Montreal Guitar Trio

Montreal Guitar Trio

Described by the CBC as “the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada”, the MG3 has quickly established itself as a force of rejuvenation and cross-pollenization between various musical forms. Marrying passionate virtuosity with a stealthy sense of humour, guitarists Glenn Lévesque, Marc Morin and Sébastien Dufour at once charmed the ears of seasoned critics and captured the hearts of their (now ever-expanding) audiences.

The Trio’s eclectic, energetic music takes listeners on a journey through the world’s many cultures — from the mysterious, exotic melodies of India to the hot rhythms of South America, Spain, the Balkans, the Orient and traditional Quebec.

Since it was founded at University of Montréal in 1998, the MGT has given hundreds of concerts in North America and Europe, many of which have been recorded and broadcast by national networks such as CBC, Radio-France and Société Radio-Canada. Its 2002 concert, entitled “The heat of the Day,” and performed in Montreal, was nominated for Concert of the Year (Jazz and World Music) at the prestigious Prix Opus 2002, celebrating musical excellence in Quebec. This concert launched the Trio’s most recent album, Garam Masala, which was also nominated for Disk of the Year (J&WM).

“The Montreal Trio’s guitars know no limits. They journey along with brio from jazz to classical music, from India to Canada. The Ussac Church has been swept away on the thunder of their strings!” — La Montagne, France, August 2003

“…they delivered loads of infectious good humour and some solid ensemble playing that skirted the four corners of the musical world.” — Bill Rankin, Edmonton Journal, May 2004

The Montreal Guitar Trio is represented by Agence Station bleue, Montreal, Quebec. |

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Tour Concert Performance Schedule

Friday, March 2/07 Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Presented by City of Fort Saskatchewan in Shell Theatre, Dow Centennial Centre

Saturday, March 3/07 Spruce Grove, AB
Presented by Horizon Stage in Horizon Stage

Monday, March 5/07 Killarney, MB
Presented by Tri-Lake Concert Association in Killarney Highschool Auditorium

Tuesday, March 6/07 Virden, MB
Presented by Virden Arts Council in the Virden Auditorium Theatre

Thursday, March 8/07 Thompson, MB
Presented by City of Thompson in the Letkeman Theatre, R.D. Parker Collegiate

Saturday, March 10/07 Winnipeg, MB
Presented by Virtuosi Concerts in Eckhardt-Gramatte Hall, U of Winnipeg

Tuesday, March 13/07 La Ronge, SK
Presented by La Ronge Arts Council in La Ronge Motor Hotel

Wednesday, March 14/07 Prince Albert, SK
Presented by Prince Albert Council for the Arts in E.A. Rawlinson Centre for the Arts

Thursday, March 15/07 Rosthern, SK
Presented by Station Arts Centre at the Station Arts Centre

Friday, March 16/07 Melfort, SK
Presented by Melfort Arts Council in North East Leisure Centre

Saturday, March 17/07 Regina, SK
Presented by Regina Musical Club in Darke Hall

Sunday, March 18/07 Kipling, SK
Presented by Kipling & District Arts Council in Kipling Community Centre

Monday, March 19/07 Assiniboia, SK
Presented by Assiniboia Arts Council in Prince of Wales Cultural & Rec. Centre

Tuesday, March 20/07 Weyburn, SK
Presented by Weyburn Concert Series in Weyburn Comprehensive Highschool

Wednesday, March 21/07 Swift Current, SK
Presented by Swift Current Allied Arts Council in Swift Current Comprehensive Highschool

Thursday, March 22/07 Shaunavon, SK
Presented by Shaunavon Arts Council in Shaunavon Public School

Friday, March 23/07 Leader, SK
Presented by Leader & District Arts Council in Leader Community Centre

Saturday, March 24/07 Outlook, SK
Presented by Outlook & District Arts Council in Outlook Highschool

Sunday, March 25/07 Wynyard, SK
Presented by Quill Plains Regional Arts Council in Wynyard Civic Centre

Monday, March 26/07 Moosomin, SK
Presented by Moosomin & District Arts Council in Moosomin Community Theatre