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Festival de Lanaudière celebrates 40 years

Festival de Lanaudière celebrates 40 years
Festival de Lanaudière celebrates 40 years

Published on: July 1, 2017 | Last Updated: July 1, 2017 5:31 PM EDT

MSO conductor Kent Nagano at the Lanaudiere Festival.

MSO conductor Kent Nagano at the Lanaudiere Festival. BAPTISTE GRISON / Festival de Lanaudiere

JOLIETTE — Canada isn’t the only one celebrating an anniversary this weekend. The Festival de Lanaudière will be celebrating 40 years Saturday evening in Joliette.

The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal led by Kent Nagano and pianist Alain Lefèvre will highlight the anniversary and the beginning of the festival. 

Several concerts will take place until Aug. 6. Other artists include I Musici and Les Violons du Roi and Yannik Nézet-Séguin with the Orchestre Métropolitain. More than 50, 000 spectators are expected at this year’s festival.

For more information on the festival, click here. 

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