ENSEMBLE CAPRICE TO PRESENT BACH’S MAGNIFICAT: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Montréal, January 4, 2012 – To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Montréal season, Ensemble Caprice is offering a programme dedicated to celebrations with works by the illustrious J.S. Bach, as well as the very popular Estonian contemporary composer Arvo Pärt, on Saturday January 21st 2012 at 8:00 pm at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Bourgie Concert Hall, 1339 Sherbrooke West. Joining the chorus and orchestra for this first concert of the year is Canadian soprano Shannon Mercer. Her voice has been described as luminous, dazzling and shining, and her acting witty, delightful, and feisty. Critically acclaimed by the international press for her musical artistry, she has been hailed as "one of Canada's most promising young sopranos" and a "Leader of Tomorrow (Maclean's)."
Antonio Lotti Crucifixus
J.S. Bach Air Ich habe genug (excerpt from Cantata "Ich habe genug" BWV 82a)
Arvo Pärt Nunc dimittis
J.S. Bach Suite III in D major for orchestra
Arvo Pärt Magnificat
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J.S. Bach Magnificat
Arvo Pärt Da pace dominum
Saturday, January 21st, 2012, 8:00 PM
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Bourgie Concert Hall, 1339 Sherbrooke West
Ensemble Caprice Chorus and Orchestra
Matthias Maute, Conductor
Shannon Mercer, Soprano
Maude Brunet, Mezzo-soprano
Jacques-Olivier Chartier, Tenor
Philippe Martel, Bass
Tickets available at the door on the evening of the concert or by phoning (514) 523-3611.
Ticket prices: $30 regular, $23, senior, $10 student.
Source: Sophie Larivière / Media Relations: Jean François Lippé: (450) 777.6107 /
Bach and Pärt