Romance au Ritz
1228 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3G 1H6, Canada
Renowned as one one of the most outstanding and finest trumpet players of his generation, Paul Merkelo, is recognized for his pure technical prowess, his luminous sound, flawless technique and sheer musicality.
Principal trumpet with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal since 1995, he has been regularly praised by the Montreal press as a great virtuoso, spectacular soloist and a most impressive master of his instrument.
Please join us for a concert of Gershwin and standard jazz ballads, with an emphasis on Gershwin's greatest works; Rhapsody in blue, American in Paris, Porgy and Bess and some of his most popular love songs made famous from jazz artists Chet Baker, Miles Davis and Louis Armstrong.
The amazing one and only Dick Walsh will transform The Ritz-Carlton Montreal’s Oval Room into an elegant and sexy jazz club from a bygone era on the night of February 15th.
The evening will feature Paul Merkelo solo trumpet and the John Roney Trio with special guest performances by beautiful and talented rising stars:
The Young & Enchanting Gwyneth Torriani & The Captivating & Dazzling Pascale B.
$300+ service + tx pp
$500 + service + tx for two
- A glass of bubbles on arrival;
- Bites offered by Johnny Porte , Executive Chef Ritz-Carlton Montreal;- Signature Cocktails as well as Whiskey and Scotch tasting offered by The Cloakroom Bar;
- Red & White Wine, Beers and soft drinks;This event is presented by The Ritz-Carlton Montreal in support of Paul Merkelo’s Project : Recordings and Concerts of Classical trumpet concertos with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra.
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