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2016 MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE Special Event

The concert by Charles Dutoit and the OSM
with Martha Argerich
will be broadcast live on and

Montréal, Thursday, February 4 — The two concerts by Charles Dutoit and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal with Martha Argerich, scheduled for February 18 and 20 in the Maison symphonique de Montréal as part of the 17th edition of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE, are almost sold out. However, there is good news for fans who haven’t yet snapped up the few remaining tickets still available: the concert, on Thursday, February 18, will be broadcast on the web and on radio!

The grand return of maestro Charles Dutoit with the OSM in the Maison symphonique de Montréal for two memorable evenings, with special guest renowned pianist Martha Argerich, will be filmed and recorded for radio and online broadcast. The concert on Thursday, February 18 will be presented live in an audio and video webcast from 8 p.m., on, as well as on The concert will also be broadcast by ICI Musique on February 22 at 8 p.m., as part of the SOIRÉES CLASSIQUES program.

The audio and video presentation will be available free of charge on until May 18, 2016 and on for an entire year.

A complete dossier on the return of maestro Dutoit is also available online at

Additionally, by request of maestro Charles Dutoit, the program of the evening will be altered, with Suite no 2 from Daphnis et Chloé replaced by La valse by Ravel.

The complete concert program will unfold as follows:

Berlioz, Overture, Roman Carnival, op. 9

Beethoven, Piano concerto no 1 in C major, op. 15

Stravinsky, Petrushka (original 1911 version)

Ravel, La valse


Charles Dutoit and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
with Martha Argerich

is presented in collaboration with Swiss International Air Lines
and CBC/Cadio-Canada

Production: Spectra Musique

Audiovisual production:

Broadcast: et

Get all the info on MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE

Information: montrealenlumiere.comInfo-Lumière La Presse+ (514 288-9955 or toll free 1 85LUMIÈRES)

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