Le grenier des Molinari

Piano Nobile de la Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier October 13, 2019

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Climb up into the attic and discover the astounding quartet that can translate paintings into… music!

Sebastian lives with his grandfather, who is a great admirer of Québec artist Guido Molinari. He has collected so many of Molinari’s paintings that the whole house is bursting, right up to the attic! Afraid that as he ages, his grandfather won’t be able to see Molinari’s bright colours, Sebastian decides to invite three musicians to join him in the attic to help translate Molinari’s paintings into music.

Set against colorful video projections, this concert offers some keys to understanding and appreciating masterworks in the modern repertoire for string quartet. At the same time, audiences will discover one of Canada’s greatest painters.


  • Venue : Piano Nobile de la Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
  • Producer / Presenter : Place des Arts
  • Created by : Jeunesses Musicales Canada
  • Performers : Molinari Quartet – Olga Ranzenhofer and Antoine Bareil (violin), Frédéric Lambert (viola), and Pierre-Alain Bouvrette (cello)
  • Script and Stage Direction : Véronique Marcotte
  • Set Design : Maryse Messier
  • Videos : Marc-Olivier Comeau
  • Costumes : Jolène Morin
  • Lighting : Daniel Duguay
  • Illustration : Lorraine Beaudoin
  • Discipline : Music
  • Age : 3+
  • Duration : 35 minutes
The Place des Arts Junior series benefited from the
Place des Arts Fondation' financial support
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