ViolIn 2023 – Special Event: FILM AT the CMIM

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In collaboration with Le Festival International du Film sur l’Art (Le FIFA), the CMIM will present the movie Janine Jansen: Falling for Stradivari which tells the story of the famous violinist Janine Jensen and her quest to find the perfect violin, a Stradivarius.

Free entrance


28 APRIL, 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. 

Bourgie Hall

1339, Sherbrooke Street West


Janine Jansen: Falling for Stradivari

A captivating film about the Dutch musical genius Janine Jansen, and the recording of her unique album with twelve of the most valuable Stradivarius violins in the world. Accompanied by Sir Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera in London, the film follows Janine from Stockholm, her hometown, to London. During an eventful ten days, she meets the priceless violins, selects the works that suit them best, and learns their stories and weaknesses in order to record the album. This exciting film intimately explores what makes these world-renowned stringed instruments so unique, but also the enormous humour, spark, and energy that drives two of the world’s greatest musicians at the height of their careers

Director : Gerald Fox


FILM AT the CMIM – Free entrance


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