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Organ virtuosi to perform at Saint Joseph’s Oratory

For those whose souls are nourished by music, Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal offers free organ concerts Sundays at 3:30 p.m.

The 2015-16 program features 60 guests from 10 countries. Here is a selection from organist Vincent Boucher’s lineup.

Grand Choirs in Dialogue • Nov. 8 & 15 — Choirs dialogue with distinguished organists.

Montreal Bach Festival • Nov. 22 & 29 — The Art of the Fugue with American virtuoso James David Christie and a tribute to Bernard Lagacé. (Nov. 29: $8.70+)

Christmas Concert Series • Dec. 6 to Jan. 3, 2016 — Christmas music from different countries and a revival of traditional Christmas music by Louis-Claude Daquin.

Concourts Jacques Hétu • Jan. 10 to Feb. 28 — With the Jacques Hétu Composition Prize finale Feb. 28.

Sacred Music at the Oratory • Mar. 6 to Apr. 10 ­— Sacred organ music with different choral and instrumental formations alternate with readings by well-known performers.

The Organ in Spring • April 17 to June 19 — Festive Hispanic and Italian organ and instrumental music, with cellist Stéphane Tétreault.

Absolute Bach • June 26 to Nov. 20 – Complete works of Bach’s organ music in 20 recitals by 20 organists.

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