Nature’s Folk Songs.
The Agora String Quartet, composed of young and talented professional musicians, accompanied by pianist and conductor Nicolas Ellis, offers a vibrant, energetic chamber music concert! As artistic director of Orchestre de l’Agora, Nicolas Ellis has developed an extraordinary approach with the audience, developing a strong connection by his presentations. The ensemble has established a strong reputation on the Montreal music scene through its artistic excellence and its numerous community outreach projects such as a monthly concert series at the Prison Bordeaux in Montreal and educational workshops with the Share the Warmth Foundation and many more! Featured on the program, works inspired by folk and nature from composers Ernest MacMillan, Lili Boulanger, Ann Southam, Marcus Goddard and Dvořák’s Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major.