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On May 10th, the Festival joins hands in a first-ever co-production with Ensemble Caprice entitled CASANOVA.  This novel program will feature Caprice Artistic Director Matthias Maute, Metropolitan Opera star and German baritone Michael Volle, and Canadian soprano Sharon Azrieli in a program of narration and music around the infamous lover Casanova! 

Date and Time: Wednesday May 10th, 8:00 pm

Concert Hall: Pollack Hall, McGill University (map)


(taxes included, including the service fee at Admission of 5.50$)

  • Regular $61.85
  • Senior $51.50
  • Students $28.50 (26 years or less)
  • Children - Free (12 years or less)

Reserve Now ! or call 1-855-790-1245


Act 1 : The Great Seducer !

  • W.A.Mozart (1756-1791)
  • Canzonetta Deh, vieni alla fenestra (Don Giovanni)
  • Champagne Aria Finch' han dal vino (Don Giovanni)
  • Overture  Don Giovanni
  • Aria Tutto è diposto...Aprite un po'quegli occhi (Le nozze di Figaro)

Act 2 : Venetian Gondolas and leaden roofs

  • A.Vivaldi (1678-1741)
  • Overture Motezuma (1734)
  • Aria Gl' oltraggi della sorte (Motezuma)
  • Sinfonia di battalia (Motezuma)
  • Aria Dov'e la figlia (Motezuma)

Act 3 : In Paris : Voltaire, good luck and bad luck

  • Ch.W.Gluck (1714-1787)
  • Danse des esprits (Orphée et Eurydice)
  • Aria J`ai perdu mon Eurydice (Orphée et Eurydice)


Act 4 : Love on the road: Madrid, Vienna and Istanbul

  • Boccherini (1743-1805)
  • La Musica notturna delle strade di Madrid
  • W.A.Mozart
  • Aria Madamina (Don Giovanni)
  • Rondo Alla turca (arr. M.Maute)

Act 5 : Bohemian Rhapsody: "Lonely" retirement

  • W.A.Mozart
  • Recitative and Aria Hai già vinta la causa? / Vedrò mentr'io (Nozze di Figaro)
  • Anonymous
  • Bohemian symphonic gypsy music of the 18th century (arr. M.Maute)
  • Aria Rivolgete (Cosi fan tutte)
  • Deutsche Tänze : Menuett KV 605


  • Michael Volle, baritone
  • Sharon Azrieli, soprano
  • Matthias Maute, Conductor and narrator
  • and Ensemble Caprice

    Public Transport

    • Metro – green line: McGill and Peel stations
    • Bus 24, 61, 125
    • Wheelchair access


Pollack Hall

555 Rue Sherbrooke O
Montreal, H3A 1E3

Categories: Pre-Festival Concerts


Starts: 2017-05-10 20:00:00

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