Friday, June 14, 19 h 30

Salle Bourgie

Pour l’amour du violoncelle

Let yourself be carried away by the rich sound of twelve cellos! This exhilarating evening will feature the prestigious Galvin Cello Quartet in their Canadian premiere, along with soprano Aline Kutan.


David Popper (1843-1913)
Concert Polonaise in D minor, Op. 14 (arranged for 4 cellos)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
The Four Seasons ‘Summer’ – Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315 (arranged for 4 cellos)
Allegro non molto
Adagio e piano – Presto e forte

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Feierliches Stück from ‘Lohengrin’, WWV 75 (arranged for 4 cellos)

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
Une Larme, from ‘Sins of Old Age’

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras No.5, W389-391 for 8 cellos and soprano
Aria (cantilena)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires “Primavera Porteña’’ (arranged for 12 cellos)

Julius Klengel (1859-1933)
Hymnus for 12 cellos, Op. 57

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras No.1, W246 played by 12 cellos
Introduction Embolada
Prelúdio (Modinha)
Fugue Conversa

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Galvin Cello Quartet (Canadian premiere)
Sihao He, Haddon Kay, Sydney Lee, and Luiz Fernando Venturelli, cellos
Mariève Bock, Pierre-Alain Bouvrette, Cameron Crozman*, Chloé Dominguez, Leland Ko*, Levon Markosyan, Braden McConnell, Bruno Tobon, cellos
Aline Kutan, soprano

Who does not LOVE the cello? The award-winning Galvin Cello Quartet presents their Canadian premiere. The Quartet will be joined by eight Quebec cellists of distinction and soprano Aline Kutan in works for twelve cellos.The lush resonance of one dozen cellos is intoxicating and unforgettable. Add to that the South American rhythms of Piazzola, and you will dance in your seat!

Salle Bourgie, MBAM
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1G2