Ensemble Caprice and J.S. Bach – a marriage made in Heaven (in webcast)

Ensemble Caprice et Mathias Maute

Event details

  • Saturday | 31 July 2021 to Sunday | 1 August 2021
  • 13:00
  • On Concerts Lachine Facebook and on this website
  • Free admission | $10 suggested donation

Matthias Maute and the famous ensemble Caprice present, Château du Ciel an exploration of the divine and the human in several cantatas, choirs and arias signed, J.S. Bach.


This is a replay of a concert held on July 4, 2021 at St-Anges Church

The concert is on our Facebook and on this page. 

It includes:

  • -Introductory talk presented by Desjardins Caisse de Lachine
  • -Concert


The concert is accessible free of charge, but we suggest a donation of $ 10 per concert. Make a donation

Means of accessing the virtual concert


Can’t attend the concert ?

Recordings of the concerts will be available for 24 hours, on this page.

   Program : Cathédrale Bach


  • -Motet Unsere Trübsal
  • -Prélude improvisé : Olivier Brault
JOHANN LUDWIG BACH (1677-1731) cousin de J.S. BACH
  • -Cantate Friede sei mit Dir BWV 158

Pour soprano, baryton, choeur et ensemble instrumental


  • -Motet Die mit Tränen säen
  • -Prélude improvisé : Mélisande McNabney
GOTTFRIED A. HOMILIUS (1714-1785) étudiant de J.S. BACH
  • -Motet Lobet den Herrn BWV 230

  • -Prélude improvisé : Mélisande McNabney
  • -Motet Es in nun aus mit meinem Leben
JOHANN CHRISTOPH BACH (1642-1703) grand-oncle de J.S. BACH
  • -Cantate Ich habe genug BWV 82a

Pour pour soprano, flûte, cordes et  bc


  • -Choral Jesus bleibet meine Freude BWV 147


Ensemble Caprice

Myriam Leblanc – soprano

Jonathan Adams – baryton

Sophie Larivière – flûte

Olivier Brault – violon

Lucie Ringuette – violon

Pemi Paull – alto

Susie Napper – violoncelle

Reuven Rothman – contrebasse

Mélisande McNabney – clavecin


Ensemble vocal Arts Québec

Anne-Marie Beaudette, Ariadne Lih, Marie Magistry – soprano

William Duffy, Claudine Ledoux, Meagan Zantingh – alto

Jean-Sébastien Allaire, Kerry Bursey, Haitham Hadar- ténor

John Giffen, Thomas Jodoin-Fontaine, William Kraushaar – basse


Matthias Maute – musical director



Founded by flautist Matthias Maute, the Ensemble Caprice has become, over the decades, a staple in the world of classical music. It is recognized for its creative and innovative programs and its dynamic and compelling interpretations. The musicians of the Ensemble Caprice have traveled the four corners of the globe. They have given concerts on four continents in dozens of countries. The Ensemble has toured Asia, China and Taiwan, Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and South Africa, several countries in Europe and the Americas. An impressive roadmap that places Caprice among the most important baroque ensembles today. The recording activities of the Ensemble Caprice are just as impressive, with over twenty records released by Analekta, ATMA Classique and Antes, and distributed in some fifty countries. Ensemble Caprice was recognized for its work and artistic approach by receiving the “Public’s Choice” recognition at the Grand Prix de Montréal, awarded by the Conseil des arts de Montréal. Other important nominations include those for the Echo Klassik Prize in Germany, the Prix Opus and for l’Association québécoise de l’industrie du disque


Matthias Maute has carved out a solid international reputation for himself as one of the best performers of his generation, both on recorder and flute, as well as a composer and conductor. As a conductor, Matthias Maute is distinguished by his work as artistic director of L’Ensemble Caprice, where he ingeniously conceives and directs unusual and captivating programs. With his Ensemble, he regularly participates in festivals all over the world. He is also the Music Director of the Bach Society of Minnesota and has been invited to conduct several ensembles and orchestras in Canada and abroad.

Thank you to all our sponsors

Public partners

Conseil des arts de Montréal
Arrondissement Lachine
Enrico Ciccone, député de Marquette
Bingo Lachine

Season sponsors – Gold

Collégial international Sainte-Anne
Desjardins Caisse de Lachine


Season sponsors – Silver

Piano Vertu
Fondation Azrieli – Azrieli Foundation
Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal
Fondation JM Canada
PME MTL West-Island

Season sponsors – Bronze

Cognitive Group
Smash Marketing & Communications

Concerts sponsors

MLV Immobilier
Jean Coutu Aboud Georges
Rona Lachine
J.J. Cardinal Lachine
IGA Extra Vallée
Martin & Cie, comptables professionnels agréés
Centre visuel Victoria