30 pm


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Jean-François Rivest,

The I Musici 2024 “Coups de cœur” challenge invites young Québec musicians (5-25 years old) to take up the challenge by performing a musical piece that symbolizes their tenacity and  passion for music. Come and meet the 2024 “Coups de cœur” by attending this exceptional concert and share the love of music with the young performers and our musicians!

M. Casadesus

Adelaïde Concerto 
– Allegro
(9 minutes)
Kim Carrier, violin

G. Dinicu

Hora Staccato
(3 minutes)
Colin Lu, xylophone

W.A. Mozart

Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216
– Allegro
(11 minutes)
Eve-Léa Carrier, violin

P. de Sarasate

Caprice basque
(6 minutes)
Aiden Liu, violin

C. Debussy

Danse sacrée et Danse profane
(11 minutes)
Juliette Duguay, harp

H. Casadesus

Concerto in the style of J.C. Bach
– Allegro molto ma maestoso
– Adagio molto espressivo
– Allegro molto energico
(12 minutes)
Sebastian Gonzales Mora, viola

D. Shostakovich

Chamber Symphony op. 110A *
– Largo
– Allegro molto
– Allegretto
– Largo
– Largo
(23 minutes)

*Joining the regular members of I Musici for this performance of the Shostakovich are the following Challenge-winning string players: Eva Guan and Gabrielle Marois, violins, and Léa-Jade Tabah, cello.

Julie Triquet plays on a Giuseppe Odoardi 1726 violin, generously loaned by Mr. David B. Sela.
Christian Prévost plays on a Rafelle and Antonio Gagliano violin, Naples (ca.18xx) and a Jean Joseph Martin bow (ca.1880), kindly lent by CANIMEX.
Amélie Benoit Bastien plays a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin, Paris, ca. 1845, number 1672, Stradivarius model and a Eugène Sartory bow, Paris, ca. 1935, courtesy of CANIMEX.
Annie Guénette plays on a Josef Gagliano 1768 violin and a Lamy bow, generously loaned by CANIMEX.
Tim Halliday plays the 2014 Kolia cello by Mira Gruszow and Gideon Baumblatt, generously on loan from Mr. David B. Sela.


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