Classical Spree 17-18

31.Closing Concert: A Chorus of voices

31.Closing Concert: A Chorus of voices

SEASON PARTNER

Maison symphonique de Montréal

The OSM Classical Spree will finish in style with no fewer than five Alliance chorale du Québec ensembles! The assembled choirs will perform a wide range of choral music, as well as a song by the great Gilles Vigneault. Finally, all five groups will come together to perform Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” under Maestro Nagano – a fitting conclusion for a joyful gathering.

 

YOUTH RATE 17 years and under : $10 per concert

TICKETS PRICES

From $15 à $30*

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 2 2018

11:30AM

5 Choirs of the Alliance chorale du Québec
HAYK VOCAL QUARTET
LE CHŒUR DE L’ART NEUF
ENSEMBLE VOCAL KATIMAVIK
LA PETITE BANDE DE MONTRÉAL
MODULATION
Jean-Willy Kunz, organ
With the participation of Kent Nagano

 

 

HAYK VOCAL QUARTET

Hasmik Gasparyan, chorus master

Artur Markosyan, piano

J. S. Bach, Motet “Jesu, meine Freude”, BWV 227 (2 min.)

Franck, Mass, op. 12: “Panis angelicus” (3 min.)

Komitas, “O Lord, save us” (3 min.)

 

MODULATION

Lucie Roy, chorus master

Guy Forbes, Ave Maria (3 min.)

Eva Ugalde, Miserere (4 min.)

Ola Gjeilo, Ubi caritas (3 min.)

Ralph Manuel, Alleluia (4 min.)

 

ENSEMBLE VOCAL KATIMAVIK

Patrick Brodeur, chorus master

Étienne Génier, piano

Patrick Brodeur, When Time Collapses (5 min.)

Eric Whitacre, Sleep (5 min.)

Morten Lauridsen, Sure on this Shining Night (5 min.)

 

LA PETITE BANDE DE MONTRÉAL

Martin Dagenais, chorus master

Saint-Saëns, 2 Choruses, op. 68: “Calme des nuits” and “Les fleurs et les arbres” (4 min.)

Hindemith, Six Chansons, after Rilke (8 min.)

Gilles Vigneault, “Le doux chagrin”, arr. Simon Leclerc (3 min.)

Folklore, “À la claire fontaine”, arr. Simon Leclerc (3 min.)

 

 

LE CHŒUR DE L’ART NEUF

Pierre Barrette, chorus master

With piano

Kevin A. Memley, Magnificat: 1st movement (6 min.)

Elgar, Lux aeterna (4 min.)

Kevin A. Memley, Magnificat, excerpt (5 min.)

 

 

ALL THE CHOIRS

dir. Kent Nagano, with Jean-Willy Kunz at the organ

Fauré, Requiem, op. 48: “Agnus Dei” (7 min.)

Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem, op. 45 (A German Requiem): “Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen” (5 min.)

Gilles Vigneault, “Si les bateaux” (4 min.)

Beethoven, “Ode to Joy”, excerpt of the Symphony no. 9 in D major, op. 125 (5 min.)

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