CBC/Radio-Canada partners with 16th Montreal en lumière Festival

February 3, 2015, Montreal

CBC/Radio-Canada is pleased to be partnering with the 16th annual Montréal en lumière festival, including as copresenter of the Bruno Pelletier and Guy Saint-Onge show at 8 p.m. on February 19 at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts. They will perform the classics from their album Musique et cinéma, accompanied by the Orchestre Métropolitain, conducted by Guy Saint-Onge.

ICI Musique, ICI Radio-Canada Première, ICI ARTV and CBC Montreal will also be producing a number of events in connection with this major winter festival.

VINCENT VALLIÈRES IN LIGHTS
Thursday, February 19, 8 p.m.
ICI Musique will present a free concert by Vincent Vallières on the Bell Stage at the northern end of Place des Festivals. A contest on ICI Musique will give 50 lucky winners a memorable experience centred on this outdoor show by Vincent Vallières.

ICI ARTV and MASSIVart present Montréal Créative in the ARTVstudio
The ARTVstudio at Place des Arts will host a range of free activities to delight fans of urban art. From February 19 to April 18, you’ll be able to see the third annual Montréal Créative exhibition-event, featuring works by creative minds that colour the urban landscape, and take part in various activities. In the mix: the works of artists Dpt. and Laurent Craste, Emmanuel Lagrange Paquet, Mathieu Valade, live tatooing and a video game lounge. For full program details, please visit montrealcreative.artv.ca.

AFTER-WORK DJ SET WITH REBECCA MAKONNEN AND PHILIPPE FEHMIU
Friday, February 20, 5–7 p.m.
ICI Musique hosts Rebecca Makonnen and Philippe Fehmiu invite you to Bistro SAQ for a wild after-work DJ set. The event will be webcast live on ICIMusique.ca.

LES ÉCLAIREURS LIVE
Saturday, February 21, 2–4 p.m.
Philippe Desrosiers sets up in Bistro SAQ to host his show live on ICI Radio-Canada Première. With his regular contributors, he takes a playful, yet thorough approach as he talks about consumer issues, health and various other subjects of interest. You are invited to take part in the conversation through social media. Producer: Lucie Benoît.

CHANTS LIBRES À MONIQUE LIVE FROM LE BALMORAL
Sunday, February 22, 3–5 p.m.
Come dance with Monique Giroux to the sounds of a special live broadcast on ICI Musique from Le Balmoral bistro from 3 to 5 p.m. On offer: Quebec and French go-go music from the ’60s and ’70s, interpreted by singers and musicians directed by Julie Lamontagne. Producer: Loue Tremblay.

RISING STARS OF CBC/MCGILL SERIES NEXT!
Monday, February 23, and Wednesday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Jeannette Kelly invites music lovers to McGill University’s Redpath Hall for two evenings of chamber music showcasing highly talented young musicians: violinist/violist Victor Fournelle-Blain and cellist Julie Hereish (February 23), and violinist Byungchan Lee and pianist Xiaoyu Liu (February 25). These free concerts, presented as part of CBC/McGill’s 36th annual Next! series, will be recorded for later broadcast on CBC Radio 2’s In Concert and CBCMusic.ca. Write to mcgill@cbc.ca for tickets. Go to CBCMusic.ca/McGill for further information.

ENTER CBC MONTREAL’S “IN LIGHTS” CONTEST TO WIN A MEMORABLE CONCERT AND DINING EXPERIENCE

Take pictures of Montreal in lights and you could win the grand prize: a deluxe concert and dining experience for four people to enjoy throughout the festival, including dinner at the Auberge Saint-Gabriel, drinks at Hambar, and tickets to see The Tragically Hip and Alejandra Ribera.

To enter, take a photo showing how the city sparkles in winter more than at any other time of year and send it to mtlcomm@cbc.ca or post it on Twitter or Instagram @CBCMontreal using the hashtag #cbcmtl, between February 16 and 19. For details, go to cbc.ca/montreal.

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