Musical Noons
with the Orchestre Métropolitain

Musical Noons with the Orchestre Métropolitain

The Orchestre Métropolitain invites you to discover the history of music through three noon hour concerts.  Short conferences preceding the concerts will be hosted by lever of the classical repertoire, Mario F. Paquet.  Some musicians of the OM will interpret extracts of works which characterize the various periods while the presenter will describe the historic main lines and will present the composers-keys. A beautiful opportunity for the music lovers to meet and to exchange with the musicians of the OM.

On September 4, 12 and 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Place du Canada (Bonaventure subway station)

A WINDY OM
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 11:30 AM


Wind Quintet

Mozart, Così fan tutte (excerpt)
Milhaud, La cheminée du roi René Suite
Bartòk, Romanian Folk Dances (arr. Takuya Shigeta)
Taffanel, Wind Quintet in G minor
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance No. 7, Op. 46 (arr. M. Bettez)


Jocelyne Roy, flute
Mélanie Harel, oboe
Simon Aldrich, clarinet
Simon Bourget, horn
Gabrièle Dostie-Poirier, bassoon

AN OM QUARTET: MOZART ET SCHUBERT
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 11:30 AM


String Quartet

Mozart, String Quartet No. 21 in D major, K. 575 (25’)

I. Allegretto
II. Andante
III. Minuet: Allegretto
IV. Allegretto

Schubert, String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, Op. 29 “Rosamunde”

I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Andante
III. Menuetto, Allegretto, Trio
IV. Allegro moderato


Alexandre Lozowski, violin
Lizann Gervais, violin
Elvira Misbakhova, viola
Caroline Milot, cello

AN OPERATIC OM
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 11:30 AM


Brass Quintet

Mozart, The Magic Flute, Overture
Mozart, The Magic Flute, Queen of the Night’s Aria
Rossini, The Barber of Seville, Overture and “Largo al factotum”
Wagner, Tannhäuser
Puccini, Turandot, “Nessun Dorma”
Verdi, La Traviata, Prelude
Bizet, Carmen, Overture (excerpt) and Habanera
Delibes, Lakmé, Flower Duet
Bernstein, West Side Story, “I feel pretty”, “Somewhere”, “Tonight”


Lise Bouchard, trumpet
Stéphane Beaulac, trumpet
Simon Bourget, horn
Patrice Richer, trombone
Trevor Dix, bass trombone