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Stella Musica Festival 2023
Photographs: Agnieszka Stalkoper
For an 8th edition, the Stella Musica Festival, under the artistic leadership of its founder Katarzyna Musiał, is back in order to promote women in music. The three events scheduled as part of the festival will take place from Wednesday, May 31 to Friday, June 2. The festival presents artists of exceptional talent, offering an innovative programming highlighting various cultural traditions, from Spain to the Balkans as well as the music of Indigenous peoples. During this 8th edition, the public will hear Innu soprano Élisabeth St-Gelais, accompanied at the piano by Louise Pelletier, pianist and composer Beverley McKiver, the duo Tarniriik, the Oktopus ensemble as well as the group Fuego Flamenco.
Postponed – May 19/21, 2021
The 5 th edition of the Stella Musica Festival will take place on March 21 and 22, 2019 at the magnificent Théâtre Outremont. Starring Barbara Croall, renowned musician and composer from the Odawa First Nation. On the program, emerging artists, established and virtuosos, under the artistic direction of Katarzyna Musial. PRESS RELEASE
Stella Musica Festival is celebrating its 4th edition in a big way! We will welcome soprano Natalie Choquette, whose reputation is well established. It will also be an opportunity to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
Under the honorary presidency of the Honorable Chantal Petitclerc, the Festival will take place on March 22 and 23, 2018, at the magnificent Outremont Theater (1248, avenue Bernard Ouest). PRESS RELEASE
It is with great pride that the Stella Musica Festival unveils the program for its 3 th edition. Placed under the sign of the meeting of various musical traditions, this edition will bring together artists of very high level having, each in its own way, explored unusual territories. Under the artistic direction of pianist Katarzyna Musial and the honorary presidency of the Honorable Anne-Marie Trahan, the festival will be held on March 23-24, 2017, at the Théâtre Outremont, in Montreal. PRESS RELEASE
For its second edition, the Stella Musica Festival, under the artistic direction of Katarzyna Musial, invites the public to a unique and exciting concert presented at the Outremont Theater.
This year, the highlights of the Festival Stella Musica are, the composer Madame Isabelle Panneton with the work Trois fois passera, La Suite pour Toy Piano by John Cage, the winner of the Opus Prize and nominee of the Juno, the cellist Elinor Frey, as well as the Orchestra of the University of Montreal led not by a single conductor, but by three female conductors for the vast string orchestra program. PRESS RELEASE
The Stella Musica Festival presents its first concert celebrating the talent of musicians from all walks of life on Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m. at the Théâtre Outremont.
This initiative by the Canadian pianist of Polish origin Katarzyna Musial highlights the contribution of women in the field of music. PRESS RELEASE