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Season 17/18 : The OSM thanks you from the heart

Another season wrapped up with a flourish in the grandeur and splendour of Beethoven’s nine symphonies. The entire Orchestre symphonique de Montréal team would like to take this opportunity to thank you for attending our concerts during this emotion-filled season. Whether you came to see Verdi’s Requiem, Mozart’s “Great Mass,” our unconventional Concert in the... Read more »

THE OSM UNVEILS ITS 7TH EDITION OF THE CLASSICAL SPREE PART

Montreal, May 23, 2018 ▪ The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Musical Director Kent Nagano, and Emmanuel Bilodeau, Ambassador for the OSM’s 2018 summer season, today unveil the orchestra’s summer concert programming. The public is also invited to experience the magic of outdoor concerts with OSM IN THE PARKS and to come out and enjoy this... Read more »

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: A QUIET PLACE

WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING OF THE CHAMBER VERSION FOR THE BERNSTEIN CENTENARY Decca Classics and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal are proud to present the world premiere recording of the chamber version of Leonard Bernstein’s ‘A Quiet Place’, adapted by Garth Edwin Sunderland. It is conducted by Kent Nagano and will be released on 22nd June,... Read more »

5 Reasions to See E.T. Again – with an Orchestra!

Who doesn’t remember that image of a young boy on a bicycle sailing past the full moon? Directed by Steven Spielberg in 1982, E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial left its mark on an entire generation. Let yourself be moved once again by the touching encounter between Elliott and that ultra-lovable creature from outer space, to the... Read more »

SYMPHONY FOR ORGAN

In 1886, 35 years before his death, after completing his “Organ” Symphony, Camille Saint-Saëns was asked if he would ever write another one. He answered no, explaining, “With this work, I have given all I could.” On May 9 and 10, Jérémie Rhorer will conduct the majestic Symphony no. 3 in C minor, which the... Read more »

The Nordic Festival Of Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

French Only L’immensité des pays nordiques marque l’imaginaire, tout comme leurs sonorités emblématiques. La musique provenant du nord de l’Europe et de l’Amérique charme par un répertoire classique souvent inspiré de mythes et de lointaines légendes. Pour rendre hommage à la vivacité créative des contrées boréales, l’OSM vous convie à son Festival nordique. « Nous voulions... Read more »

The 85th season of the Orchester symphonique de Montréal

85 years represents a lifetime: a full generation in the human scope of things. How did past generations define us, and how do we wish to shape the next? Discover the 2018-2019 program – on sale now!

The 85th season of the OSM promises to be colourful and rich in emotions!

If our eyes could perceive the music, what would they see? By exploring a form of synesthesia combining music and colors, the OSM wanted to answer this question and visually transpose the depth of its musical reflection. In order to represent this artistic vision, the OSM has called on people who live with the neurological... Read more »

The OSM joins with Rashaan Allwood

The OSM joins with Rashaan Allwood in paying tribute to Jacqueline Desmarais by dedicating these three organ dances by Jehan Alain in memory of this great patron. This young virtuoso won the 1st prize in Organ and the Jacqueline Desmarais prize as part of the 2016 OSM Manulife Competition. Three Dances for Organ by Jehan... Read more »