Next concert May 21st: flûte Alors! and Quatuor Cobalt

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS   For a truly exotic evening, Flûte Alors! joins forces with Quatuor Cobalt, a young Montreal ensemble with the wind in its sails. On the program: original arrangements of the Four Seasons by Astor Piazzolla, as well as the piece Harde Puntjes by Dutch composer Chiel Meijering. The eight musicians will take […]

Concerts to come: “AT THE COURT OF HENRY VIII” in Montreal february 19th and Quebec february 20th

Although King Henry VIII captures our collective imagination for many sinister reasons, his reign and numerous reforms undeniably contributed to the rise of English Renaissance polyphony. Music occupied a central place in his life: he composed, sang and excelled on several musical instruments – including the recorder. In fact, there are nearly 75 examples in […]

National Recorder Rendez-vous

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 2021 Flûte Alors! invites you to the National Recorder Rendez-vous, an event that will unite amateur and professional recorder players from across the country. The event offers various activities – à la carte – to celebrate the recorder and the joy of playing together.   The Challenges of the Recorder Repertoire: Early […]

Music in pictures – AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM june 6th to june 20th

While composers draw inspiration from many facets of culture, music inspired by imagery is among the most compelling. This programme explores contemporary music inspired by images, both moving and still, such as recorder solos by Isang Yun embodying a series of Chinese prints, the evocative images conjured up by Antonin Dvorak’s American Quartet, and the […]

2020-2021 Virtual Season

  Thank you for your enthusiasm for our virtual season! To meet the increased demand, we are happy to offer you our first two virtual concerts – Badinage and O Rosa Bella – for two additional weeks! So you can watch, re-watch, and/or share the two recordings with your loved ones until Sunday April 18!     Flûte […]

O Rosa Bella – AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM March 20th to April 3rd

Spanning three centuries (c.1400-c.1650), the Franco-Flemish school is a major musical movement divided into five or six generations, and represents a variety of stylistic differences. The exchanges of ideas, favored by increased travel throughout Europe and the invention of musical printing advanced musical theory and dissemination of composers’ works. The result is a melodic and […]