The arts in brief

Improvisation match at the organ

Pro-Organo Mauricie is organizing an improvisation match at the organ on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 pm in the Chapel of the Seminary of Trois-Rivières. Two teams of three organists will compete under the supervision of referee Raymond Perrin. The improvisers will perform in comparative improvisation, burst or simultaneous, for two periods of 45 minutes. Paul-André Bellefeuille will be the analyst at this evening where spectators will vote for the best improvisers, based on the pleasure they have had to hear them. Tickets for $ 20 are available through, by phone at 819-372-7652 or 819-609-0717. Some tickets will also be available at the entrance.

From a dream to Russia

The Trois-Rivières Symphony Orchestra’s Musique à St. James series continues with the recital of the Trio con moto formed by the harpist Valérie Milot, the violist Elvira Misbakhova and the flutist Jocelyne Roy the Sunday, April 28 at 3 pm at St. James Church. The trio offers From Dream to Russia, around the Debussy Sonata, the first major work composed for such a training. The Afternoon Prelude of Debussy’s Wildlife, Fujin’s Dream by Montreal composer Airat Ichmouratov and Ravel’s Sonatine for Flute, Viola and Harp and the Duo for Viola and Flute no. 3 by François Devienne. Tickets are $ 32.49 (regular) and $ 12.50 for students, plus taxes, available at 819-380-9797, 1-866-416-9797 or on the Ovation Network.

Alan Carter
Alan Carter
Alan Carter has been a reporter on the news desk since 2015. Before that she wrote about young adolescents and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Alan Carter worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.