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Concerts Series

The unforgettable experience of enjoying symphonic works performed by the Orchestre Métropolitain. The charm of Baroque music played by Ensemble Caprice. The discovery of a concert taking us to the crossroads of the Middle-East and the Western World, with OktoEcho.
A season that is quite unique!

Admission:
Adults: $13
17 years-old and under: $9

The concerts take place at Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs church, 4155, rue Wellington and are presented by the Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée and the Verdun Borough.

Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn: Great Classics
Orchestre Métropolitain

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 7:30 p.m.
Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 97
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 5

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano
For this benefit concert, preferred seats are on sale at $40. A $25 receipt for income tax will be issued.

Salsa Baroque
Ensemble Caprice
Wednesday, November 23 - 7:30 p.m.
Combining Baroque music of Latin America with European counterpoint and harmonies, African rhythms and American style, this repertoire and the one from 17th and 18th century Spain form the core of this concert, which highlights the talents of Ensemble Caprice’s musicians.

Brotherhood in Cosmopolitan Montréal
Orchestre Métropolitain
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.
Mark Armanini: Heartland, for Erhu and orchestra
Jérôme Blais: Dremlen Feygl Oyf Di Tsvaygn (Yiddish folk song)
Carmen Brouard: Work on Baron Lacroix (Tribute to Haiti)
Aïrat Ichmouratov: Commissioned work on cosmopolitan Montréal theme Kleztory Ensemble

Aïrat Ichmouratov, Alain Legault,
Elvira Misbakhova, Henri Oppenheim,
Mark Peetsma

OktoEcho
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.
The concert of the OktoEcho ensemble brings together 11 improv musicians of international calibre. At the crossroads of the Middle East and the Western world, original Canadian works offer various visions of the intermingling of ethnic groups.

Conductor: Katia Makdissi-Warren

Travel to Eastern Europe on Virtuoso Wings
Orchestre Métropolitain
Presented in cooperation with Notre-Dame-de-la-Trinité parish
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.
Bedrich Smetana: The Bartered Bride, Overture
Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto
Zoltan Kodaly: Dances of Galanta
Béla Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin, Concert Suite

Julian Kuerti, conductor
Stéphane Tétreault, cello

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