Saturday, December 19, 2009

Christmas at the Notre Dame Basilica

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pauline garneau said...

The Notre-Dame parish's history dates back to the origins of Montréal, which was founded in 1642. The Basilica was built between 1824 and 1880. A Pulpit, an Organ, two Chapels, and stained-glass windows were added later.

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1 MIDNIGHT MASS at Notre Dame


2 Pavarotti sings Ave Maria by Schubert. A Christmas Special from 1978. Les Disciples de Massenet. Les Petits Chanteurs Du Mont-Royal conductor Gilbert Patenaude. Symphonic Orchestra conductor Franz-Pauldecker. Updated information 25/06/08, this concert is available on dvd from, this should bring up the title "Christmas at Notre dame."(dvd 2007)


3 Pavarotti at his best during the 1978 Christmas concert. The first video recording of this great singer in a magnificent performance of sacred music at the historic Montreal Notre-Dame Basilica.

Le jeune soliste ici est Philippe Ostiguy. Aujourd'hui monsieur Ostiguy est directeur musical des Petits Chanteurs de Laval au Québec.