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Cénacle © Anick Forest Bonin

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than listening to music for oboe, viola d'amore, and violone? Montreal’s Cénacle presents charming late 18th-century works written for this unusual combination of instruments.

Karim Nasr – classical oboe
Jennifer Thiessen – viola & viola d'amore
Francis Palma-Pelletier – violone


Francesco Guiliani (ca.1760-1818)
Trio no.6 per oboe, viola d'amore, e basso in Re
Allegro - Andante - Menuetto

Giovanni Toeschi (1731-1788)
Sonata per viola d’amore e basso
Allegro moderato - Adagio - Tempo di menuetto

Johann Michael Haydn (1737-1806)
Divertimento für Oboe, Viola und Violone (Perger 98)
Allegro (molto) - Menuetto - Aria - Menuetto - Andante - Presto

Florian Leopold Gassmann (1729 -1774):
Divertimento per oboe, viola d'amore e violone in Re
Allegro - Adagio - Menuetto - Molto allegro


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Tea for Three


Concerts proceed weather permitting. Call our info desk at 416 973 4000 for up-to-the-minute rain call.

Bench seating is limited; feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair – and don't forget your hat or umbrella and sunscreen as shade is also limited.

Learn about the Garden's unique history and design during a guided tour led by a volunteer from the Toronto Botanical Garden.

Supported by
Alice and Grant Burton

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