Founded in 1983 by Yuli Turovsky, the I Musici de Montréal Chamber Orchestra is comprised of 15 exceptional musicians whose varied repertoire ranges from the 17th century to today. Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor and artistic visionary, has served as artistic director from 2011 to 2020. Since 2021, Jean-François Rivest, conductor renowned for his energy, his extremely precise technique and his passionate style, has held the positions of artistic advisor and principal guest conductor for the orchestra. Each I Musici de Montréal concert is a unique experience combining discovery, tradition and innovation in classical music. Since its inception the Orchestra has always recognized and brought to the fore emerging Canadian talents and continues to carve out a place for renowned artists, from here and abroad, while remaining a catalyst for creativity. I Musici de Montreal has delighted music lovers in over 20 different countries and has a discography made up of more than 40 recordings.