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June 12 to 21, 2020: Daily, 3 p.m.
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The Montreal Chamber Music Festival, one of the finest of its kind in the world, was founded in 1995 by its artistic director, cellist Denis Brott, recognized worldwide as one of Canada's greatest musicians.
This internationally acclaimed festival has presented more than 300 concerts and featured over 1,000 artists from Canada and abroad. It celebrates the intimate art of chamber music in all its forms, presenting outstanding performers in concert and uniting established artists with emerging talent from around the world.
The Festival will mark its 25th anniversary in 2020 with a program entitled, “Beethoven chez nous!” ...and much more, including:
- Performances by 25 performers from the last 25 years, including Festival favourites the likes of André Laplante, Karina Gauvin, Marc Hervieux, David Jalbert and Wonny Song;
- A long list of distinguished guests, including global a capella sensation, the Swingle Sisters; cellist Amit Peled and pianist Alon Goldstein; the Juilliard String Quartet, the Simply Quartet and the Rolston Quartet;
- A performance to mark Beethoven’s 250th birthday by Barnabás Kelemen accompanied by British piano virtuoso Alexander Ullman and by Denis Brott, Festival Founder and Artistic Director;
- A concert, “From Beethoven to Broadway”;
- A spectacular performance to close the 25th anniversary edition! On the program: the world première of a scenario depicting the life of Gustav Mahler, accompanied by two masterpieces he transcribed for a string orchestra of more than 20 musicians, performed by virtuosos from around the world;
- Finally, the Festival will help to showcase the talent of some of Canada’s best classical musicians under 30 years of age during seven free concerts performed at Bourgie Hall.
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