Sundays | June 30 to September 1, 2019

  • DATE : June 30 to September 1, 2019
  • DAY : Sundays
  • HEURE : 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • DURÉE : 60 minutes
  • PUBLIC : 12 years and over
  • LANGUE : français
  • TARIF : included with admission

Come relive Montreal’s history through the magic of music.

Musicians of the Ensemble Claude-Gervaise introduce you to their period instruments. Each musical conversation offers a different historical context. Make your selection and come discover the musical landscape of the times of some of the great figures in the history of New France.


Sunday, June 30 Jacques Cartier16th century music that was played in Bretagne villages, in the court of François 1er and on sailing vessels. Featured Instrument Bagpipes
Sunday, July 7 Samuel de ChamplainMusic in Port-Royal, Songs of the Souriquois, Music of the Order of Good Cheer Featured Instrument Hurdy-gurdy
Sunday, July 14 FrontenacSunday, July 14 Featured Instrument Viola da gamba
Sunday, July 21 Sieur de MaisonneuveMilitary music, the lute in Montreal Featured Instruments Lute, military-style flute, and percussion
Sunday, July 28 Jean de BrébeufReligious communities, First Nations, a Huron Christmas Featured Instruments Flutes
Sunday, August 4 Jean TalonThe King’s Wards, love, marriage and dances Featured Instruments Oboe and musette
Sunday, August 11 Raudot et DupuysConcerts in the intendant’s mansion Featured Instruments Flute and the viola
Sunday, August 18 Marguerite BourgeoysReligious music in Montreal Featured Instrument Organ
Sunday, August 25 Intendant BigotBalls and banquets Featured Instrument Violin

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Select the date of your visit to find out who will be present:

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