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Michel.R.E

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Summer concert series (with my concerto grosso)
« on: August 16, 2019, 06:46:52 AM »
Last night was the last concert of the summer concert series where they played my concerto grosso at every concert. Each concert was in a different location, and it was fun to tag along with the orchestra.

The work seemed to go over very well with the audiences.
The concerts themselves were great, very varied, not too long.
Last night I think had the best audience reaction with a VERY long and loud standing ovation at the end of the concert.

The conductor came to me after the concert and said he's programming my violin concerto for next season. Nice :-)
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Re: Summer concert series (with my concerto grosso)
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2019, 07:53:35 AM »
All these are very nice to hear, Michel...and well-deserved. Congratulations!

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Re: Summer concert series (with my concerto grosso)
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2019, 01:58:26 PM »
Well-deserved, indeed. Congratulations!

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Re: Summer concert series (with my concerto grosso)
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2019, 02:08:23 PM »
A nice long standing ovation?  Now that sounds like a sweet ego boost! Is there information on the Web about the concert series?

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Re: Summer concert series (with my concerto grosso)
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2019, 02:26:34 PM »
hehe, thanks for the Gatsby .gif (at least, I think that's where it's from)

I don't think they really advertised the concerts, because these were regional, part of a project to bring arts events to rural areas that don't often get the chance to attend symphonic concerts.

Other than the musicians (and myself) the audience was always people from whatever region the concert was taking place.

Lanaudière is quite large, and last night's concert was about an hour's drive from where I live.
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Re: Summer concert series (with my concerto grosso)
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2019, 05:53:32 PM »
Congratulations and well deserved.
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