Orchestre classique de Montréal presents


The OCM dives into the passionate music of Slavic composers. Québec cello sensation Stéphane Tétreault is back in Shostakovich’s famous cello concerto. Audiences will also be wowed with musical gems by renowned Ukrainian composer Mykola Lysenko and Bulgarian-Canadian, Vania Angelova.

Boris Brott, conductor
Xavier Brossard-Ménard, conductor
Stéphane Tétreault, Cello

Chosen as the first ever Soloist-in-Residence of the Orchestre Métropolitain, he performed alongside Yannick Nézet-Séguin during the 2014-2015 season. In 2016, Stéphane made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Nézet-Séguin and performed at the prestigious Gstaad Menuhin Festival in Switzerland. During the 2017-2018 season, he took part in the Orchestre Métropolitain’s first European tour with Maestro Nézet-Séguin performing the Elgar Cello Concerto at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Kölner Philharmonie in Cologne and the Philharmonie de Paris and he made his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor John Storgårds.

Stéphane has performed with violinist and conductor Maxim Vengerov and pianists Alexandre Tharaud, Jan Lisiecki, Louis Lortie, Roger Vignoles, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Charles Richard-Hamelin and John Lenehan and has worked with conductors Michael Tilson Thomas, Paul McCreesh, John Storgårds, José-Luis Gomez, James Feddeck and Kensho Watanabe amongst many other. He also participated in a number of masterclasses, notably with cellists Gautier Capuçon and Frans Helmerson.

Stéphane was a student of the late cellist and conductor Yuli Turovsky for more than 10 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Music Performance from the University of Montreal.

Overture from the opera Taras Bulba – M. Lysenko (arr. F. Vallières)
String Quartet in D minor (1st movement) – M. Lysenko
Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2 – D. Shostakovich (arr. N. Arman)
Ancient Legends – Vania Angelova
Cello Concerto No. 1 – D. Shostakovich

Live at Pierre-Mercure Hall
Tuesday, May 18 at 7:00pm

Virtual Broadcast
Tuesday, May 18 at 7:00pm and available until June 1

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