journées culture

  

In observance of Quebec's les journées de la culture there will be Organs Galore on Sunday, December 30, with organ concerts in Villeray/St Michel/Parc Extension at l'Église Ste-Thérèse de l'Enfant-Jésus, in Lachine at Sts-Anges-Gardiens, and in Outremont at St-Viateur and at  St-Germain.  In addition, at various times during the day there will be organ open house at more than two dozen churches in Montreal. Patrick Wedd will be in the choir loft of Christ Church Cathedral answering questions about the Karl Wilhelm organ from 12:30 to 2:00 pmClick for more details. 

 


Organs Galore

for

Les Journées de la Culture

Sunday, September 30, 2007

 

Organ Concerts

 

Casavant, Opus 1422

2:00 pm: l'Église Ste-Thérèse de l'Enfant-Jésus

8200, rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC (Jean-Talon metro, Autobus 30 north; Jarry metro, Autobus 13, 193, 374 east)

Nina De Sole, organ, lecturer (English, French, Spanish)                                    Bach, Frescobaldi, Vivaldi, Widor, Jean Langlais

(free admission)

Click for pictures of the church and organ.                                                    Click for description of the church and organ.

 

 

Casavant 892 (1920-2002)

3:00 pm: l'Église des Saints-Anges                                                            1400 boulevard St-Joseph, Lachine, QC                                                           

Gabriel Marghieri, organist at the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre in Paris                                                                                                       Dupré, Liszt

(voluntary contribution)

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L'Eglise de St-Gérmain, Outremont 

7:30 pm:  l'Église St-Germain
28 Vincent-d'Indy, Outremont, QC (Édouard-Montpetit metro)             Inaugural Concert of the St-Germain Cultural Centre

Choeur St-Germain; Choeur de chambre Arts-Québec; Yves Courville, direction; Philip Crozier, organ                                                                         Bach: Suite in d, BWV1068, gavotte, menuet, air; Widor: Symphony #5 for Organ, toccata; Mozart: Mass in d, K.427, kyrie, domine deus; John Rutter: Magnificat, "Et misericordia"; Holst: Psalm 124; Handel: Messiah, "His yoke is easy"; Franck: Psalm 150

(voluntary contribution)

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Casavant, Opus 520, 1913 / Guibault-Thérien, 1991  

8:00 pm: l'Eglise St-Viateur                                                                         183, avenue Bloomfield, Outremont, QC (Laurier metro, Autobus 51 west)        Cathédrales                                                                                                                           Les Espaces spirituels (textes à caractère spirituel et musique)

Marc D'Anjou, organ; Anne-Marie Trahan, reader                                             Mulet, Messiaen, Vierne; textes de Péguy, Brel, Mario Botta

(voluntary contribution)

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Organ Open House in Montreal

Les Journées de la Culture

Sunday, September 30, 2007

 

Over two dozen churches in Montreal will open their organ lofts to invite visitors to experience pipe organs at first hand and to ask questions.

Sponsored by the Festival Orgue et couleurs.

Click for open house churches by location in Montreal.

Click for open house churches by hourly schedule.