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Montreal Symphony

Montreal Symphony

| 1 h 38 min

To mark the 75th season of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano put together a memorable program comprised of a selection of extraordinary works. This film captures the season’s high points, as well as Nagano’s knack for finding music and poetry in everyday urban life.

  • participation
    Kent Nagano
    Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
    Evie Mark
    Tagralik Partridge
    René Homier-Roy
    Véronique Mayrand
    Rumi Ogawa
    Vladek Stakhov
    Pascal Pons
    Klaus Florian Vogt
    Christian Gerhaher
    Madeleine Careau
    Daniel Germain
    Cassandra Robillard
    Paul Fortin
    Tom Weetaaluktuk
    Linda Arngak
    Alexina Louie
    Simon Leclerc
    Dale Blondin
    Douglas Barnes
    David Robert Coleman
  • writer
    Bettina Ehrhardt
  • director
    Bettina Ehrhardt
  • producer
    Michel Ouellette
    Bettina Ehrhardt
  • co-producer
    Colette Loumède
  • cinematographer
    Bill Kerrigan
    Philippe Lavalette
    Hans Albrecht Lusznat
    Daniel Vincelette
  • editor
    Carolle Alain
  • assistant editor
    Tobias Füller
  • script collaborator
    Wolfgang Schreiber
  • assistant director
    Dina Gilbert
  • music consultant
    Henri Chalet
    Dina Gilbert
    Martina Killmayer
    Sylvia Tabor
  • camera operator
    Louis-Vincent Blaquière
    Christian Bernèche
    Jacques Bernier
    Jonathan Fournier
    Hugo Généreux
    Andrei Khabad
    Édith Labbé
    Martine Leclerc
    Sami Mermer
    Laurent Quesnel
    Boris Roy
    Jean-Pierre St-Louis
    Hugues Tremblay
    Eric Brun
    Yoan Cart
    Philippe Coutant
    Geoffroy Duval
    Didier Maigret
    Christophe Petit
    Isabelle Spiesser
    Anna Crotti
  • sound recordist
    Serge Bouvier
    Stéphane Brochu
    Arnaud Derimay
    Gabor Vadnay
    Jacques Pibarot
    Silvio Reichenbach
    Hannes Ullmann
  • music recording engineer
    Martin Léveillé
  • production manager
    Derek Kennedy
  • assistant production manager
    Isabelle Leduc
    Victorine Tamafo
    Florence Mouton
  • technical director
    Sylvain Arcand
    Laurent Betbeder
    Luc Dussault
  • set technician
    Colin Beaudry-Sylvain
    Albin Brassart
    Stéphane Gallet
    Julie Garceau
    Jean-François Gravel
    David Oxilia
    Dominique Pigeon
    Sean Sweeney
  • production assistant
    Antoine Masson-Maclean
    Shane Smith
  • chief music recordist
    Markus Heiland
    Andreas Neubronner
  • post-production supervisor
    Philippe Ralet
    Marcelle Cadieux
  • online editor
    Wolfdieter Gautzsch
    Eric Losier
    Brigitte Armbrüster
  • colour grading
    Patrice Fortin
  • post-production coordinator
    Richard Bélanger
    Isabelle Nadeau
  • project manager
    Paul Bellerose
    Peider A. Defilla
    Stéphanie Murphy
  • sound editor
    Johan Chacon
    Luc Thériault
  • sound editor-assistant
    Jean-Christophe Boulay
    Alexandre Corriveau
    Simon De Grandpré
    Steven Trann
  • music mix
    Carl Talbot
  • sound mix
    Serge Boivin
  • line producer
    Björn Jensen
    Joachim Knaf
    Jim Edward
  • production coordinator
    Carla Helferich
    Anna Landers
    Florence Beaudoin
    Stéphanie Demers
    Hélène Regimbal
    Dominique Brunet
  • production accountant
    Eva Vogeler
    Isabelle Malinowski
    Natalia Yudanova
  • financial consultant
    J. Michael Semler
  • translation
    Veronica Galea
  • technical assistance
    Ulli Krause
    Radomir Radek
  • music rights
    Stéphanie Le Vaguerèze
  • marketing manager
    François Jacques
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Émilie Nguyen Ngoc
  • administrator
    Johanne Dubuc
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Cliche
  • administrative assistant
    Lise Lévesque
  • associate producer
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • legal services
    Denise Dussault
    Daniel Lafortune
    Caroline Leduc


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Ages 13 to 18

Arts Education - Music
History and Citizenship Education - Quebec Society Since 1980
Social Studies - Social History

The film explores the relationship between music, language (37:15 and 50:00) and nature (30:00 and 61:00). Music can also be created out of everyday objects (42:30). Have students create an audio project about meaningful sounds in their life, including an oral or written explanation of the project. Discuss how local culture, such as a hockey team, can affect personal decisions about careers (2:30) and other aspects of social life.

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