Month: March 2019

European Tour 2019: Three Soloists, Four Major Works

During the European tour that will last until March 25, the OSM is accompanied by three internationally-renowned soloists who will perform major works from the repertoire. This is your opportunity to learn more about these artists, the works that they will present, and especially the masterwork of the tour: Stravinsky's Rites of Spring. Jean-Yves Thibaudet... Read more »

The OSM in Europe: Five Fabulous Concert Halls

From March 11 to 25, the OSM will visit nine prestigious concert halls in as many cities on their European journey under the direction of Kent Nagano. The tour includes visits to Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Essen, Vienna, Paris, Brussels, Munich, Regensburg, and Berlin. Here are five of them for you to discover! Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie (March 13)... Read more »

A Chorus Master unlike all others for the OSM

Kent Nagano knew just what he wanted… Andrew Megill has occupied the position of Chorus Master of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal since 2011, shortly after Kent Nagano had requisitioned him from California to rehearse the OSM Chorus for a performance of Handel’s Messiah. His arrival in Montreal drew much attention, and his work was... Read more »

Nine essential facts about the OSM’s 2019 European tour

From March 11 to 25, the OSM will conduct a major European tour under the direction of Kent Nagano. Here's a sneak peek into their plans for Europe's most prestigious concert halls and everything you need to know about this fantastic musical journey! The OSM during it’s first European tour in 1962, at Vienna’s Musikverein... Read more »