« Change is never easy, and it often creates discord,
but when people gather for the sake of humanity
and from the Earth, we can accomplish great things.»



President of honor

Dax Dasilva


Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Pascale Bourbeau


Bita Cattelan
Nicolas Ellis


Nick Bakish
Jean-Frédéric Caron
Jean-Pierre Primiani


  • Nicolas Ellis, artistic director, is also musical director of the Orchestre National de Bretagne, and first guest conductor of the Violons du Roy. He regularly leads several ensembles in Canada and in Europee
  • Since its inception in 2013, the OA has donated more than $430,000 to Canadian environmental and humanitarian organizations
  • As part of tours in string orchestra format, the Orchestra has presented since 2019 more than twenty concerts across Quebec, acclaimed by the public and critics
  • Each month, our musicians present concerts-workshops to about sixty people incarcerated at the Montreal Detention Institution, as well as to patients of the geriatric psychiatry department of the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal