Launch of 2024 Donations Campaign

Written by :

Gabrielle Payette, Chargée de projets - Financement privé


Joliette—March 13, 2024  With its 47th season fast approaching, the Festival de Lanaudière is officially launching its annual donations campaign. Themed “Your enchantment is music to our ears,” this campaign has set the ambitious goal of raising $350,000. Funds obtained will go towards supporting the Festival’s development and impact in the community in the years to come.


This campaign is part of the Festival’s flourishing vitality in recent years, notably with the establishment of the Maison de la musique René-Charette. With its offer of activities year-round, and the growing richness of its summer programming, the Festival is dedicated to making classical music resound more powerfully than ever throughout Lanaudière.


The outstanding results of the last few years reflect the dynamism of our institution! Since 2020, the Festival has doubled its private funding (donations and sponsors), thanks to an extraordinary community of festival goers, partners, donors, and volunteers, who year after year, make Canada’s largest classical music festival possible!


The success of this campaign will enable us to continue to enrich the public’s musical experience through a focus on three fundamental pillars:


  1. Supporting artistic excellence

In 2023, we welcomed over 1,000 musicians to our stages, including a cohort of more than 200 international artists. With our programming equal to the greatest concert halls worldwide, audience numbers are increasing: in 2023, concert attendance at the Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay for seating under the roof grew by nearly 15% compared to 2019! !


  1. Nurturing Quebec’s next generation of musicians

The Festival is tilling Quebec’s fertile musical soil! Your donation enables us to offer two mentorship programs for young musicians and work with the Festival-Concours de musique classique de Lanaudière, in addition to opening up several professional opportunities for young musicians on our stages each summer!


  1. Bringing music to the greatest number of people

This year, we have adjusted our ticket prices to make them more affordable, particularly for young people and families. In that same vein, we’re offering a public rehearsal for local community organizations . And this is just the beginning: with the inauguration of notre Maison de la musique René-Charette, our community involvement can only expand!


Giving to the Festival International de Lanaudière is an investment in culture. Investing in culture means facilitating the flourishing of all those who take part in it. Through collaborations with major cultural and community actors in the region, the FIL promotes culture throughout Lanaudière and far beyond! I hope you will join me in giving to the Festival, so that we can propel this Lanaudière gem to new frontiers. – Evelyne Caron, donor


The Festival boasts an outstanding organization and the capacity to present magnificent concerts in its enchanting location, and this is attributable to ticket sales but also to private donations. Donations enable the Festival to grow its mission, and I am very pleased to have played a humble part in such a success. - Gilles Moreau, donor


The support of all who contribute to this fundraising campaign is essential to the Festival de Lanaudière’s continued success. Together, let us make music resound more powerfully than ever throughout the Lanaudière region!


To make a donation or for more information about the 2024 donations campaign, click here



Fondé en 1978, le Festival de Lanaudière figure aujourd’hui parmi les leaders nord-américains en musique classique. Situé en pleine nature, le Festival offre une programmation alliant talents internationaux incontournables et grands artistes d’ici, tant à l’Amphithéâtre Fernand-Lindsay que dans des églises ou des lieux agrotouristiques de la région. Son expérience immersive complète et conviviale conjugue l’atmosphère des plus grandes salles de concert du monde avec une nature chaleureuse et enveloppante.


Source : 
Claude Christin
Media Relations, Festival de Lanaudière