SATURDAY MARCH 28

6.30pm – SALON PRINCE JACQUES 1ER, HÔTEL DE PARIS

Rendezvous “What is the throat singing of the Inuit women of Quebec?”, with Jean-Jacques Nattiez, ethnomusicologist.
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QUEBEC’S GREAT VOICES AND TRADITIONAL SINGING

A concert in two parts

8.30pm – SALLE EMPIRE, HÔTEL DE PARIS

Soprano Hélène Guilmette, from Quebec, has a special way with fin de siècle French music, lightly bringing out the charm of this sometimes colorful, sometimes dreamy musical poetry. In the same concert, traditional Inuit singers perform their now famous guttural singing. Founded in 1980, the Avataq Cultural Institute (based in Nunavic, northern Quebec) is an organization dedicated to protecting the Inuit culture.

Free shuttle service

Photos / Hélène Guilmette ©Julien Faugère, Inuit singer ©Robert Fréchette

FIRST PART

Traditional Inuit singing

Beatrice Deer, Evie Mark, Akinisie Sivuarapik

In collaboration with the Avataq Cultural Institute – Nunavik (Quebec)


SECOND PART

Compositions and songs by
Augusta Holmès
Marguerite Canal
Pauline Viardot
Gabriel Fauré
Achille Fortier
Emiliano Renaud
Lionel Daunais

Hélène Guilmette, soprano
Martin Dubé, piano

With the support of the Québec government