30/01/2022 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – World music in general, especially that from Japan colours Simon Bertrand’s work. This concert, in the form of a musical journey, sets out to meet his influences in a contemplative mode conducive to the encounter with the other.
15/12/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Works by Boulez, Garant, Klanac, Mather and Schafer. Reprise of the inaugural SMCQ program concert of 1966.
14/12/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Philippe Ménard and Orchestre philharmonique des musiciens de Montréal (OPMEM) perform works by Devaux, Gellman and Hamel.
17/06/2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Works by Makdissi-Warren, Breault, Hyland and Lizotte From one flute to another… Conceived by Marie-Hélène Breault and focusing works by composer Katia Makdissi-Warren, this programme plunges you into a mysterious universe with lyrical and meditative sounds. The modern flute is imbued with the breath and colours of the nay (a reed flute played in Arab, […]
28/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:40 pm – Du spectre sonore au spectre de la lumière! Après des mois de confinement et de noirceur, les éclatants interprètes de Paramirabo misent sur des œuvres éblouissantes pour nous donner une lueur d’espoir. Construite autour des Treize couleurs du soleil couchant de Tristan Murail, la programmation sera teintée par les nuances et textures de compositeur·trices de […]
27/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:40 pm – The 10th edition of the MNM and the scope keeps on expanding for one of the largest contemporary music festivals in the continent! To celebrate its longevity, the SMCQ offers a grand concert at the Maison Symphonique with some major works from its repertoire. Ligeti’s imposing Volumina flirts with the infinite sound possibilities offered by […]
26/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Pushing the limits of the body and the score! Choreographer Paul-André Fortier and composer Walter Boudreau bring together their unique sense of artistic adventure in a program illustrating the permeability of the disciplines. After composing Chaleurs for Fortier in 1985, Maestro Boudreau arranged a concert version of the work for saxophone quartet… which was in […]
25/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – The first monographic concert dedicated to Silvio Palmieri! ECM+ pays tribute to the Quebec composer who recently passed away. It celebrates a boundless character with an unclassifiable style. To this end, Palmieri’s favourite performer Louise Bessette brilliantly illustrates the love he devoted to the piano repertoire; while his chamber music, vocal and operatic works testify […]
24/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm – The Ensemble SuperMusiques has been at the crossroads of contemporary music, improvisation and sound experimentation for 40 years! To mark this anniversary, its musicians present you with a cascade of unusual performances, both emblematic of the current music scene and a counter-current to the concertante form. This cabaret thus flows with crazy energy and a […]
21/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm – From baroque to contemporary, four centuries of music at your fingertips! Quatuor Bozzini and Les Boréades de Montréal bring together their respective strings and musical worlds in a programme that is at the antipodes of time. Dowland’s “Seven Lachrymæ Pavanes,” one of the 17th century’s great successes, intertwine with the creations of two young Canadian […]
20/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm – Experience the “madness” of Infonie as if you are there! Relive the incredible artistic experience of the multidisciplinary group founded in the 1970s by Walter Boudreau and poet Raôul Duguay. The youthful ensemble 333 ToutArtBel directed by Philippe Hode-Keyser offers us a stage reinterpretation as unbridled as that of their elders, blending music, improvisation, dance […]
19/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:40 pm – World-renowned performers and recipient of numerous awards, Quatuor Molinari plays the heartstrings with a programme emblematic of its musical eclecticism. From the panoply of effects present in Zorn’s quartet to the Viennese atmosphere of Penderecki’s work, the musicians take you on a journey through all the tonalities of a repertoire considered to be the quintessence […]
18/02/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:40 pm – The United Nations of Music! The opening night sets the festival’s tone with the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra, one of the few orchestras in the world that assembles so many different communities. On the program: five works reflecting many journeys where compositions, musicians and instruments invite us to move to the rhythm of this Western Canadian […]