Musical Pilgrimage at Maison Jésus-Marie

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The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) were treated to another concert by Lorraine Prieur, former student and renowned pianist. Under the theme of “Pèlerinage musical”, a chance to discover or rediscover classical and Quebecois authors, she played six pieces of music, from Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt and Frédéric Chopin to Pierre-Max Dubois and Alain Lefèvre.

Lorraine Prieur, her daughter, Geneviève Deschamps, soprano, and Luc Saucier, bass and Lorraine’s partner, were among the artists who came to perform their “Musical Pilgrimage” at the MJM.

Luc Saucier, bass

The concert then continued with the participation of her daughter Geneviève Deschamps, soprano, and her husband Luc Saucier, bass and poet. Lorraine Prieur accompanied them on piano as they performed songs by Charles Gounod, Samuel Barber, Andrew L. Webber, Gabriel Fauré, Gian Carlo Menotti, Renaldo Hahn, André Mathieu, Richard Desjardins and Félix Leclerc.

Quebec composer and pianist Anthony Rozankovik was also present at the concert. He had composed a song entitled “Regretter”, which he dedicated to Lorraine Prieur and performed at this high-caliber musical event. 

This magical moment was good for the hearts and souls of all those present at Maison Jésus-Marie (MJM) on March 24.

Lorraine Prieur, a renowned pianist, is a former student of Sr. Maryse Moisan. She never fails to tenderly greet her when she visits Maison Jésus-Marie.

Photos credit: Sr Suzanne Brault