Don Quichotte à Paris

May 24, 2019  |  19:30

18-19 SOIRÉES ARTE MUSICA SERIES

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' Bourgie Hall
1339 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

Lively and spirited violinist and conductor Julien Chauvin debuts with Les Violons du Roy in a program of French and German masterworks. Actor Normand Chouinard takes the stage in the second half in the role of Don Quixote, whose madcap adventures were so gloriously interpreted by Telemann.

This concert will also be presented on:
-Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Salle Raoul-Jobin, Palais Montcalm - Maison de la musique in Quebec City
-Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 8 p.m. at Salle Raoul-Jobin, Palais Montcalm - Maison de la musique in Quebec City

The scores of the works by Dauvergne, Leclair, and Mondonville were produced by Centre de musique baroque de Versailles.

 
Program

A. DAUVERGNE Excerpts from Second Concert in Symphony in F Major, Op.3 No.2
J.-M. LECLAIR Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Minor, Op.7 No.1
J.-J.C. DE MONDONVILLE Sonata in Symphony No.1 in G Minor, after Sonata for Harpsichord and Violin, Op.3 No.1
J.B. BACH Overture and Suite for Principal Violin and Orchestra in G Minor
G.P. TELEMANN Overture and Suite for Strings in G Major, TWV55:G10, “Burlesque de Quixotte”*
* Actor Normand Chouinard will read excerpts from The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha by Cervantes.

  • Julien Chauvin
  • Normand Chouinard

Individual tickets available from April 6, 2018.

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