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Details on our website by spring
Between $ 20 and $ 40 / Many free activities
August 5 to 12, 2023
Off festival beginning in July
Concerts aux Îles du Bic brings together professional and emerging artists for unique concerts. The musicians, gathered in ephemeral chamber music ensembles, perform famous or unpublished works in the enchanting setting of the Bic Islands.
The meeting of talented performers, combined with the splendour of the place and the proximity to nature, make Concerts aux Îles du Bic stand out among the chamber music festivals in Quebec.
For the 22th in 2023, the program brings tradition and audacity. The festival presents height major concerts at Rimouski, Le Bic and Saint-Fabien. In addition, non-festival activities will be held from July. They'll culminate with a mini tour with a dynamic professional trio. Nextgen musicians also animate some public places during the summer.
You can be assured that special care has been taken in welcoming spectators.
As the only chamber music festival in Eastern Quebec, the event has also won numerous awards, including seven Opus prizes.
Affiliations and distinctions
The festival has received seven Opus Awards. They are awarded by an independent jury and presented by the Conseil québécois de la musique to recognize the excellence and diversity of concert music in Quebec. Other recognitions are also listed below.
- Finalist, Opus Award 2021-2022, Concert of the year - Wide repertoire (stay tune)
- Winner, Opus Award 2017-2018, Concert of the year - Wide repertoire
- Winner, 2 OPUS Award 2016-2017, Concerts of the year - Regions and Classical romantic concert
- Winner, OPUS Award 2015-2016, Concert of the year - Regions
- Winner, 2015 Rimouski's cultural awards, Event of the year
- Winner, OPUS Award 2014-2015, Concert of the year - Regions
- Two OPUS Awards 2013-2014, Concert of the year - Regions and Wide repertoire
- Regional winner of the 2012 Quebec Tourism Awards event
- OPUS Award 2010-2011, specialized distributor of the year
- Winner, 2011 Rimouski's Cultural Awards, cultural event
- Winner, 2007 Recognition Award Event of Rimouski, Event Organization
- Conseil québécois de la musique
- Culture Bas-Saint-Laurent
- Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent
- Tourisme Rimouski
- Corporation de développement touristique Bic/St-Fabien
- COOP Paradis
- Économie sociale Bas-Saint-Laurent