Month: September 2017

DANSE MACABRE: THE 2ND RECORDING ON DECCA FOR THE OSM AND KENT NAGANO

    CHEF Kent Nagano     PRÉSENTATION The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Kent Nagano are pleased to announce the release of Danse macabre, the second album produced in collaboration with Decca, the prestigious record label. Danse macabre follows on the heels of L’Aiglon, the lyric drama by Honegger and Ibert recorded by the... Read more »

THE OSM POP INVESTORS GROUP SERIES

  The OSM Pop Investors Group series was born of the desire to offer the public musical get-togethers that are both unusual and imaginative.   The history of the OSM, moreover, is punctuated by pops concerts and unlikely encounters that, over the course of time, have reached increasingly diversified audiences.   Over the years, a... Read more »

A sublime opening: MAHLER’S “SYMPHONY OF A THOUSAND”

The OSM’s new season kicks off on the theme of humanism Montréal, September 6, 2017 ● The OSM will open its season in grand style with the monumental Symphony No. 8 by Gustav Mahler, a large-scale concert for soloists, choruses and orchestra.   This major work in Western music will assemble over 350 people on... Read more »

Montréal Symphonique – a magnificent dream that came true

    For many years Nicolas Lemieux dreamed of producing a magnificent symphony concert on the slopes of Montreal’s Mount Royal. When he proposed bringing together three orchestras at the foot of the mountain to celebrate the city’s 375th anniversary, he said to himself, “In life, everything is possible.”   When Madeleine Careau, the CEO... Read more »

THE 6TH OSM CLASSICAL SPREE: A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

WITH A RECORD ASSISTANCE OF 65,000 SPECTATORS OF ALL AGES THE OSM SUMMERTIME ACTIVITIES BROUGHT TOGETHER MORE THAN 140,000 SPECTATORS IN ALL   Sunday August 13, 2017, the concert gathering 200 choristers from the metropolitan area brought the 6th edition of the OSM CLASSICAL SPREE to a conclusion, achieving a record-breaking nearly 90% in-venue capacity!... Read more »