December 03, 2023, 15:30

Duo Beauséjour-Ostiguy / Habib



Carlos Gardel (1890-1935)

Por una Cabeza 

(Arr. Renaud Côté-Giguère et Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy)


Duke Ellington (1899-1974)

In a Sentimental Mood

(Arr. Renaud Côté-Giguère et Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy)


Jean-Sébastien Bach (1685-1750)

Sonate n2 en ré majeur, BMW 1028

III. Andante

  1. Allegro


Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)

Danzas Argentinas, opus 2 : Danza de la moza donoza

(Arr. Renaud Côté-Giguère et Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy)


Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Trois mélodies, op. 7 : « Après un rêve »

(Arr. Renaud Côté-Giguère)


Béla Bartok (1881-1945)

Six Danses populaires roumaines, Sz. 56, BB 68

(Arr. Renaud Côté-Giguère et Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy)


ENTRACTE (15 minutes) 


Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Les quatre saisons de Buenos Aires

I.Primavera Porteña

II.Verano Porteño

III.Otoño Porteño

  1. Invierno Porteño

(Arr. Sergio Assad et Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy pour la partie de violoncelle)


Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

L’histoire du tango

  1. Café 1930

III.  Nightclub 1960

(Arr.Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy  pour la partie de violoncelle)


Renaud Côté-Giguère (né en 1990)

Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy   (né en 1994)

Hommage à Piazzolla



Christ Habib , guitar

With an exciting and promising carrier in expansion, Christ Habib is becoming well known as an
incredibly passionate musician who displays perseverance, discipline, and enthusiasm.
This musician has distinguished himself on several occasions, particularly through numerous
competitions that he has won or of which he has been classified as a finalist, such as the first
prize in classical guitar at the National Music Festival (FCMF) in Saskatoon (2019).

As well as stand-out appearances in numerous national and international competitions, Christ
was recently named one of Canada’s Top 30 Classical Musicians Under 30 (2020 edition). In
October, 2020 he made his debut with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, with renowned
conductor Alexander Shelley in a performance of Canadian composer Jacques Hétu’s Concerto
for Guitar and Strings, Op.56.

In 2019, he capped-off 12 years of studying at the Gatineau Conservatory of Music under the
tutelage of Patrick Roux with a Master’s Degree and the Prize in Chamber Music.
He also had the chance to perfect his art by studying with many Masters throughout the Boston
International Guitar Academy and the Domaine Forget International Academy.


Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy, Cellist and Composer

Recipient of the 2018 Prix d’Europe, the 2021 Choquette-Symcox Award and the 2017
Peter Mendell Award, Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy was ranked among the « 30 hot
Canadian classical musicians under 30 » by CBC Music in 2018. Two-times first prize
winner at the Canadian Music Competition, he has performed as a soloist with many
orchestras such as the Laval Symphony Orchestra and the Drummondville Symphony
Orchestra. Dominique is a founding member of the Trio de l’Île and the Andara String
Quartet performing throughout North America and Europe. He also joined the renowned
Hochelaga Trio in 2018.
As a composer, Dominique won 3rd prize in the « Domicile Adoré » competition
organized by the Fondation « Jeunesses Musicales Canada » in 2020. The Laval
Symphony Orchestra also performed two of his compositions under the baton of Alain
Trudel. He is a founding member of BOA experience, an instrumental music project of

original compositions. His album « Aux deux hémisphères » in duet with pianist Jean-
Michel Dubé presents all of his classical compositions for cello and piano.

Dominique holds a master’s degree in performance from the University of Montreal,
where he studied with Yegor Dyachkov. He has attended several master classes,
notably with Mischa Maisky, Alisa Weilerstein, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Hans
JorgenJensen, Raphaël Wallfisch, Philippe Muller and Richard Aaron.
He plays on a David Tecchler cello (1704) and a Pierre Simon bow (c. 1855), kindly
provided to him by the Canimex Inc. company of Drummondville (QC), Canada.



Salle Jacques-Hétu

Room F3080, Pavillon F, 3e étage (département de musique ) UQAM

Access by 1440 rue St-Denis, Montréal, QC H2X 3J8

Metro Berri-UQAM


Ticket price: 

-Regular : 30$

-Member of the SGM: 20$

-Student: 20$

-Student member of the SGM: 15$

-Student of the music departement of UQAM: FREE


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