2019-2020 concerts

October 21st to 27th 2019, Maison symphonique de Montréal

Opéra de Montréal

Yannick Nézet-Séguin - conductor

Nicolas Ellis - assistant conductor

Michael Schade - Florestan

Lise Davidsen - Leonore

Luca Pisaroni - Don Pizarro

Alan Held - Don Fernando

Raymond Aceto -  Rocco

Kimy McLaren - Marzelline

Jean-Michel Richer - Jaquino

Spencer Britten - 1st prisoner

Jean-Philippe McClish, 2nd prisoner

Program:

Beethoven: Fidelio

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November 2nd, 2019, 8:00 PM, Salle Michel-Côté, Alma 

Orchestre symphonique du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Jonathan Nemtanu - piano

Program:

Wagner: Overture from The Flying Dutchman

Albert Roussel: Fragments symphoniques du Festin de l'arraignée

Liszt: Totentanz

Maxime Goulet: Par un soir d'Halloween

Gounod: Marche funèbre d'une marionnette

Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain (orch: Rimsky-Korsakov)

Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre

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November 3rd, 2019, 2:30 PM, Théâtre Banque Nationale, Chicoutimi

Orchestre symphonique du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Jonathan Nemtanu - piano

Program:

Wagner: Overture from The Flying Dutchman

Albert Roussel: Fragments symphoniques du Festin de l'arraignée

Liszt: Totentanz

Maxime Goulet: Par un soir d'Halloween

Gounod: Marche funèbre d'une marionnette

Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain (orch: Rimsky-Korsakov)

Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre

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November 7th 2019, 8:00 PM, Maison de la Culture Claude Léveillée, Montréal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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November 8th 2019, 8:00 PM, Juliette-Lassonde Center, Saint-Hyacinthe

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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November 9th 2019, 8:00 PM, Maison de la Culture Mercier, Montreal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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November 10th 2019, 3:00 PM, Diffusion de la coulisse, Beloeil

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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November 12th 2019, 7:30 PM, Quai 5160, Verdun

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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November 15th 2019, 8:00 PM, Stewart Hall, Pointe-Claire

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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November 16th 2019, 2:00 PM, Church of St-Andrew and St-Paul, Montréal

Orchestre de l'Agora


Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Noémie Caron-Marcotte - flute and piccolo

Chloé Chabanole - violin

Julien Patrice - violin

Program:
Bach: Suite for orchestra no.2 in B minor, BWV 1067

Bach: Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043

Vivaldi: Concerto for piccolo in C major, RV 443

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November 18th to 25th 2019, American Tour (Chicago, Ann Arbor, New York, Philadelphia)

Orchestre Métropolitain

Yannick Nézet-Séguin - conductor
Joyce DiDonato - mezzo-soprano
Nicolas Ellis - assistant conductor

Program:

Mozart : Ch’io mi scordi di te

Mozart : La Clemenza di Tito : Parto, parto

Bruckner : Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”

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December 5th, 7:30 PM, Grand Théâtre de Québec

Les Grands Ballets canadiens and the Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Tchaïkovsky: The Nutcracker 

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December 6th, 7:30 PM, Grand Théâtre de Québec

Les Grands Ballets canadiens and the Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Tchaïkovsky: The Nutcracker

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December 7th, 2:00 PM, Grand Théâtre de Québec

Les Grands Ballets canadiens and the Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Tchaïkovsky: The Nutcracker

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December 7th, 7:30 PM, Grand Théâtre de Québec

Les Grands Ballets canadiens and the Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Tchaïkovsky: The Nutcracker

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December 8th, 2:00 PM, Grand Théâtre de Québec

Les Grands Ballets canadiens and the Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Tchaïkovsky: The Nutcracker

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December 8th, 7:30 PM, Grand Théâtre de Québec

Les Grands Ballets canadiens and the Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Tchaïkovsky: The Nutcracker

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January 26th 2020, 3:00 PM, Théâtre du Vieux-Terrebonne

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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January 30th 2020, 7:30 PM, Maison de la culture Janine Sutto, Montreal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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February 1st 2020, 8:00 PM, Centre culturel, Rivière-du-Loup, Montreal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

Details here

February 2nd 2020, 3:00 PM, Maison de la culture Rosemont, Montreal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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February 8th 2020, 7:30 PM, Émile-Legault Hall, Ville Saint-Laurent

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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February 9th 2020, 3:00 PM, Salle Pauline-Julien, Sainte-Geneviève

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Bartok: Divertimento for string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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February 13th 2020, 3:00 PM, Rialto, Montréal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Singers from the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal

Program:

Cabaret bel canto, works by Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini

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February 16th 2020, 3:00 PM, Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montréal
Works for Piano 4-hands

Nicolas Ellis - piano
Philippe Prud'homme - piano

Program:

SCHUBERT: Fantasia for piano 4-hands in f minor D940

BARBER: Souvenirs (Ballet suite) op.28
PHILIPPE PRUD'HOMME: Deux Reels pour piano à quatre mains

RACHMANINOV: 6 morceaux for piano 4 hands op.11

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March 18th 2020, 7:30 PM, Koerner Hall, Toronto

Royal Conservatory Orchestra

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Michael Cavanagh - director

Artists from the Glenn Gould School vocal program

Program:

Puccini: Suor Angelica

Ravel: L'heure espagnole

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March 20th 2020, 7:30 PM, Koerner Hall, Toronto

Royal Conservatory Orchestra

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Michael Cavanagh - director

Artists from the Glenn Gould School vocal program

Program:

Puccini: Suor Angelica

Ravel: L'heure espagnole

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March 22nd 2020, 3:00 PM, Maison symphonique, Montréal

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Smetana: La Moldau

Ravel: Une barque sur l'océan

Debussy: Nocturnes

Stravinsky: Firebird (suite)

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March 24th 2020, 9:00 AM, Maison symphonique, Montréal

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Smetana: La Moldau

Ravel: Une barque sur l'océan

Debussy: Nocturnes

Stravinsky: Firebird (suite)

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March 24th 2020, 10:30 AM, Maison symphonique, Montréal

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Smetana: La Moldau

Ravel: Une barque sur l'océan

Debussy: Nocturnes

Stravinsky: Firebird (suite)

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March 26th 2020, 8:00 PM, Maison de la culture of Pointe-aux-Trembles

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Thomas Beard - cello

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Stravinsky: Concerto for strings in D

Jacques Hétu: Rondo for solo cello and string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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March 27th 2020, 8:00 PM, L’Anglicane, Lévis

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Thomas Beard - cello

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Stravinsky: Concerto for strings in D

Jacques Hétu: Rondo for solo cello and string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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March 28th 2020, 8:00 PM, Carré 150, Victoriaville

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Thomas Beard - cello

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Stravinsky: Concerto for strings in D

Jacques Hétu: Rondo for solo cello and string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

Details here

March 29th 2020, 3:00 PM, Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Thomas Beard - cello

Program:

Grieg: Holberg Suite

Stravinsky: Concerto for strings in D

Jacques Hétu: Rondo for solo cello and string orchestra

Tchaïkovsky: Serenade for string orchestra

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March 30th to May 1st 2020, Toronto

Canadian Opera Company

Johannes Debus - conductor

Christopher Alden - director

Nicolas Ellis - assistant conductor and rehearsal pianist

Vitalij Kowaljow - ​The Dutchman 
Marjorie Owens - Senta 
Dmitry Ulyanov - Daland 
Miles Mykkanen - The Steersman 
Ewa Płonka - Mary 
Michael Schade - Erik 

Program:

Wagner: Der Fliegende Höllander

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April 22nd 2020, 7:00 PM, L'Arsenal, Montréal

Orchestre de l'Agora

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Andrew Wan - violin

Yukari Cousineau - viola

Rose Naggar-Tremblay - mezzo-soprano

Program:

Handel: Ombra mai fu (Serse)

Mozart; Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola in E flat major K.364

Beethoven: Symphony no.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastorale"

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May 2nd 2020, 2:30 PM, National Arts Centre, Ottawa

National Arts Centre Orchestra

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Beethoven program TBD

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May 3rd 2020, 2:30 PM, National Arts Centre, Ottawa

National Arts Centre Orchestra

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Beethoven program TBD

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May 5th 2020, 7:30 PM, Saint-Laurent, Montréal

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Yukari Cousineau - violin

Program:

Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn

Nielsen Concerto for violin

Rachmaninov: Symphony no 1

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May 6th 2020, 7:30 PM, Verdun, Montréal

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Yukari Cousineau - violin

Program:

Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn

Nielsen Concerto for violin

Rachmaninov: Symphony no 1

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May 7th 2020, 7:30 PM, Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Yukari Cousineau - violin

Program:

Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn

Nielsen Concerto for violin

Rachmaninov: Symphony no 1

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May 8th 2020, 7:30 PM, Maison symphonique de Montréal

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Yukari Cousineau - violin

Program:

Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn

Nielsen Concerto for violin

Rachmaninov: Symphony no 1

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May 9th 2020, 7:30 PM, Saint-Léonard, Montréal

Orchestre Métropolitain

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Yukari Cousineau - violin

Program:

Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn

Nielsen Concerto for violin

Rachmaninov: Symphony no 1

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May 10th 2020, 3:00 PM, Maison symphonique de Montréal

Orchestre symphonique du Conservatoire de la Montérégie

Nicolas Ellis - conductor

Program:

Beethoven: Symphony no.6

Sibelius: Symphony no.1

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