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Concert Calendar Fall 2017

September 10th, 2017

Ottawa Valley Festival in Arnprior, Ontario. Works by Mozart and Haydn.

September 29th, 2017

Guest first violinist at the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec in Montréal, Québec.

InformationSMCQ

October 5th, 2017

Teaching the Violin Studios Class at the University of Ottawa.

October 21st & 22nd, 2017 

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts in Montréal, Québec.

October 28th, 2017

Guest concertmaster at the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra in Ottawa, Ontario. Works for strings by Elgar.

InformationOttawa Chamber Orchestra

November 4th, 2017

Soloist and first violinist at the Cantata Singers in Ottawa, Ontario. Works by Mozart and Fauré.

Information: Cantata Singers

November 5th, 2017

Soloist at the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa, Ontario. Works by Fauré.

November 11th, 2017

Seventeen Voyces in Ottawa, Ontario. Haydn: Missa in Tempore Belli.

Information: Seventeen Voyces

December 1st, 2017

String quartet collaboration with the Nepean Choir. Works by Corelli, Kuhnau, Telemann and Kelly-Marie Murphy.

InformationNepean Choir

December 9th & 10th, 2017

Guest violinist at Ensemble Prisme. Collaboration concert with the Choeur Classique de l’Outaouais. Concerts in Gatineau, Québec.

InformationNoel in Contrast!

December 14th & 15th, 2017

Ottawa Choral Society/Chamberfest Christmas Concert in Ottawa, Ontario.

InformationChamberfest I  &  Chamberfest II

December 17th, 2017

Benefit concert with Isabelle Lacroix (soprano), Heidi Jost (mezzo-soprano) and Frédéric Lacroix (piano) in Ottawa, Ontario.

InformationA Christmas Musical Offering

 

Concert Calendar Summer 2017

June 25th, 2017

Concertmaster at the Sing Ottawa en choeur concert in Ottawa, Ontario. This concert is part of a weekend-long choral celebration in honour of Canada’s sesquicentennial.

Information: Sing Ottawa en choeur

July 2017

Jury member for the ENKOR International Violin Competition.

InformationENKOR Int’l Music Competition

July 24th, 2017

Concert with pianist Frédéric Lacroix at Music Mondays in Toronto, Ontario. The programme features Mozart’s Sonata for Piano and Violin K.379, Norbert Palej’s Second Sonatina for Violin and Piano and Brahms’ Sonata for Piano and Violin #2 in A Major, Op. 100.

InformationMusic Mondays

August 2nd, 2017

Orchestre Symphonique de Laval. Concert at Parc des Prairies in Laval, Québec.

InformationOrchestre Symphonique de Laval – Hollywood Symphonique

August 9th, 2017

Orchestre Symphonique de Laval. Concert at Berge aux Quatres-Vents in Laval, Québec.

InformationOrchestre Symphonique de Laval – Hollywood Symphonique

Concert Calendar Winter 2017

January 2nd, 2017

Associate concertmaster at the Strauss Symphony of Canada for the Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario.

Information: Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

January 2017

Jury member for the ENKOR International Chamber Music Competition.

Information: ENKOR Int’l Music Competition

January 24th&25th, 2017

Jury member for the string examination at the Centre d’excellence artistique at École secondaire De La Salle in Ottawa, Ontario.

February 6th, 2017

Concert with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at the Salle Odyssey of the Maison de la Culture in Gatineau, Québec. Part of the Gala Concert for La Maison Mathieu-Froment-Savoie.

Information: Norteno at Salle Odyssey

March 10th&11th, 2017

First violinist at Opera Pellegrini for its production of Puccini’s Tosca (chamber arrangement) in Ottawa, Ontario.

Information: Opera Pellegrini – Tosca

March 13th, 2017

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra concert at the National Arts Centre, in Ottawa, Ontario. Works by Dvorak, Morawetz and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Information: Ottawa Symphony Orchestra – Thousand & One Nights

March 25th, 2017

Concert with pianist Frédéric Lacroix at the Caledon Chamber Concerts in Caledon, Ontario. The programme features Mozart’s “Viennese” Sonatas for Pianoforte and Violin (K.376-K.380).

Information: Caledon Chamber Concerts

April 1st, 2017

Guest principal second violin at the New World Philharmonic String Ensemble. Collaboration concert concert in Ottawa, Ontario with the Belcanto Vocal Ensemble and the Ottawa Classical Choir.

April 3rd, 2017

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra concert at the National Arts Centre, in Ottawa, Ontario. The programme features Malher’s Second Symphony.

Information: Ottawa Symphony Orchestra – Resurrection Symphony

April 8th, 2017

Guest first violinist for a programme of World Premieres of chamber music by Canadian composers at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.

April 8th, 2017

Guest concertmaster at the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra concert in Ottawa, Ontario. Works by Dvorak and Smetana.

Information: Ottawa Chamber Orchestra – Vltava!

April 19th, 2017

Orchestre Symphonique de Laval. Concert at the Salle André-Mathieu in Laval, Québec.

Information: Orchestre Symphonique de Laval – Âme Russe

April 25th, 2017

McGill Chamber Orchestra. Concert at the Maison Symphonique in Montréal, Québec.

Information: McGill Chamber Orchestra – Tenorissimo

May 8th, 2017

Guest soloist for the Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa, Canada. Programme: Theme from Schindler’s List.

May 9th, 2017

McGill Chamber Orchestra. Concert at Église St-Jean-Baptiste in Montréal, Québec.

Information: McGill Chamber Orchestra – Elijah

May 10th, 2017

Concert with harpsichordist Roland Graham at the Wednesday Noon Concerts at Southminster in Ottawa, Ontario. The programme features Handël’s Sonatas for Keyboard and Violin.

Information: Wednesday Noon Concerts at Southminster

May 16th, 2017

Guest violinist at the National Arts Centre String Quintet. Educational concert in Ottawa, Ontario.

May 24th, 2017

Orchestre Symphonique de Laval. Concert at the Salle André-Mathieu in Laval, Québec.

Information: Orchestre Symphonique de Laval – A Decade with Alain

May 27th, 2017

Guest assistant principal second violin at the Orchestre Symphonique de Laval. Concert at Église St-Pie-IX in Laval, Québec.

Information: Orchestre Symphonique de Laval – Women’s Memoirs

June 12th, 2017

Guest violinist at the National Arts Centre String Quintet. Educational concert in Ottawa, Ontario.

June 17th, 2017

Guest concertmaster at the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra concert in Ottawa, Ontario. Works by Humperdinck and Patterson.

Information: Ottawa Chamber Orchestra – Into the Woods!

 

Concert Calendar Fall 2016

September 3rd, 2016

Chamber music performance with members of Cadenza Strings in Ottawa, Ontario.

September 11th, 2016

Concert with the Ottawa Chamber Players at the Archville Chamber Series. Works include Leclair’s Sonata for Two Violins #5, Piazzolla’s Histoire du Tango, Ysaÿe’s Sonata for Solo Violin Op.27#4,  and Doppler’s Nocturne Op. 19.

InformationArchville Chamber Series

September 17th, 2016

Guest performer for the 90th anniversary celebrations of Rockliffe Park in Ottawa, Canada. Works include J.S. Bach’s Second Partita, André Prévost’s Improvisation, and Ysaÿe’s Sonata for Solo Violin Op.27#4.

Information: Rockliffe Park 90th Anniversary

October 19th, 2016

Solo Recital for Health Arts Society at Peter D. Clark in Ottawa, Canada. Works include J.S. Bach’s 1st Sonata for Solo Violin, Second Partita for Solo Violin and Ysaÿe’s Sonata for Solo Violin Op.27#4.

InformationHealth Arts Society

October 20th, 2016

Duo concert with pianist Frédéric Lacroix for  Health Arts Society at Garry J. Armstrong in Ottawa, Canada. Works by Händel, Mozart, Janáček, Brahms, Fauré, de Falla and Gershwin.

InformationHealth Arts Society

October 30th, 2016

Recording session of works for voice, violin and piano by Haydn and Vaughan-Williams.

November 2nd, 2016

Solo violin for the performance of Fauré’s Requiem (chamber version) by the Rideau Chorale at Southinster United Church in Ottawa, Ontario.

InformationRideau Chorale: Fauré Requiem

November 10th, 2016

Duo concert with pianist Frédéric Lacroix for  Health Arts Society in Ottawa, Canada – location TBA. Works by Händel, Mozart, Janáček, Brahms, Fauré, de Falla and Gershwin.

InformationHealth Arts Society

November 14th, 2016

Guest violinist at the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra concert at the National Arts Centre, in Ottawa, Ontario. Works by Richard Strauss, Chopin, Smetana, Bizet and Verdi.

Information: Ottawa Symphony Orchestra – Colours of Europe

December 2nd, 2016

Teaching an Orchestra Coaching at the Centre d’Excellence Artistique at École secondaire De La Salle in Ottawa, Ontario.

December 3rd, 2016

Recording session with Perro Grande.

Information: Perro Grande

December 10th & 11th, 2016

Guest 1st violinist at Ensemble Prisme. Collaboration concert with the Choeur Classique de l’Outaouais. Concerts in Gatineau, Québec.

December 14th & 17th, 2016

Guest violinist at the Orchestre Symphonique de Laval for Händel’s Messiah. Concerts at the Salle André-Mathieu in Laval Québec (14th) and the Maison Symphonique in Montréal, Québec (17th).

Information: Orchestre Symphonique de Laval – Divin Messie

December 20th, 2016

Guest violinist at the National Arts Centre String Quintet. Two educational concerts in Ottawa, Ontario.

December 31st, 2016

Guest 1st violinist for chamber music works at the New Year’s Eve Concert at St.Bartholomew’s Anglican Church in Ottawa, Canada.

Concert Calendar Summer 2016

July 16th, 2016

Chamber music performance with members of Cadenza Strings in Ottawa, Ontario.

July 24th, 2016

Concert at Under the Pines Festival in Quyon, Québec with Roland Graham, harpsichord, Isabelle Lacroix, soprano, Adam Nelson, violin and Gabriela Luiz, cello. Program include Handel’s 4th Violin Sonata, the trio Sonata no. 3 by Pergolesi and the Händel Gloria.

InformationUnder the Pines Festival 2016

July-August, 2016

Series of 16 concerts with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet

July 15th, 2016 – 7pm, rue Laval, Gatineau, Québec
July 16th, 2016 – 5pm, rue Laval, Gatineau, Québec
July 16th, 2016 – 7pm, rue Laval, Gatineau, Québec
July 22nd, 2016 – 4:45pm, rue Laval, Gatineau, Québec
July 23rd, 2016 – 3pm, Quai du Ruisseau de la Brasserie, Gatineau, Québec
July 28th, 2016 – 5pm, rue Laval, Gatineau, Québec
July 29th, 2016 – 7pm, rue Laval, Gatineau, Québec
July 30th, 2016 – 3pm, Quai du Ruisseau de la Brasserie, Gatineau, Québec
July 30th, 2016 – 7pm, rue Laval, Gatineau, Québec
August 6th, 2016 – 3pm, Quai du Ruisseau de la Brasserie, Gatineau, Québec
August 6th, 2016 – 7pm, Place de la Francophonie, Gatineau, Québec
August 13th, 2016 – 3pm, Quai du Ruisseau de la Brasserie, Gatineau, Québec
August 13th, 2016 – 7pm, Place de la Francophonie, Gatineau, Québec
August 20th, 2016 – 3pm, Quai du Ruisseau de la Brasserie, Gatineau, Québec
August 20th, 2016 – 7pm, Place de la Francophonie, Gatineau, Québec
August 21st, 2016 – 3pm, Quai du Ruisseau de la Brasserie, Gatineau, Québec

InformationNORTENO – SUMMER 2016

Concert Calendar 2015-2016

September 1st, 2015

recording session – Tchaikovsky Piano Trio, 1st mvt

September 11th, 2015

Concert in Kingston, Ontario, with pianist Frédéric Lacroix and baritone Norman E. Brown at the Kingston Theatre Organ Society.

Works by Gershwin, Massenet, de Falla and Vaughan-Williams for violin and piano and excerpts from various Musicals arranged for voice, violin and piano.

Information:  KINGSTON CONCERT POSTER

September 30th, 2015

Concert with pianist Frédéric Lacroix at Doors Open for Music at Southminster Wednesday Noon Concerts in Ottawa, Ontario.

Carl Nielsen: Sonatas for Violin and Piano

LinkDOFMS Wednesday Noon Concerts

October 3rd, 2015

Concert in Aylmer, Québec, with pianist Frédéric Lacroix and baritone Norman E. Brown.

Works by Kreisler, Massenet, de Falla and Vaughan-Williams for violin and piano and excerpts from various Musicals arranged for voice, violin and piano.

InformationAYLMER CONCERT POSTER

October 4th, 2015

Chamber music performances for Photosynthesis – Tree Fest Ottawa Photo Exhibit to showcase the instruments of award winning Ottawa luthier Guy Harrison.

Linkhttp://treefestottawa.org/exhibitions/

November 12th & 19th, 2015

Guest Artist-Teacher for the Studio Classes at the University of Ottawa.

November 27th, 2015

Guest with the National Arts Centre Orchestra String Quintet for an educational outreach concert in Ottawa, Ontario.

November 29th and 30th, 2015

Concert with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society (29th) and School Show at Kitchener-Waterloo Bilingual School (30th)

Music by Astor Piazzolla and original works by Pierre-Paul Provencher.

LinkKWCMS Concerts

December 14th, 2016

Chamber music performance for the Governor General of Canada.

January 10th, 2016

Concert with pianist Frédéric Lacroix at St.Luke’s Recital Series in Ottawa, Ontario.

Gabriel Fauré: Complete Works for Violin and Piano

LinkSt.Luke’s Recital Series

January 23rd, 2016

Concert with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Canada.

Music by Astor Piazzolla and original works by Pierre-Paul Provencher.

Linkhttp://nac-cna.ca/en/event/12590

February 13th, 2016

Concert with pianist Frédéric Lacroix at the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society.

Gabriel Fauré: Complete Works for Violin and Piano

Linkhttp://www.k-wcms.com/KWCMS/Concerts/Entries/2016/2/13_Entry_1.html

March 10th, 2016

Guest with the National Arts Centre Orchestra String Quintet for an educational outreach concert in Carp, Ontario.

March 19th, 2016

Concert with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at Salle Jean-Despréz in Gatineau, Québec.

Music by Astor Piazzolla and original works by Pierre-Paul Provencher.

LinkNorteño at Salle Jean-Despréz

May 7th, 2016

Chamber music performance with members of Cadenza Strings in Wakefield, Québec.

May 14th, 2016

Chamber music performance with members of Cadenza Strings in Mont-Tremblant, Québec.

Concert Calendar 2014-2015

DateDetails
October 4th, 2014Concert with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario http://christianvachon.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Affiche.fb_.jpg
October 19th, 2014Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano and Norman Brown, baritone in Aylmer, Québec - arias by J.S. Bach with violin obbligato, Suite Populaire Espagnole by Manuel de Falla, Summertime & It Ain't Necessarily so by Gershwin (arr. Jascha Heifetz), music from various musicals for voice, violin and piano http://christianvachon.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Concert-à-Aylmer-United-19-octobre-2014.jpg
November 5th, 2014Doors Open for Music at Southminster Concert Series in Ottawa, Ontario: Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano - Sonate Op. Posthume by Ravel, D'un matin de printemps by Lili Boulanger and Sonata by César Franck http://www.southminsterunitedchurch.com/#!wednesday-noon-concerts/c1it7
November 21st, 2014St.Andrew's Concert Series in Toronto, Ontario: Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano and Norman Brown, baritone - arias by J.S. Bach with violin obbligato, Suite Populaire Espagnole by Manuel de Falla http://www.standrewstoronto.org/music_events/life_music_noon_recitals.html
November 21st, 2014Oshawa Opera in Oshawa, Ontario: Guest violinist with with Frédéric Lacroix, piano - Summertime & It Ain't Necessarily so by Gershwin (arr. Jascha Heifetz), Méditation from Thaïs by Massenet, Danse Espagnole from La Vida Breve by Manuel de Falla, Morgen from Lieder Op. 27 by Richard Strauss (with Kristine Dandavino, mezzo-soprano) http://www.oshawaopera.com/Evening-at-The-Opera--Tickets-.html
December 7th, 2014Concerts Ponticello in Gatineau, Québec: Guest first violinist - Chamber Music concert with Mauro Bertoli, piano - Dvorak String Quintet and Beethoven "Emperor" Concerto (chamber arrangement for piano and string quintet) http://norteno.ca/Ponticello/concerts.html
January 30th, 2015Royle House Concerts in Ottawa, Ontario: Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano - Complete Works for Violin and Piano by Gabriel Fauré
January 31st, 2015L'Oasis Musicale Concert Series in Montréal, Québec: Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano - Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Gabriel Fauré http://loasismusicale2.blogspot.ca
February 7th, 2015Performance in St-Andé-Avellin, Québec (works for solo violin)
February 9th, 2015Masterclass for the ARCO program at L'École de musique de l'Outaouais
February 14th, 2015Concert with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at the Salle Jean-Despréz in Gatineau, Québec
February 23rd, 2015Chamber music session for CAMMAC
March 7th, 2015Guest Concertmaster at Festival "Quand ça nous chante," in Ottawa, Ontario
March 23rd, 2015National Centre Orchestra String Quintet - Educational outreach concerts in Carp, Ontario
April 11th, 2015Private masterclass in Aylmer, Québec
April 22th to 25th, 2015Opera Pellegrini - La Bohème by Puccini (chamber arrangement)
April 28th, 2015Recording session with the Australian band "Parkway Drive" (for their 5th album)
May 17th, 2015"An Afternoon of Italian Music" in Frieman Hall at the University of Ottawa with Frédéric Lacroix, piano, Isabelle Lacroix, soprano (works by Tartini, Paganini and Vivaldi)
May 27th, 2015Guest violinist with the Canadian Forces String Ensemble - chamber music performance at Rideau Hall for the Governor General of Canada and the King of the Netherlands.
June 6th & June 7th, 2015Chamber music performances at the Gordon Harrison Canadian Landscape Gallery for Doors Open Ottawa
June 10th-13th, 2015Guest Concertmaster at the Franco-Ontario Festival Orchestra
June 14th, 2015Mulgrave-Derry Concert Series: Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano and Norman Brown, baritone (works by Gershwin, Massenet and Vaughan-Williams) http://christianvachon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/june-14-CONCERT-POSTER.jpg
June 29th to July 7th, 2015Jury Board Member for the ENKOR Competition (Düsseldorf, Germany)
July 18th, 2015L'Oasis Musicale Concert Series in Montréal, Québec: Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano - Nielsen: Sonatas for Violin and Piano https://www.facebook.com/events/1610955885828830/

Concert Calendar 2013-2014

DateDetails
September 8th, 2013Ottawa Valley Festival, Arnprior, Ontario (works by Barber and Schubert)
September 21st, 2013Private Recital in Ottawa, Ontario (works by Bach, Schubert and Massenet)
October 20th, 2013St.Luke’s Recital Series in Ottawa, Ontario (arias for voice, keyboard and violin obligato by J.S. Bach)
October 21st, 2013Recording Lekeu Sonata with pianist Frédéric Lacroix
October 28th, 2013Recording Franck Sonata with pianist Frédéric Lacroix
November 30th, 2013with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at Salle Jean-Despréz in Gatineau, Québec (works by Astor Piazzolla)
December 1st, 2013OPUS Concerts in Ottawa, Ontario (complete trios Opus 1 by Beethoven)
January 18th, 2014Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano in Kemptville, Ontario (sonatas by J.S. Bach, Lekeu, Janacek, Brahms)
January 19th, 2014Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano at OPUS Concerts in Ottawa, Ontario (sonatas by J.S. Bach, Lekeu, Janacek, Brahms) http://christianvachon.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/OPUS-Concerts-January-19th-2014.jpg
January 30th, 2014Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano at Gallery 345 in Toronto, Ontario (sonatas by J.S. Bach, Lekeu, Janacek, Brahms) http://www.gallery345.com/performances.php
February 1st, 2014Masterclass at the Concert Association of Huntsville in Huntsville, Ontario
February 2nd, 2014Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano at the Concert Association of Huntsville in Huntsville, Ontario (sonatas by J.S. Bach, Lekeu, Janacek, Brahms) http://www.concertassociationhuntsville.ca/performances.html#third
February 17th to 22nd, 2014Masterclasses and Chamber Music Coachings at the Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music in Medicine Hat, Alberta
March 16th, 2014OPUS Concerts in Ottawa, Ontario (works by Schubert, including the 3 Sonatinas Opus 137)
March 23rd, 2014 Masterclass in Gatineau, Québec
March 2014with Norteño Tango Nuevo Quintet at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario (music by Astor Piazzolla) - POSTPONED TO FALL 2014
April 9th-12thOpera Pellegrini - L'Elisir d'Amore by Donizetti (chamber arrangement)
April 13th, 2014St.Luke’s Recital Series in Ottawa, Ontario (arias for voice, keyboard and violin obligato by J.S. Bach and Brahms Third Sonata) http://stlukesottawa.ca/what-we-do/recitals/
May 3rd, 2014Concert with Frédéric Lacroix, piano at the Mélomanes de la Petite-Nation in St-André-Avellin, Québec (sonatas by J.S. Bach, Lekeu, Janacek, Brahms) http://www.aubergepetitenation.org/spectacles/
May 10th, 2014Concert with Canadian Tenor Gérard Fauvelle
May 25th, 2014OPUS Concerts in Ottawa, Ontario (J.S. Bach: Sonata in B minor for Violin and Keyboard, Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin in G minor, Arias for Voice, Violin obligato and Keyboard)