- Sunday | 8 August 2021 to Monday | 9 August 2021
- On Concerts Lachine Facebook and on this website
- Free admission | $10 suggested donation
L’Orchestre Métropolitain’s wind quintet presents a varied and entertaining repertoire that highlights the combined attractions of flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet and French horns.
This is a replay of a concert held on July 23, 2021 at L’Entrepôt Concert Hall
CONCERT PRESENTED BY : Centre visuel Victoria
|Trois pièces brèves
(1890 – 1962)
|Les Danses slaves no 7
(arrangements de Michel Bettez)
|Trois danses hongroises
|Danse hongroise no 5||Johannes Brahms
Les Classiques du cinéma
(arrangements de Simon Bourget)
|Dos Tropicos, opus 7
(1973 – )
|Wiener Kreuzer-Polka, opus 220
|Johann Strauss (père)
|Johann Strauss II (fils)
SIMON ALDRICH, solo clarinet
Selected for the Prix Opus “Discovery of the Year” Award, this “spectacular performer” (Los Angeles Times) served as principal clarinet of the Chicago Classical Symphony and the Colorado Philharmonie before becoming a member of the Metropolitan Orchestra. As a soloist, Simon has performed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, L’Orchestre Métropolitain, the Victoria Symphony, Orchestra London Canada, the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, the Chicago Classical Symphony, the Wall Street Chamber Orchestra, and the Chicago North Shore Chamber Symphony.
With a doctorate and two masters from Yale University, Simon Aldrich studied with David Shifrin, Robert Marcellus, Joaquin Valdepefias and Emilio lacurto. He is heard on Radio-Canada and CBC and has made, among other things, recordings for the labels Deutsche Grammophon, ATMA and Analekta.
He is a professor at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University where he is the Winds Coordinator and the Coordinator of the Doctoral Performance Program.
SIMON BOURGET, Horn
GABRIÈLE DOSTIE-POIRIER, Basson
MÉLANIE HAREL, Oboe
JOCELYNE ROY, Flute
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