Elementary School

IN-PERSON CONCERTS – ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Illustration: Geneviève L’Heureux

THE ORCHESTRA IN ALL ITS FORMS!

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 – 10:15 AM – PASSED
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – 10:15 AM – PASSED

Recommended for students in elementary cycles 2 and 3

Dive into the heart of the orchestra and learn more about its four families of instruments, its history and some of its secrets! From symphonies to film soundtracks, from modern music to program music, discover the ways in which composers are inspired by the world around them and translate their emotions into music.

The concert itself will be presented in French. However, the educational guide will be available in French and in English.
Duration: 50 minutes
Concert without intermission

ARTISTES

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Adam Johnson, Conductor
Isabeau Blanche, Actress
Joey Bélanger, Actor
Benjamin Déziel, Actor
Martin Gougeon, Author and Stage Director

CONCERT PROGRAMME

Mozart, Symphony no. 25 in G minor : I. Allegro con brio, excerpts

Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade : I. Largo e maestoso – Allegro non troppo, excerpts

Haydn, Symphony no. 1 in D major : I. Presto, excerpts

Haydn, Symphony no. 39 in G minor : III. Minuet

Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, “Eroica” : III. Scherzo

Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor : IV. Allegro, excerpts

Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major, “Italian” : IV. Saltarello – Presto, excerpts

Ravel, Ma mère l’Oye : II. Petit Poucet (Hop-o’-My-Thumb)

François Morel, L’étoile noire, excerpts

John Williams, Star Wars Suite, Main theme

An OSM production

Illustration: Geneviève L’Heureux

OSMOSE – RELAXED CONCERT

Thursday, November 17, 2022 – 10:15 AM – PASSED

Recommended for elementary school students and students with special needs

Hosted by Charles Lafortune, enjoy an inclusive symphonic experience with your students that offers tension-free listening conditions. On the program: an introduction to the symphony orchestra, its families of instruments, and the full range of emotions they draw out.

The concert itself will be presented in French. However, the educational guide will be available in French and in English.
Duration: 45 minutes
Concert without intermission

ARTISTS

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Thomas Le Duc-Moreau, Conductor
Charles Lafortune, Host
Émilie Barrette, Dance Teacher and Dance Therapist, National Centre for Dance Therapy, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Carol Jones, Dance Teacher and Dance Therapist, National Centre for Dance Therapy, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Michel-Maxime Legault, Stage Direction
Caroline Hamel, illustrator
Mathieu Roy, Lighting Designer

CONCERT PROGRAMME

Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, op. 67: “Peter theme”, excerpt

Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, Symphonic Suite, op 35: III. The Young Prince and the Young Princess, excerpt

Ravel, Boléro, excerpt

Dukas, Fanfare pour précéder « La Péri »

Britten, Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: “Percussion Theme”, excerpt

Debussy, Children’s Corner, L. 113 : I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

Grieg, Peer Gynt, Suite no. 1, op. 46: I. Morning Mood

Copland, Rodeo: IV. Hoe-Down, excerpt

John Williams, Harry Potter, Suite: “Hedwig’s Theme”, excerpt

Saint-Saëns, Le carnaval des animaux: V. The Elephant

Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliette, Suite, op. 64: “The Montagues and Capulets”, excerpt

Mahler, Symphonie no. 1 in D major, “Titan”: III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen [Solemn and measured, without dragging], excerpt

Beethoven, Symphonie no. 9 in D minor, op. 125: “Ode to Joy”

OSMose is an initiative of the OSM and philanthropist Michel Phaneuf.

LISTENING AND RECEPTION ACCOMMODATIONS

For this performance, certain accommodations will be made.

At the Maison symphonique:

• The public will be able to enter the concert hall one hour before the concert begins.
• Attendance will be limited to 800 people.
• Reception staff will provide adapted greetings.
• Quiet zones will be set up in the foyers.
• Concert hall doors will remain open during the concert, for easier entries and exits.

In the concert hall :

• Sound levels will be controlled to diminish contrasts and loud or startling sounds.
• The concert hall will be dimly lit throughout the performance.
• The audience will not be subjected to any strobe or targeted lighting.

The OSM wishes to thank for their contribution: fdmt, Karibu, Leclair Family Foundation.

To prepare your students for the concert

Illustration: Geneviève L’Heureux

THE MATHEMATICS OF MUSIC

Monday, January 30, 2023 – 10:15 AM – PASSED
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 – 10:15 AM – PASSED
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 – 10:15 AM – PASSED
Thursday, February 2, 2023 – 10:15 AM – PASSED

Recommended for elementary, grades 5 and 6 | secondary 1-2

Do you think that some composers of classical music could also have been chemists or doctors? This concert will help us to understand how science, mathematics and music are closely intertwined. R. Strauss, Bach, Saint-Saëns … there are as many composers as there are discoveries you would never have imagined!

Bilingual
Duration: 60 minutes
Concert without intermission

ARTISTS

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Adam Johnson, Conductor
Jean-Willy Kunz, OSM Organist-in-Residence
Stéphanie Jolicoeur, Host
Simon Dépôt, Actor
Martin Gougeon, Stage Director

CONCERT PROGRAMME

Strauss, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, op. 30, TrV 176, excerpt
Maxime Goulet, Citius, altius, fortius!
Rameau, Les fêtes d’Hébé, Suite: III. “Tambourin”
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major, excerpt
J.S. Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arr. Stokowski)
Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 106, excerpt
Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 “with organ” in C minor, op. 78, excerpt

An OSM production

Illustration: Geneviève L’Heureux

PINOCCHIO

Monday, March 20, 2023 – 10:15 AM 
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 – 10:15 AM – SOLD OUT
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 – 10:15 AM – SOLD OUT
Thursday, March 23, 2023 – 10:15 AM 

Recommended for elementary school students

Who isn’t familiar with the famous story of Pinocchio? The adventures of this wooden puppet with an expanding nose will be musically rendered by the OSM in a theatrical concert for the whole family. Sticks and bows will grrrrrrrrrooooow for this performance of works by Bizet, Debussy, Gounod and Kosma.

The concert itself will be presented in French. However, the educational guide will be available in French and in English.
Duration: 60 minutes
Concert without intermission

ARTISTS

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Adam Johnson, Conductor
Lionel Rougerie, Actor and Stage Director
Samoel Verbecelte, Actor

CONCERT PROGRAMME

Joseph Kosma, Baptiste, Orchestral Suite from the film Les enfants du paradis (The Children of Paradise), excerpts
Gounod, Marche funèbre d’une marionette (Funeral March of a Marionette)
Bizet, Jeux d’enfants, op. 22, excerpts
Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande, Act I: “Interlude”

A complete educational guide will be sent to you in preparation for the concert. 

A Lionel Rougerie production

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