Spotlight On Montréal en Lumière’s Concerts

Montreal en Lumière 2015. Photo Sebastian Mora. Ferris Wheel. Montreal en Lumière 2015. Photo Sebastian Mora.

Montréal en Lumière is probably one of the biggest winter festivals worldwide and known for its diverse program that brings together shows and concerts, as well as culinary experiences and outdoor activities.

For this edition, here are our top five picks of concerts.

Thus Owls

THus Owls

Thus Owls

The duo formed by Erika and Simon Angell showcases the unique vocal style of Erika and a fusion of pop, folk and rock. They already charmed the critique locally and internationally.
When and where: Thursday, February 18th at Le Gesù (1200 de Bleury St)
Price: From $26 to $37.30 and receive the vinyl of Thus Owls’ new album at the show for free. 8 p.m. Details HERE.

Maestro Charles Dutoit and the OSM in the Maison Symphonique

Charles Dutoit (Orchestre de la Suisse Romande) (c)Larry Ho

Charles Dutoit (Orchestre de la Suisse Romande) (c)Larry Ho

Lovers of classical music will be served with the return of Charles Dutoit conducting the OSM, with as a guest, the world-renowned pianist Martha Argerich. The program will include Berlioz, Beethoven, Stravinsky and Ravel.
When and Where : Thursday, February 18th and Saturday 20th at Maison Symphonique (1600 St. Urbain). 8 p.m.
Price : From $60.94 to $256.39. Details HERE.

Lou Doillon

Lou Doillion

Lou Doillion

After a career in film, theatre and fashion, the French singer converts to music in 2012 and releases her first album called Places. For her second album Lay Low, she will collaborate with Taylor Kirk from Timber Timbre to evolve its sound to a heavy and deep folk-blues.
When and Where: Friday, February 19th at the Metropolis (59 St Catherine). 8 p.m.
Price: From 42$ to 47.55$. Details HERE.

AaRon

AaRON. Photo Franccois Berthier

AaRON. Photo Franccois Berthier

The Parisian duo, who we will interview, released their latest album We Cut The Night. For fans of Radiohead and Portishead, AaRon’s Simon Buret and Olivier Couriser have been constantly reinventing themselves.  Their music is an electropop that mixes light and darkness, a mesmerizing journey built on poetic songs.
When and where: Saturday, February 20th at the Metropolis (59 St Catherine). 8 p.m.
Price: From $34$ to $39.25. Details HERE.

Roman Zavada: Résonances Boréales

Roman Zavada.

Roman Zavada.

For his show, Roman Zavada takes possession of the SAT dome to immerse us in a dialogue between the piano’s resonances and the northern lights.
When and Where: February 18, 23, 24, 25, 26 and March 1, 2, 3, 4 at the SAT (1201 St Laurent). 7 p.m.
Price : $25. Details HERE.

Montréal en Lumière takes place from February 18th to March 5th. For details, click HERE.

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