Julien Proulx

Conductor

Julien Proulx

Conductor

Canadian Citizen

Julien Proulx is a graduate of the faculty of music at the Université de Montréal, where he studied orchestral conducting under Jean-François Rivest and Paolo Bellomia. Julien Proulx went on to study in Europe with Kirk Trevor, Tsung Yeh, Johannes Schlaeffi and Yves Cohen. As the recipient of a grant from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, he also completed in an opera conducting stage at the Festival di Musica da Camera in Italy.

Julien Proulx has conducted a number of renowned ensembles: As well as serve as conductor in residence with the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, he has been a frequent guest conductor with the ensemble. Julien Proulx has also directed the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the Violons du Roy, the Orchestre Métropolitain, the Orchestre symphonique de Laval and the Orchestre symphonique de Sherbrooke. A versatile musician, Julien Proulx is also a choral conductor and a recognized arranger, and several of his arrangements have been recorded by I Musici de Montréal.

Julien Proulx is currently the artistic director of the Orchestre symphonique de Drummondville and the Chœur de la Montagne.

 

En Français

Directeur artistique de l’Orchestre symphonique de Drummondville depuis 2014, Julien Proulx a été chef en résidence à l’Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal et a dirigé à titre de chef invité l’Orchestre Métropolitain, l’Orchestre du Festival international de Lanaudière ainsi que les orchestres symphoniques de Montréal, Laval, Sherbrooke et du Saguenay-Lac- Saint-Jean. Au cours de la saison 2018-2019, il fera aussi ses débuts à l’Orchestre symphonique de Winnipeg.

Reconnu pour sa direction énergique, sa sensibilité et sa générosité, il est aussi un chef de chœur, un arrangeur et un pédagogue recherché. Sa grande connaissance du monde choral l’amène d’ailleurs à diriger fréquemment le répertoire pour chœur et orchestre. À cet effet, Julien Proulx est aussi directeur artistique du Chœur de la Montagne et a été, pendant de nombreuses années, chef du volet Tous en chœur du Festival de Lanaudière.

Violoncelliste et chanteur de formation, il s’est spécialisé en écriture musicale et en direction d’orchestre à l’Université de Montréal et lors de nombreux stages internationaux.

Interview avec Anik Moulin – Radio-Canada

CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA

JS Bach Cantate du café, BWV 211
Der Gerechte kommt um
Magnificat in D major
Cantate No. 6 “Actus tragicus”
Mass in B minor
Jesu meine freude
Beethoven Symphony No. 9
Borodine Polovtsian Dances, Prince Igor
Brahms Schicksalslied, op. 54
Bruckner Mass No. 3 in F major (Kyrie and Gloria)
Charpentier Midnight Mass
Dvořák Mass in D major
Stabat Mater
Fauré Requiem opus 48
Gjeilo Sunrise Mass
Händel Messiah
Jenkins Te Deum
Mendelssohn Psalm 42, op. 42
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618
Coronation Mass in C major, K. 317
Davide Penitente
Regina Coeli K. 276
Mass in C minor, “Waisenhaus” K. 139
Vesperae de Confessore solennes K. 339
O’Reilly La maison des secrets
Orff Carmina Burana
Palmeri Misa a Buenos Aires
Poulenc Gloria
Prokofiev Alexander Nevski, op. 78
Puccini Messa di Gloria
Raminsh The Great Sea
Rheinberger Stabat Mater
Rutter Magnificat
Gloria
Schubert Mirjam’s Siegesgesang
Vivaldi Magnificat in G minor, RV 610
John Williams Three Holiday Songs from Home Alone
Zelenka Magnificat in D major

 

OPERA

Bellini La Sonnambula “Ah! Non credea mirarti”
Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles “Au fond du temple saint”
Les pêcheurs de perles “Sur la grève en feu”
Les pêcheurs de perles “Me voilà seule dans la nuit”
Carmen – Toréador Aria
Carmen – Habanera
Carmen “Près des remparts de Séville”
Carmen “Les voici! Voici la quadrille!”
Campra Les Festes Vénitiennes (opera-ballet)
Catalani La Wally “Ebben, ne andro lontana”
De Curtis Toma a Sorrento, arr. Arthur Luck
Non ti scordar di me, arr. Giancarlo Chiaramello
Di Capua O sole mio
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor “Per te d’immenso giubilo”
L’Elisir d’amore
Linda di Chamounix “O luce di quest’anima”
Falvo Dicitencello vuie, arr. Christopher Smith
Gershwin Porgy and Bess “Summertime”
Gounod Faust “Air des bijoux”
Korngold Die tote Stadt “Tanzlied des Pierrots”
Leoncavallo Pagliacci “Vesti la Giubba”
Mattinata, arr. Arthur Luck
Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana “Regina Coeli”
Cavalleria rusticana “Voi lo sapete”
Mozart Per Questa Bella Mano, K. 612
Alma grande
No temer, amato bene, K. 490
Per questa bella mano, K. 612
Récitatif et Rondo, K. 505
Don Giovanni “Là ci darem la mano”
Così fan tutte “Il core vi dono”
Così fan tutte “Rivolgete”
Offenbach Monsieur Choufleuri restera chez lui
Poulenc La Bestiaire, arr. J. Proulx
Les chemins de l’amour, arr. J. Proulx
Puccini La bohème “Addio donde lieta usci”
Turandot “Nessun dorma”
Gianni Schicchi “O mio babbino caro”
La bohème “Si, mi chiamano Mimi”
Madama Butterfly – Humming Chorus
Madama Butterfly “Un bel di vedremo”
Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia “Largo al factotum”
Il Barbiere di Siviglia “Una voce poco fa”
Il Barbiere di Siviglia “Dunque lo son”
La Cenerentola “Nacqui all’affanno”
Satie La diva de l’Empire, arr. M. Lussier
Trois mélodies, arr. J. Proulx
Élégie, arr. J. Proulx
Schubert An die Musik, arr. Arthur Luck
Strauss Die Fledermaus “Mein Herr Marquis”
Thibaudeau La quatrième-Enfant lune
Verdi Nabucco – Va Pensiero
Il Trovatore – Vedi! Ie forsche
Macbeth – Patria oppressa
Aida – Triumphal March
Aida “Ritorna vincitor”
Wagner Wesendonck Lieder, arr. Felix Mottl

 

ORCHESTRA

JS Bach Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
Harpsichord Concerto in D minor
Balakirev Overture in Three Russian Themes
Barber Essay No. 1
Bartók Romanian Folk Dances
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op. 15
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, op. 58
Coriolan Overture in C minor, op. 62
Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 36
Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60
Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92
Egmont Overture
Triple Concerto Op. 56 in C major
Bélanger Harp Concerto
Wink from Drummondville to Toronto
Berkeley Sinfonietta, op. 34
Bizet Carmen – Suite No. 1
Boccherini Cello Concerto in B-flat major, G. 482
Borodine String Symphony arr. Lucas Drew
Braga Santos Concerto in D for Orchestra and Strings (1951)
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 16, arr. Dvořák
Symphony No. 1
Symphony No. 2
Symphony No. 3
Symphony No. 4
Hungarian Dance No. 5, arr. Schmeling
Hungarian Dance No. 14, arr. Parlow
Hungarian Dance No. 19, arr. Dvořák
Piano Concerto No. 1, op. 15 in D minor
Vopéras: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a
Academic Festival Overture
Britten Simple Symphony, op. 4
Bruch Concerto for clarinet and viola in E minor, Op. 88
Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Concerto No. 1 op. 99 in D major
Chaminade Flute Concertino, op. 107
Champagne Vers les astres
Shostakovitch Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, op. 35
Ballet Suite No. 1, arr. Lev Atovniam
Jazz Suite No. 1
Coleridge-Taylor Christmas Overture
Corelli Concerto grosso, op. 6 No. 11
Debussy Petite Suite, arr. Henri Büsser
Suite Bergamasque, arr. Caplet/Cloez
Descarries Canadian Rhapsody
Dittersdorf Double Bass Concerto No. 2 – D major version
Dompierre Les Diableries (excerpt)
Dubois Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvořák Symphony No. 8, op. 88
Marche Solennelle
American Suite op. 98
New World Symphony
Falla Siete canciones populares españolas, arr. Julien Proulx
Vida breve: Danse espagnole
Gershwin An American in Paris: Orchestra suite, ar.. John Whitney
Glazunov Violin Concerto, op. 82
Glière Horn Concerto op. 91 in B-flat major
Goltermann Cello Concerto No. 3, op. 51
Gougeon Le Jardin mystérieux
Morton Gould American Symphonette No. 2
Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34
Symphonic Dances, op. 64
Peer Gynt: Suite No. 1, op. 46
Peer Gynt: Suite No. 2, op. 55
Bergliot, op. 42
Händel Alcina: Overture
Haydn Symphony No. 99
Symphony No. 104, London
Symphony No. 25
Hétu Clarinet Concerto
Trumpet Concerto
Holst St. Paul’s Suite
Honegger Summer Pastoral
Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major
Joplin Joplin Ragtime, arr. Peter Lawson
Khachaturian Gayane: Three Pieces
Korngold The Sea Hawk: Suite, arr. Jerry Brubaker
Larocque Diptyque 1815-2015
Ligeti Concert Românesc
Márquez Danzón No. 2
Martucci Nocturne op. 70, No. 1
Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
André Mathieu Concertino No. 2
Rodolphe Mathieu Three Preludes
Mayuzumi Concertino for Xylophone
Mendelssohn-Hensel String Quartet in E-flat major, arr. Julien Proulx
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture, op. 21
The Hebrides: Overture
Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
Symphony No. 5 “Reformation”
Symphony No. 7 in D minor
Symphony No. 10 in B minor
Mercure Kaleidoscope
Divertissement
Milhaud La création du monde
Le Boeuf sur le toit, op. 58
Monteverdi Orfeo: Overture, arr. Julien Proulx
Montsalvatge Tres postales iluminadas
Manfred, Ballet for Orchestra
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
A Night on Bald Mountain
Leopold Mozart Toy Symphony
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488
Divertimento in F major, K. 138
Concerto for Two Pianos, K. 365
Piano Concerto No. 25, K. 503
Piano Concerto No. 26, K. 537
Piano Concerto No. 27, K. 595
Così fan tutte: Overture
Don Giovanni: Overture
Die Zauberflöte: Overture
Symphony No. 40
Muczynski Piano Concerto No. 1
Nielsen Aladdin, op. 34: Seven Pieces
Piazzolla Las cuatro estaciones porteñas, arr. Leonid Desyatniko
Milonga del Angel, arr. José Bragato
Double Concerto “Hommage à Liège”
Milonga del Ángel
Poulenc Deux marches et un intermède
Sinfonietta
Prokofiev Pierre et le loup, conte musical pour enfants, op. 67
Violin Concerto No. 2, op. 63
Puccini Preludio sinfonico
Rachmaninov Vocalise
Ravel Tzigane, arr. Julien Proulx
Respighi Serenata per piccola orchestra, p. 54
Rimsky-Korsakov Fantasy on Serbian Themes (1867)
Sinfonietta on Russian Themes
Richard Rodgers The Sound of Music: Selection for Orchestra, arr. Bennett
Joaquín Rodrigo Dos miniaturas Andaluzas
Rossini L’italiana in Algeri: Overture
Guilaume Tell: Overture
La Gazza Ladra: Overture
La scala di seta: Overture
Il signor Bruschino: Overture
Rozankovic A Stand Up Music’s Guide to the Orchestra
Saint-Saëns Suite algérienne
Le Carnavla des animaux
Concerto pour violoncelle No. 2
Sari Symbol
Satie Gymnopédie No. 3, arr. Debussy/Proulx
Gymnopédie No. 1, arr. Debussy/Proulx
Schafer In Memoriam Alberto Guerrero
Robert Schumann Cello Concerto, op. 129
Adam Shugar Hanukkah Overture
Sibelius Kuolema: Valse triste, op. 44, No. 1
Finlandia
Symphony No. 1, op. 39
Skalkottas Five Greek Dances
Smetana The Bartered Bride: Overture
Vlatava (La Moldau)
Somers Little Suite for String Orchestra
Spohr Clarinet Concerto No. 3
Stanford Irish Rhapsody No. 1, op. 78
Strauss Die Fledermaus: Overture
Der Zigeunerbaron: Overture
Kaiser-Walzer
Stravinsky L’histoire du soldat
Tanguay Pavane
Tchaikovsky Serenade in C for Strings, op. 48
Violin Concerto, op. 35
Overture 1812
The Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
Turina La Procesión del Rocio
La oración del torero
Vaughan Williams The Wasps, Aristophanic Suite
Verdi Luisa Miller: Overture
La traviata: Prelude to Act 1
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Weill Der Dreigroschenoper: Suite, arr. Max Schönherr
Suite Panaméenne
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
Symphonic Nocturne from Lady in the Dark

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