Media invitation - The OSM get together with Montrealers: essential summertime rendez-vous

    MONTREAL, Aug. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
invites the media to the first of three concerts presented in the summer
series OSM / Loto-Québec Concerts in the Parks. This free concert will be held
tomorrow August 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Parc des Faubourgs in the borough of
Ville-Marie, located corners of the Ontario and De Lorimier streets (entry of
the Jacques-Cartier Bridge). For a second consecutive summer, media host and
actor André Robitaille will be the spokesperson and host for these concerts,
which will be led by OSM conductor in residence Jean-François Rivest.
    Tango music and Quartango takes centre stage for these evenings, which
will additionally be presenting well-known works by Mozart, Mendelssohn and
Johann Strauss. Unique opportunities to enjoy fine summer evenings listening
to magnificent symphonic works in a family setting, the OSM / Loto-Québec
Concerts in the Parks are essential summertime rendezvous. Launched at the
Mount Royal chalet in 1938 by Wilfrid Pelletier, the OSM's first music
director, the free outdoor concerts remain one of the OSM's happiest
traditions, enabling it to forge closer ties with the surrounding community, a
vocation that has been at the heart of the Orchestra since its inception. The
concert will be held rain or shine.

    WHEN: August 7, 7:30 p.m.
    WHERE: Parc des Faubourgs in the borough of Ville-Marie, corners of the
    Ontario and De Lorimier streets (entry of the Jacques-Cartier Bridge)

    Other OSM / Loto-Québec Concerts in the Parks:
    - Saturday, August 9, at 7:30 p.m.: Sportplexe George Springate, borough
      of Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Montreal
    - Tuesday, August 12, at 7:30 p.m.: Ile des Moulins Park, Terrebonne

For further information:

For further information: Lucie Paquin, Head of Media Relations, (514)
840-7414, cell: (514) 608-7414,; Source: Orchestre symphonique
de Montréal

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