Handel’s Messiah will be presented by The Orchestre Classique de Montréal (OCM) at the Basilica of Saint Joseph’s Oratory and via web broadcast.
Discover or rediscover Handel’s expressive and heartwarming Messiah at Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal. Conductors Boris Brott and Xavier Brossard-Ménard will lead a wonderful quartet of soloists: soprano Jacqueline Woodley, mezzo-soprano Marie-Andrée Mathieu, tenor Antoine Bélanger, bass-baritone Neil Craighead, and the choir Les Rugissants in this timeless masterpiece of love and hope, in-person or via web broadcast!
Traditional hymns Spirituals, carols for organ and Vivaldi’s Concerto for 2 trumpets, etc.
A concert between joy and contemplation, peace and exuberance, to which Marie-Josée Lord’s clear yet ardent voice invites you. Her wish on this occasion? “May this moment allow you to listen to the words of each chosen tune, to let the majestic character of the great organ move you and the sounds of the voice delight you to the depths of your being.
Marie-Josée Lord, soprano
Stéphane Beaulac & Benjamin Raymond, trumpets
Vincent Boucher, organ
Luc Beauséjour, organ and harpsichord