Piano/vocals traditional folk recital
Talented singer Simon Beaudry and virtuoso pianist Philippe Prud’homme combine their love of music for an intimate recital of French-language songs drawn from traditional and modern repertoires. They are both top-rate musicians in their fields of expertise, enjoying worldwide renown. Together, they offer a unique, must-hear performance. They blend various music styles, with a focus on traditional folk songs with piano arrangements developed by classical composers. Beaudry and Prud’homme also revisit songs by several Québécois and French singer-songwriters, and slip in the set list new songs written especially for them.
Since 2004, Simon Beaudry has been exposing five continents to Québécois traditional folk music as a member of Le Vent du Nord. Philippe Prud’homme is one of the great musicians of his generation, having earned seven first prizes at the Canadian Music Competition.