Activities

Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 15 to 16
A Christmas Harps Concert with Harpissimo Quebec, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Châteauguay Qc, 295 rue McLeod Châteauguay Qc 450-691-4430.

Sunday, September 17th 2017 at 14h00
Harpissimo Quebec Concert at Léry’s Church, 1380, Chemin du Lac-Saint-Louis, Léry, QC J6N 1B1.

Wednesday, August 23th 2017 at 19h30
Harp from coast to coast, in honnor of the 150th anniversaty of the canadian confederation, presented by Harpissimo-Qc at St-Thomas More Church, Verdun for the cultural society of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Verdun. 980, Moffat street, Montréal, Qc H4H 1Y9 (Bannantyne corner). Free concert.

Sunday, June 18th 2017 at 15h00
Harpissimo Quebec Concert at St-Athanase d’Iberville Church, 500-1ére Rue, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Qc, J2X 3B2.

Sunday, May 28th 2017 at 13h00
Private concert of Harpissimo Quebec at La chapelle de la Maison SNJM.

Sunday, October 2nd 2016 at 14h30
Benefit concert at Kateri Tekakwitha Sanctuary, 1 River Road, Kahnawake J0L 1B0.

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, at 19h30
‘Harpissimo 20th anniversary concert, presented by Harpissimo-Qc at St-Thomas More Church, Verdun for the cultural society of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Verdun.

Sunday, April 10th 2016 at 3pm
‘Le chant des cordes’, a Harpissimo-Qc concert at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Chateauguay, 295, rue Mcleod, Châteauguay, QC J6J 2H8

Sunday, November 15th 2015 at 14h30
Benefit Concert for the St-lambert Refugee Project Église St. Andrew’s Church
496 Birch, St- Lambert (coin Birch & Green)
RESERVATION: 450-671-1862 /Tickets: $20
Sunday 15 novembre 14h30

Sunday, October 25th 2015 at 11am
Harpissimo-Qc concert for the sunday morning concerts of the city of Delson, at Ste-Thérèse de l’enfant Jésus Church

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, at 19h30
‘Completely Harp’ presented by Harpissimo-Qc 14 harps at St-Thomas More Church, Verdun for the cultural society of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Verdun.

August 2014
Harpissimo’s ‘Singing Strings’ for the cultural society of Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Verdun.

June 2014
Private concert of Harpissimo Quebec for the Canadian Religious Conference at Dorval’s Sheraton.

Private concert for the jubilee at Sainte-Anne congregation.

May 2014
Harpissimo Quebec played in Roberval. Invited by the friends of music of the city of Roberval, at Notre-Dame Church in Roberval.

November 2013
Benefit concert by ‘Harpissimo Québec’ and ‘Robin Grenon Trio’ in the Nativity Church in the Prairies on november 16th 2013. The profits are used for the repair of the Church’s Organ.
http://video.monteregie.hebdosregionaux.ca/video/2852162351001?fb_action_ids=713349188676647&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582

August 2013
‘Harpissimo Québec’ return to the wednesday’s concerts at Notre-Dame-de-Lourde church in Verdun.
http://www.thetelegram.com/Culture/Arts-et-spectacles/2012-08-15/article-3053518/Le-tres-attendu-Harpissimo-de-retour-a-Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes/1

May 2013
Harpissimo-Québec’s concert : “Passion: Harp!” at the military college of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu on mother`s day eve.

April 2013
A concert of celtic, south-american and folkloric music by Harpissimo, at a fundraising event for the association ‘Born to Read’.

November 2012
Harpissimo Québec performs a concert of celtic, south-american, classical and christmas music on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of ‘Chemin de vie’.

August 2012
”Harpissimo, already 15 years!” Concert of Harpissimo-Québec at the Notre-Dame-de-Lourde church in Verdun.

September 2010
Harpissimo Québec helds the ”Harpist for a day” workshop followed by a mini-concert at Henry-Lemieux cultural center of Ville Lasalle.

August 2010
Harpissimo presents ”La harpe et l’amour au fil de temps” at the Notre-Dame-de-Lourde church in Verdun.

September 2009
An initiation workshop ”Harpist for a day” is held by Harpissimo at the cultural day of Saint-Lambert.

August 2009
Harpissimo presents ”Harps without borders” at the Notre-Dame-de-Lourde church in Verdun.

July 2009
Harpissimo-Québec’s concert at Saint-Hilaire’s church on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Champlain’s crossing of Richelieu.

June 2008
The municipality of St-Adolphe-d’Howard presents an outdoor concert by the Duo Grenon et Guibord and the ensemble Harpissimo as part of its 125th anniversary programming.

Harpissimo! A first CD recording by 15 members of Harpissimo-Québec is launched.

May 2008
The Claude St-Jean Foundation presents a benefit concert by the Duo Grenon et Guibord and the ensemble Harpissimo in heritage Église-de-la-Visitation-de-la-bienheureuse-Vierge. This is the first performance of the group on the island of Montreal.

September 2007
Harpissimo-Québec performs a open-house type of concert as part of the Jounées nationales de la culture at the City of Brossard cultural centre. Two harp builders join the group with harps in progress for informal promotion of the harp.

August 2007
The City of Saint-Hilaire presents the concert “Harp’en Fête!” with Duo Grenon et Guibord and members of Harpissimo. The organ is included in two selections.

July 2007
The 9th Festival classique des Hautes-Laurentides invites Harpissimo to perform an outdoor concert at the former fish breeding farm in Saint-Faustin-Lac Carré.

May 2007
A fundraising concert by Harpissimo for the Friends of Fort Lennox is held at the Church of Saint-Paul-Île-aux-Noix.

March 2007
Harpissimo sells a new t-shirt with the Harpissimo logo to raise funds for a CD project.

The official Harpissimo-Québec web site is on-line in French.

November 2006
The Catholic Church in Bromont is the venue for a Harpissimo concert.

August 2006
The City of Saint-Hilaire programs a Harpissimo concert in the historic church as part of the annual Féeries de Mont-Saint-Hilaire.

November 2005
15 Harpissimo members perform a concert at Bromont’s Catholic Church.

October 2005
Renaissance music and dance workshop as well as Cantigas deSanta Maria, are given by Nancy Hurrell, early music specialist fromBoston. She also performed at a concert in St. Barnabas Church inSaint Lambert.

September 2005
Harpissimo performs the closing concert of the Féeries de Mont-Saint-Hilaire at the historic church on the shores of theRichelieuRiver.

October 2004
Stana Bunea performs a concert of classical music and Romanian folk music at St. Andrew’s Norwood Church in St. Laurent.

September 2004
Féeries de Mont Saint-Hilaire invites Harpissimo to perform the closing concert at historic Église historique deMont Saint-Hilaire.

August 2003
The pine grove near the Japanese Garden of the Montreal Botanical Gardensis the site for an informal concert by members of Harpissimo Québec.

October 2002
To celebrate its sixth anniversary, Harpissimo Québec luanches its first music book « Traditions », compiled and edited by Robin Grenon. A numbered copy is presented to each member of the association. The group has an official sweatshirt with the harpissimo logo.

September 2002
Atmosphere music is provided at the Roxham Wool Gathering, an outdoor event near theU.S.border.

August 2002
An informal concert is performed by Harpissimo members in the Fuji Pavilion, Montreal Botanical Gardens.

November 2001
Harpissimo invites the Ottawa Harp Choir in concert at the Musée d’art St-Laurent, followed by a workshop on the history of the harp by Mary Muckle, director of the group.

August 2001
Informal concert by members of Harpissimo at the StewartMuseum, the Fort on Île Sainte-Hélène.

May 25, 2001
Harpissimo Québec officially aplies for the status of non-profit organisation from the Government of Québec. The association name is protected and registered with the General Inspector of financial institutions.

May 2001
Harpissimo presents a concert by the Duo Grenon et Gauibord at La Petite Maison des Arts in Montréal.

November 2000
Harpissimo sponsors a concert by harpist and storyteller, ngelica Ottewell from Toronto, in collaboration with the St. Lambert Bell Choir. A storytelling workshop using the harp is given tby the guest artist to members.

Harpissimo Québec has an official banner and t-shirts with the association.

August 2000
Informal concert at theStewartMuseum, the Fort on Île Sainte-Héléne

August1999
Kiosque at the Highland Games inVerdun

November 1998
A serie of eight concerts with various guests is presented at Événement Harpe at l’Atelier à l’Écart in Longueuil. Sharlene Wallace gives a workshop for members.

August 1998
Kiosque at the Highland Games inVerdun

August 1998
Open-house concert at the Stewart Museum, the Fort on Île Sainte-Hélène.

November 1997
Événement Harpe à l’Atelier à l’Écart in Longueuil. A serie of four concerts featuring Catherine Thompson, Celtic harp, Gisèle Guibord, Celtic and Indian harps, Eralio Gill, Paraguayan harp, and Sharlene Wallace, Celtic harp

September 1997
Concert performance by Gisèle Guibord et Robin Grenon, accompanied by members of Harpissimo Québec, atHenryvilleChurch

April1997
Virtuoso of the triple harp, Robin Huw Bowen fromWales, in concert at Erskine and American United Church in Montreal. Presented in collaboration with the St. David’s Society.

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