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Together on the beat! 2023-2024

Recommended for students in elementary cycle 2 and 3

The TorQ Quartet percussionists have great things in mind! With the common vision that unites them, they aspire to grow and to create spectacular artistic experiences. Follow their adventures with the OSM in works by Brahms, Bernstein, and many others! Adam Johnson conducts this concert where friendship and playing together come first!


Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Adam Johnson, conductor

TorQ, Percussion Quartet: Richard Burrows, Adam Campbell, Jamie Drake & Daniel Morphy

Manal Drissi, host

Louis-François Grenier, author and stage director


Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5, excerpt
Ed Argenziano, Stinkin’ Garbage
Smetana, The Moldau, excerpt
Ken Shorley, The Bright Side, excerpt
Bernstein, West Side Story, act 1: ‘Mambo’’, excerpt
Shostakovich, Suite for Variety Orchestra no. 1: VII. Waltz no. 2, excerpt
Monica Pearce, Whirly, for percussion quartet and orchestra
Arturo Márquez, Danzón no. 2

Language: Bilingual


This OSM production received the Opus Award in the category “Production of the Year – Young Audiences” in 2018

The recording of this concert was made possible thanks to the support of the Azrieli Foundation.

Total duration55minutes