Les Violons du Roy
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
8 PM | Tickets
Mathieu Lussier Conductor
Louis-Philippe Marsolais Horn
The internationally renowned chamber orchestra Les Violons du Roy was brought together in 1984 by music director Bernard Labadie and specializes in the vast repertoire of music for chamber orchestra. A recent highlight in the ensemble’s history was its acclaimed performance at the Berliner Philharmonie with Magdalena Kozená during its January 2014 European tour, which also included stops in London, Brussels and Paris.
Les Violons du Roy’s discography, which includes three Juno Award–winning recordings and one Félix Award, boasts 26 titles that have garnered wide critical acclaim.
À l’aube du romantisme / At the dawn of Romanticism
No. 10 in B minor
|Franz Joseph Haydn
No.2 in D major, Hob.VIId:4
|Adagio et Allegro
No. 14 in D minor “Death and the Maiden”
“The Music Center at Strathmore presented what was probably one of the top 10 concerts of the year… The Quebec-based chamber orchestra played with stylistic panache… and laser-precise ensemble."Charles T. Downey, The Washington Post October 16, 2013
“…powerful ensemble … remarkable tightness and focus.”
Zachary Woolfe, The New York Times October 23, 2012
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