The thousand strings
of David Jacques

I Musici features the renowned guitarist in its first concert for 2021

For its first concert in 2021, I Musici offers an overview of the guitar with renowned guitarist David Jacques. As a passionate collector of antique instruments, he will offer a varied program, ranging from Vivaldi to flamenco and including works from here, and using a dozen different guitars in the process.

As a passionate collector of antique instruments, David Jacques will offer a varied program, ranging from Vivaldi to flamenco…

I Musici - David JacquesA native of Saint-Georges de Beauce, David Jacques holds a doctorate in early music performance from the Université de Montréal.

He has collaborated on more than 50 recordings on the XXI-21, ATMA, d’Oz and Analekta labels, many of which have been nominated for ADISQ, JUNO, Opus and ECHO Classik awards.

His albums Pièces de guitare de Mr. Rémy Médard (2008), Tango Boréal (2012) and Pampa Blues (2014) have earned him Opus Awards.

Parallel to his activities as a performer, David is a professor of classical guitar and lute at the Music Department of the Cégep de Sainte-Foy and at the Faculty of Music of Laval University.



Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Antiche Danze ed Arie (suite III0

Santiago de Murcia (1673-1739)
Grave et Canarios

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Zefiro torna (Ciaconna)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto in D major RV 93
Allegro giusto

Juan Antonio Vergas y Guzman (1750-1773)
Sonata IX

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Sonatine Woo44a in C major

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Quatuor op. 13 n°2 in A minor

Julián Arcas (1832-1882)

Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909)

Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)
Asturias (Legend)

Claude Gagnon
Sepia & Danza (2006)

Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
Study in E minor

Sale of tickets

Live Webcast Thursday, February 18 at 4 pm
Available on demand until February 21
Tickets on sale at Livetoune

For more information: imusici.com/en/2020-2021-season/guitar-stories

Images courtesy of l’Orchestre de chambre I Musici de MontréalBouton S'inscrire à l'infolettre – WestmountMag.ca

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I Musici de Montréal Chamber Orchestra is comprised of 15 exceptional musicians whose varied repertoire ranges from the 17th century to today. Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor and artistic visionary, has served as artistic director since 2011. Each I Musici de Montréal concert is a unique experience combining discovery, tradition and innovation in classical music. https://imusici.com/


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