Series & Concerts

From comic to tragic with Mozart and Haydn

Moving easily from euphoria to drama, Mozart and Haydn take us to the stage, without costume or text. Vibrant clarinetist Lorenzo Coppola dazzles critics and music lovers, not only with his virtuosity and the expressiveness of his artistry, but also...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Virtuosi!

Arion had the privilege of introducing the brilliant violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky to Montrealers in 2011-2012. “His technique is, as we say, breathtaking,” recognized the critics of La Presse. Dmitry Sinkovsky is back with a program of concertos by...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Teatro alla moda

In 1720, the composer Benedetto Marcello published a pamphlet entitled Il Teatro alla moda, in which he strongly attacked in an ironic way what he considered to be the shortcomings of the opera of his day. In 2015, the warm French violinist Amandine...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Rejoicing!

Arion invites you to rejoice with this program created for the Montreal Bach Festival: first with Bach himself in the explosive Gloria of his short Mass in A major and the ascending twirls of his contrapuntal motet Praise the Lord, all the heathens...

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Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal

The double life of Antonio Vivaldi

Arion offers an exploration of the multiple facets of the double life led by Vivaldi throughout his career in Venice the Serenissima: between musical director of the orphanage for young girls La Pietà and producer of operas at Teatro Sant’Angelo,...

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Salle Bourgie du Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

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...