Montréal Organ Festival Schedule

1er au 7 juillet 2017

July 1 - 7, 2017



l'AGO région du Nord-Est, le CRCO et le CIOC


Northeast AGO,

RCCO, & CIOC














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***Please download Full Schedule for Exhibit and Registration Times***

SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017 (Pre-Festival Day: Additional charges apply*)

 9:30 AM                                        Bus Departs for RCCO Competition 

 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM               AGO Regional Competition (St. James United Church)
 
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM               RCCO National Competition (Très-Saint-Nom-de-Jésus)

 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM                  The Elora Singers (The Gesù)

 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM                  Concert: Pierre Grandmaison (Notre-Dame Basilica)

 10:00 PM                                      Cocktail Party and Canada-Day Fireworks (Espace 360: Pointe-à-Callière)

SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017

  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM               "Organ Unleashed!" (Recital/Demo/Silent Film - with Alcée Chriss III & Peter Krasinski; see detailed                                                                                       schedule for more)

  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM                  McGill Student Organ Academy Closing Concert (St. James United Church)

  1:45 PM - 2:45 PM                  Buses leave for Oratory (Bus times to be confirmed at registration desk) 

  3:30 PM – 5:00 PM                 Pre-Festival Concert: Nathan Laube (St. Joseph’s Oratory)

  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM                  RCCO National Council (Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul)

  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM                  AGO Regional Leadership Meeting (Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul)    
 
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM               Opening Festival Concert (Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul)
                                                    Organized Crime Duo (Rachel Mahon & Sarah Svendsen)
                                                     Mélanie Barney (with Buzz brass ensemble): Holst – The Planets

MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017 

   9:00 AM – 10:30 AM              Opening Service: Jonathan Oldengarm and the choir of St. Andrew & St. Paul 

                                                     (Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul)

   11:00 AM -12:00 PM              Workshops ( Various Locations) 

   1:30 PM - 2:45 PM                  RCCO Annual General Meeting (Sheraton Hotel, Salon 6) 

   1:30 PM - 2:45 PM                  AGO Regional Meeting (Sheraton Hotel, Salon 7)

   3:00 PM - 4:30 PM                  Workshops (Various Locations)  
   
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                 Option A Concert: Federico Andreoni (Saint John the Evangelist)

   5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                 Option B Concert: Stephen Boda and Colin MacKnight (Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church)

   5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                 Option C Concert: Choral Evensong: The Choir of King's College London (Christ Church Cathedral)

   7:15 PM                                   Bus Departure for Evening Concert 
   
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM               Concert: Hans-Ola Ericsson (Church of the Immaculate Conception)
 
TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017

  8:15AM                                   Buses Depart from Sheraton for the Guided Tour (Must be registered for tour to attend) SOLD OUT 

  8:45AM- 9:15AM                   Buses depart from Sheraton for the Oratory Concert 

  9:00 AM                                  Guided Tour: The organs of St. Joseph Oratory 

 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM            Concert: Vincent Boucher (St. Joseph’s Oratory)

  11:15AM                                 Buses Depart from St Joseph Oratory for Options A,B and C (Bring tickets for boarding) 

  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM              Option A: Visit Juget-Sinclair workshop (with boxed lunch)
 
 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM              Option B: Katelyn Emerson: Saint-Gilbert church (with boxed lunch)

  12:30 PM – 1:30 PM              Option C: John Grew (Mountainside United Church (with boxed lunch)

  12:30 PM – 1:30 PM              Option D: Rashaan Allwood (St. James United Church)

   2:00 PM                                  Buses Leave Sheraton for Cherry Rhodes Concert 
   
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM                Concert: Cherry Rhodes (Saints-Anges, Lachine)
   
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                Happy Hour Concert  Option A: Monica Czausz & Nicholas Capozzoli (St. Matthias' Church)
   
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                Happy Hour Concert Option B: McGill Students (Grand Séminaire)

   5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                Happy Hour Concert Option C: Mireille Lagacé (Saint-Léon church, Westmount)

   5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                Happy Hour Concert Option D: Choral evensong: The Choir of King's College London (Christ Church Cathedral)
   
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM                Roomful of Teeth (Marie Reine-du-Monde Cathedral)

   10:00 PM                                Festival Cocktail Party (Place Ville-Marie tower)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017
   
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM                 AGO improvisation competition semi-finals (Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul)

   1:30 PM – 2:30 PM                 Jean-Baptiste Robin (Redpath Hall, Group A)
   
4:45 PM – 5:45 PM                 Jean-Baptiste Robin (Redpath Hall, Group B)

   5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                 Choral Evensong: The Choir of King's College London (Christ Church Cathedral)
   
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM                 Concert: Christian Lane and Jean-Willy Kunz (with Jazzquintet) (Maison symphonique)

THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2017
   
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM               Festival worship service (Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral)

   12:15 PM – 1:15 PM               AGO & RCCO competition winners concert (Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul)

   2:00 PM – 4:00 PM                 Open consoles (see convention program book and mobile app for details)        
  
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                 Option A: Duo Majoya (The Gesù)

   5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                 Option B: les soûls d'amour (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours)

   5:00 PM – 5:45 PM                 Option C: Choral evensong: The Choir of King's College London (Christ Church Cathedral)
   
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM                 Concert: Olivier Latry (Notre-Dame Basilica)

   10:00 PM                                 Closing reception (Sheraton Hotel)
FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017 (Post-Festival Day: Additional charges apply*)
   
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM              Concert: Marc-André Doran (Church of the Visitation)

   10:30 AM – 11:30 PM            Concert: Jan Kraybill (Sainte-Famille Church, Boucherville)
 
 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM               Guided Tour: Visits to Casavant and Létourneau shops/lunch

   2:30 PM – 4:30 PM                Concert: Rachel Laurin (Saint-Hyacinthe Cathedral)

   4:30 PM – 6:00 PM                 Dinner and wine tasting: Domaine les Brome
   
6:30 PM                                   Concert: Renée Anne Louprette (Abbaye Saint-Benoît-du-lac) 


 * Please note that there is an additional charge for pre-convention ($100) and post-convention days ($175), which are not included         as part of the standard convention registration package).