Great Conductor, Great Chef
Third Edition

Monday, March 11, 2019, beginning at 5 p.m.
Maison symphonique de Montréal

Presented by:       

Raising a record $500,000 net, this memorable evening was held under the honorary chairmanship of Mr. Jean St-Gelais, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services. The funds raised will ensure the sustainability of the Orchestre Métropolitain and help further its mission: to be a community ambassador, committed to its city and to transmitting its passion for music to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The OM is at the heart of cultural activities at home, while also resonating abroad, bringing pride to the city of Montréal and its residents.

Thank you to all those who made this event successful!




Next edition of the Benefit Gala:

Thursday, May 14, 2020


An unforgettable symphonic performance under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the world’s most sought-after conductor, Music Director for New York’s Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra. With the musicians of the Orchestre Métropolitain.


Leonard Bernstein, (1918-1990)
Candide Overture

Edward William Elgar, (1857-1934)
Enigma Variations



With Mr. Jean St-Gelais, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, La Capitale Civil Service Mutual and La Capitale Financial Group Inc. as the Honorary President of this event, take part in this truly unique event and let yourself be carried away by the music, while supporting the talent and achievements of the Orchestre Métropolitain.



Mr Éric Bédard
Managing partner, Quebec Region, Fasken
Member of the Board, Orchestre Métropolitain


Mr Jacques Marchand
CEO, Lasalle College


Mr Erik J. Ryan
Executive Vice-President, Marketing, Strategy and External Relations SNC-Lavalin
Chairman of the Board, Orchestre Métropolitain


An elegant menu hand-crafted by Chef Sophie Tabet, a rising culinary star and recipient of the International Academy of Gastronomy’s award for talented young chefs, the Prix du chef de l’avenir.




Preconcert cocktail


Conversation with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Orchestre Métropolitain


Orchestre Métropolitain Concert


Gourmet experience conceived by Sophie Tabet, chef at Chez Sophie restaurant



Thank you to our partners!