UPCOMING CONCERTS

  • Musical theatre : Les fables de la Fontaine

    This musical theatre presents eleven fables recited by Catherine Perrin and illustrated with musics by Denis Gougeon for harpsichord and string quartet and by Jean-Philippe Rameau for harpsichord. The first part of the concert will have the Molinari Quartet perform Samuel Barber’s Quartet op.11 (wit…

    5 February @ 15:0016:30
  • Les corps avalés

    The Molinari Quartet pursues its collaboration with the Compagnie de danse Virginie Brunelle in the spectacular show “Les corps avalés”. The dancers and musicians will perform at the Pratt & Whitney Canada hall in Longueuil for this show presented by Théâtre de la Ville. Critics are unanimous to …

    9 February @ 20:0021:15
  • Dialogue on the Plateau : Transparency

    In preparation to the concert Transparency of February 17 at the Conservatoire, the musicians of the Molinari Quartet invite you to come and dialogue with them on the works to be heard during that concert. During this free workshop, the musicians and composer Brian Cherney will discuss the works, pl…

    12 February @ 14:0015:30
  • Transparency

    Musical refinement, elegance and subtlety are at the forefront of this concert by the Molinari Quartet. You will hear the premiere of Brian Cherney’s 7th string quartet, Four Quarters by Thomas Adès and Benjamin Britten’s Quartet no.2.

    17 February @ 19:3021:00

Concerts in Montreal

RECENT CONCERTS

  • Acoustic Exploration: from delicacy to tectonic force!

    This concert will explore the vast range of sounds that can produce a string quartet and will also underline the centennial year of Iannis Xenakis’ birth with Ergma, a very powerful work. You will also assist to the world premiere of Hologramme Modal for string quartet and kamancheh by Iranian com…

    18 January @ 19:3021:30
  • Intimate concert : Quintets and more

    Pour se mettre dans l’ambiance des Fêtes, le Molinari a invité le hautboïste Vincent Boilard, hautbois solo associé de l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, à partager la scène avec lui, dimanche après-midi le 18 décembre prochain, dans le cadre de la série Concert intime à la Fondatio…

    18/12/2022 @ 16:0017:30
  • Intimate concert : Quintets and more

    Pour se mettre dans l’ambiance des Fêtes, le Molinari a invité le hautboïste Vincent Boilard, hautbois solo associé de l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, à partager la scène avec lui, dimanche après-midi le 18 décembre prochain, dans le cadre de la série Concert intime à la Fondatio…

    18/12/2022 @ 13:0014:30
  • Acoustic Exploration: from delicacy to tectonic force!

    This concert will explore the vast range of sounds that can produce a string quartet and will also underline the centennial year of Iannis Xenakis’ birth with Ergma, a very powerful work. You will also assist to the world premiere of Hologramme Modal for string quartet and kamancheh by Iranian com…

    16/12/2022 @ 19:3021:00
  • Dialogue on the Plateau : Acoustic Exploration

    Get ready for the Acoustic Exploration concert by attending the workshop Dialogue on the Plateau the preceding Sunday. During this activity, you wil hear excerpts of the works to be performed on the December 9 concert, you will get analysis of the works and be able to discuss with the musicians to g…

    04/12/2022 @ 14:0015:30
  • Camille Claudel : Dans l’ombre du géant

    An innovative multimedia creation combining music and immersive video scenography, inspired by the work and destiny of Camille Claudel, an exceptional French sculptor. Here ‘s a musical journey into the very heart of the sculptures and paintings of women artists that have been ignored for too long!…

    01/12/2022 @ 19:3020:30
  • Camille Claudel : Dans l’ombre du géant

    An innovative multimedia creation combining music and immersive video scenography, inspired by the work and destiny of Camille Claudel, an exceptional French sculptor. Here ‘s a musical journey into the very heart of the sculptures and paintings of women artists that have been ignored for too long…

    30/11/2022 @ 19:3020:30
  • Intimate Concert : Sound Odyssey (4 pm concert)

    The concert Sound Odyssey explores the colours and timbres of the string quartet with surprising works by five composers who push the boundaries of the instruments. Percussions, sound recording, kamacheh (Iranian instrument), resonators and amplification are just some means used by the composers to …

    27/11/2022 @ 16:0017:30
  • Intimate Concert : Sound Odyssey (1 pm concert)

    The concert Sound Odyssey explores the colours and timbres of the string quartet with surprising works by five composers who push the boundaries of the instruments. Percussions, sound recording, kamacheh (Iranian instrument), resonators and amplification are just some means used by the composers to …

    27/11/2022 @ 13:0014:30
  • Camille Claudel : Dans l’ombre du géant

    An innovative multimedia creation combining music and immersive video scenography, inspired by the work and destiny of Camille Claudel, an exceptional French sculptor. Here ‘s a musical journey into the very heart of the sculptures and paintings of women artists that have been ignored for too long…

    26/11/2022 @ 19:3020:30
  • Camille Claudel : Dans l’ombre du géant

    An innovative multimedia creation combining music and immersive video scenography, inspired by the work and destiny of Camille Claudel, an exceptional French sculptor. Here ‘s a musical journey into the very heart of the sculptures and paintings of women artists that have been ignored for too long…

    24/11/2022 @ 19:3020:30
  • Camille Claudel : Dans l’ombre du géant

    An innovative multimedia creation combining music and immersive video scenography, inspired by the work and destiny of Camille Claudel, an exceptional French sculptor. Here ‘s a musical journey into the very heart of the sculptures and paintings of women artists that have been ignored for too long…

    22/11/2022 @ 19:0020:00
  • Camille Claudel : Dans l’ombre du géant

    An innovative multimedia creation combining music and immersive video scenography, inspired by the work and destiny of Camille Claudel, an exceptional French sculptor. Here ‘s a musical journey into the very heart of the sculptures and paintings of women artists that have been ignored for too long…

    20/11/2022 @ 19:3020:30
  • Camille Claudel : Dans l’ombre du géant

    An innovative multimedia creation combining music and immersive video scenography, inspired by the work and destiny of Camille Claudel, an exceptional French sculptor. Here ‘s a musical journey into the very heart of the sculptures and paintings of women artists that have been ignored for too long…

    18/11/2022 @ 20:0021:00
  • Théâtre musical LES FABLES DE LA FONTAINE

    Ce théâtre musical familial est une présentation du Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée et du Quatuor Molinari en collaboration avec Mme Catherine Perrin, au clavecin et à la narration. Onze fables seront récitées par Catherine Perrin et illustrées par une musique de Denis Gougeon pour …

    13/11/2022 @ 11:0012:15
  • The Molinari @ 25 !

    Don’t miss the anniversary-concert celebrating the 25 years of the Molinari Quartet. The Quartet will perform important works from its repertoire that have highlighted its 25 years of music making. Eastern European quartets are at the heart of the concert.

    14/10/2022 @ 19:3021:30
  • Dialogue on the Plateau : The Molinari @ 25

    During this free event, you will hear excerpts of the quartets to be performed on the October 14 concert, you will get analysis of the works and be able to discuss with the musicians to get a better understanding and appreciation of the works. Works by Kurtág, Ligeti, Penderecki and Schnittke

    09/10/2022 @ 14:0015:30
  • Music and Myth. Remembering R. Murray Schafer

    The Molinari Quartet is invited to perform in this tribute concert to R. Murray Schafer, who passed away one year ago. This concert features musicians who collaborated with Schafer and who have an intimate knowledge of his chamber music.

    24/09/2022 @ 16:0018:00
  • Intimate Concert : Blue Music

    The Molinari Quartet presents a concert for a small audience and with respect of social distancing in the intimate setting of the Molinari Foundation. Blue Music presents works by Quebec composers and one by Polish composer Penderecki.

    18/09/2022 @ 16:0017:30
  • Intimate concert : Blue Music

    The Molinari Quartet presents a concert for a small audience and with respect of social distancing in the intimate setting of the Molinari Foundation. Blue Music presents works by Quebec composers and one by Polish composer Penderecki.

    18/09/2022 @ 13:0014:30
  • Ahuntsic en fugue

    The Molinari Quartet performs in the event Entre soi et l’autre, a scenographic concert about the occupation of space. They will play George Crumb’s famous Black Angels and accompany contralto … Ahuntsic en fugue Read More »

    26/08/2022 @ 20:0021:30
  • The Molinari Quartet at Toronto’s Luminato Festival

    The Molinari Quartet is the guest of the Luminato Festival to celebrate R. Murray Schafer’s legacy. The Quartet will perform on the stage at Yonge-Dundas Square at 7pm a concert of 45 minutes of Schafer’s string quartets.

    10/06/2022 @ 19:00
  • A Schafer Celebration

    This concert is organised by Schafer’s widow Eleanor James and Soundstreams with the collaboration of Grace Church-on-the-Hill and the Canadian Music centre. To pay tribute to Schafer, Soundstreams’ Founding Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney has put together a small sample of Schafer’s master…

    05/06/2022 @ 16:0017:30
  • Crossed views

    The Molinari Quartet is very proud to present the world premiere of Le grand rétro, the first string quartet by its violinist Antoine Bareil. Inspired by his numerous musical experiences and his prolific imagination, Bareil’s Le grand rétro outlines a musical path throughout different styles. Th…

    20/05/2022 @ 19:3021:00
  • Dialogue on the Plateau : Crossed views

    In preparation to the May 20 concert, the musicians invite you to a musical workshop in order to discover the works that will be played during that concert. The Quartet will play excerpts of the works and the public is invited to discuss with the composers Antoine Bareil and Christopher Goddard abou…

    15/05/2022 @ 14:0015:30
  • Oboe quintets – Ensembles en résidence series

    Oboist Vincent Boilard of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, joins the Molinari Quartet for a concert of quintets for oboe and string quartet. The four works to be heard are by Canadian composers. This concert is part of the series « Ensembles en résidence » of the Montreal Conservatory of Music.

    18/03/2022 @ 19:3021:00
  • Winners’ Concert of the 8th International Composition Competition

    Ce concert propose les quatre oeuvres gagnantes du 8e Concours international de composition du Quatuor Molinari. Sélectionnées parmi les 115 partitions reçues de 33 pays, les oeuvres inédites seront créées lors de ce concert.

    25/02/2022 @ 19:3021:30
  • Dialogue sur le Plateau : Lauréats du 8e Concours international de composition

    Venez rencontrer et discuter avec les quatre lauréats du 8e Concours international de composition du Quatuor Molinari. Les gagnants, venus d’Allemagne, d’Italie et du Mexique sont à Montréal pour travailler leur oeuvre avec les musiciens du Quatuor avant le concert du 25 février.

    22/02/2022 @ 19:3021:00
  • Folkloric Influences

    East European music is often influenced by regional folk music. Bartók and Janáček’s string quartets are good examples of this folk influence with their dancing momentum. The musicians will also perfom Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi’s String Trio.

    10/12/2021 @ 19:3021:00
  • Dialogue on the Plateau Folkloric Influences

    East European music is often influenced by regional folk music. Bartók and Janáček’s string quartets are good examples of this folk influence with their dancing momentum. The musicians will also perfom Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi’s String Trio. This work will be recorded shortly to compl…

    05/12/2021 @ 14:0015:30