Thierry Begin-Lamontagne (Canada)
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 | 8PM
Church of St. Peter and St. Simon, 525 Bloor St. E. MAP
Advance Tickets: $30 General | $25 Seniors & Students
At the Door: $35 | $30
Advance Tickets available through Eventbrite at above link. Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase unless the event is cancelled. In that case, a refund will be issued within 60 days.
Beyond his candid and joyful attitude, classical guitarist Thierry Begin-Lamontagne is known for his outstanding interpretations. He reveals his artful personality through his instrument in a bold, passionate and expert manner. His unique musical style offers an authentic performance full of vivacity and boldness, creating musical moments rich in colour and humour.
Mr. Begin-Lamontagne has won more than twenty music competitions, including eight international ones in Spain, France, Belgium and Canada. He also received prizes in South Korea, Thailand, United States, Mexico and Austria. He has been invited to perform worldwide in various foreign countries that include Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Portugal, Italy, Japan, Finland and the United States.
In 2016, he received a scholarship from the Fondation Sylva Gelber for music and a second one from the Conseil des Arts du Québec, allowing him to study in France for an entire year.
In February 2015, he released his first CD album, Aquarelle, showcasing various songs from different countries.
Thierry Begin-Lamontagne completed his master’s degree in 2013 at the University Laval, Quebec City, Canada. He plays a guitar by Quebec-based luthier Jean Rompré.