Hugo Laporte & Rose Naggar-Tremblay Headline Ensemble Clavecin & Ensemble Cochléa’s Christmas Concert

By David Salazar

Ensemble Clavecin will join forces with Ensemble Cochléa to present a Christmas Concert at the Crypt of St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montréal.

Scheduled for Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m., the showcase will feature baritone Hugo Laporte and mezzo-soprano Rose Naggar-Tremblay as they present old French hymns and Christmas songs from different countries. Audiences will hear music from such composers as Charpentier, Delalande, Händel, Gounod, Bach, Corrette, Durante, Bizet, and Franck, among many others.

Luc Beauséjour conducts the performance.

Naggar-Tremblay has performed with such organizations as the Sofia Opera and won first prize at the Enesco Paris Competition and the Canadian Young Opera Hope Scholarship. Meanwhile, Laporte Is set for his Teatro alla Scala debut in 2023 where he will perform in “Les Contes d’Hoffmann.”