Chamber orchestra - CANCELLED

From August 11 to 20, 2020

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May 1, 2020

Applications received after the deadline will be accepted and processed if space allows.

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Les Violons du Roy

Ensemble-in-Residence - Chamber Orchestra

August 11 to 20

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Paul Daniel

Guest Conductor

August 10 to 20

Music Director of the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine

Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia

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Devoted to a String Orchestra Repertoire

A two-week intensive program designed for advanced musicians, aged 18 years and over and young professionals, interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills with String Orchestra Repertoire from classic to modern era.

  • Daily rehearsals with members of Les Violons du Roy and the conductor Paul Daniel
  • Workshops : bowing technique, scores analysis, audition preparation, etc.
  • Concerto Competition*
  • Performance with Les Violons du Roy at the Domaine Forget International Festival (August 16)
  • Final Public performance (August 20)

*Concerto competition 
As part of the Academy concert program, Michael Tippett Fantasia Concertante and Edward Elgar Indroduction and Allegro, op. 47 will be performed by the winners of the concerto competition, on August 19.  The concerto competition is open to all admitted students for the 2020 Chamber Orchestra session. 

The competition will take place on August 12, 2020 at the Domaine Forget concert hall before a jury composed of the Academy management staff and musicians from les Violons du Roy. Candidates will have to perform one of the solo part* of either Tippett Fantasia Concertante and Elgar Introduction and Allegro op. 47.

The winners will receive a $1,000 CDN valid for one of the Domaine Forget 2021 sessions.

* Violinists should prepare both parts.


  • Free access to all the Academy classes and activities for the entire session: masterclasses, workshops and conferences
  • Free access to le Domaine Forget International Festival concerts during the session (Restrictions may apply for certain concerts)
  • Student evening activities (bonfire, sports activities, tourist outings, movies, yoga etc.)
  • Individual practice huts and spaces situated on the enchanting site in the middle of nature.
  • Three meals a day in the Joseph-Rouleau pavilion, which has a large terrace and marvelous view overlooking the St. Lawrence River.
  • Double or quadruple occupancy lodging (Sheets and towels excluded. Renting costs : $35.)


Complete all steps of the online application form, pay the registration fee and provide the following material by April 1st, 2020.

  • Two (2) Video link* (Unlisted YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox links or any other link directly accessible, WITHOUT the need of a password) including: 2 works of your choice, with piano or solo with orchestra; total length about 15 to 20 minutes and of contrasting types (style, period and composer)
  • un CV ou une biographie


Repertoire to be prepared*:

W. A. MOZART: Divertimento in D major, K. 136
Benjamin BRITTEN: Frank Bridge Variations Op. 10
Michael TIPPETT: Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli for 2 violins, cello and string orchestra
Edward ELGAR: Introduction and Allegro Op. 47

* We will let you know what part you’ll be playing, at least one month prior to the start of the session. 


Arrival: Monday, August 10, 2020 after 2 P.M.

Departure: Thursday, August 20, 2020 after breakfast


full session - One week 

Can $1030  


First instalment 

To confirm and reserve your place, a first deposit, non-refundable fee covering half of the full amount for your internship is required within seven (7) days, following your acceptance letter and invoice.

Second instalment

The second payment is due no later than June 1, 2020.


A $50 fee will be charged for any change, on dates, or duration of your stay. Failure to comply with these terms, will result for the accepted student the lost of his/her reserved place. Le Domaine Forget reserves the right to cancel any program if circumstances demands it.


Le Domaine Forget will retain 50% of the second payment in case of cancellation of your registration. No refund will be made after June 2, 2020.


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