Nov 252015
 November 25, 2015  Lectures, Music

Thursday, December 3 at 3:00 pm

unnamedDiscover the best pieces of music inspired by the year’s coldest season, and experience some of the heart-warming effects this music brings.   With Music librarian, Farah Mohammed.

In the Auditorium ~ Free

Sep 242015
 September 24, 2015  Concerts, Music

Salonika posterSalonika: Sephardic Songs of Thessaloniki
by the Sephardic and Mediterranean Ensemble

Thursday, October 8 at 7 pm

Tickets $5, on sale now at the library’s main circulation desk

The Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée and the library present Salonika by the Sephardic and Mediterranean Ensemble as our first concert of the Fall 2015 season.

This Opus Prize-winning ensemble fuses tradition and creation in their music inspired by Sephardic traditions from the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Discover their repertoire of Sephardic pieces at this unique musical event.

Don’t miss this fantastic concert! Tickets are only $5 and are going fast, so get yours now!

Jul 032015
 July 3, 2015  Concerts, Music, Special Events

Vintage Wine 2015 posterConcert in the park:
Rock ‘n’ Roll with Vintage Wine

Thursday, July 16 at 7 pm

At Trudeau Park, at the corner of Mackle and Einstein in Côte Saint-Luc


Vintage Wine returns to the outdoor stage for an evening of rock ‘n’ roll, soul, standards, and social dance classics from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Please bring your own chair. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Harold Greenspon auditorium. A limited number of rain passes will be available.

Jun 182015
 June 18, 2015  Art, Lectures, Music

Passion for Music Latin Jazz poster 10x15 2015-06Thursday, June 25 at 7:00 pm  *NEW TIME

Music Librarian Farah Mohammed and special guest  Ed Hersey will trace Afro-Cuban influences in the latin jazz music of Puerto Rico, New York City and Miami.

With live latin dance performance.

Free ~ In the Auditorium

Jun 012015
 June 1, 2015  Concerts, Music

Magillah-Tur-Malka_500pxConcert: Tur Malka – Yiddish Songs of Montreal

Wednesday, June 17 at 7 pm

Tickets $5, on sale now

The Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée and the Library present Tur Malka, a beautiful performance by renowned Montreal ensemble Magillah. In the songs of Tur Malka, Magillah transposes the rich musical traditions of the Old World into contemporary sound as they illuminate poems by seven extraordinary Yiddish writers.

Please contact Danielle Bélanger at 514-485-6900 or at for more information.

May 052015
 May 5, 2015  Lectures, Music

Passion for Music—Magic of Mozart graphic w dateThursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm  (NEW TIME)

During his short life, Mozart was able to produce some of the finest repertoire in the history of Western music.  Music Librarian Farah Mohammed will highlight some of his greatest works and will attempt to show the magic in Mozart’s music.

In the Auditorium ~ Free

Mar 252015
 March 25, 2015  Art, Concerts, Music, Performance, Special Events

Molinari posterMolinari Quartet – En Route!
Thursday, April 23 at 7 pm
Tickets $5, on sale now at the main circulation desk

The Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée and the Library present En route! by the Molinari Quartet. This award-winning, critically-acclaimed string quartet will perform works by Schafer, Shostakovitch and Debussy.

Listen to clips of Molinari’s music on their web site or follow the group at their Facebook page.

Mar 052015
 March 5, 2015  Lectures, Music

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm

unnamedCome along on a musical adventure with Music Librarian Farah Mohammed with special guest accordionist extraordinaire, Sergiu Popa, and discover all kinds of Gypsy music from Eastern  Europe and beyond!

This event is free.

In the Auditorium.

Feb 252015
 February 25, 2015  Concerts, Music

Surkalén posterSurkalén – Essence of Light
Thursday, March 19 at 7 pm

Join us on Thursday, March 19 for a concert of unique world music by Montreal group Surkalén. Tickets are only $5, and are on sale now at the library’s front desk.

Surkalén merges the musical inheritance of South American culture with African, Asian, European and Middle Eastern music. Such a musical mixture gives rise to a unique and eloquent music called ethno-fusion. By combining ancestral and modern rhythms, Surkalén offers poetic music that is recognizable in many cultures.

In 2012, the band released their album Essence de lumière. It was nominated for World Group of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in 2012, and in 2013 the group has won the People’s Choice Award from the Conseil des arts de Montréal.

Nov 112014
 November 11, 2014  Lectures, Music

Wednesday, November 19 at 2 pm

unnamedCelebrating in tandem with the Montreal International Bach Festival this month, Music Librarian Farah Mohammed will take an interesting and informative look at the life of Johann Sebastian Bach,  as well as some of this legendary composer’s masterpieces.

Free ~ In the Auditorium