2020-2021 Season

Les Boréades de Montréal, 25th season

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s musical will

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was universally admired by fellow musicians and philosophers of the enlightenment movement alike.

Thursday November 19 2020, 7:30 pm

Salle de concert du Conservatoire

Works by John Dowland, Thierry Tidrow and Trevor Grahl

With the Quatuor Bozzini
As part of the Festival Montréal / Nouvelles Musiques

It is in 1604 that John Dowland publishes his most famous composition: seven pavanes called Lachrimae, or Seven Teares, written for five viola da gambas and lute, following the descending tetrachord

Sunday February 21 2021, 7:30 pm

Salle Pierre-Mercure



Transition eras are not the most favorable to the creation of masterpieces, but they never cease to fascinate us. That is why, starting from the 1750s, the “gallant” style started to appear everywhere in Europe, clashing with the rigid baroque form.

Saturday April 24 2021, 3:30 PM

Salle de concert du Conservatoire

Postponed — COVID-19


Bach’s four Missa brevis

With the Chœur Saint-Laurent directed by Philippe Bourque

This is a golden opportunity to revisit these fantastic works, too often forgotten.
* Reprise du concert annulé lors de la saison 2019-2020

Saturday April 24 2021, 7:30 pm

Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

Postponed — COVID-19


Arias and opera overtures by young Mozart

Marie-Ève Munger, soprano

Everybody knows how incredibly young Mozart was when his genius talent began to show.

Thursday May 13 2021, 7:30 pm

Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours

Digital content

New for 2020-2021 !

Throughout the season, The Boréades will offer unreleased recordings of signature baroque pieces, accenting the talent of the ensemble’s musicians. The first video will be showcasing Marin Marais’ Chaconne.