2012 Cammac Festival
Classical concerts featuring renowned guest artists from Quebec and Ontario on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. followed by brunch at noon from July 1st to August 12 inclusively.
Programs and artists subject to change.
July 1st — Les Boréades de Montréal: Music of the Anglo-Flemish and Italian Renaissance
Francis Colpron, flute and recorders • Femke Bergsma, vielle and recorders • Betsy MacMillan, viola da gamba
Hailed by critics and the public for its verve, spontaneity and musical elegance, this Baroque music ensemble visits CAMMAC with a bright program of works by Gibbons, Josquin des Prez, Vincenzo Ruffo, William Cornysh and others.
July 8 — Geneviève Soly, harpsichord : Mother Nature
This great harpsichordist will perform a program evoking birds, animals and other sounds of nature. What better music for a Sunday morning on the shores of Lake MacDonald?
July 15 —Alcan Quartet
Laura Andriani, violin • Nathalie Camus, violin • Luc Beauchemin, viola • David Ellis, cello
Concerts by this dynamic and world-renowned string quartet are always eagerly anticipated and well attended.
The group is a CAMMAC favourite!
July 22 — Trio : Jean-François Normand, clarinet • Fraser Jackson, bassoon • Monique de Margerie, piano
Back again after their much appreciated appearance in 2011, this trio of musical friends will help us savour the music of Glinka and discover some tangos by Kurt Weill.
July 29 — Mark Simons, clarinet, and friends : Klezmer and Jazz!
A musician with eclectic tastes, clarinetist Mark Simons and a few friends will offer up a colourful sampling of klezmer and jazz.
August 5 — Flûte Alors! : Bach ’N Jazz
This group of young recorder players is a rising star on the concert circuit : be prepared to hear the recorder as you have never heard it before! They will play a savvy mix of works by the great German master and some jazz standards in arrangements that will surprise and delight you.
August 12 — Catherine Bergeron, soprano
Winner of the 2nd prize and the Public’s Choice Award in the 2011 Concours de l’Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières, soprano Catherine Bergeron will win you over with pieces by Schubert, Schumann, Fauré, Debussy and Rossini, as well as arias by Bellini and Menotti.