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Radio-Canada presents: Benefit Gala with Philippe Sly

Published on May 20, 2021

Les Violons du Roy pays tribute to healthcare workers

Quebec City, May 20, 2021 – The Les Violons du Roy Benefit Gala, presented by Radio-Canada and under the direction of Bernard Labadie, will welcome one of Canada’s leading singers on the international scene, bass-baritone Philippe Sly. He will join the orchestra to perform some of the most beautiful arias by Bach and Handel. This spectacular event will also feature flutist Ariane Brisson in J.S. Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor (BWV 1067) and trumpet player Benjamin Raymond in an excerpt of J.S. Bach’s Cantata Es reißet euch ein schrecklich Ende (BWV 90). The Web rebroadcast of the Benefit Gala with Philippe Sly will be available for viewing from 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, to 11 p.m. on Sunday, June 20.

Les Violons du Roy announce the names of the six finalists of its 2021 Concerto Competition presented in collaboration with Domaine Forget de Charlevoix

Published on March 26, 2021

Quebec City, March 26, 2021 – Les Violons du Roy is pleased to present the second edition of its concerto competition in partnership with Domaine Forget de Charlevoix. The international competition is open to advanced string players (violinists, violists, cellists, double bassists) ages 25 and under. 

2021 LES VIOLONS DU ROY CONCERTO COMPETITION

Published on February 4, 2021

Music to Hike By

Published on January 18, 2021

Les Violons du Roy has a playlist specially designed to be your accompanist on hikes. Take it along for a little extra lift on the trail!

TO RING IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON,

Published on December 3, 2020

LES VIOLONS DU ROY, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF BERNARD LABADIE, PRESENTS A FREE ONLINE CONCERT OF BAROQUE CHRISTMAS MUSIQUE

Quebec City, December 3, 2020 - To ring in the holiday season, Les Violons du Roy presents, under the direction of founding conductor Bernard Labadie, the Noëls baroques concert recorded a few weeks ago at Palais Montcalm – Maison de la musique, free and on demand on the orchestra’s YouTube channel starting Saturday, December 12, at 7:30 p.m

Ticket management for concert hall performances initially scheduled October 1 to December 12

Published on November 24, 2020

MUSIC TO SOOTHE THE SPIRIT

Published on November 5, 2020

As the days get shorter, how about listening to some soothing music by Les Violons du Roy. Check out our November play list, including works by Bach and Mozart. Let the beauty of the music relax and comfort you! Happy listening!

LES VIOLONS DU ROY POSTPONES ALL CONCERTS OCTOBER 1 TO NOVEMBER 9, 2020

Published on October 28, 2020

Québec City, October 28, 2020 – To help curb the spread of COVID-19, the Quebec Government has announced an extension of concert hall closures until November 23, with a promise to re-evaluate the situation on November 9, midway through the extension period. Therefore, Les Violons du Roy, in collaboration with artists and presenters and according to public health authority guidelines, is postponing the following concerts scheduled for Quebec City and Montreal:

LES VIOLONS DU ROY POSTPONE CONCERTS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 2020

Published on September 29, 2020

Quebec City, September 29, 2020 – Following the Quebec government’s announcement to close concert halls for 28 days starting October 1 to curb the spread of COVID-19, Les Violons du Roy, in collaboration with artists and presenters, is postponing the following concerts scheduled for Quebec City and Montreal: