Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Sainte-Cécile Church, Petite-Rivière-de-l’Île
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The Mission Saint-Charles Choir and Orchestra join forces to pay tribute to the creative genius of Georg Philipp Telemann. The composer, arguably one of the most famous of the late Baroque, is also one of the most prolific, having composed nearly 6,000 works for all types of ensembles, including sacred works with Latin texts for very special occasions.
On the program: instrumental works by Johann Friedrich Fasch, a contemporary of Telemann, as well as psalms for chorus, soloists and orchestra in which Telemann explores French and Galant styles, demonstrating that he was both versatile and forward looking.
Samantha Louis-Jean: soprano
Marie Magistry: soprano
Nicholas Burns: countertenor
Jacques-Olivier Chartier: tenor
John Giffen: baritone
Clayton Kennedy: baritone
Mission Saint-Charles Orchestra
Mathieu Lussier: bassoon and conductor
Mission Saint-Charles Choir
Pierre Lavoie: choirmaster