On Thursday, May 27, Nicolas Ellis and the Agora Wind Quintet accompanied the young participants of « Espace Transition à l’opéra », a project initiated by the Opéra de Montréal, for a performance of a musical inspired by Verdi’s famous opera, La Traviata.
This innovative project of rehabilitation through the performing arts gave these young the opportunity to write and produce this show: the result on stage was very impressive! Read More
Canadian conductor Nicolas Ellis, Artistic Director & Founder of Orchestre de l’Agora and Artistic Partner to the Orchestre Métropolitain and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, is the winner of the $125,000 Mécénat Musica Prix Goyer 2021-2022 for Collaborative Emerging Artist. During the pandemic, $50,000 of the prize creates $1,000,000 Mécénat Musica Orchestre de l’Agora endowment fund.
Mécénat Musica Prix Goyer is the biggest prize in Canada and one of the largest in the world for a collaborative emerging artist in classical music.
Over the past few months, we have been followed by Télé-Québec for their new program “L’avenir nous appartient”. In each episode, they present different projects that help build a better future, such as the projects initiated by the Orchestre de l’Agora.
Orchestre de l’Agora presents its very first benefit concert, with the great Montreal soprano Karina Gauvin, Nicolas Ellis (at the piano for the occasion) and the Orchestre de l’Agora String Quartet. Read More
Thank you to the Festival Bach Montréal for the invitation to this year’s edition, as well as for the collaboration and warm welcome of their entire team!
Our Bach, Corelli and Telemann concert at Salle Bourgie with Nicolas Ellis, the musicians of the Orchestre de l’Agora and the fantastic Marina Thibeault will be available on Québec Baroque until Monday November 30rd!
Save the date: Orchestre de l’Agora will broadcast the recording of Concert solidaire on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8 p.m.! The concert has been captured by eight cameras and the recording promises exceptional footage of this historic moment. It was the first symphony orchestra concert in North America to be presented before an audience since the concerts were forced to stop, in March 2020. Visit the Orchestra’s website and Facebook page on August 20 at 8 p.m. The recording will be available for listening for 72 hours. Read More