A evening of Brilliant Baroque music from I Musici !

I Musici de Montréal - Orchestre de chambre

Everyone loves baroque music for its sophistication, beautiful harmonies, and moving solos. To start your Easter long weekend, I Musici invites you and your loved ones to come and listen to exceptional excerpts from Handel operas sung by the wonderful Andréanne Brisson Paquin and hear some of the most popular and beloved works from the baroque era.

Who isn’t familiar with the beautiful Pachelbel’s Canon ?

—    The concert will be under the direction of maestro Jean-François Rivest and will star Andréanne Brisson Paquin, soprano , Marjorie Tremblay, oboist and Julie Triquet as solo violinist.

Andréanne Brisson Paquin | Photo: Véronique Boncompagni
Marjorie Tremblay | Photo: Julie Artacho
Julie Triquet | Photo: Laurence Leclerc



Fantasia in Three Parts Upon a Ground in D major, Z. 731
Duration: approx. 5 minutes 30 seconds


Cantata BWV 21, Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, 1. Sinfonia
Sonate no 4 BWV 1017, 3. Adagio
Cantata BWV 21, 3. Aria : Seuftzer Tränen
Duration: approx. 11 minutes 


“Ah! spietato!” from Amadigi di Gaula, Act I, Scene IV
Duration: approx. 5 minutes 25 seconds


Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major (2nd movement of the Italian Concerto BWV 971; violin transcription by Jean-François Rivest)
Duration: approx. 15 minutes 30 seconds


“Chi t’intende? o cieca instabile!” from Berenice, regina d’Egitto, Act III
Duration: approx. 10 minutes 30 seconds


“Myself I shall adore” from Semele
Duration: approx. 7 minutes 


Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582 (transcription by Bernard Labadie)
Duration: approx. 13 minutes 


Suite for Orchestra No. 3, “Air”
Duration: approx. 4 minutes 30 seconds


Canon (in three parts)
Duration: approx. 3 minutes 

Thursday, April 14, 2022, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Salle Pierre-Mercure of Centre Pierre-Péladeau RESERVE

Webcast – available online on demand.

April 21st to May 8th 2022 RESERVE