#CIOC2015: from October 4 to 25

Date August 7, 2015 Author Alexia Jensen

The Canadian International Organ Competition (CIOC) unveils today the full schedule of it 2015 Festival, presented by the National Bank.

Sharing the excitement

From October 4-25, the CIOC will feature Canadian, Chinese, and French organists throughout a brimful month of organ-related excitement.

Some ten different activities are planned to take place at various locations in Montreal, including a recital and a free master class by legendary French organist Jean Guillou, the CIOC’s Annual Gala Concert (honouring Noël Spinelli and showcasing the three winners of the CIOC), and a series of concerts celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Grand Séminaire, one of Montreal’s historical jewels.

Share your organ-related pics and CIOC event photos and you might win sleek Sennheiser headphones. Use the hashtag #CIOC2015: More information here.

Don't miss these events

The Festival des couleurs de l'orgue français
Every Sunday of October

Gala Concert with the 3 CIOC Laureates in homage to Noël Spinelli
Oct. 16

Events featuring Jean Guillou: Recital and Masterclass
Oct 17, 18

Organ Crawl by foot (Downtown): Maison symphonique, Christ Church Cathedral , St John the Evangelist and more.
Oct. 17

Recital of organists Yuan Shen (China) and Réjean Poirier (Quebec)
Oct. 17

Documentary | Franck: father of the organ symphony
Oct. 18