Topaz series

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Young and beatiful Canadian artists are featured in the Topaz Series. These concerts will be given at 3:30 p.m. on Sundays.

Cinquième Salle, Place des Arts

Mathieu Lussier

Sunday, February 26, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
Mathieu Lussier and friends bassoon, cello, harpsichord
Mathieu Lussier is one of the most active early music bassoonists in North America, and serves as principal bassoon in numerous ensembles here and abroad. Composer, teacher, chamber musician, he is very involved in all types of bassoon repertoire and is a member of, a site committed to the promotion of the world's finest early music artists. He is joined for this concert by excellent colleagues of his choice: Amanda Keesmaat and Mélisandre McNabney.

Böddecker, Telemann, Mozart, Haydn, Devienne, Lachner, Hurlstone, Elgar, Douglas

Trio Reiner

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
Reiner Trio piano, violin, cello
The Reiner Trio was formed in 2007, and ever since it has shown consistently original sound with personal style and free interpretation. In their own field, its members have each built an enviable career as a sought-after soloist.

Haydn, Trio in F minor, Op. 50 (Hob. III:47)
MacDonald, In the Eagle's Eye
Schumann, Trio No. 1, in D minor, Op. 63

David Jalbert

artist's web site
Sunday, May 6, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
David Jalbert piano
« Pianist David Jalbert, with his spirited and communicative style, incomparable stage presence and refined ear, has made himself one of the flag-bearers of the new generation... He dazzles with skill, style and taste with all the exuberance and finesse a listener could want. » (The Toronto Star)

Bartók, "En plein air"
Ravel, "Le Tombeau de Couperin"
Yamada, Cloud Sketches
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75

Buy your tickets on Place des Arts' web site or call us at 514-845-0532 (or 1-877-445-0532).