Jean-Willy KunzSaint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony – August 13, Maison Symphonique LiveEvents August 9, 2016 2344 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal presents Virée classique Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony Best known for his famous work Carnival of the Animals, Camille Saint-Saëns was also an organist, teacher, keen traveller and ardent champion of French music. Sway to the toe-tapping rhythms of the Tarentelle for Flute, Clarinet and Orchestra and experience the commanding power of the “Organ” Symphony, which earned the OSM the Juno Award for the best recording in the Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment category last April. ARTISTS: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Kent Nagano, conductor Timothy Hutchins, flute Todd Cope, clarinet Jean-Willy Kunz, organ PROGRAM: Saint-Saëns, Tarentelle for Flute, Clarinet and Orchestra, op. 6 Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 in C minor, op.78, “Organ” For more information and tickets: www.placedesarts.com 514-842-2112 or 1-866-842-2112 The Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique was generously offered to the OSM by Mrs. Jacqueline Desmarais. OSM Classical Spree / Virée classique The 5th edition of the OSM Classical Spree Festival is a grand celebration of classical music, where great international masters meet a new generation of rising talent, performing work by composers of yesterday and today. With a colourful offering of more than 30 concerts over 4 days, the possibilities are nearly endless. Chamber music, recitals, vocal music, world music, youth oriented concerts, and of course symphonic concerts make up the varied programming. This year the programming breaches the traditional borders of the concert hall, with a whole new series of free outdoor performances, movie and opera screenings. www.osm.ca/en/festival-viree-classique Related
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