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  Nov-10-2017

On Thursday, December 7 at 8PM in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Bernard Labadie makes his Orchestra of St. Luke's New York City debut as the Principal Conductor Designate.

May-3-2017

Orchestra of St. Luke’s today announced the appointment of renowned French Canadian conductor Bernard Labadie as its next Principal Conductor, beginning a four-year term in the 2018-19 season.

  Jan-19-2016

Quebec City, January 8, 2016 - Les Violons du Roy founding conductor and La Chapelle de Québec music director Bernard Labadie received the Prix Samuel de Champlain today January 8 in Paris, together with celebrated French pianist Alexandre Tharaud. The award was bestowed by the Ambassador Alfred Siefer-Gaillardin, chair of the France–Canada Institute and Prix Samuel de Champlain jury. Also in attendance were Graeme Clark, chargé d’affaires at the Canadian Embassy, and Michel Robitaille, Quebec’s agent general and the premier’s personal representative for La Francophonie.

For more on the Prix Samuel de Champlain, see prixsamueldechamplain.org (in French).

Seasoned conductor Bernard Labadie is relearning his craft after a brush with death.
Jan-18-2016

Cancer not only halted Bernard Labadie's conducting career in May 2014, but nearly took his life.

After waking up from a month-long coma in November of that same year, the celebrated conductor could barely stand up. Still, as his cancer went into remission, he began the difficult journey back to the podium.

  Jan-14-2016

Bernard Labadie discusses his emotional return to Les Violons du Roy after his battle with cancer.

  Nov-25-2015

After a long journey back to the podium, Bernard Labadie is taking nothing for granted.

Apr-18-2014

Bernard Labadie will be part of the Euroradio Easter Festival, 7 a.m. to 12 noon with Mario Paquet on Espace musique this Sunday, April 20.

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