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All That Jazz!

Saturday July 18   |   7:30 pm
Amphithéâtre Fernand‑Lindsay

Clip from the concert

Together, let’s imagine the future of classical music!

is one of Lanaudière’s first concerts given by a rising star of the conducting world whose loyalty to the Festival never wavered: on July 25, 2003, Yannick Nézet-Séguin led the Orchestre Métropolitain, and Lorraine Desmarais and her trio in a breathtaking jazz program.

Originally broadcast on the Radio-Canada program L’été de la musique.

Leonard Bernstein
Candide, Overture
West Side Story—Symphonic Dances
I. Prologue
II. Somewhere
III. Scherzo
IV. Mambo
V. Cha-cha
VI. Meeting Scene
VII. “Cool” Fugue
VIII. Rumble
IX. Final

George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue

Lorraine Desmarais
Love (arr. Simon Leclerc)
Jeux d’ombres (arr. Simon Leclerc)

Duke Ellington
Sophisticated Lady (arr. Morton Gould)
Solitude (arr. Morton Gould)
Harlem (arr. Luther Henderson)


Lorraine Desmarais, piano
Lorraine Desmarais Trio
Orchestre Métropolitain
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor