A Guitar’s Journey from Then till Now
With his guitar from today’s time, Félix Dallaire makes you travel through all times!
Christ Habib, guitare
Christ Habib started playing classical guitar when he was 6 years old and at 10 years old, he was accepted at the Conservatory of Music in Gatineau.
During his musical studies, Christ had the chance to go to the Domaine Forget numerous times, where he had masterclasses with internationally renowned artists such as Pepe Romero, Judicael Perroy, Odair and Sergio Assad, Matteo Mela, Lorenzo Micheli Ana Vidovic, Marcin Dylla and many others.
Christ has distinguished himself in many competitions, the most recent one being the National Music Festival in Saskatoon where he won first place, the music competition of Pierre-de-Saurel, where he won the first prize in classical guitar as well as the chamber music category with his guitar duo partner Félix Dallaire.
He has also been a finalist in international competitions such as the international competition of the Guitar Academy of Boston where he won the 3rd place and at the international guitar competition of the Domaine Forget in 2016 and 2019 where he received the 2nd place.
He Just finished his Master’s Degree in music with Patrick roux at the Conservatory of Music in Gatineau and has received a prize in chamber music and graduated with honours.
Christ plays on a 2017 traditional cedar top classical guitar made by Douglass Scott.
Salle Claude-Léveillée | Place des Arts
175, Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H2X 1Y9
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 12:10pm
* Prices, artists, repertoire, and concert dates and times may be modified without notice.
Ricercare, No. 57 (4 min) by Francesco da Milano (1497-1543)
Ouverture in A Major, (4 min) by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750)
Primavera Porteña, (5 min) by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
The Red Fantasy, (9 min) by Kevin Callahan (1958-)
Tarantella, Op. 87a (5 min) by Mario Castelnuevo Tedesco (1895-1968)
Ombres et Lumières, (8 min) by Patrick Roux (1962-)