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Programming

Benefit Gala

September 22, 2018, 7 pm

Church of St. John the Evangelist, Quartier des spectacles, Montréal

We invite you to come and have a taste of the music we’ll be presenting this season in an informal setting… along with a few other surprise musical offerings!
Please stay and join us afterwards for a glass of wine and some light refreshments!

All donations welcome!
Suggested donation: $25

2020-2021

available from September 25 2020

MUSICA CUM LITTERA

Parisian motets of the 13th century

12-minute virtual performance available on our YouTube channel

November 22, 2020, live webcast & on demand until December 6

LAUDA

Medieval Italian songs of piety and community
First concert of our new series MINIATURES
With guest Elinor Frey

LIVE WEBCAST

March 21, 2021, 7 pm

DE LA COUR DE L'INTENDANT AU COUVENT

The Musical Life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

With pre-concert conference. Both conference and concert will also be broadcast digitally.

Venue and digital release date to be confirmed

April 2, 2021, 3 pm & 7:30 pm

Around Marguerite d'Youville

Passiontide concert with Les Idées heureuses, dir. Geneviève Soly

June 13, 2021, 7 pm

FRAGMENTS

Medieval English Polyphony

Second concert of our PÉRIPHERIA series

2019-2020

November 17, 2019, 5 pm

Bohemia

Sacred music of the Kingdom of Bohemia, 14th- 16th centuries

First concert of our PERIPHERIA series

January 26, 2020, 3 pm & February 16, 4 pm

Dance of the Labyrinth

Reimagining sacred medieval dance
Repeat of our program from November 2018
with choreographer Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière

January 26: Musée de l’Amérique francophone, Québec City
February 16: St. Matthias Church, Westmount (Montréal)

March 20, 2020, 7 pm

CONCERT POSTPONED

Musica cum littera

Motets of the 13th century

First concert of the MINIATURES series

April 10, 2020, 3 pm

CONCERT POSTPONED

Liturgical chant of the Hospitalières of Ville-Marie

Passiontide concert with Les Idées heureuses, dir. Geneviève Soly

May 3, 2020, 3 pm

CONCERT POSTPONED

Astonishing Saints​

Lost and found songs of the 12th century
with guest director, musicologist Pascale Duhamel
Astonishing Saints CD launch following the concert!

June 7, 2020

CONCERT POSTPONED

Celles qui voient

Medieval women's voices in contemporary composition
Sacred and secular compositions by medieval and contemporary women Hildegard von Bingen, Beatrix de Dia, Noa Haran, Elizabeth Ekholm, Danielle Palardy Roger and Karen Young

2018-2019

September 22, 2018, 7 pm

Benefit Gala

and launch of our 10th season

Church of St. John the Evangelist, Montréal

November 11, 2018, 7 pm

Dance of the Labyrinth

Reimagining medieval sacred dance

December 12, 2018, 7:30 pm

Abide, I hope it be the best

The Carol in pre-Reformation England

as part of the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal’s “Concerts Intimes” series

April 19, 2019, 3 pm

Holy Week Office with Marguerite Bourgeoys

Passiontide Concert with Les Idées heureuses, dir. Geneviève Soly

June 1, 2019, 7 pm

Astonishing Saints​

Lost and found songs of the 12th century

with guest director, musicologist Pascale Duhamel

2017-2018

September 16, 2017

Nocturnes historiques de Lachine

Saints Anges Church, Lachine

September 24, 2017, 7 pm

Benefit Gala

and 2017-2018 season launch

Church of St. John the Evangelist, Montréal

November 4, 2017, 7:30 pm

Ars elaboratio

A musical collaboration with the past

Chapelle du Monastère des Augustines, Quebec City

December 2, 2017, 8 pm

Dulci dignum melodia

A polyphonic Christmas at St-Martial-de-Limoges, 12th century

St-Germain d’Outremont Church, Outremont

March 30, 2018, 3 pm

La bande céleste

Passiontide Concert with Les Idées heureuses, dir Geneviève Soly

Bourgie Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

May 20, 2018, 4 pm

"Quelques chants extraordinaires" 

18th century music at the Congrégation de Notre-Dame in Montréal

as part of the Printemps de la musique

Musée de l’Amérique francophone, Quebec City

June 10, 2018, 7 pm

Sybil of the Rhine

Visionnary songs of Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Montréal