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December 2019
Wednesday December 11 19 8 P.M.

Yefim Bronfman performs Mozart

Maison symphonique

Lorenzo Viotti, conductor

Yefim Bronfman, piano

Symphonic
Internationally acclaimed for his prodigious musical insight and dynamic approach, the charismatic Lorenzo Viotti conducts Die Seejungfrau, a Postromantic symphonic fresco by Zemlinsky inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The little Mermaid. Yefim Bronfman, one of today’s most famous pianists, makes a return appearance with the OSM...
Saturday December 14 19 8 P.M.

Yefim Bronfman performs Mozart

Maison symphonique

Lorenzo Viotti, conductor

Yefim Bronfman, piano

Symphonic
Internationally acclaimed for his prodigious musical insight and dynamic approach, the charismatic Lorenzo Viotti conducts Die Seejungfrau, a Postromantic symphonic fresco by Zemlinsky inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The little Mermaid. Yefim Bronfman, one of today’s most famous pianists, makes a return appearance with the OSM...
Sunday December 15 19 2:30 P.M.

Yefim Bronfman performs Mozart

Maison symphonique

Lorenzo Viotti, conductor

Yefim Bronfman, piano

Symphonic
Internationally acclaimed for his prodigious musical insight and dynamic approach, the charismatic Lorenzo Viotti conducts Die Seejungfrau, a Postromantic symphonic fresco by Zemlinsky inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The little Mermaid. Yefim Bronfman, one of today’s most famous pianists, makes a return appearance with the OSM...
Tuesday December 17 19 8 P.M.

Great Voices of Quebec Sing Christmas

Maison symphonique

Jacques Lacombe

Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Nicole Car, soprano
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto
Étienne Dupuis, baritone
JIREH Gospel Choir
Carol Bernard, chorus master
Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Andrew Gray, chorus master

Symphonic
The OSM is joined by some of Quebec’s most stunning voices in a variety of seasonal classics at the Maison symphonique. Let yourself be captivated by Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Étienne Dupuis, and the Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal performing White Christmas, Minuit, chrétiens, Adeste fideles, excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker,...
Wednesday December 18 19 8 P.M.

Great Voices of Quebec Sing Christmas

Maison symphonique

Jacques Lacombe

Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Nicole Car, soprano
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto
Étienne Dupuis, baritone
JIREH Gospel Choir
Carol Bernard, chorus master
Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Andrew Gray, chorus master

Symphonic
The OSM is joined by some of Quebec’s most stunning voices in a variety of seasonal classics at the Maison symphonique. Let yourself be captivated by Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Étienne Dupuis, and the Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal performing White Christmas, Minuit, chrétiens, Adeste fideles, excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker,...
Thursday December 19 19 8 P.M.

Great Voices of Quebec Sing Christmas

Maison symphonique

Jacques Lacombe

Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Nicole Car, soprano
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto
Étienne Dupuis, baritone
JIREH Gospel Choir
Carol Bernard, chorus master
Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Andrew Gray, chorus master

Symphonic
The OSM is joined by some of Quebec’s most stunning voices in a variety of seasonal classics at the Maison symphonique. Let yourself be captivated by Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Étienne Dupuis, and the Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal performing White Christmas, Minuit, chrétiens, Adeste fideles, excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker,...
January 2020
Sunday January 12 20 2:30 P.M.

Schubert Festival: Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Dietrich Henschel, baritone
Sholto Kynoch, piano

Symphonic
Schubert broke with Classical tradition in his Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished,” a powerfully lyrical work in which he reaffirms his melodic mastery, as in Die schöne Mullerin. Conversely, one of his most joy-filled works, the Symphony no. 5, embraces Viennese classicism.
Tuesday January 14 20 8 P.M.

Anniversary Concert: The Vienna of Rossini and Schubert

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Dietrich Henschel, baritone
Rihab Chaieb, mezzo-soprano

Symphonic
85 years ago, on January 14, 1935, the OSM played its very first notes at a concert in Le Plateau Auditorium. Celebrate this anniversary with a typically Viennese evening: Schubert’s Symphonies nos. 3 and 6, tinged with the spirit of Rossini, and arias by that master of Italian opera with whom 19th-century Vienna was enraptured!...
Wednesday January 15 20 7 P.M.

Schubert Festival: Vienna in Waltz Time

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Ian Bostridge, tenor
Baritone to be announced

Symphonic
Schubert was only 16 when he composed his Symphony no. 1, while completing his musical studies. Still influenced by Mozart and Haydn, his personal style emerges in the poetic Andante movement. Meanwhile in Vienna, queen city of the waltz, balls and soirées glistened to the sound of waltzes by Lanner or Johann Strauss the Younger.
Thursday January 16 20 10:30 A.M.

Schubert Festival: Vienna in Waltz Time

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Ian Bostridge, tenor
Baritone to be announced

Symphonic
Schubert was only 16 when he composed his Symphony no. 1, while completing his musical studies. Still influenced by Mozart and Haydn, his personal style emerges in the poetic Andante movement. Meanwhile in Vienna, queen city of the waltz, balls and soirées glistened to the sound of waltzes by Lanner or Johann Strauss the Younger.
Thursday January 16 20 8 P.M.

Schubert Festival: Viennese Classicism

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Angela Hewitt, piano
Paul Lewis, piano

Symphonic
While Schubert’s Symphony no. 2 endorses the Viennese style developed by Mozart and Haydn, his Symphony no. 4 evinces a more monumental, though personal one. Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos no. 10, performed by Angela Hewitt and Paul Lewis, completes the programme.
Friday January 17 20 8 P.M.

Schubert’s Late Masterpieces

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Ian Bostridge, tenor
Angela Hewitt, piano

Symphonic
Sparse accompaniment and simple, concise musical discourse intensify the expressive impact of Schubert’s Wintereisse, the composer’s final song cycle performed by tenor Ian Bostridge, a master of the lied. As a triumphant counterpart to Wintereisse’s dramatic tableaux: the heroic vigour and optimism of the composer’s last,...
Tuesday January 21 20 8 P.M.

The organists of Notre-Dame de Paris at the OSM

Maison symphonique

Olivier Latry, organist of Notre-Dame de Paris' Great Organ and OSM organist emeritus
Vincent Dubois, organist of Notre-Dame de Paris' Great Organ
Philippe Lefebvre, organist of Notre-Dame de Paris' Great Organ
Johann Vexo, organist of Notre-Dame de Paris' Choir Organ
Jean-Sébastien Allaire, cantor
Marcel de Hêtre, cantor
Michel Léonard, cantor

With  percussion

Recital
Four renowned titular organists from Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral are the OSM’s guests for an exceptional concert at the Maison symphonique in which the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique will resound, along with chant and percussion. These guardians of a millennial tradition will unveil the Vieille Dame’s secrets, from improvised liturgy...
Friday January 24 20 6:30 P.M.

BAROQUE DISCOVERIES

Bourgie hall

Theodore Baskin, oboe
Alexa Zirbel, oboe
Martin Mangrum, bassoon
Karen Baskin, cello
Scott Feltham, double bass
Geneviève Soly, clavicytherium

Chamber Music
Sunday January 26 20 2 P.M.

Children’s corner: Symphonic Journey

Maison symphonique

Thomas Le Duc-Moreau, OSM’s assistant conductor

Patrice Bélanger, animation
Pierre Chartrand, danse
Anne-Marie Gardette, danse
Alexis Chartrand, violin
René Orea Sánchez, flute, musical arrangement
Zal Sissokho, kora
Enfants de La Musique aux enfants, singing

Family
With Patrice Bélanger, the OSM and their guests as your guides, there is no need of a compass on this journey through traditions from here and around the world. From the symphony orchestra to the kora, through the art of song and dance, learn to navigate the world through music.
...
February 2020
Wednesday February 5 20 8 P.M.

Jan Lisiecki Meets Brahms

Maison symphonique

James Gaffigan, conductor

Jan Lisiecki, piano

Symphonic
Prodigious young pianist and winner of the 2009 OSM Competition, Jan Lisiecki is widely admired for his dazzling technique and exceptional musical maturity. He plays Brahms’ Piano Concerto no. 1, an imposing work whose piano part alone is of symphonic proportions. The OSM is led by the outstanding and highly regarded young American...
Thursday February 6 20 8 P.M.

Bach and Beethoven according to Buchbinder

Maison symphonique

Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

Recital
J.S. Bach, English Suite no. 3, in G minor, BWV 808
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 23 in F minor, op. 57, “Appassionata”
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Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960

Saturday February 8 20 8 P.M.

Jan Lisiecki Meets Brahms

Maison symphonique

James Gaffigan, conductor

Jan Lisiecki, piano

Symphonic
Prodigious young pianist and winner of the 2009 OSM Competition, Jan Lisiecki is widely admired for his dazzling technique and exceptional musical maturity. He plays Brahms’ Piano Concerto no. 1, an imposing work whose piano part alone is of symphonic proportions. The OSM is led by the outstanding and highly regarded young American...
Sunday February 9 20 2:30 P.M.

Dvořák’s Symphony “From the New World”

Maison symphonique

Xian Zhang, conductor

Timothy Chooi, violin

Symphonic
For the first time, the OSM welcomes to the podium the brilliant Xian Zhang. She will conduct the superb Symphony “From the New World” by Dvořák, this composer’s first great North American work. Young Canadian violinist Timothy Chooi, winner of the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Competition in Hanover, performs Korngold’s...
François Gervais
Tuesday February 11 20 8 PM

SYMPHONIC PLAMONDON

Maison symphonique

Adam Johnson, conductor

Jean-Philippe Goncalves, artistic director
Marie-Pierre Arthur
Beyries
Betty Bonifassi
Valérie Carpentier
La Bronze
Mélissa Lavergne
Catherine Major
Ariane Moffatt
Safia Nolin
Klô Pelgag
Gabrielle Shonk
Martha Wainwright

Pop
Eleven of Canada’s finest female voices come together to offer symphonic interpretations of some of the most beloved songs by the celebrated Quebec songwriter Luc Plamondon. Under the artistic direction of Jean-Philippe Goncalves, with guest percussionist Mélissa Lavergne and conducted by Adam Johnson, the SYMPHONIC PLAMONDON concert...
François Gervais
Wednesday February 12 20 8 PM

SYMPHONIC PLAMONDON

Maison symphonique

Adam Johnson, conductor

Jean-Philippe Goncalves, artistic director
Marie-Pierre Arthur
Beyries
Betty Bonifassi
Valérie Carpentier
La Bronze
Mélissa Lavergne
Catherine Major
Ariane Moffatt
Safia Nolin
Klô Pelgag
Gabrielle Shonk
Martha Wainwright

Pop
Eleven of Canada’s finest female voices come together to offer symphonic interpretations of some of the most beloved songs by the celebrated Quebec songwriter Luc Plamondon. Under the artistic direction of Jean-Philippe Goncalves, with guest percussionist Mélissa Lavergne and conducted by Adam Johnson, the SYMPHONIC PLAMONDON concert...
François Gervais
Thursday February 13 20 8 P.M.

SYMPHONIC PLAMONDON

Maison symphonique

Adam Johnson, conductor

Jean-Philippe Goncalves, artistic director
Marie-Pierre Arthur
Beyries
Betty Bonifassi
Valérie Carpentier
La Bronze
Mélissa Lavergne
Catherine Major
Ariane Moffatt
Safia Nolin
Klô Pelgag
Gabrielle Shonk
Martha Wainwright

Pop
Eleven of Canada’s finest female voices come together to offer symphonic interpretations of some of the most beloved songs by the celebrated Quebec songwriter Luc Plamondon. Under the artistic direction of Jean-Philippe Goncalves, with guest percussionist Mélissa Lavergne and conducted by Adam Johnson, the SYMPHONIC PLAMONDON concert...
Tuesday February 18 20 8 P.M.

Kent Nagano Conducts Dusapin and Beethoven

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Olivier Latry, organ

Symphonic
Experience an exceptional event! In collaboration with prestigious European musical institutions, the OSM presents Waves, Duo for Organ and Orchestra by Dusapin, a French composer of international renown. For this North American premiere, the OSM’s Organist Emeritus Olivier Latry takes command of the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique. Also on...
Thursday February 20 20 8 P.M.

Kent Nagano Conducts Dusapin and Beethoven

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Olivier Latry, organ

Symphonic
Experience an exceptional event! In collaboration with prestigious European musical institutions, the OSM presents Waves, Duo for Organ and Orchestra by Dusapin, a French composer of international renown. For this North American premiere, the OSM’s Organist Emeritus Olivier Latry takes command of the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique. Also on...
Saturday February 22 20 2:30 P.M.

Robin des bois

Maison Symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Charles Dauphinais, stage director
Casting to be confirmed

Family
Next February 22, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will hold its seventh annual edition of the Bal des enfants at the Maison symphonique. This year the OSM is continuing its tradition by revisiting a classic of children’s literature, the folktale Robin Hood. Amusements will precede this festive performance directed by Kent Nagano,...
Sunday February 23 20 2:30 P.M.

Daniil Trifonov Plays Beethoven and Prokofiev

Maison symphonique

Daniil Trifonov, piano

Recital
One of the most inspired pianists of his generation, the dazzling Daniil Trifonov makes a return performance to the delight of music lovers in Montreal. A true phenomenon of the keyboard, Trifonov sets works by Beethoven and Scriabine in dialogue with the Eighth Sonata of Prokofiev, that enfant terrible of Russian music.
Wednesday February 26 20 8 P.M.

Matthias Pintscher and Debussy’s La Mer

Maison symphonique

Matthias Pintscher, conductor

Emanuel Ax, piano

Symphonic
Conductor-composer Matthias Pintscher, who enjoys a busy international career, directs the OSM in a performance of his Ex Nihilo along with two of Debussy’s emblematic works: La Mer and Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. Extraordinary pianist Emanuel Ax plays one of Mozart’s finest works, the Piano Concerto no. 20.
Thursday February 27 20 10:30 A.M.

Matthias Pintscher and Debussy’s La Mer

Maison symphonique

Matthias Pintscher, conductor

Emanuel Ax, piano

Symphonic
Conductor-composer Matthias Pintscher, who enjoys a busy international career, directs the OSM in a performance of his Ex Nihilo along with two of Debussy’s emblematic works: La Mer and Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. Extraordinary pianist Emanuel Ax plays one of Mozart’s finest works, the Piano Concerto no. 20.
Thursday February 27 20 8 P.M.

Matthias Pintscher and Debussy’s La Mer

Maison symphonique

Matthias Pintscher, conductor

Emanuel Ax, piano

Symphonic
Conductor-composer Matthias Pintscher, who enjoys a busy international career, directs the OSM in a performance of his Ex Nihilo along with two of Debussy’s emblematic works: La Mer and Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. Extraordinary pianist Emanuel Ax plays one of Mozart’s finest works, the Piano Concerto no. 20.
Saturday February 29 20 8 P.M.

The organ from Pink Floyd to Zappa

Maison symphonique

Trio RCM
Yves Rechsteiner, organ
Henri-Charles Caget, percussion
Frédéric Maurin, electric guitar

Symphonic
Organ, percussion and electric guitar: this explosive trio of instruments revisits the great hits of the 1970s to the huge delight of rock fans and organ enthusiasts. Rediscover the iconic music of Pink Floyd, King Crimson or Frank Zappa in a new light, with three passionate performers. Let yourself be transported by this astonishing,...
March 2020
Wednesday March 4 20 8 P.M.

Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony, According to Valery Gergiev

Maison symphonique

Valery Gergiev, conductor

Kristóf Baráti, violin

Symphonic
Acclaimed in all corners of the world, Russian conductor Valery Gergiev is in Montreal to conduct a pinnacle of the symphonic repertoire: Bruckner’s Symphony no. 9. Violinist Kristóf Baráti, recognized for his extraordinary musical gifts, makes his Montreal debut performing Mendelssohn’s famous Violin Concerto, op. 64, one of the...
Thursday March 5 20 8 P.M.

Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony, According to Valery Gergiev

Maison symphonique

Valery Gergiev, conductor

Kristóf Baráti, violin

Symphonic
Acclaimed in all corners of the world, Russian conductor Valery Gergiev is in Montreal to conduct a pinnacle of the symphonic repertoire: Bruckner’s Symphony no. 9. Violinist Kristóf Baráti, recognized for his extraordinary musical gifts, makes his Montreal debut performing Mendelssohn’s famous Violin Concerto, op. 64, one of the...
Tuesday March 10 20 7 P.M.

Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush

Maison symphonique

Timothy Brock, conductor

Symphonic
A fine mix of humour and social critique, The Gold Rush is recognized as one of the best movies of all time. With his exceptional gift for observation, Chaplin transforms everyday humdrum into unforgettable scenes. Film music specialist Timothy Brock conducts the OSM after his publicly-acclaimed appearance in 2018.
Saturday March 14 20 8 P.M.

Kavakos and Bringuier: An Exceptional Duo!

Maison symphonique

Lionel Bringuier, conductor

Leonidas Kavakos, violin

Symphonic
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos, a towering international figure recognized for his virtuosity and individuality, returns to the OSM in Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto no. 1 conducted by the young Lionel Bringuier. One of the most gifted conductors of his generation, Bringuier is back with the OSM after his publicy-acclaimed appearance in...
Sunday March 15 20 2:30 P.M.

Kavakos and Bringuier: An Exceptional Duo!

Maison symphonique

Lionel Bringuier, conductor

Leonidas Kavakos, violin

Symphonic
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos, a towering international figure recognized for his virtuosity and individuality, returns to the OSM in Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto no. 1 conducted by the young Lionel Bringuier. One of the most gifted conductors of his generation, Bringuier is back with the OSM after his publicy-acclaimed appearance in...
Tuesday March 17 20 8 P.M.

Marc-André Hamelin Performs Liszt

Maison symphonique

Louis Langrée, conductor

Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Symphonic
Renowned for his impeccable technique and superior musical intelligence, Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin performs Liszt’s masterful Concerto no. 2. Louis Langrée conducts the OSM for the first time in Brahms' Tragic Overture, op.81 and Schoenberg's Pelleas und Melisande, an impressive, densely textured work!
Thursday March 19 20 10:30 A.M.

Marc-André Hamelin Performs Liszt

Maison symphonique

Louis Langrée, conductor

Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Symphonic
Renowned for his impeccable technique and superior musical intelligence, Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin performs Liszt’s masterful Concerto no. 2. Louis Langrée conducts the OSM for the first time in Brahms' Tragic Overture, op.81 and Schoenberg's Pelleas und Melisande, an impressive, densely textured work!
Thursday March 19 20 8 P.M.

Marc-André Hamelin Performs Liszt

Maison symphonique

Louis Langrée, conductor

Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Symphonic
Renowned for his impeccable technique and superior musical intelligence, Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin performs Liszt’s masterful Concerto no. 2. Louis Langrée conducts the OSM for the first time in Brahms' Tragic Overture, op.81 and Schoenberg's Pelleas und Melisande, an impressive, densely textured work!
Friday March 20 20 8 P.M.

Gerald Finley and Jean-Yves Thibaudet: A Distinguished Encounter

Maison symphonique

Gerald Finley, baritone
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Recital
Canadian Gerald Finley is one of the world’s great baritones and a performer of exquisite sensitivity. With the world-famous pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, he presents a programme centred on art song, a genre of which he is an uncontested master. From Schumann’s A Poet’s Love to Ravel’s adventurous Histoires naturelles, audiences...
Friday March 27 20 9 P.M.

“Éclaté” Concert: Music, fashion and movement

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Marie Saint Pierre, designer
Anna Burden, violoncelle associé de l’OSM
Avec la participation de danseurs et mannequins

Symphonic
This concert inspired by dance and movement has led to an unprecedented encounter between the worlds of fashion designer Marie Saint Pierre and Kent Nagano. Works by Bach, Copland, Varèse, and Adams combine with fashion models and dancers to create a unique event of gesture and music.
Saturday March 28 20 8 P.M.

“Éclaté” Concert: Music, fashion and movement

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Marie Saint Pierre, designer
Anna Burden, violoncelle associé de l’OSM
Avec la participation de danseurs et mannequins

Symphonic
This concert inspired by dance and movement has led to an unprecedented encounter between the worlds of fashion designer Marie Saint Pierre and Kent Nagano. Works by Bach, Copland, Varèse, and Adams combine with fashion models and dancers to create a unique event of gesture and music.
April 2020
Wednesday April 1 20 8 P.M.

Augustin Hadelich and Britten’s violin concerto

Maison symphonique

David Zinman, conductor

Augustin Hadelich, violin

Symphonic
To the delight of Montreal music lovers, violinist Augustin Hadelich, who is known for his superb musicality and technique, returns to perform one of the most challenging works in the repertoire: Britten’s Violin Concerto no. 1. The greatly renowned American conductor David Zinman also conducts Brahms’ Symphony no 4.
Thursday April 2 20 8 P.M.

Augustin Hadelich and Britten’s violin concerto

Maison symphonique

David Zinman, conductor

Augustin Hadelich, violin

Symphonic
To the delight of Montreal music lovers, violinist Augustin Hadelich, who is known for his superb musicality and technique, returns to perform one of the most challenging works in the repertoire: Britten’s Violin Concerto no. 1. The greatly renowned American conductor David Zinman also conducts Brahms’ Symphony no 4.
Sunday April 5 20 2 P.M.

Children’s corner: Symphonic, the orchestra!

Maison symphonique

Thomas Le Duc-Moreau, OSM’s assistant conductor

Patrice Bélanger, host

Family
What if the orchestra hadn’t always existed in its current form? Patrice Bélanger plunges into the heart of the symphony orchestra to explain how orchestral music and instruments have evolved over the centuries. All you have to do is open your ears and eyes wide and let the musicians and the conductor fill you with wonder as they...
Tuesday April 7 20 8 P.M.

IAM X OSM

Maison symphonique

Dina Gilbert

Akhenaton
Imhotep
Kephren
Kheops
Shurik'n

Pop
The emblematic French rap group IAM joins the OSM for the first time! Under the direction of Dina Gilbert, the Orchestra and IAM will perform a selection of songs from their seminal album L’École du micro d’argent, a work of socially engaged poetry that marked a turning point for Francophone rap. A unique musical meeting between this...
Wednesday April 8 20 8 P.M.

IAM X OSM

Maison symphonique

Dina Gilbert

Akhenaton
Imhotep
Kephren
Kheops
Shurik'n

Pop
The emblematic French rap group IAM joins the OSM for the first time! Under the direction of Dina Gilbert, the Orchestra and IAM will perform a selection of songs from their seminal album L’École du micro d’argent, a work of socially engaged poetry that marked a turning point for Francophone rap. A unique musical meeting between this...
Thursday April 9 20 8 P.M.

IAM X OSM

Maison symphonique

Dina Gilbert

Akhenaton
Imhotep
Kephren
Kheops
Shurik'n

Pop
The emblematic French rap group IAM joins the OSM for the first time! Under the direction of Dina Gilbert, the Orchestra and IAM will perform a selection of songs from their seminal album L’École du micro d’argent, a work of socially engaged poetry that marked a turning point for Francophone rap. A unique musical meeting between this...
Thursday April 16 20 10:30 A.M.

Vasily Petrenko and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

Maison symphonique

Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Todd Cope, OSM’s principal clarinet
Gil Shaham, violin

Symphonic
One of today’s most prominent violinists, Gil Shaham performs Bartók’s dazzlingly virtuosic Violin Concerto no. 2, under the baton of Vasily Petrenko. A rising star of the new generation of conductors, Petrenko also conducts Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, one of the composer’s most famous works, and the overture to the opera...
Thursday April 16 20 7 P.M.

Vasily Petrenko and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

Maison symphonique

Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Todd Cope, OSM’s principal clarinet
Gil Shaham, violin

Symphonic
One of today’s most prominent violinists, Gil Shaham performs Bartók’s dazzlingly virtuosic Violin Concerto no. 2, under the baton of Vasily Petrenko. A rising star of the new generation of conductors, Petrenko also conducts Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, one of the composer’s most famous works, and the overture to the opera...
Friday April 17 20 6:30 P.M.

PARISIAN COLOURS

Bourgie hall

Joshua Peters, violin
Alison Mah-Poy, violin
Natalie Racine, alto
Sylvain Murray, cello
Sandra Murray, piano

Chamber Music
Saturday April 18 20 8 P.M.

Vasily Petrenko and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

Maison symphonique

Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Todd Cope, OSM’s principal clarinet
Gil Shaham, violin

Symphonic
One of today’s most prominent violinists, Gil Shaham performs Bartók’s dazzlingly virtuosic Violin Concerto no. 2, under the baton of Vasily Petrenko. A rising star of the new generation of conductors, Petrenko also conducts Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, one of the composer’s most famous works, and the overture to the opera...
Tuesday April 28 20 8 P.M.

The Boléro and other spanish influences

Maison symphonique

Juanjo Mena, conductor

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Clara Mouriz, mezzo-soprano
José María Gallardo del Rey, guitar

Symphonic
New discoveries and well-honed classics feature in three concerts devoted to Spain, with renowned conductor Juanjo Mena.
May 2020
Saturday May 2 20 2:30 P.M.

Bach and Glass at the Organ

Maison symphonique

Iveta Apkalna, organ

Recital
International celebrity Iveta Apkalna takes command of the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique in a programme of high-magnitude works. Titular organist of the Klais organ in the prestigious Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Apkalna is renowned for her impressive virtuosity and instinctive stylistic accuracy. Hearing this exceptional artist in her debut...
Thursday May 7 20 8 P.M.

Visitors, music by Philip Glass

Maison symphonique

Michael Riesman, conductor

Symphonic
Godfrey Reggio’s documentary film Visitors beckons the viewer to think philosophically about humanity. The film’s powerful, chiselled and sometimes evanescent images are in perfect symbiosis with its original soundtrack by Philip Glass. Visitors also provides audiences with an authentic aesthetic experience. The OSM will be conducted...
Saturday May 16 20 8 P.M.

OSM Chorus concert: exile according to Brahms, Stravinsky, and Britten

Maison symphonique

Andrew Megill, chorus master

OSM Chorus
Mária Budáčová, organ

Choir
Exile is and remains an inexhaustible source of inspiration for artists, some of whom had first-hand experience of it: Eisler, Britten, and Stravinsky. The theme of exile is also at the root of Brahms magnificent Song of Destiny and inspires today's artists Dany Laferrière and Keiko Devaux, co-creators of a new work for the OSM Chorus.
Wednesday May 20 20 8 P.M.

Legends : From Zarathustra to The Firebird

Maison symphonique

Jérémie Rhorer, conductor

Patricia Petibon, mezzo-soprano
Didem Basar, qanun
Anouar Berrada, soufi singer

Symphonic
The OSM invites you to journey East with Thus Spake Zarathustra by Strauss, Scheherazade by Ravel featuring soprano Patricia Petibon, and the world premiere of Ainsi chantait Simorgh by Katia Makdissi-Warren. Stravinsky’s majestic Firebird rounds out this programme under the baton of French conductor Jérémie Rhorer.
Thursday May 21 20 7 P.m.

Legends : From Zarathustra to The Firebird

Maison symphonique

Jérémie Rhorer, conductor

Patricia Petibon, mezzo-soprano
Didem Basar, qanun
Anouar Berrada, soufi singer

Symphonic
The OSM invites you to journey East with Thus Spake Zarathustra by Strauss, Scheherazade by Ravel featuring soprano Patricia Petibon, and the world premiere of Ainsi chantait Simorgh by Katia Makdissi-Warren. Stravinsky’s majestic Firebird rounds out this programme under the baton of French conductor Jérémie Rhorer.
Friday May 22 20 6:30 P.M.

PARIS: 1900

Bourgie hall

Marianne Dugal, violon
Jean-Sébastien Roy, violon
Sofia Gentile, alto
Sylvain Murray, violoncelle
Todd Cope, clarinette

Chamber Music
Sunday May 24 20 2:30 P.M.

Legends : From Zarathustra to The Firebird

Maison symphonique

Jérémie Rhorer, conductor

Patricia Petibon, mezzo-soprano
Didem Basar, qanun
Anouar Berrada, soufi singer

Symphonic
The OSM invites you to journey East with Thus Spake Zarathustra by Strauss, Scheherazade by Ravel featuring soprano Patricia Petibon, and the world premiere of Ainsi chantait Simorgh by Katia Makdissi-Warren. Stravinsky’s majestic Firebird rounds out this programme under the baton of French conductor Jérémie Rhorer.
Tuesday May 26 20 8 P.M.

Kent Nagano Conducts Messiaen and Fauré’s Requiem

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Myriam Leblanc, soprano
Étienne Dupuis, baritone
Yuri Favorin, piano
Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot
OSM Chorus
Andrew Megill, chorus master


Symphonic
The OSM’s musicians and Chorus, conducted by Kent Nagano perform Fauré’s deeply moving Requiem, a contemplative, luminous work of great consolation and serenity that words cannot fully describe. Also on the programme: two works inspired by the faith and hope of Messiaen, one of the 20th century’s most fascinating and influential...
Wednesday May 27 20 8 P.M.

Kent Nagano Conducts Messiaen and Fauré’s Requiem

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Myriam Leblanc, soprano
Étienne Dupuis, baritone
Yuri Favorin, piano
Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot
OSM Chorus
Andrew Megill, chorus master


Symphonic
The OSM’s musicians and Chorus, conducted by Kent Nagano perform Fauré’s deeply moving Requiem, a contemplative, luminous work of great consolation and serenity that words cannot fully describe. Also on the programme: two works inspired by the faith and hope of Messiaen, one of the 20th century’s most fascinating and influential...
Thursday May 28 20 8 P.M.

Kent Nagano Conducts Messiaen and Fauré’s Requiem

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Myriam Leblanc, soprano
Étienne Dupuis, baritone
Yuri Favorin, piano
Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot
OSM Chorus
Andrew Megill, chorus master


Symphonic
The OSM’s musicians and Chorus, conducted by Kent Nagano perform Fauré’s deeply moving Requiem, a contemplative, luminous work of great consolation and serenity that words cannot fully describe. Also on the programme: two works inspired by the faith and hope of Messiaen, one of the 20th century’s most fascinating and influential...
June 2020
Tuesday June 2 20 8 P.M.

Closing Concert: Kent Nagano conducts Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Camilla Tilling, soprano
Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
OSM chorus
Andrew Megill, chorus master

Symphonic
To close his final season as OSM Music Director, Kent Nagano conducts Mahler’s grandiose Symphony no. 2. The OSM musicians and Chorus, the rich timbre of soprano Camilla Tilling and the warm, velvety voice of mezzo-soprano Mihoko Fujimura join to perform this metaphysical work of humanistic proportions.
Wednesday June 3 20 8 P.M.

Closing Concert: Kent Nagano conducts Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Camilla Tilling, soprano
Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
OSM chorus
Andrew Megill, chorus master

Symphonic
To close his final season as OSM Music Director, Kent Nagano conducts Mahler’s grandiose Symphony no. 2. The OSM musicians and Chorus, the rich timbre of soprano Camilla Tilling and the warm, velvety voice of mezzo-soprano Mihoko Fujimura join to perform this metaphysical work of humanistic proportions.
Thursday June 4 20 8 P.M.

Closing Concert: Kent Nagano conducts Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony

Maison symphonique

Kent Nagano, conductor

Camilla Tilling, soprano
Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
OSM chorus
Andrew Megill, chorus master

Symphonic
To close his final season as OSM Music Director, Kent Nagano conducts Mahler’s grandiose Symphony no. 2. The OSM musicians and Chorus, the rich timbre of soprano Camilla Tilling and the warm, velvety voice of mezzo-soprano Mihoko Fujimura join to perform this metaphysical work of humanistic proportions.
Friday June 5 20 6 P.M.
Symphonic
Buoyed by the popularity of the first two Bal Éclaté de l’OSM, the theme for this year’s ball is AT NIGHT, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. Not only is the Bal Éclaté the must-attend event for young professionals, it also offers an unforgettable evening and enchanting surprises for all.
Friday June 5 20 6 P.M.

BAL D’UNE NUIT D’ÉTÉ 2020

Maison symphonique

Kent NAGANO

The OSM invites you to attend its Bal d’une nuit d’été in celebration of springtime and to pay tribute to Maestro Nagano, who will have just completed his last season at the helm of the Orchestra. Come out and share this grand and historic event with us!