Harmonium Symphonique: A Visual and Sonic Extravaganza to be enjoyed in Quebec cinemas!

Last night, the eagerly anticipated pre-showing of “Histoire sans paroles: Harmonium Symphonique the Film” took place at Montreal’s Cinema Quartier Latin, drawing around 100 distinguished VIPs for an exclusive preview screening.

From the 11th to the 14th of April, the spectacular French musical production will run in 80 Cineplex cinemas across the province.

Cast members, musicians and celebrities such as Maestra Dina Gilbert and Singer Kim Richarson were on the red carpet at Cinema Quartier Latin.

The film, a groundbreaking multimedia project, introduces a novel symphonic experience onto the silver screen for the very first time.

The Film was presented as part of one of the esteemed concert series by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, led by the talented conductor Dina Gilbert and held at Place des Arts.

This cinematic rendition was directed by Benoit Giguere, and stars Luce Dufault, Kim Richardson, the youth choir of Laval and guitarist Sylvain Quesnel.

The film definitely delivers on its promises to captivate audiences with an unparalleled sensory journey, as well as being a visual feast for the eyes.

Having already enraptured over 70,000 spectators with live performances, the recording of this symphonic spectacle now extends the opportunity to a broader audience, allowing them to immerse themselves in the magical realm of Harmonium on the big screen like never before.

Fans will be delighted to hear fan favorites such as “Harmonium”, “Un musicien parmi tant d’autres,” and “Un refrain parmi tant d’autres.”

Harmonium, originating in Montreal in 1972, with lead vocalist and guitarist Serge Fiori , emerged as a prominent progressive rock ensemble in Quebec. Throughout the 1970s, it solidified its reputation as one of the foremost musical acts in the province, a status it still maintains, remaining an enduring icon with significant influence.

The film seamlessly weaves together live tableaux, mesmerizing projections, and the grandeur of symphonic music, inviting viewers to fall back into childhood, revisit fond memories and rediscover the timeless allure of the legendary band Harmonium.

Through a meticulously crafted production, audiences are treated to a wholly unique musical proposition, where every element on and around stage converges flawlessly to create an unforgettable fusion of imagery and sound.

This is embodied in the motions of the actors who, swinging from overhead benches, climb up and down ladders, while masked bunny head performers pop-up randomly on stage and among the crowd.

With its vibrant visuals and evocative symphony, “Histoire sans paroles: Harmonium Symphonique Le Film” promises to transport viewers on a journey through the rich and colorful universe of Harmonium, offering a fresh perspective on the band’s timeless beauty.

This cinematic masterpiece is poised to redefine the boundaries of audiovisual storytelling, promising an entertaining musical experience that is quite unique !


From the 11th to the 14th of April, the production will run in 80 Cineplex cinemas across the province. Please visit : https://www.harmoniumsymphonic.com/ to access more information and showtimes.