2013 Program

   
Friday, July 19
Friday, July 19, 6 p.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

“100 Mile Dinner & Concert”
Menu: Café 349

 

Jean Desmarais, piano
Louis Schyrer, fiddle
Eleno Pontiroli, trumpet
Leo Zhang, ehru

Dillon Parmer, tenor
Phillip Holmes, bass-baritone
Denis Lawlor, baritone
Isabelle Lacroix, soprano

 

Enjoy the flavours of the Pontiac, and sample the music of Under the Pines.

 

$70
 
Saturday, July 20
Saturday, July 20, 11 a.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

"Dancing Violins"

 

François Ouimet, violin
Jean Desmarais, piano

 

and young talents,
Ursula Schultz, fiddle
Alexandre Sylvestre, violin

 

Whether you are 4 or 94! Come! Dance with the violins and fiddle!


Adults $10  children $1

 

 

Saturday, July 20, 2 p.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

“From Bristol with Love”

 

Phillip Holmes, bass-baritone
Eleno Pontiroli, trumpet
Thaddeus Morden, cello
Jean Desmarais, piano

 

Enjoy an afternoon “under the pines”, as Pontiac’s very own classical musicians perform works by Andrew Ager, Felix Mendelssohn, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gerald Finzi and George Frederic Handel.

 

$20

 

 

Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

"Operamania 2"
Arias and Duets of Love, Passion and Humor

 

Isabelle Lacroix, soprano
Marya Woyiwada, soprano
Janelle Lapalme, soprano
Dillon Parmer, tenor
Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure, tenor
Denis Lawlor, baritone
Phillip Holmes, bass-baritone
Jean Desmarais, piano

 

Enjoy an evening at the opera, including selections from Faust,
Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Don Pasquale, Pirates of Penzance,
The Marriage of Figaro, Lucia di Lammermoor and Les Misérables.

 

$20
 
Sunday, July 21
Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m.

St. Mary’s Church, Quyon, Québec

 

“La Messe québécoise”, Pierick Houdy

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

ESPRIT Chamber Choir, directed by Mervin Fick.
Louis Schyrer, 4-time Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Champion.

 

ESPRIT Chamber Choir
Mervin Fick, conductor
Louis Schyrer, fiddle
Roland Graham, organ
Paul Mach, double-bass
David Holmes, spoons

 

Come celebrate the 400th Anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's voyage through the upper Outaouais River Valley ! Tap your toes to the sound of the spoons and fiddle during ESPRIT’s performance of Pierick Houdy’s rousing setting of the Catholic Mass.

 

$25
 
Thursday, July 25,
Thursday, July 25,  7 p.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

“From Schubert to Jazz”

 

Joel Quarrington, double-bass
JUNO Award 2010,

 

and Jean Desmarais, piano

 

Joel Quarrington, the new principal bass of the London Symphony and Jean Desmarais offer an evening of music that includes Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata and a jazz work arranged by Canadian legend, Don Thompson.

 

$20
 
Friday, July 26,
Friday, July 26, 7 p.m.

St. Mary’s Church, Quyon, Québec

 

“Four Seasons by Vivaldi and Piazzola, on a Summer’s Eve, with Jessica Linnebach”

 

Jessica Linnebach, violin
Under the Pines Festival Orchestra
Michel Brousseau, conductor

 

Join Under the Pines Festival Orchestra, conductor Michel Brousseau
and renowned violinist, Jessica Linnebach for an evening of strings to
include, Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” and Piazzolla’s “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires”.

 

$25
 
Saturday, July 27,
Saturday, July 27, 12 p.m. noon

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

"East to West: My Name is Leo"

 

Leo Zhang, piano and ehru

 

Relax while young virtuoso, Leo Zhang, takes you on a trip East to West with performances of traditional Chinese music and favorites such as Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromtu and Balakirev’s Islamey.

 

$15

 

 

Saturday, July 27,  2 p.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

“Jessica Linnebach and Jean Desmarais in Recital”

 

Jessica Linnebach, violin
Jean Desmarais, piano

 

Violinist Jessica Linnebach and pianist Jean Desmarais will perform favourites by Kreisler, Heifetz and the brilliant Sonata by Maurice Ravel.

 

$20

 

 

Saturday, July 27, 7 p.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

"Songs of Love and Wine"

 

Jean Desmarais, piano
Isabelle Lacroix, soprano
Marya Woyiwada, soprano
Dillon Parmer, tenor
Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure, tenor
Denis Lawlor, baritone
Phillip Holmes, bass-baritone

 

Sip a glass of wine and enjoy an evening of love, as festival artists interpret some of classical music’s greatest romance and drinking songs composed by Schubert, Massenet, Ravel, Verdi, Berg and Offenbach.

 

$20
 
Sunday, July 28,
Sunday, July 28,  2:30 p.m.

Coronation Hall, Bristol, Quebec

 

"A Little Magic Flute”

 

Isabelle Lacroix, soprano
Second lady and Pamina

 

Marya Woyiwada, soprano
First Lady and Papagena

 

Carole Portelance, mezzo-soprano
Third Lady

 

Ghislaine Marceau, soprano
The Queen of the Night

 

Phillip Holmes, bass-baritone
Sarastro

 

Denis Lawlor, baritone
Papageno

 

Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure, tenor
Tamino

 

Denis Lawlor, Jean Desmarais, narrators

 

Get ready for a musical adventure!  Children are invited to come an hour early, dressed as their favourite animal! There will be face painting and a short rehearsal, to prepare for the “Children’s Chorus of Animals”!


$10 adults   children $1