November 11 concert – November 11, 1918 marked the end of a bloody and destructive war such as there had never been before. The whole of humanity had just known one of the worst moments in all of its history.
One hundred years later to the day, November 11 2018 will be a particular moment, not only for all the veterans, but also for all those who have in their hearts the desire to create a better world, a world without war! For it will underline the end of a sad and devastating conflict – the end of the First Great World War!
That day, the pianist Alejandra Cifuentes Diazand the cellist Catherine Mathieuwill interpret touching and moving works to lift up the souls of the listeners and to create in their hearts the peace that is so wished for!
On the program of that evening: Pachelbel’s Canon (of Peace), Thaïs’s Meditation, some Ave Marias, Nearer My God to Thee, Beethoven’s Hymn to Joy and several other works!
That evening will also be punctuated by the reading of poignant texts, destined to help us become aware of the horror of that war, but also, and especially, to make us want peace for all the people of this world even more strongly!
November 11 concert commemorating the end of the First Great World War will take place twice:
Montreal on Sunday, November 11 at 4:00 P.M. in the Saint Denis Church, 454 Laurier Avenue East, oppositie the Laurier metro station. Tickets will be on sale at the Carmen and Felipe cafe, 807 Laurier Avenue East, as well as at the door the evening of the concert
Information: (514) 774-9148 or www.concertchandelle.com
Friday, November 9 at 8:00 P.M. in Saint Michel’s Cathedral, 130 Cathedral Street. Tickets will be on sale for $30 at Rita Fleuriste Inc, situated at 1255 King Street West, Sherbrooke, as well as at the door the evening of the concert
Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 P.M. in SaintSauveur Church 205 principale Street. Tickets will be on sale for $30 at Librairie Quitessence, 275, Principale Street, as well as at the door the evening of the concert