Les Rencontres Musicales presents pianist Jean Desmarais in concert benefiting l'Arche Outaouais
The prestigious "Les Rencontres Musicales du Plateau" concert series is poised to make a triumphant return in September, featuring a captivating piano recital by none other than Gatineau's virtuoso pianist, Jean Desmarais.
Renowned for his exceptional versatility, Jean Desmarais has cultivated a reputation not only as a masterful pianist but also as a distinguished chamber musician and an esteemed educator. His journey has been marked by mentorship under the guidance of luminaries such as Monique Collet-Samyn of Hull, Anisia Campos of Montreal, Monique Deschaussées of Paris, Johanna Stieler of Berlin, and Dalton Baldwin of the United States.
A confluence of musical enchantment awaits attendees as the evening's program unveils an exquisite selection of classical treasures. Among the showcased marvels is Beethoven's evocative Moonlight Sonata, poised to cast its timeless spell. The repertoire further unfolds with a spellbinding array of compositions by Frédéric Chopin, including a Nocturne, Études, and a captivating Ballade. The evening crescendos with the ethereal notes of Claude Debussy's celebrated works, enriching the musical tapestry.
The concert will transcend its artistic allure, embracing a noble cause, as the proceeds will be dedicated to the philanthropic endeavors of l'Arche Outaouais. This remarkable organization extends a nurturing embrace to a community of 18 individuals, thoughtfully accompanied by 15 devoted assistants. Nestled within four meticulously tailored homes, this community thrives on mutual support and shared experiences, enriching the lives of all involved.
The eagerly anticipated piano recital featuring Jean Desmarais is scheduled to take place on September 24 at the enchanting venue of Plateau Christian Church. The performance is set to commence at 3:00 pm, casting its musical spell upon attendees in the heart of Gatineau.
Admission is priced at $20, offering attendees a remarkable opportunity to immerse themselves in the harmonious melodies of Jean Desmarais. Tickets are conveniently available for purchase online through Eventbrite, at the event page titled "Piano Recital with Jean Desmarais". For those opting for tickets at the door, the price will be $25. Additionally, children aged 15 and under are granted complimentary admission.
Should you wish to delve deeper into the realm of this musical rendezvous or seek any further clarifications, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jean Desmarais. He can be reached by phone: 819-318-0911 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo caption: Musical enchantment beckons: Jean Desmarais' piano recital on September 24, 3:00 pm, at Plateau Christian Church.
Photo credit: Courtesy of “Les Productions Delphinus”.