OSM concert

August 10th
Free access

Rafael Payare and the OSM summon you to the Olympic Park’s Esplanade to celebrate the richness of great music that has echoed across American lands, from Canada to Venezuela, for many centuries. Join soloists and artists from throughout the Americas on a timeless, breathtaking voyage from the “New World” Symphony to an Indigenous song, and from West Side Story to Cuban composer Paquito D’Rivera’s Trumpet Concerto.


  • Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95, “From the New World”: I. Adagio—Allegro (9 min)
  • Reading of a text by Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
  • Song performed by Jeremy Dutcher
  • Paquito D’Rivera, Concerto Venezolano, for trumpet and orchestra (18 min)
  • Bernstein, West Side Story, danses symphoniques (20 min)
  • André Prévin, Honey and Rue: “The town is lit” (5 min)
  • Evencio Castellanos, Santa Cruz de Pacairigua (17 min)


  • Wednesday, August 10th, at 7:30 pm

How to get here

By car
P3 parking located at 2727 Pie-IX boulevard, P1 located at 4545 Pierre-De Coubertin avenue or P2 located at 4141 Pierre-De Coubertin avenue.

By active transportation
Bike access via bike paths located on Rachel street, Maisonneuve Park and Bennett street. Bike racks are available just steps from the Centre’s entrance. There’s also a Bixi station on Pierre-de- Coubertin avenue, near Pie-IX Metro station.

Public transport
A 2-minute walk from Pie-IX metro station (green line) as well as stops for busses 97, 139 and 439.

Access for people with reduced mobility
The Esplanade is accessible to people with reduced mobility, and adapted sanitary facilities are available at the administration office entrance at 4141 Pierre-De-Coubertin ave. for anyone who uses a wheelchair.