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Pointe-à-Callière’s Port Symphonies are giving
Japan top billing this year with the participation of Japanese composer
and neo-Montrealer Kota Nakamura who will present an original
composition titled Cymbidium. For this unique outdoor concert, trains,
tugboats, and boats moored in the Old Port will combine their sounds
with those of other urban instruments to create an original piece of
contemporary music of the most unusual kind.
Want to know more about how a Port Symphony is created? Read this.
Complementary infos on the team, the musicians, and other collaborators.
Every Saturday and Sunday in January and February, Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, is reducing the price of admission to the Museum by a percentage equal to the outdoor subzero temperature recorded that morning.
Following the celebration of its 20th anniversary—highlighted by a
special program made up of 20 big events in 2012, attended by a record
number of 392,569 visitors—, Pointe-à-Callière is kicking off 2013 with
just as much enthusiasm. In addition to the inauguration of the
Mariners’ House, the Museum’s 5th building, Pointe-à-Callière will
present no less than three temporary exhibitions, which promise to be
truly fascinating—The Beatles in Montréal, The Tea Roads, and Plateau Mont-Royal—, as well as a new permanent exhibition—Pirates or Privateers?—aimed