Plan your visit

Evening plan

We suggest you to arrive at 6.45 pm to assist at Alain Trudel conference, so you can enjoy the whole experience. You only come for the concert? Arrive at 7 pm.

6 pm 
Casse-croûte (on reservation only. Call 450-978-3666 ext. 802 – at least a week in advance) 

6:45 pm 
Alain Trudel Conference (Short contextual explication of the works)

7 pm 
Doors openning

7:05 pm 
Préludes in the venue foyer (Short presentation of secondadry music students)

7:30 pm
The concert starts

How to get there ?

 Salle André-Mathieu

By public transport : Montmoreny metro station and accessible with multiple bus lines (Service de transport de Laval (STL))

By car : Parking available (7$ online, 10$ at the door)

 Bébé Musique : Special parking conditions, see the series description.
 Église Saint-Maurice de Duvernay 

By public transport : Accessible with multiple bus lines (Service de transport de Laval (STL))

By car : Parking in adjacent streets

How to dress ?

Attend the Orchestre symphonique de Laval concerts in the outfit of your choice! No need to wax your shoes nor to find a beautiful dress. It is true that symphonic orchestras used to have a dress code, but that is no longer the case today. A perfect audience only needs an attentive ear to enjoy a concert!

Where to eat before a concert ?

At the Salle André-Mathieu, the Orchestre offers a casse-croûte where you can buy yourself a meal.

***On reservation only. Call us 450-978-3666 ext. 802 – at least a week in advance.

Our concert series explained

Les Grands concerts series

Les Grands concerts is the main series of the Orchestre symphonique de Laval. More than fifty musicians play on the Salle André-Mathieu stage (near Montmorency metro station) to transport you into an incredible musical journey! 

The Orchestra's conductor and artistic director Alain Trudel is creating magnificent programs season after season since 2007. See this year concerts in the section.    

⭐️This series is for people who want to live a unique and exciting experience such as hearing and seing a professional orchestra. Soloists of great renown are invited to play with the Orchestra famous and contemporary works.

Les Grands concerts

Les Chambristes series

Les Chambristes is a series of chamber music concerts. A chamber music piece is a musical composition dedicated to a small set of strings, woodwinds, brass or percussion. This formation of musicians may be a trio, a quartet or a quintet. 

This series is an opportunity to discover the musicians of the Orchestre symphonique de Laval in a friendly format, on Saturday afternoon at 3 pm. These concerts include a chat and a light snack with musicians.  

⭐️This series is ideal for people who prefer to go out on weekends, as well as attend intimate concerts in a smaller venue.

Les Chambristes

Bébé Musique series

Baby-friendly activities are generally uncommon and the Orchestre symphonique de Laval fills this gap by creating a welcoming atmosphere adapted to new parents. Changing tables, breastfeeding spaces, parking for strollers: the goal is to offer a simple—yet extraordinary­—afternoon for the whole family!

 ⭐️Additional Information

- 3 years old babies and under must have a ticket (it's free!); 
- Strollers and shells will not be allowed in the venue.  We do have a stroller parking, but we suggest you to come with your a baby carrier- if possible;
- Coffee and a snacks will be served; 
- If you pick up your tickets on the same day as the concert, plan to arrive 45 minutes in advance.

Parking: The parking is busy during the day because students are using is for the College. Carpooling or public transit (Montmorency metro station) are alternatives to consider. Otherwise, here are the other parking lots nearby :  
- Montmorency metro station (access via Lucien-Paiement street); - Université de Montréal (access via Boulevard de l'Avenir, South only); 
- Place Bell (access via boulevard Concorde)

Bébé Musique
If you have any questions, call Elizabeth at (450) 978-3666, ext. 802.