Concert in memory of Christopher Jackson
Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Saint-Léon de Westmount Church
4311, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest
To mark the first anniversary of his death, the musical community of Montreal will honour the memory of Christopher Jackson in a performance of one of his favourite masterpieces, presented by SMAM for the first time in Montreal in 1978: the Vespro della Beata Vergine by Claudio Monteverdi.
For this occasion, singers, instrumentalists and conductor Julian Wachner, a close friend of Christopher’s, will donate their fees to help ensure the continuityof the ensemble that Christopher Jackson co-founded and directed for four decadesand of which he was so proud: the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal.
Soloists, choir and orchestra
Julian Wachner, conductor
More information: http://smamontreal.ca/en/in-memory-of-christopher-jackson/