Montreal Summer 2007
There are numerous recitals in and around Montreal every week, many of them free or voluntary contribution requested.
(Click on underlined words for more information and even recorded music.)
Patrick Wedd is performing the complete organ works of
Dietrich Buxtehude for the 300th anniversary of his death on the Wilhelm organ of Christ Church Cathedral on the Saturdays (5:00 pm) and Sundays (1:00 pm) of June (Voluntary contribution $10 requested).
The McGill Summer Organ Academy, with concerts (mostly paid admission) every evening, from Sunday, July 8, to Thursday, July 19.
Organ superstars, Marie-Claire Alain, the world's most recorded organist (Notre Dame Basilica, Sunday, July 8, 7:00 pm, $20), and Olivier Latry, of Notre Dame in Paris (Notre Dame Basilica,
Sunday, July 15, 7:00 pm, $20), will be here from France. And, later in the summer, Daniel Roth, of St. Sulpice in Paris (Notre Dame Basilica, Sunday, August 26, 7:00 pm, $20).
Calendars of Organ Recitals in Montreal
Click for calendars by date: June, July, August.
Click for calendars by location: Christ Church Cathedral,
St. James United Church, Église des Saints-Anges-Gardiens,
Église du Gesù, Notre Dame Basilica, Oratory of St. Joseph,
Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, Église de St-Jean-Baptiste,
Mountainside United Church, Église de l'Immaculée-Conception, Église du Très-Saint-Nom-de-Jesus, Church of St. John the Evangelist, Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours, Redpath Hall.
Click for McGill Summer Organ Academy concerts.
Click for the Festival des grands orgues de Notre-Dame de Montréal.
Click for Organ Intermezzi 2007 at the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, rue Sherbrooke, next to the Museum of Arts, on the Thursdays of July and August at 12:15 pm.
Click for organ recitals throughout Quebec.
Listen to Videos of Recorded Excerpts of Organ Music
Click to hear and see Marie-Claire Alain play Olivier Messiaen's "Les Bergers" from La Nativité du Christ on the Kuhn organ of the Hofkirche in Lucerne.
Click to hear and see Marie-Claire Alain play Les Litanies de Jehan Alain also on the Kuhn organ of the Hofkirche in Lucerne.
Click to hear and see Olivier Latry play Louis Vierne's Carillon de Westminster on the organ of the new Palace of Arts in Budapest.
Click to hear and see Daniel Roth play an excerpt of Louis Vierne's Cathédrales on the Cavaillé-Coll organ in the Church of St-Ouen in Rouen.
More To Come
Check back for details about the autumn organ recitals of the
Festival des couleurs de l'orgue français at the Grand Séminaire de Montréal in October and Les Saints-Anges en Musique in Lachine the last Sunday of every month (except July, August and December).