May Concerts

The Month of May and the flowers are out! At L'Oasis Musicale we are presenting beautiful music and the flowering of many artists, old and new. 

On the 4th we have the HATO Piano duo performing works about Clara Schumann, on the 11th a choir of 200 children, and on the 18th Nicole Lorenze plays her final Montreal Piano recital before she leaves for a year in Budapest. All concerts are at 4:30 PM. Come and enjoy this music with us! 

On May 25th the Series will make way for a concert in the evening by the Montreal Gospel Choir.

Samedi 4 mai 2013 / Saturday 4th May 2013

HATO Piano Duo - Clara Schumann & Her Contemporaries


Haruyo Yoshino-Platt and Tomoko Inui

HATO Piano Duo will portray the qualities of Clara through the piano music: 

Clara's dedication to her family, her profession, and her friendships. 

A surprise music and the most romantic music in the world ever
from her husband, a rival to Liszt, an ambitious and successful performance
of Beethoven's Appassionata in Vienna, house concerts supporting 
Brahms and Mendelssohn. 


Twelve Four Hand Pieces for Small and Big Children

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata) 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) 

Fantasy in C, Op. 17

Robert Schumann
• I: Durchaus fantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen; Im Legenden-Ton 

Widmung (dedication)

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) / Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Spring Song Op. 62 No.6 from “Songs without words” 

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Sixteen Waltzes, Op. 39 (four hands) 

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
• No. 1 in B major 
• No. 2 in E major
• No. 11 in B minor
• No. 14 in A major
• No. 15 in A minor 

Andante and Allegro Brilliante Op 92 (four hands)

(four hands) Felix Mendelssohn

Samedi 11 Mai / Saturday May 11th
Ottawa Catholic School Board Choirs

Children’s Choir:
Director – MaryAnn Dunn,  Accompanist – Tony Dunn, Assistant – Angela Grant Saunders

·         Alleluia…………………Ernani Aguiar
·         Where Go the Boats? – John Govedas, text – R.L. Stevenson
·         Skye Boat Song……….arr. Lee R. Kesselman
Chamber Choir:
Director – Jamie Loback,  Accompanist – Tony Dunn, Assistant – MaryAnn Dunn

·         Gloria, from  Schubert’s Mass in G…arr. R. Robinson
·         Lacrymosa, from Mozart Requiem…..arr. Liebergen
·         High Flight ………Music – Tony Dunn, text – John Gillespie Magee

OCSB Choirs Ensemble:

·         Ukuthula (African Prayer for Peace)…..Andre van der Merwe

OCSB and ESGM Massed Choirs:

·         The Candle…………………..Tony Dunn

·         To Young Canadians………..James Wright

Samedi, 18 Mai / Saturday May 18th

Nicole Lorenze, Piano

Béla Bartók - Suite Op. 14

Joseph Haydn - Andante and Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII: 6

Johannes Brahms - Three Intemezzi Op. 117

Modeste Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition