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2017-2018 season concerts: details.


SAISON 2018-2019

Con Flauto e Liuto

Grégoire Jeay et Sylvain Bergeron

Sunday, September 23rd 2018, 2 pm

Presented by MaisondelacultureMaisonneuve

Complementary pass required

Montage Grégoire et Sylvain_Sepia

Flutist Grégoire Jeay and lutenist Sylvain Bergeron will take you on an intimate journey through splendid pieces from 17th and 18th Century repertoires. Works by Boismortier, Groneman, Vivaldi, and Gioseppe Antonio Doni.

Musical director, Sylvain Bergeron, archluth and baroque guitar | Grégoire Jeay, baroque flute.


Carpe Diem

Secular songs from Antiquity to today

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 8 pm

Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Tickets

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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

Tickets

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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

Tickets

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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.

 

UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 

SEA SONGS

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September 13th, 2018      Halifax, Nova Scotia – David’s Presbyterian Church

14 septembre 2018         Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia – Cecilia’s Retreat

15 septembre 2018          Lake Charlotte, Nova Scotia – Memory Lane Heritage Village

16 septembre 2018          Shelburne, Nova Scotia – Osprey Arts Centre

17 septembre 2018          Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia – St. Barnabas Church

18 septembre 2018          Bridgetown, Nova Scotia – Oman Art Gallery

20 septembre 2018          Havre-Aubert, Îles-de-la-Madeleine – Au Vieux Treuil


In Concert

Fine Mouche et les petites gouttes d’or

UN CONTE MUSICAL DE SUZANNE DE SERRES

SUNDAY, October 14th 2018, 11am

Salle Claude-Léveillée, Place des arts (in French only)

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SPRING 2019

 

L’OMBRE ET LE HIBOU

(in french only)

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 2 pm

Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Tickets

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NEW AT LA NEF

ULYSSE

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THE PEOPLE’S PURCELL

Purcell

SEA SONGS AND SHANTIES

album


Sold at La Nef

LE CHAT ET LE GONDOLIER

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ÎLES – Album double

ÎLES_cadré pour web

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

album

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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