A Very Operatic Christmas!
with the group Lyrico
Marco Bocchicchio, Sam Champagne and Matthew Adam in concert for the first time in Montreal
20 novembre 2021
The canadian group Lyrico, in concert for the first time in Montreal, is proud to present A Very Operatic Christmas, on December 5th, at 7:30 p.m. at Place des Arts’ Théâtre Maisonneuve. The ensemble is a classical crossover trio comprised of Marco Bocchicchio, Sam Champagne, and Matthew Adam. Together, they bring classically-trained voices to beautiful melodies, from opera to pop.
Backed by 46 musicians of the FILMharmonique Orchestra and a 40-piece choir, Lyrico delivers an exciting program including both well-known Italian classics, crossover hits, and Christmas favourites. Selections include Brindisi, The Prayer, O Holy Night and many more.
The trio brings classically-trained voices to beautiful melodies, from opera to pop.
Among the selected pieces are the classic Libiamo from La Traviata, The Prayer, popularized by Céline Dion and Andrea Bocelli, Minuit Chrétien, and many others!
The Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Francis Choinière, will also perform the overture to the opera classic La Traviata, the Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana and Tchaikovsky’s famous Waltz of the Flowers (The Nutcracker).
The concert is produced by Minuit Médias in association with GFN Productions.
A Very Operatic Christmas
FILMharmonique Orchestra and Choir
Marco Bocchicchio, tenor
Sam Champagne, tenor
Matthew Adam, baritone
Francis Choinière, conductor
Sunday December 5, at 7:30 pm. – Théâtre Maisonneuve
Tickets : 49,50 $ – 109,05 $ – available online
First came the Three Tenors. Then came Il Volo. And now, premiering in Montreal, is the Canadian group Lyrico. The ensemble is a classical crossover trio comprised of Marco Bocchicchio, Sam Champagne, and Matthew Adam. Together, they bring classically-trained voices to beautiful melodies, from opera to pop.
About GFN Productions
GFN Productions is a Quebec entertainment company based in Montreal that produces film, classical, and pop concerts. GFN invests in Quebec and Canadian talent and presents artists from around the world. As a full-service producer, it is also a contractor for firms doing business in the province of Quebec and an organizer of corporate and philanthropic events.
Images courtesy of Opéra de Montréal
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