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SAISON 2018-2019

Carpe Diem

Secular songs from Antiquity to today

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 8 pm

Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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A concert to celebrate the beauty of the moment. Through secular vocal music from ancient times to today, Carpe diem draws on real-world experiences to address life’s fragility, the passage of time, and the vitality of the present moment. Music of humanistic reflection, and messages of hope, wonder, and fraternity.

Artistic director, Dorothéa Ventura | Musical director, Jean-François Daignault

Dorothéa Ventura, voice | Ghislaine Deschambault, voice | Jean-François Daignault, voice, flutes, clarinet | Renaud Paradis,voice, french horn, narrator | Annabelle Renzo, harps.

 


Space Time Continuo

Basses in the Spotlight!

Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 8 pm

Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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Space Time Continuo explores the rich and profound sonic landscape of early music bass instruments. Cello, viola da gamba, and bassoon will be featured voices alongside theorbo, guitar, and harpsichord. This concert will comprise unusual Renaissance and Baroque repertoire for bass instruments, with works by Bach, Bartholomeo de Selma, Frescobaldi, Boismortier, and Corrette.

Musical Direction, Amanda Keesmaat and Dorothéa Ventura

Amanda Keesmaat, baroque cello, violin bass |Dorothéa Ventura, organ, harpsicord |Sylvain Bergeron, lute, theorbo, baroque guitar |Karim Nasr, baroque bassoon |Pierre-Yves Martel, viola da gamba and double bass |Antoine Malette-Chénier, triple harp.


The American Art-Song

Michael Slattery sings Dylan et Waits

Wednesday, April, 17th 2019, 9 pm

Maison de la culture Maisonneuve

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American singer-songwriters Bob Dylan and Tom Waits are renowned for both their songs and their distinctively unadorned singing voices. Their poetry evokes everyday American experiences and their attendant struggles and successes. This concert presents versions of American folksong alongside melodies by composers like Ned Rorem and Stephen Foster.

Musical Director, Seán Dagher

Michael Slattery, tenor | Seán Dagher, cittern |Sergiu Popa, accordion |Amanda Keesmaat, cello| Alexis Basque, trumpets.

 

SPRING 2019

 

L’OMBRE ET LE HIBOU

(in french only)

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 2 pm

Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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NEW AT LA NEF

ULYSSE

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THE PEOPLE’S PURCELL

Purcell

SEA SONGS AND SHANTIES

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Sold at La Nef

LE CHAT ET LE GONDOLIER

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ÎLES – Album double

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To order, write to us at diffusion@la-nef.com

To see more from La Nef, go to Discographie


La Nef nominated to 21e Prix Opus !

DISQUE DE L’ANNÉE – MUSIQUES DU MONDE

Sea Songs & Shanties

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PRODUCTION DE L’ANNÉE – JEUNE PUBLIC

MIRA, la petite étoile

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DISQUE DE L’ANNÉE – MUSIQUE ACTUELLE ÉLECTROACOUSTIQUE

Les musiques d’Urnos

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La Nef CD’s

LE CHAT ET LE GONDOLIER

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ÎLES – Double album

 ÎLES_cadré pour web

To order write to diffusion@la-nef.com

To see more La Nef CD, visit Discography

 
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