Monday, 26 September 2011

Tous les matins du monde on Tuesday Afternoon: Elin and Madeleine Owen in Concert

Elin and her friend Madeleine Owen (theorbo and baroque guitar will be giving a most interesting concert Tuesday, September 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the Maison d'arbre of Montreal's Jardin botanique as part of the Orgues et couleurs festival. The music they'll play is from the film Tous Les Matins Du Monde featuring works by Marais, Sainte-Colombe, de Visée and Couperin.

The film is terrific: if you haven't seen it, rent it soon. It also changed Elin's life, as before she saw it she'd been a violinist who was only slightly acquainted with the viola da gamba. But afterwards she decided to make a career change, and the rest is history, so to speak.

The photo is the head of the gamba she had made by her friend Gesina Liedmeir.

And here's a clip form the movie.


lagatta à montréal said...

Have you seen "Tous les soleils", a pleasant little film filled with baroque music and song as well as traditional tarantellas, about a young Italian widower who is a music prof at Université de Strasbourg?

Not as transformational as Tous les matins du monde by any means, but will leave you with lovely images and sound track. I think it is still playing at le Cinéma Beaubien.

Mary Soderstrom said...

Sounds like a lovely film. thanks for the reference.