October 19, 2005 17:50 ET

Montreal Symphony Orchestra to Perform at the Game of the Year

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2005) - Following up on last week's spectacular game, the Montreal Alouettes are back on the field this Saturday, Oct. 22 at Olympic Stadium for the most important game of the year as they host the 2004 Grey Cup Champion Toronto Argonauts.

On this grand occasion, the Alouettes are proud to present the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in its first public performance in several months. Led by the renowned Kent Nagano, the MSO's 80 talented musicians will perform the O Canada in front of over 50,000 fans before the game. As part of the "Als Fan Day" concept supporting amateur football in Quebec, the halftime show will feature a mini-game between two atom football teams.

As this is the last Montreal home game before the playoffs, fans will be pleased to learn that Gold and Silver tickets are still available on the centre-field line. Fans can acquire tickets via the following methods:

By phone:
Admissions Network 1-800-361-4595 or (514) 790-1245
In person:
- Alouettes ticket office (1260, rue University in Montreal, 2nd
From Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- At the Olympic Stadium box office

Contact Information

  • The Montreal Alouettes
    Louis-Philippe Dorais
    Director of Media Relations
    (514) 253-0008
    The Montreal Alouettes
    Noah Sidel
    Assistant to the Director of Media Relations
    (514) 886-9544