Amateur Musicians


Amateur Choristers

For several years now, amateur choristers have been invited to join professional musicians and choristers to perform a few movements of a work during the opening concert of the Montreal Baroque Festival, resulting in flamboyant performances that are unforgettable.

This year, the Grand Chœur will take part in the grand opening concert AMAZING GRACE, on June 13, 7pm, at Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours (400, Saint-Paul East, Stresst, Champ-de-Mars metro). A concert in the colors of Africa, with musicians from Cape Town and spiritual songs rooted in the Afro-American tradition. With musicians from the Cape Town Baroque Orchestra, ClassiqueInclusif, Nigra Sum and the Festival Choir, all under the direction of Erik Dippenaar.

Would you like to take part ? Here are the details !

Registration deadline: May 27th

Rehearsal dates: June 12, 7-9pm and June 13, 4pm (location to be determined)

Repertoire: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Precious Lord, Oh When the Saints Go Marching In, Amazing Grace

This year, there will be no sheet music. You'll learn the songs on the spot by imitation. 
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Lab Baroque

Every year, the Festival offers the opportunity to amateur instrumentalists and choristers to sight-read and perform movements from a wonderful baroque work. In 2024, this activity ledded by Francis Colpron, on June 15th, from 1h30 to 2h30 pm.
Every instrumentalists (strings, winds and percussion) are welcomed!

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Repertoire:  Spanish Music

Registration deadline: June 4th, 5pm

Venue: Café l'Orbite : 406, Notre-Dame East, Montréal (Champ-de-Mars metro)

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