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Day 1 Thursday, June 20, 2019

Quattro Stagioni
The concert is cancelled
Free Activity
OFF-Festival, Davide Monti, David Greeberg, Maria Cleary and Nils Brown
Iconic improvised Seasons and others surprises!
Square Philips
Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:pm

Sprezzatura Veneziana
Grand concert
Ensemble Caprice, Tenet Vocal Artists (USA), Ensemble vocal Arts-Québec
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
Madonna della Difesa Church
Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7:pm

Sprezzatura Shibui
Intimate concert
Autour de la flûte, Ensemble Matsu Take, Aleks Schürmer
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.
Chapel of Madonna della Difesa Church
Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 9:pm

Musical evening at the Café
Free Activity
Le petit rien
Join us at the café, as usual, to eat, drink and make merry with music by Le Petit Rien and everyone else!
Café Conca D'Oro
Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:pm

Day 2 Friday, June 21, 2019

Ercole, Cupido, Furiæ e Apollo
Grand concert
Davide Monti (Italy), David Greenberg, Maria Cleary (Ireland), Antoine Malette-Chénier and Consort des Voix humaines
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
Madonna della Difesa Church
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 7:pm

Le tre Grazie
Intimate concert
Ensemble Meslanges, Marie Magistry, Ghislaine Deschambault, Dorothéa Ventura, Sara Lackie
The three goddesses of charm, beauty & creativity sings with Italianate passion. Music by Monteverdi, Strozzi, Luzzaschi, Rossi and Trabaci for sopranos and harp.
Chapel of Madonna della Difesa Church
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 9:pm

Musical evening at the Café
Free Activity
Le petit rien
Join us at the café, as usual, to eat, drink and make merry with music by Le Petit Rien and everyone else!
Café Conca D'Oro
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10:pm

Day 3 Saturday, June 22, 2019

Musical marathon
Free Activity
Open invitation to come perform Vivaldi's Magnificat! Matthias Maute will lead the party.
Café Tricot Principal
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 09:am

Quattro Stagioni
Free Activity
OFF-Festival, Davide Monti, David Greenberg and Maria Cleary
Iconic improvised Seasons!
Place du Marché
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11am

Virtuosi Venti
Free Activity
Étienne Asselin, Marie-Lou Plante, Dominique Lortie and Andrew Maruzzella
Musical glories of the Renaissance by a regal brass band
Square Philips
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:30am

Cucina Italiana
Activité culinaire
Comme cook with Elena Faita
Mezza Luna
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 12:30pm

Peregrinazione Italiana
Free Activity
Nils Brown and Enzo de Rosa
Neapolitan and Venetian melodies
Public Piano behind Archambault, 250 Jean-Talon Street
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 12:30pm

Liuto Obbligato
Free Activity
Antoine Chabot-Couture and Sarah Bleile
A concert showcasing the archlute as continuo instrument, accompanied by violin. Works by Galilei, Corelli, Castello, Marini and others.
Square Philips
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 1pm

Amore e Guerra I
Intimate concert
Tenet Vocal Artists (USA), Michel Angers, Maria Cleary (Ireland)
Madrigali Intimi for voices and continuo Music by Monteverdi
6666 St-Ubain
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 2pm

Virtuosismo Romantico
Free Activity
Jessica Korotkin and Shanti Nachtergaele
Dazzling and colourful works inspired by the legendary 19th-century cello-bass duo, Robert Lindlay and Domenico Dragonetti
Square Philips
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 2:30pm

Il Tormento
Free Activity
Kyran Assing, Kerry Bursey, Dov Houle and Jessica Korotkin
Devious conversations and the veneer of the italian baroque
Square Philips
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 4pm

Amore e Guerra II
Grand concert
Tenet Vocal Artists (USA), Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, Davide Monti (Italy), David Greenberg, Maria Cleary (Ireland), Antoine Malette-Chénier, Michel Angers and Consort des Voix humaines
Madrigali Magnifici Libro VIII by Monteverdi
Madonna della Difesa Church
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 5pm

Banchetto Musicale
Elena Faita cooks for all the family in Parc Dante to the dulcet sounds of Neopolitan and Venetian songs sings by Nils Brown.
Parc Dante
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Nothing at all
Intimate concert
Catherine & complices staged by Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière
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
Café Tricot Principal
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8pm

Musical evening at the Café
Free Activity
Le petit rien
Join us at the café, as usual, to eat, drink and make merry with music by Le Petit Rien and everyone else!
Café Tricot Principal
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9pm

Day 4 Sunday, June 23, 2019

Laisser-Faire
Mini-festival 100 Plucked Strings and a Bow
Intimate concert
La Cigale and Danse Cadence
Renaissance sensuality, refinement and nonchalance. Music by Corbetta, Murcia, Cabezon, Castaldi, Ferrarese for Harp, Guitare and Theorbo
Maisonnette des parents
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 09:am

Guitares 666
Mini-festival 100 Plucked Strings and a Bow
Intimate concert
David Jacques
Six historic guitars, six secrets to reveal Music by Murcia, Visée, Lully, Médard, Corbetta, Grenerin and Sanz for guitare
Maisonnette des parents
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 10:15am

Peregrinazione Italiana
Free Activity
Nils Brown and Enzo de Rosa
Neapolitan and Venetian melodies
Public Piano behind Archambault, 250 Jean-Talon Street
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11am

A mio modo
Mini-festival 100 Plucked Strings and a Bow
Intimate concert
Les Jardins Chorégraphiques, Elinor Frey, Esteban La Rotta, Anthony Harvey
“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.
Maisonnette des parents
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:30am

Liuto Obbligato
Free Activity
Antoine Chabot-Couture and Sarah Bleile
A concert showcasing the archlute as continuo instrument, accompanied by violin. Works by Galilei, Corelli, Castello, Marini and others.
Square Philips
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:30am

Contracello
Free Activity
Francis Palma-Pelletier and Sophie Coderre
Italian music for Cello... and Double Bass! The warm and profound sounds of those instruments takes you in a trip to Italy with works from Gabrielli, Vivaldi, Marcello and Boccherini.
Public Piano behind Archambault, 250 Jean-Talon Street
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 12:30pm

Il Tormento
Free Activity
Kyran Assing, Kerry Bursey, Dov Houle and Jessica Korotkin
Devious conversations and the veneer of the italian baroque
Square Philips
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 1:pm

Persona
Intimate concert
Les Méandres
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.
Parish Hall of the Madonna della Difesa Church
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 2pm

Virtuosismo Romantico
Free Activity
Jessica Korotkin and Shanti Nachtergaele
Dazzling and colourful works inspired by the legendary 19th-century cello-bass duo, Robert Lindlay ad Domenico Dragonetti
Square Philips
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 2:30pm

Toni Bassi Dolci
Free Activity
Eliana Zimmerman, Esteban La Rotta and Ryan Gallagher
Evolution of Italian bass sounds in the times of Gabrieli
Square Philips
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 4pm

Il Cortegiano
Grand concert
Renaud Paradis, Ensemble ALKEMIA, Flûte Alors!, La Bande Montréal Baroque and Les Jardins Chorégraphiques
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 theater and dance.
Théâtre Le Château
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 5pm

Musical evening at the Café
Free Activity
Le petit rien
Join us at the café, as usual, to eat, drink and make merry with music by Le Petit Rien and everyone else!
Café Conca D'Oro
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 6:30pm