Next live concert L’HARMONIE DES SAISONS, Dir. Eric Milnes will be on 27 November 2020 at 19h30

Who is L’Harmonie des saisons?

Founded by co-directors Mélisande Corriveau and Eric Milnes, ensemble L’Harmonie des saisons inspires audiences with its fresh and unique musical approach. After presenting forty different programs in over 150 concerts, the ensemble, which performs principally Early Music on period instruments, continues to expand its renown throughout Quebec, Canada and abroad. Their recordings on the ATMA Classique label – Las Ciudades de Oro, Pardessus de viole and Marin Marais : Badinages – have received critical acclaim, and have been awarded the coveted JUNO prize, the Prix Opus, Radio-Canada’s Recording of the Year, among the CBC’s Top Ten CDs of the Year, and made the Apple Music prestigious TOP Ten Classical Recording list.

Recorded at The Bishop Stewart Memorial Church, Frelighsburg, Québec

7:30 p.m. EST – Available for two weeks

Concert program

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Excerpts from the Masque Acis and Galatea

            Air « Hush ye pretty warbling choir »

Air « Heart the Seat of Love Delight »

            Air « As when the dove lament her love »

                                                            

Concerto grosso in F Major, op.6 nº 2, HWV 320
Andante larghetto – Allegro
Julia Wedman and Marie-Nadeau-Tremblay, solo violins, Mélisande Corriveau, solo cello

 

 

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Aria « Sin nelplacidosoggiorno » from the opera La Fedetradita e vendicata
Aria « Armatae face etanguibus » from the oratorioJudithatriumphans                      

Concerto for Guitar in D Major, RV93

            Largo 

David Jacques, guitar

Leonardo Vinci (1690-1730)
Aria « D’almelucesfavillante » from the operaL’Elpidia
Aria « Pupillettevezzosette » from the operaL’Elpidia

Alessandro Marcello (1684 – 1750)
Concerto for Oboe in D Minor, S.Z 799
Largo (ornements by Johann Sebastian Bach)
Matthew Jennejohn, oboe

George FridericHandel
Aria « Scoglio d’immotafronte » from the operaScipione

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L’HARMONIE DES SAISONS, Dir. Eric Milnes

The Art of Hélène Brunet : Expression and Vocal Virtuosity in Baroque Opera
This concert is presented in celebration of the release of their most recent recording, SOLFEGGIO, on the ATMA Classique label.

27 November 2020 at 19h30

L'HARMONIE DES SAISONS

Mélisande Corriveau, Artistic Director

Eric Milnes, Musical Director

 

 

Hélène Brunet, soprano

 

Julia Wedman, solo violin

Noemy Gagnon-Lafrenais, Marie Nadeau-Tremblay, Guillaume Villeneuve & Jessy Dubé, violins

Hélène Plouffe, Margaret Little& Valérie Arsenault, violas

Mélisande Corriveau, recorders&cello

Felix Deak, cello

Pierre Cartier, double bass

Matthew Jennejohn, recorder & oboe 

Karim Nasr, oboe & bassoon

David Jacques, guitar

Eric Milnes, harpsichord

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