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From July 15 to September 23, 2018

Every Sunday at 15:30, with live projection on giant screen – contributions gratefully accepted.


July 15: Vincent Boucher (Canada) document-pdf-icon
July 22: Nicholas Walters (Canada) document-pdf-icon
July 29: Virgil Barkauskas (United States) document-pdf-icon
August 5: Kai Krakenberg (Germany) document-pdf-icon
August 12: Louise Fortin et Pierre Bouchard (Canada) document-pdf-icon
August 19: Alice Benevise (France) document-pdf-icon
August 26: Matthieu Germain (France) document-pdf-icon
September 2: Jean-Guy Proulx (Canada) document-pdf-icon
September 9: Jacquelin Rochette (Canada) document-pdf-icon
September 16: Jacques Boucher (Canada) document-pdf-icon
September 23: Raphael De Castro (Canada) document-pdf-icon


From October 7 to 28, 2018

Every Sunday at 15:30, with live projection on giant screen – contributions gratefully accepted.


October 7 : Jennifer McPherson (United States) document-pdf-icon
October 14 : Ensung Kim (Korea) document-pdf-icon
October 21 : Édith Beaulieu (Canada) document-pdf-icon
October 28 : Alexandra Fol (Bulgaria) document-pdf-icon

2018 Sunday Concerts Series

 50 free concerts featuring 42 reknowned organists from over 8 countries and 800 singers and instrumentalists
Montréal musique sacrée – March 4 to April 29, 2018
La Folia – May 6 to July 1st, 2018
Summer Concerts – July 15 to September 23, 2018
Celebrating Women Organists – October 7 to October 28, 2018
Montreal Bach Festival – November 4 to December 2, 2018
Noël at the Oratory – December 9 to 30, 2018


« A virtuoso on the organ […], his playing is flawless. »

– John Collins, The Diapason

« Vincent Boucher is clearly one of the finest organists to appear in Canada in decades. »

– Daniel Foley, The Wholenote

Vincent Boucher is enjoying a true double career, pursuing both music and finance. He has studied under harpsichordists Dom André Laberge and Luc Beauséjour, as well as organist Bernard Lagacé. While in Mireille Lagacé’s class at the  Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, a jury twice unanimously awarded him a first prize for organ and harpsichord. He has also completed a doctorate in performance at McGill University with John Grew and William Porter, and furthered his studies in Vienna with Michael Gailit, and later in Paris with Pierre Pincemaille.

Vincent Boucher has performed extensively and internationally, notably in England, Austria and France at the Cathedrals of Chartres, Bourges, and Notre-Dame de Paris. In 2000 he won first prize in the John Robb Organ Competition. In 2002, he won the Académie de musique du Québec’s Prix d’Europe, which had not been given to an organist since 1966. In 2003 he was awarded an Opus Prize in the category Discovery of the Year. He has already made eleven recordings, which have won a number of prizes and the praise of critics. Most recently, he has released the first recordings of the complete works of Charles Tournemire, as well as three CDs recorded on Saint-Joseph’s Oratory’s Beckerath organ.

With over 21 years experience as a liturgical organist, Mr. Boucher is the titular organist at Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal. He was the principal organist at Sainte-Cécile Cathedral in Valleyfield from 1996 to 2000 and is currently assistant organist at Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church in Montréal  since 1993.

For more than 15 years, Vincent Boucher has worked in the financial industry, and he currently serves as investment advisor at National Bank Financial. A CFA chartholder, he holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a graduate degree in e-commerce from the HEC, Université de Montréal’s business school and a Master of Business Administration from Oxford University. Sought administrator, he currently sits on the Board of the Pro Musica Society and the Concours International Organ Competition.

Visit Vincent Boucher – Organist’s website

Vincent Boucher – Excerpt of Concerto for organ in A minor, BWV 593 – III. Allegro

Performed on the Beckerath Organ in the Basilica during recording of the album Messes pour choeurs et orgues

Vincent Boucher – Daquin: Livre de Noëls