Series & Concerts

Concert 5 : Musica notturna

The closing concert of our 38th Season marks the return of the captivating Italian violinist Enrico Onofri, who is sure to conjure up the chills and thrills of the night. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, from Heinrich Biber to Wolfgang Mozart...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts

Concert 4 : Haydn, Mozart, Rossini: Scribes of the Soul

Soloist : Cristina Esclapez Gil, piano-forteWith his inimitable flair and fancy, Lorenzo Coppola is back with Arion in a program that promises to be a breathtaking musical journey through the three main classical forms: the aria, the concerto, and...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Concert 3 : Portraits of Purcell

With singers of studio de musique ancienne de Montréal To this day, the music of the incomparable English baroque composer Henry Purcell, rightly hailed as the Orpheus Britannicus, continues to enchant and move lovers of great music. Through choral...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Concert 2 : Love Giveth and Love Taketh Away

Solist : Nathalie Paulin, sopranoPoets and composers have long delved into love and its disappointments. The Italians of the baroque, such as Albinoni, and their emulators, such as Handel, found in opera and its offshoots an ideal medium by which to...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Concert 1 : A Mix of Musical Tastes – “Gemischter Goût”

For the first time with Arion, the “superlative” conductor and harpsichordist Luca Guglielmi, long-time collaborator of Jordi Savall, will present works highlighting the mixing of national styles. Tapping into the rich musical traditions of Europe,...

L'Estro Armonico

Presented by : Vivaldi, master and model of invention, inspired over a half-century of European music with his first published set of concertos for one, two, and four violins: L’Estro Armonico. A generous offering from this Opus 3 by...

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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Bourgie Concert Hall

Music with a French Flavour!

For the first time in Montreal with Arion, the captivating Brazilian/British violinist Rodolfo Richter will lead a program of masterpieces by Rebel, De Lalande, and Rameau, testifying to the French musical genius filled with that grace,...

Jump for joy!

The dazzling Vincent Lauzer on recorder, together with Arion and conductor Alexander Weimann, will transform into sheer delight creations for his instrument by Bach, Telemann, and Geminiani. Whether alone or by two, or along with a...

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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Bourgie Concert Hall

Opera without Words...or Nearly!

Presented by:  Opera in the 18th century had firmly established the primacy of the voice, a fact that will be eloquently recalled by Andréanne Brisson Paquin’s shimmering and expressive voice. But another protagonist made its...

Music in Cafés and Gardens

Presented by: Just how stimulating concerts in the gardens and coffeehouses of Baroque Germany could have been transpires in J.S. Bach’s delicious and humorous miniature quasi opera, his Coffee Cantata. Like today, such events were...