Spotlight on vocal arts

SPOTLIGHT ON VOCAL ARTS

For a second season, Opéra de Montréal and Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec are joining forces to bring you three concert-talks on the vocal arts.

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Italian Opera: from Monteverdi to Verdi (IN FRENCH)

Tuesday, November 20, 2014 at 7 pm
Italy, the birthplace of opera… a land of vocal splendour from the time of Monteverdi to that of Verdi. A journey to the heart of Italian opera, with musicologist Pierre Vachon and singers from the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal.

ARTISTS
Cécile Muhire, soprano
Alexandra Belay, mezzo-soprano
Dylan Wright, bass
Maxime Dubé-Malenfant, pianist

Duration: 90 min. (no intermission)

Writers and Opera (IN FRENCH) 

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7 pm
Writers have always provided inspiration for opera librettos. A chance to explore some of these writers and hear the works they inspired. With musicologist Pierre Vachon and singers from the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal.

Duration: 90 min. (no intermission)

Operetta

Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7 pm
The lighter side of things… Operetta offers morals and a style that are light years away from more serious opera. Musicologist Pierre Vachon, along with singers from the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal, present an overview of some of the finest excerpts from the operetta repertoire.

Duration: 90 min. (no intermission)


 

INFO

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