Special Events

Quebec Festival of Youth Orchestras, March 30 to April 1, 2018.

The participating orchestras are paired and will share an intensive weekend under the direction of internationally known conductors. The four invited conductors for the 2018 Festival are Julien Bénichou (United States), Dina Gilbert (Canada), Alain Trudel (Canada) et Patrick Baton (Belgium).

WIYSO is pleased to be paired with the Orchestre symphonique des jeunes de Jolliete under the direction of Maestro Alain Trudel.


Friday March 30, 2018 and Saturday March 31 2018, at 7:30 P.M.

Salle André-Mathieu - 475 Boulevard de l'Avenir, Laval, QC

Performing on Friday: Orchestre de jeunes du Québec-Maritime, Orchestre symphonique de jeunes du Sherbrooke, and the West Island Youth Symphony Orchestra

Performing on Saturday: Orchestre symphonique de jeunes de Joliette, Orchestre des jeunes du Westmount, and Association des orchestre de jeunes de la Montérégie.

Tickets: [co]motion

Sunday April 1 2018, at 2:00 P.M.

The Maison Symphonique - 1600 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal, QC

Sunday afternoon is the grand Concert gala du Festival, when the paired orchestras present the fruit of their intensive weeekend under the direction of their invited conductor.

Tickets: Place des Arts Ticket Office

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