Montreal Chamber Music Festival
June 1 at 8pm
Pollack Hall, McGill University
This year’s Montreal Chamber Music Festival pays tribute to famed jazz pianist Oscar Peterson with a night of selections from his repertoire. Peterson’s daughter, Celine, has hand selected artists and musicians, including Oscar’s own bass player Dave Young, to help celebrate the life and music of one of Montreal’s – and the world’s – greatest jazz artists.
June 7 – 17, 2018
Creativity and the visual arts await you at the MURAL Art Festival! Starting June 7th, watch MURAL transform the Saint-Laurent Boulevard into an open-air museum as local and international artists unite their talents creatively in this celebration of urban art. For more information, visit muralfestival.com.
Festival Mondial De La Bière
June 6 – 9, 2018
Montréal Convention Centre
Cheers! The Montreal Beer Festival is back! On June 6, dive into this hopping atmosphere with guided tours and pairing workshops to discover international brewing at its finest. There’s something on tap for everyone! Visit the Montreal Beer Festival website for more information.
Hope for a Better World: Beethoven’s “Eroica”
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
May 31, 2018
La Maison Symphonique de Montréal
On May 31st, experience passion and genius come to life through music in Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony as performed by the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. Driven by a desire for a more just world, Beethoven dedicated “Eroica” to Napoleon, a dedication removed when, to Beethoven’s disgust, Napoleon crowned himself emperor. The show begins at 8 pm.