RENDEZ-VOUS AU RITZ !

Date: March 23, 2018 Author: russell@festivalmontreal.org Categories: News
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Spring has arrived, officially at least, and we would like to warmly invite you to a new spring series in collaboration with the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and The Ritz-Carlton Montreal

Bring a loved one or the whole family for Rendez-vous au Ritz!, three very special Sunday mornings which include a delicious continental breakfast followed by a one-hour concert in The Ritz-Carlton Montreal’s exquisite Oval Room.  Our theme for this new series is “Mentor and Apprentice,” mixing established artists with some of Montreal’s most gifted up-and-coming musicians.

On Sunday, April 15, 10am-12pm, clarinettist and comedian Christopher Hall and the Andara Quartet bring out the fun in chamber music with a delightful programme including music by Mozart, Vivaldi, Brahms, Weber, and The Girl from Ipanema!  Formed at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, the Andara Quartet is already attracting international...  READ NOW

 

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On Sunday, April 29, 10am-12pm, the Festival’s own Denis Brott joins three brilliant young musicians from the Conservatoire, his cello protégé Bruno Tobon, and violinists Isabella Perron and Abby Walsh for a beautiful programme of music by Bach, Ysaÿe, Handel, and Kummer. All have garnered impressive prizes at a very young age. Catch these rising stars... READ NOW

 

On Sunday, May 20, 10am-12pm, celebrated pianist Richard Raymond, also a professor at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, joins his protégé Xiaoyu Liu for sumptuous piano duos by Schubert, Ravel, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Hear why The Telegram said of this young talent: “Liu can do the impeccable glitter, but his playing is more than pyrotechnics. It is powerful and polished and emanates from a disciplined mind.” READ NOW

The special price, which includes a continental breakfast, is just $25, or $10 for those under 20, taxes included (plus a nominal service charge). For tickets, click here.