Cartes Blanches

From January 10 to January 24, 2021

Kerson Leong, violin

In duo with Pamela Reimer, piano

Both as a soloist or chamber musician, Kerson Leong has astonished and won over both fellow musicians and audiences alike the world with his rare and innovative mastery of his instrument, his natural ability to convey the subtlest of emotions, and the colossal scope of his live performances.

Program

Edvard Grieg, Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano in C Minor, op. 45
Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano in D Minor, op. 108

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From February 14 to February 28, 2021

In duo with Lysandre Ménard, piano

Recipient of countless awards and distinctions, Stéphane Tétreault has shared the stage with internationally renowned musicians. His second album, with pianist Marie-Ève Scarfone, featuring works from Haydn, Schubert and Brahms, was chosen among Gramophone Magazine’s “Critics’ Choice 2016” and recognized as one of the best albums of the year.

Program

Robert Schumann, Fantasiestücke for Cello and Piano, op. 73
Frédéric Chopin, Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, op. 65

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From March 14 to March 28, 2021

Serhiy Salov, piano

Serhiy Salov is recognized as an outstanding pianist, whose playing is both energetic and imbued with sensitivity. He is known for his remarkable technique, his exacting rigour and virtuosity, qualities that unwaveringly serve the poetry inherent in the music. Public enthusiasm and critical acclaim have amply confirmed his prominent status on the international music scene as a soloist and chamber musician.

Program

Modest Moussorgsky, « Prelude », from the Opera Khovanshchina
Modest Moussorgsky, A Night on the Bare Mountain
Modest Moussorgsky, Picture at an Exhibition

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From April 11 to May 2, 2021

As the closing concert of this first edition of the Cartes Blanches Series, and as a world premiere, three stars on the Quebec and international scene – Kerson Leong (violin), Stéphane Tétreault (cello) and Serhiy Salov (piano) – will be specially reunited on stage to form a trio that promises to be as impressive as dazzling.

Program

Antonín Dvořák, Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, op. 90, B. 166, “Dumky”
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G Minor

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* Pricing, artists, repertoire, concert dates and times are subject to change without notice.