Nunavik and Northern Quebec

Nunavik and Northern Quebec

From September 9 to 19, 2018, Maestro Kent Nagano and musicians of the OSM will trace a path from the arctic down through Quebec’s interior toward the Côte-Nord. Beginning with performances in the Inuit villages of Kuujjuaq, Salluit and Kuujjuarapik, they will then travel southward for concerts in the Cree community of Oujé-Bougoumou and the Innu communities of Mashteuiatsh and Uashat mak Mani-Utenam.

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Kent Nagano, conductor
Geoffroy Salvas, baritone
Owen McCausland, tenor
Florent Vollant , Innu narrator
Akinisie Sivuarapik, Inuktitut narrator


Chaakapesh: The Trickster’s Quest, a new chamber opera by author Tomson Highway and composer Matthew Ricketts, will be performed in five languages (Cree, Inuktitut, Innu, French and English)

Kuujjuaq –  September 10

Salluit –  September 12

Kuujjuarapik – September 14

Oujé-Bougoumou –  September 17

Mashteuiatsh –  September 18

Uashat mak Mani-Utenam –  September 19


Major Partners

Presentor, Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam concert

Co-presentors, Nunavik concerts


Public partners