2022-2023 Season

Launch Benefit: 10th Anniversary of the Agora

Nicolas Ellis, the conductor and artistic director, the Agora Orchestra, and its Board of Directors are pleased to invite you to the launch benefit of the 10th anniversary season of the Agora!

Wednesday Mai 24, 2023, 5pm

Affiche Lancement-Bénéfice 10ème anniversaire de l'Orchestre de l'Agora
Affiche de concert pour Electre Elph

Électre et Iphigénie

The Trojan War. King Agamemnon and his fleet navigate the waters of the Aegean Sea. Having ignited the anger of Diana, goddess of the hunt, the king must sacrifice his own daughter, Iphigenia, to protect his crew, setting in motion the downfall of the most powerful family in Ancient Greece.

Thursday, April 27, 2023, 8pm Friday, April 28, 2023, 8pm


Mini Violini

As part of the 2023 Violin Edition, Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) has carefully chosen five prodigy violinists, aged 10 to 15 years old, among the most talented on the planet. They will perform a movement of their choice, from a Mozart or Vivaldi concerto.

Sunday April 23, 2023, 2pm

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The orchestra at 21K in Montreal

On this beautiful beginning of spring, the Orchestra invites you to run at the 21K of Montréal on Saturday, april 22nd, accompanied by Nicolas Ellis, conductor and founder of the AO, and Jean-Frédéric Caron, general manager of the AO. 

Saturday April 22, 2023, 8 a.m.


Nicolas Ellis & The Agora String Quartet

The Agora String Quartet hits the road for Western Canada! Nicolas Ellis (at the piano for the occasion), Chloé Chabanole (violin), Julien Patrice (violin), Cynthia Blanchon (viola), and Thomas Beard (cello) will present five concerts between March 11 and 19, 2023, from Ontario to British Columbia.

March 11 to 19, 2023

Photo du Quintet à cordes Agora: Cynthia Blanchon, Julien Patrice, Thomas Beard, Chloé Chabanole, Nicolas Ellis

Ravel – L’enfant et les sortilèges

L’Enfant et les sortilèges takes us into the heart of the imaginary world that becomes the bedroom of a wicked and turbulent child.

Thursday February 2 and Friday February 3, School matinees, 2 PM Saturday, February 4, 2023, General public, 7 PM Sunday, February 5, 2023, Additional, 2 PM


Enfer des lumières (broadcast)

A unique concert showcasing the fascinating French Baroque repertoire! Enfers des Lumières presents different arias by Lully, Rameau and Gluck, from operas inspired by Greek mythology.

December 23 to January 6 inclusively.


Big Bang – Sommet de la création

Let yourself be carried away by the spirited Orchestre de l’Agora, under the direction of Nicolas Ellis, which will perform premieres by four incomparable emerging Quebec artists. 

Friday, September 30, 2022, 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 1, 2022, 7:30 pm