(TROIS-RIVIERES) Field Concerts, theater, outdoor cinema, public pianos, urban routes: the Trifluviens and more adventurous visitors will be spoiled for choice this summer drawing in programming unveiled Thursday by the Development Corporation cultural Trois-Rivières (CDCTR). Forty appointments are offered in eight places.
The Chenaux Park will host the series of outdoor concerts for the tenth year. Sunday afternoon of June 26, ten concerts will be presented in an open area marquee. The president of the CDCTR Stella Montreuil illustrates the success of this formula specifying that between 700 and 1,100 people gather at the park every Sunday.
“The outdoor concerts used to showcase the Chenaux Park, inviting people to go to the east of the city,” Ms. Montreuil also observed before listing the list of artists or training that it will produce this summer. The VoxArt training will open the season with his show Cabaret stars, and will be followed by singer and bassist Blanche Baillargeon, Bartula, Duo Beija-Flor (flute and guitar) and Catherine Laurin jazz quintet.
The series will continue with Patricia Cano, Trio BBQ, Duo Palladium (flute and piano) and students of the Trois-Rivières Conservatory of Music, to be concluded by 28 August with Frédérick De Grandpré that revisit the classics of French song . The invited artists explore a variety of musical styles, from jazz to klezmer music from classical, folk, blues, flavors of Central European and Afro-Peruvian sounds. Free entry.
The outdoor theater will return to Saint-Quentin Island Park with the New Companions. The troupe will present two Shakespeare plays, including the 400th anniversary of the deaths this year is emphasized. The dream of a summer night will be offered on the Saint-Maurice River bank Tuesday June 28, 5 and 12 July, while that Twelfth night will screen on 19 and 26 July and 9 August 2, still at 20 h 30. admission is free, but parking costs $ 5 from 18 pm.
The theater also take place at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Cape as part of a new partnership. The Expresso Theatre will present the play The Gospel according to Pilate, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, the heart of the sanctuary Gardens 29 and July 30, 19, 20, 26 and 27 August at 20 h 30. This theatrical journey in motion s ‘animate among the stations of the cross, with the big trees of the garden and the river as a backdrop. Access is free.
For the tenth year, Ciné-Campus joins the Corporation of St. Quentin Island Park to offer open-air cinema on Mondays at 20 h 30. The program this year will be launched on July 4 with the good dinosaur. Follow 007 Spectre, The Martian, this weekend there, the glory days and Walking. As for the theater to the island, theater performances are free, but parking costs $ 5 from 18 pm.
Launched last summer, the concept of public pianos is back. Passersby will be free to play from morning to night on one of the pianos located in Trois-Rivières on the St. Lawrence near Borealis, the Quebec Museum of Folk Culture and Chenaux Park from 13 June to 25 September at the Centre art Recollects – St. James from 13 June to 3 July, and Pierre-Boucher Place from July 4 to September 25.
Artists benefits are also provided on public pianos, including those of Michel Kozlovsky June 18 June in the Fields July 8, August 5 Catherine Leduc and Catherine Laurin jazz trio on September 11th.
In its offer of activities, the CDCTR also promotes urban routes departures Borealis (first shift) and Manoir Boucher de Niverville (parallel view and GPS Rally).
These courses are discovering various aspects of the history, architecture and the Three Rivers Heritage. Guided tours of the Art Centre of Recollects – St. James are also planned.
Details of these activities are on sites www.enspectacle.ca and www.culture.v3r.net .