Master Class in Composition at Sherbrooke University

The Festival-concours de musique de Sherbrooke in collaboration with Sherbrooke University’s school of music, is hosting a composition and interpretation master class featuring the Russian-Canadian composer Aleksey Shegolev. A selected number of students will participate in a workshop this fall at the Serge-Garant Auditorium at Sherbrooke University. A public performance of compositions accomplished during the master class is scheduled for 8 pm later that evening.

Université de Sherbrooke 

L’auditorium Serge-Garant
3419 rue Redpath
pavillon C3, local 2005 2500
Sherbrooke, (Québec)
J1K 2R1

Concert: Saturday, Nov 11th 2017 at 8 pm

McGill Chamber Orchestra Concert

The McGill Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Boris Brott will be interpreting Aubade, by Auguste Descarries which was originally a piano piece until it was fully orchestrated by Aleksey Shegolev.

Le Domaine Forget
Salle Françoys-Bernier

5 rang Saint-Antoine
, C.P. 672
Saint-Irénée (Québec), G0T 1V0

Sunday, July 23rd at 15h

Domaine Forget


Master Class: The Composer’s Craft

Aleksey Shegolev will be presenting a master class at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music on the components of a memorable melody. Topics that will be discussed include what is a catchy melody, the importance of melodies in the modern music world and the detailed analysis of the construction of melodic textures in the repertoire.

Gnessin State Musical College
Povarskaya St, 30/36,
Moscow, Russia
Thursday, April 20th, 11 am

Stella Musica Festival

Stella Musica is a festival celebrating the achievements of women in music. On March 24th, three excerpts from Louise Gareau-Desbois and Aleksey Shegolev’s Maisonneuve & Mance will be featured. Ô Langres and Ava Maria will be interpreted by mezzo-soprano Caroline Gélinas who will also be singing the opera’s Finale in collaboration with four more members from the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montreal.

Théâtre Outremont

1248 avenue Bernard Ouest
Outremont, QC H2V 1V6

Friday, March 24, 2017 at 20h.

La Belle Dame sans Merci – Benefit Recital

Aleksey Shegolev’s music will be interpreted by tenor Kevin Myers (Minime, Maisonneuve & Mance) who will be singing La Belle Dame sans Merci, a cycle of twelve miniatures set to the poems by John Keats for a benefit recital to raise money for MS Research. Other works performed that night will include Robert & Clara Schumann and Franz Liszt. Piano by Louise Pelletier.

This is a free will donation event. Tax receipts can be issued for donations over $25.

L’Église de St. Andrew et St-Paul

Kildonan Hall – 3419 rue Redpath
Montreal, QC, H3G 2G2

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 at 19h30.

Maisonneuve & Mance – Promotional Concerts

Centre Culturel Georges Vanier

2450 rue Workman
Montreal, QC H3J 1L8

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Tickets: $20

PRE-SALE: PLEASE RESERVE BY E-MAIL

100 rue Sherbrooke Est,
Montreal, QC H2X 1C3

Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Tickets: $15 Adults     $10 Students

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Tickets: SOLD OUT

PLEASE RESERVE BY E-MAIL: mm.billetterie@gmail.com

The Centre Culturel Georges Vanier and the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur are proud to host the concert version of Maisonneuve & Mance. With the libretto by Louise Gareau-Desbois and music by Aleksey Shegolev, this opera chronicles the first ten years of Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve and Jeanne Mance as they leave France to begin their lives in the new world across the Atlantic sea. The soloists will be joined by the Choeur cosmopolite de Montreal, under the direction of Dmitri Zrajevsky.