Logo FMB
HOME TICKETS FESTIVAL HELP OUT NEWSROOM CONTACT FRANÇAIS

Program

 Day 1                                                                                                                                                Thursday, June 20, 2019  

Grand Concert - Sprezzatura Veneziana                                                                                                                              Buy Tickets

Vivaldi inspires spiritual ecstasy and moral outrage from the Venice of the south to the Venice of the Elba

Music by Vivaldi and Heinichen for soloists, choir and orchestra

With Ensemble Caprice, Tenet Vocal Artists (USA) and Ensemble vocal Arts-Québec.


Madonna della Difesa’s Church

6800 av. Henri-Julien, Montreal (Qc),

Thursday, June 20 at 7 P.M.

 


Sprezzatura Shibui                                                                                                                                                                Buy Tickets

Shibui, a Japanese art of subtle beauty and Sprezzatura, the height of effortless elegance

Traditional Japanese music and music by Bassano, Palestrina, Kuhlau, Giuliani and Schürmer for Shakuhachi, koto, flute and historic guitars.

With Autour de la flûte, Ensemble Matsu Take, Aleks Schürmer (Composer)


Chapel of Madonna della Difesa’s Church

6801 Alma Street, Montreal (Qc)

Thursday, June 20 at 9 P.M.

 Day 2                                                                                                                                                    Friday, June 21, 2019  

Grand Concert - Ercole, Cupido, Furiæ e Apollo                                                                                                                   Buy Tickets

Virtuosity, freedom, passion and elegance of 17th century Italian chamber music

Music by Castello, Cima, Strozzi, Ucellini and Trabaci for violins, viols and triple harps

With Davide Monti (Italy), David Greenberg, Maria Cleary (Ireland), Antoine Malette-Chénier and Consort des Voix humaines.


Madonna della Difesa’s Church

6800 av. Henri-Julien, Montreal (Qc),

Friday, June 21 at 7 P.M.

 


Le tre Grazie                                                                                                                                                                          Buy Tickets

The three goddesses of charm, beauty & creativity sings with Italianate passion.

Music by Monteverdi, Strozzi, Luzzaschi, Rossi and Trabaci for sopranos and harp.

With Ensemble Meslanges


Chapel of Madonna della Difesa’s Church

6801 Alma Street, Montreal (Qc)

Friday, June 21 at 9 P.M.

 Day 3                                                                                                                                                 Saturday, June 22, 2019 

Cucina Italiana                                                                                                                                                                       Buy Tickets

Come cook with Elena Faita

Elena Faita shares her knowledge and passion of the Italien culinary traditions


Mezza Luna

57 Dante Street, Montreal (Qc),

Saturday, June 22 at 12:30 P.M.


Amore e Guerra I                                                                                                                                                                  Buy Tickets

Madrigali Intimi for Voices and Harp

Music by Monteverdi

With Tenet Vocal Artists (USA) and Maria Cleary (Ireland)


6666 St-Urbain

6666 St-Urbain Street, Montreal (Qc),

Saturday, June 22 at 2 P.M.


Grand Concert - Amore e Guerra II                                                                                                                                    Buy Tickets

Madrigali Magnifici Libro VIII by Monteverdi

With Tenet Vocal Artists (USA), Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, Davide Monti (Italy), David Greenberg,

Maria Cleary (Ireland) and Antoine Malette-Chénier, Consort des Voix Humaines,


Madonna della Difesa’s Church

6800 av. Henri-Julien, Montreal (Qc),

Saturday, June 22 at 5 P.M.


Nothing at all                                                                                                                                                                        Buy Tickets

A tumultuous tale of the identity crisis of a jilted barmaid – a chamber-opera

Music by Lully, Rameau and Campra for Soprano, Violins, Oboe, Cello and Harpsichord

With Catherine & Complices staged by Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière


Café Tricot Principal

6666 St-Urbain Street, Montreal (Qc),

Saturday, June 22 at 8 P.M.

 Day 4                                                                                                                                                    Sunday, June 23, 2019 

Mini-festival 100 Plucked Strings and a Bow

Laisser-faire                                                                                                                                                                           Buy Tickets

Renaissance sensuality, refinement and nonchalance

Music by Corbetta, Murcia, Cabezon, Castaldi, Ferrarese for Harp, Guitare and Theorbo

With La Cigale and Danse Cadence


Maisonnette des parents

6651 St-Laurent Boul., Montreal (Qc),

Sunday, June 23 at 9 A.M.


Guitares 666                                                                                                                                                                          Buy Tickets

Six historic guitars, six secrets to reveal!

Music by Murcia, Visée, Lully, Médard, Corbetta, Grenerin and Sanz for guitare

With David Jacques


Maisonnette des parents

6651 St-Laurent Boul., Montreal (Qc),

Sunday, June 23 at 10:15 A.M.


A mio modo                                                                                                                                                                            Buy Tickets

“Oh, you liked my seductive ornaments? It was nothing at all!”

Music by Agricola, Ortiz, Valderrabano and Narvaez for viola d’arco and luths that will accompany modern dance.

With Les Jardins Chorégraphiques


Maisonnette des parents

6651 St-Laurent Boul., Montreal (Qc),

Sunday, June 23 at 11:30 A.M.

 


Cucina Italiana                                                                                                                                                                       Buy Tickets

Come cook with Elena Faita 


Mezza Luna

57 Dante Street, Montreal (Qc),

Sunday, June 23 at 12:30 P.M.


Persona                                                                                                                                                                                Buy Tickets

Arlequino, Scaramouche, Colombino and Il Capitano offer a magnificent selection of sweet canzonas and salty divertimentos

hoping to please sua Eccellenza.

Music by Picci, Fontana, Frescobaldi, Cavalli and Lasso for Soprano, Flute, Violins, Viol and Harp

With Les Méandres


Parish Hall of the Madonna della Difesa’s Church

6795 Alma Street, Montreal (Qc),

Sunday, June 23 at 2 P.M.

 


Grand Concert - Il Cortegiano                                                                                                                                              Buy Tickets

You are cordially invited to meet Baldassare Castiglione, the original Renaissane Man! Hit time spent at the magnificent court of Urbino

inspired him to write The Book of the Courtier (1528), which teaches us to cultivate la sprezzatura at all times and in all places!

Music by Cicona, Binchois, Dufay, Gabrieli and Caccini for voice, recorders, viols, harp, cornetto and percussions

will accompany acting and dancing.

With Renaud Paradis (actor), Ensemble ALKEMIA, Les Jardins Chorégraphiques, Flûte alors et les Voix humaines

Théâtre Le Château

6956 Saint-Denis Street, Montreal (Qc)

Sunday, June 23 at 5 P.M.