July 24 to 27, 4:00 p.m.
Musée de l’Amérique Francophone Chapel
What does Shakespeare have to do with the opera? Well, the world’s most famous English-language playwright influenced countless composers, including Verdi, Gounod, Ambroise Thomas, and many others.
Tempêtes & Passions and Les Musées de la civilisation present several operatic jewels inspired by the author of Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, hosted by fascinating musicologist Georges Nicholson.
Marie-Michèle Roberge et Evelyne Larochelle, sopranos
Nathalie Dumont, mezzo-soprano
Jean-François Gagné, countertenor
Guy Lessard, tenor
Hugo Laporte, baritone
Marcel Beaulieu, bass
Musical director : Sylvain Landry
Director : François Racine
Viola : Claudine Giguère
Piano : Claude Soucy
Free activity, space is limited. First come, first seated!
Drinks available from 3 p.m.