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Angèle Dubeau
Biography

Violinist Angèle Dubeau is a graduate and First Prize Winner of the Montreal Conservatory of Music with Raymond Dessaints. She pursued her studies at the Juilliard School of Music with Dorothy Delay and, from 1981 to 1984, left for Romania to work with Stefan Gheorghiu. Since then, Angèle Dubeau has become one of Canada's most prominent artists. Winner of several important international competitions, she has performed in prestigious concert halls in more than 25 countries. Her numerous recordings have been acclaimed by both the public and the press. Angèle Dubeau has sold more than 300,000 records throughout her career and she is one of the few Canadian soloists in classical music to have a certified Gold record for 50,000 albums sold in one year.

Since her early debut, Angèle Dubeau has won numerous awards, notably the Sylva Gelber prize awarded to the most talented Canadian musician, the first prizes at the Canadian Music, Montreal Symphony Orchestra and CBC Competitions, as well as the Prize of the Americas at the ?Viña del Mar International Competition? in Chile, and ?Soloist of the Year 1987? distinction, awarded by the International Community of Francophone Radio -France, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada. This international recognition echoes an exceptional national artistic path.

In addition to leading an outstanding musical career, Dubeau has been a Radio-Canada television personality since 1994, conceiving and hosting concert broadcasts and weekly music programs during various seasons, namely « Faites vos gammes » and «  Angèle Dubeau et la Fête de la Musique ». Since 1995, she has organized, directed, and hosted Music in the Mountain, a widely popular event that attracts 75,000 music lovers every year over the Labour Day weekend.

In 1997, Angèle Dubeau created La Pietà, a string ensemble that brings together some of the finest women musicians in Canada. Since its creation, the ensemble has performed in some of the best concert halls in Canada, the United States, China as well as in Japan. They have recorded seven albums and one DVD, which are on top of the Canadian charts.

Angèle Dubeau became a Knight of the Ordre National du Québec in 2004, a Member of the Order of Canada in July 1996, and in the same year, the Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste awarded her the Calixa-Lavallée prize for her exceptional contribution to classical music.
Angèle Dubeau plays on the "Des Rosiers" Stradivarius violin (1733).

?a brilliant violinist?her performance was distinguished by fieriness of tone, absolute security of pitch...? (THE TIMES, London)



 

Angèle Dubeau &
La Pietá
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
During the past decade, La Pietà has touched a wide audience that has enjoyed their brilliant performances through live concerts, as well as radio and televisionbroadcasts.

Since 1997, the ensemble has sold more than 200 000 recordings and is the best-selling Canadian classical music orchestra.

Angèle Dubeau & her ensemble La Pietà are renowned for their breathtaking virtuosity, their impeccable precision, energy, musical richness, and above all, their contagious joy of playing.

To celebrate their 10th anniversary, they will be touring across North America with a program displaying great virtuosity, featuring famous works by some of the following great composers: Vivaldi, Saint-Saëns, De Falla, Bizet, Enescu, Boccherini, etc.

Anniversary Tour Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

BREATHTAKING 10th VIRTUOSITY!

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