I Musici de Montréal catches fire in a series of exceptional concerts under the baton of Jean-Marie Zeitouni. The rich and seductive sonorities of the expanded orchestra take over Maison symphonique and Bourgie Hall at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, venues both beloved for their glorious acoustics. Sharing the stage with top-flight
guest artists and conductors, I Musici allows you to discover or rediscover the great classics, while revealing hidden treasures of the repertoire. Passion and grandeur await you.
F. Mendelssohn, Overture, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21
W.A. Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Porgi amor (soprano)
W.A. Mozart, Don Giovanni, air de soprano Batti, batti, o bel Masetto (with cello obbligato)
W.A. Mozart, Ch’io mi scordi di te, K. 505 (Concert Aria)
F. Chopin, Andante spianato, Op. 22 (piano)
F. Chopin, Grande polonaise brillante, Op. 22 (piano and orchestra)
D. Gougeon : Concerto for cello and orchestra (premiere)
L.V. Beethoven : Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
I Musici celebrates its 35th anniversary by highlighting friendship, excellence and creativity. Marianne Fiset, Charles Richard-Hamelin, Stéphane Tétreault and many other musical colleagues share the stage with Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the Musici. Denis Gougeon, a creative partner for many years, presents his latest opus, a concerto for cello and string orchestra, specially commissioned by I Musici de Montréal. More surprises are in store!
90-120 minute concert including a 20-minute intermission.
Sunday, May 26, 2019, 2 pm
15$ – 76$
Maison Symphonique 1600, rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal