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CLASSICAL CONCERT: Cambini Quartet Friendship, influence and dissonances

At 8pm

Used to performing in prestigious places like the Louvre in Paris or the Frick Collection in New York, rewarded by critics for their recordings at Naïve-Ambroisie, the musicians of that quartet playing with ancient instruments will delight you.

Founded in 2007 by four young musicians, graduated from the best French schools for classical and baroque studies, the Cambini Quartet is one the rare string quartets to play with ancient instruments.

Europe and Opera

Singers from the COC Ensemble Studio celebrate the Old Continent and offer extracts from operas in 4 Europeans languages: German, French, Italian and English. Founded in 1980 with a generous continuing grant from Emperial Oil Limited and with assistance from the Government of Canada, the COC Ensemble Studio is Canada’s premier training program for young opera professionals. It provides advanced instruction, hands-on experience, and the practical career development skills to succeed as a self-employed artist in a highly competitive international environment.

The Triplets of Belleville

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Released in 2003 (1h20min) - Created by Sylvain Chomet - Stars: Michel Robin, Jean-Claude Donda, Monica Viegas

Type: Animation-cartoon.

Spadina Theatre, 7pm. The cartoon will be screened in French with English subtitles. Free entrance

Paris 1900, Classical and Modern

Featuring ISA Trio: Jacques Israelievitch (violin), Benjamin Smith (piano) and Jihyun Ahn (cello).

ISA trio revisits the Belle Époque, a period following the Great Depression from 1880 and ending when World War I began in 1914. This period was characterized by social, economic, technological and political improvements. It is, at least, the idyllic vision in thinking in contrast to the horrors of World War I. In retrospect, the Belle Époque was named, shading off upheavals, inconsistencies and challenges of a period that produced the twentieth century.


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