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La Route des Concerts regroup offers from small classical music presenters throughout Quebec, mainly in rural areas. Our goal is to help you discover these charming but often little-known venues.

OUR UPCOMING CONCERTS

Elinor Frey

Église de Sainte-Pétronille, 27 Chemin de l’Église, Sainte-Pétronille, Île d’Orléans

It was necessary to trust the extraordinary talent of the cellist Elinor Frey, the harpsichordist Mélisande McNabney and the harpist Antoine Malette-Chénier, to make the music of Jean Baur, French composer and harpist of the eighteenth century, a memorable and unmissable proposal. Their recent album devoted to his works is praised by music lovers and critics around the world, winning the Opus Prize «Album of the year – Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque music». It will be a special occasion to hear this unusual combination of instruments in the intimate atmosphere of Sainte-Petronille’s church.

General admission 50$

Cantate du café – Baroque cabaret

Le Camillois, 157, rue Miquelon, Saint-Camille

The Boréades de Montréal premiered a first baroque cabaret with Bach and his hilarious profane work, the Cantate du café. Eight artists on stage, including the versatile and talented soprano Jacqueline Woodley,

Take a seat in front of a good glass and let yourself be transported to 18th century Germany, while the good society of Leipzig is obsessed with this new drink. A good time guaranteed!

 

General admission 33$

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Espace Culturel Cookshire-Eaton

Apéro-concert Duo Vivo

Parc des Braves, 85, avenue du Parc, Cookshire-Eaton (Trinity United Church in the event of rain)

A rare duo of violins that will make you discover the essentials of the repertoire for two violins. Formed by Roxanne Sicard and Richard Zheng, Duo Vivo invites you to travel with them through the 18th and 19th centuries, through Leclair, Kreisler, and Wieniawski. They also share their original arrangements and their favorites of contemporary composers such as Helmut Lipsky and Aleksey Igudesman.

Free

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CAMMAC Music Centre

Quatuor Cobalt Music from the Movies

Centre musical CAMMAC Music Centre, 85, Chemin CAMMAC, Harrington

Guillaume Villeneuve, violin, Diane Bayard, violin, Clément Bufferne, viola and François Leclerc, cello

A Hollywood celebration: when film music meets chamber music

Relive your favourite movie music reimagined for the intimacy of a chamber setting! The Quatuor Cobalt, renowned for their innovative approach to the string quartet repertoire, will present a 60-minute program featuring original arrangements of iconic film scores. From mythical sagas such as The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars to beloved musicals and classical works that have been popularized in film, prepare to experience the magic of Hollywood’s classics in a whole new light.

 

General admission concert only 35$

Elvira Misbakhova et Meagan Milatz

Église de Sainte-Pétronille, 27 Chemin de l’Église, Sainte-Pétronille, Île d’Orléans

Originally from Tatarstan, a distant republic of Russia, violist Elvira Misbakhova came to Canada in 1999 to study with Eleonora Turovsky. Since then, she has moved here to quickly become one of the most prominent artists of her instrument in the country. She has played everywhere as a soloist and chamber musician, as well as being an accomplished orchestral musician as a solo viola of the Orchestre Métropolitain. The pianist Meagan Milatz, recently crowned «Discovery of the Year» at the Prix Opus, has become a regular at Sainte-MariePetronille, and it is for our greatest pleasure that she will join our 2024 season to make our church vibrate again with its immense talent.

General admission 45$

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CAMMAC Music Centre

Tapestry – Postcards from France

Centre musical CAMMAC Music Centre, 85, Chemin CAMMAC, Harrington

Crisscrossing France from Auvergne to Provence, Brittany to Paris and beyond, Tapestry brings together a rich blend of Impressionism, folk roots, and a touch of jazz. Along the way, they share Occitan folk songs that inspired Joseph Canteloube’s Chants D’Auvergne, paired with works of Gabriel Faure, Caesar Frank, Cecile Chaminade, French folk songs, dance tunes, Django Reinhardt, Edith Piaf and more.

“The group is remarkable for beauty of sound, exact tuning and precision…an extraordinary blend, but the sound never dissolves into anonymity.” – The Boston Globe

In partnership with the Music and Beyond Festival

General admission concert only 35$

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