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85 seasons of artistic depth and refinement at the heart of the city a lifetime of moments shared. The OSM offers over 100 concerts, each one designed to share all the colours of classical music. Join

KENT NAGANO 85 seasons ago, a visionary group of citizens planted the seed of a great idea in Montreal. Shortly thereafter, the Socit des concerts symphoniques de Montral gave one of its first concert

of the great French composers death. Works by Ravel, Dukas and Debussy appear throughout the year in recognition of their significance to the OSM and their special place in the concert life of our cit

We offer over 100 concerts this season. Use the legend below to browse our selection SERIES details on pages 38 and 39 TUESDAY presented by BMO WEDNESDAY 1 presented by ALFID WEDNESDAY 2 THURSDAY 1 T

OPENING of the 85th SEASON THUR. SEP 6 7 P.M. Concerts presented by BMO SAT. SEP 8 8 P.M. The Rite of Spring and Ravels Bolro Open the 85th Season of the OSM The OSM launches its 85th season wit

THUR. SEP 27 1030 A.M. THUR. SEP 27 8 P.M. TUES. OCT 2 8 P.M. WED. OCT 3 8 P.M. Beethovens Eroica and the Brilliance of Mozart Mozart and Beethoven, the leading lights of Viennese classicism, ta

THUR. OCT 11 8 P.M. FRI. OCT 12 7 P.M. SUN. OCT 14 230 P.M. THUR. OCT 18 1030 A.M. THUR. OCT 18 8 P.M. SAT. OCT 20 8 P.M. Charles RichardHamelin Plays the Two Chopin Concertos Praised for the

JURAJ VALCUHA WED. OCT 24 8 P.M. THUR. OCT 25 8 P.M. Richard Strauss evocative Alpine Symphony takes the listener on a days journey through the majestic Bavarian Alps, from dawn until dusk. Mendel

HALLOWEEN at the OSM NOSFERATU FRANOISXAVIER ROTH ORGAN SERIES p. 29 TUES. OCT 30 8 P.M. WED. OCT 31 THUR. NOV 1 8 P.M. 1030 A.M. THUR. NOV 1 7 P.M. A Symphony of Horror In 1922, Friedrich Wilhel

TUES. NOV 6 8 P.M. THUR. NOV 8 8 P.M. SUN. NOV 11 230 P.M. The OSM and Charlie Chaplins City Lights The OSM plays live accompaniment to Charlie Chaplins 1931 film City Lights, starring the famous

TUES. NOV 13 8 P.M. WED. NOV 14 8 P.M. THUR. NOV 29 1030 A.M. THUR. NOV 29 8 P.M. FRI. NOV 30 7 P.M. Till Fellner in Mozarts Last Piano Concerto Piano and harp share the spotlight on this conce

OSM, MUSICIANS AND CHORUS TUES. DEC 4 730 P.M. WED. DEC 5 730 P.M. Concert presented by GDI INTEGRATED FACILITY SERVICES Bachs Mass in B minor Presented as part of Montreal Bach Festival Preconce

HOLIDAYS at the OSM FRED PELLERIN OSM CHORUS the WED. DEC 12 8 P.M. THUR. DEC 13 SAT. DEC 15 8 P.M. 8 P.M. TUES. DEC 18 730 P.M. Concert presented by POWER CORPORATION OF CANADA Les jours de la s

TUES. JAN 8 8 P.M. SAT. JAN 12 8 P.M. SUN. JAN 13 230 P.M. The Artist, Live Michel Hazanavicius 2011 silent film The Artist is a loving tribute to 1920s cinema that garnered over a hundred awards

KARINA GAUVIN WED. JAN 16 8 P.M. Concert presented by MANULIFE THUR. JAN 17 1030 A.M. THUR. JAN 17 8 P.M. Mahlers Fourth Symphony American conductor David Robertson leads Mahlers Fourth Symphon

BRAHMS and the ART OF FILM week Music lovers far and wide are invited to join the OSM and Kent Nagano for a celebration of Johannes Brahms 18331897 four concerts, four days, and all four symphonies.

ANDR MOISAN KENT NAGANO THUR. FEB 7 8 P.M. FRI. FEB 8 7 P.M. Spring Brahms First Symphony Kent Nagano, conductor Veronika Eberle, violin Andr Moisan, bass clarinet Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5

SAT. FEB 23 8 P.M. SUN. FEB 24 230 P.M. South America according to the OSM This concert, directed by Kent Nagano, covers a rich and eclectic assortment of times and places. After dance suites by R

WED. FEB 27 8 P.M. Concert presented by ESTIATORIO MILOS TUES. MAR 5 8 P.M. WED. MAR 6 8 P.M. SUN. MAR 24 230 P.M. THUR. FEB 28 8 P.M. Mozart According Ravel and to Kent Nagano Stravinsky Raf

ENCOUNTERS with MOZART Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart left behind an astonishing number of sublime vocal and instrumental works. Under the baton of renowned conductors Bernard Labadie and Herv Niquet, the O

TUES. APR 16 8 P.M. THUR. APR 18 8 P.M. Concert presented by BBA WED. APR 17 8 P.M. Concert presented by SPINELLI LEXUS THUR. APR 18 1030 A.M. HERV NIQUET The Mozart Requiem Herv Niquet, condu

TUES. APR 30 8 P.M. SUN. MAY 5 230 P.M. WED. MAY 8 8 P.M. THUR. MAY 9 8 P.M. Holst The Planets Kent Nagano conducts The Planets, Gustav Holsts bestknown work. This renowned orchestral suite depi

WED. MAY 15 8 P.M. Concert presented by Cogeco TUES. MAY 21 8 P.M. THUR. MAY 16 8 P.M. FRI. MAY 17 7 P.M. Daniil Trifonov Plays Rachmaninoffs Third Piano Concerto Russian pianist Daniil Trifon

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS WED. MAY 22 8 P.M. THUR. MAY 23 8 P.M. Internationally acclaimed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and young piano prodigy George Li make their OSM debuts together, with Liszts

CLOSING of the 85th SEASON The OSM devotes its final concert of the season to French composer Hector Berlioz 18031869, pairing the Symphonie fantastique one of the major classics of the orchestral re

In partnership with RECITALS series SAT. JAN 26 8 P.M. FRI. MAR 15 8 P.M. Leif Ove Andsnes Praised by The New York Times for his magisterial elegance, power, and insight, Norwegian pianist Leif Ov

ORGAN series Celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Grand Orgue PierreBique with performances and improvisations by great organists This commemorative concert series, sure to inspire shivers of deligh

Series presented by OSM POP series Succumb to temptation with our delightfully varied threepart POP series, and experience your favourites in a whole new way with the OSMs orchestrations of popular c

TUES. FEB 12 8 P.M. THUR. FEB 14 8 P.M. FRI. FEB 15 8 P.M. SAT. FEB 16 8 P.M. ANNIVERSARY 15th EDITH PIAF WED. APR 24 8 P.M. THUR. APR 25 8 P.M. SYMPHONIQUE Long Live La Mme The Symphonic

Corner When an orchestra captures a childs imagination as only an orchestra can, the result is not only an unforgettable musical experience, but the revelation of a whole new world of artistic discov

CHAMBER music AT BOURGIE HALL FRI. SEP 28 630 P.M. Andrew Wan, violin Olivier Thouin, violin Victor FournelleBlain, viola Brian Manker, cello Ali Kian Yazdanfar, double bass Todd Cope, clarinet Vince

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SERIES TUESDAY RimskyKorsakovs Scheherazade James Feddeck, conductor Truls Mrk, cello OCT 2 8 P.M. p. 8 the Till Fellner in Mozarts Last Piano Concerto Alain Altinoglu, conductor APR 30 8 P.M. NO


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