On May 17, 18, and 19, keep on discovering Quebec’s built heritage, and exploring the city’s diversity in concert music!
As part of the 4th edition of Printemps de la musique in Québec, the Music Table from Conseil de la culture is offering you two musical itineraries, spreaded through 17 heritage areas of Old Quebec, via a multitude of free musical performances.
For a second consecutive year, the Morrin Centre will participate in this event by hosting a concert echoing the building’s history. Follow the “Patrimoine religieux” itinerary on Sunday, May 19 to discover this inspiring performance, as well as several other concerts in various styles throughout Old Quebec.
Artiq Session, racines celtiques
Traditional Irish and Scottish music on the violin and cello.
Sunday, May 19
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Morrin Centre – 44 Chaussée des Écossais
Composed of Jean-Michel Marois, violinist, and Rachel Baillargeon, cellist, Artiq Session aims at offering to the public an authentic music, which would have kept all its purity. This Québec’s duo will introduce you to Celtic traditional music, with unprecedented arrangements. Travel through music from Irish pubs to isles of Scotland.
Ès TRAD, le Centre de valorisation du patrimoine vivant
The organization works on developing, showcasing, and broadcasting traditional culture and arts. Ès TRAD presents over 200 activities and performances each year, from dance and storytelling to music and crafts. It runs, notably, the Rendez-vous ès TRAD, a festival dedicated to local and international traditional musics, happening during the Thanksgiving weekend since 1991. It also runs a series of acoustic concerts in the Maison Chevalier’s vaults since 2010, crafts workshops since 1995, and traditional dance evenings since 1981!