august, 2017

saturday12august15:45Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale15:45 MAISON SYMPHONIQUE, 1600 rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal (Québec) H2X 0S1

Event Details

Kent Nagano, conductor
Patrice Robitaille, actor
Marianne Dugal, violin
Edicson Ruiz, double bass
Todd Cope, clarinet
Mathieu Harel, bassoon
Paul Merkelo, trumpet
James Box, trombone
Serge Desgagnés, percussion
Étienne Gagnon-Delorme, choreographer and dancer
Sarah-Maude Laliberté, dancer
Adrian Batt, dancer

Stravinsky, L’histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) (approx. 1h)

L’histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale), first performed in 1918, relates the adventures of a sodier who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for a book that can predict the future.
The work’s unusual instrumentation, inspired by circus and jazz music, combined with narration by actor Patrice Robitaille and choreography by dancer Étienne Gagnon-Delorme, make this concert a memorable event. A unique work of diabolical charm!

Concert presented in collaboration with the École supérieure de ballet du Québec

Listen to the sample

Extract of Royal March

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Time

(Saturday) 15:45

Location

MAISON SYMPHONIQUE

1600 rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal (Québec) H2X 0S1

PRICE

From 20$ to 40$

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