Hommage à Piazzolla

August 1, 2020  |  19:30

Recorded without an audience at Salle Raoul-Jobin, Palais Montcalm - Maison de la musique

Broadcast live and free of charge on the Facebook pages and YouTube channels of Les Violons du Roy and Orchestre symphonique de Québec. The audio recordings will also be played at Québec City’s Grand Marché.

Under the direction of Mélanie Léonard and accompanied by bandoneonist Denis Plante, Les Violons du Roy will demonstrate its versatility with this program of works by renowned Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, some of which appear on the recording that earned the orchestra a Félix award at the 2006 ADISQ Gala.

As part of Mini-festival numérique presented by Orchestre symphonique de Québec, Les Violons du Roy, Palais Montcalm – Maison de la musique and ProdCan.

Hommage à Piazzolla concert is presented by Caisse d'économie solidaire, Caisse Desjardins de Québec and BCF Avocats d'affaires.


• Two Tangos from Five Tango Sensations for Bandoneon and Strings
La Muerte del Ángel (arr. José Bragato)
La Milonga del Ángel (arr. José Bragato)
• Tango for String Orchestra No.1 “Coral”
• Tango for String Orchestra No.2 “Canyenge”
Escualo (orch. Denis Plante)
Adios Nonino (arr. José Bragato)
O. GOLIJOV Last Round for String Nonet
D. PLANTE Suite Astorias

Concert without break lasting about 1 hour.

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  • Mélanie Léonard
  • Denis Plante
  • Marie Bégin