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Montreal, July 15, 2022 – We’re back! Consult our website for all the details of the program, now available online! https://www.italfestmtl.ca/calendar/ July 17 to August 11 Antonia Di Cecco Abruzzes photography Photographic exhibition by Antonio Di Cecco. A journey to discover Abruzzo, the author’s native region. Antonio Di Cecco’s images rest on very thin, evanescent entities, forcing the viewer to search with his eyes in the midst of what appears indistinct, mobile, without matter. A constant work of exploration and narration of the landscape, to enter the territory at the center of the celebrations of 29th edition of the ItalfestMTL.…

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After surviving the pandemic, the Stella Musica Festival, which is dedicated to showcasing women in music, will host its seventh edition in-person at KIN Experience on June 3 and Gesù Théâtre on June 8. In 2015, artistic director Katarzyna Musiał, founded Stella Musica because of a lack of attention paid to female musicians. “I had the aim of showcasing women artists and giving them a platform to highlight their talent, since such a festival did not exist in Montreal,” Musiał says. “Every year it seems to be better, [but] there’s still a low percentage of female composers which are presented…

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Canadian pianist Minna Re Shin’s multimedia video reimagination of Alain Payette’s 1998 solo piano work, Sonate Tableaux, has won her Best Classical Music Video Award at the 5th Music Film Festival (Buenos Aires), the Jury Diamond Award for Best Short Music Video at the March 2022 edition of the Europe Film Festival U.K., and the Judge’s Choice Award for Music Video at the 2022 Winter session of the World Premiere Film Awards (Los Angeles). “I have performed and recorded Payette’s work in the past and really found a deep ­connection to his compositions,” Shin said. “His music is very sensual…

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After two long years, the new co-artistic directors of the Festival TransAmériques (FTA), Martine Dennewald and Jessie Mill, announced a renewed international festival will be held in Montreal from May 25 to June 9. The two women, who have crossed paths at various festivals for several years, wanted to build on exchange and dialogue. Well-known to Montreal festivalgoers, Jessie Mill worked as artistic and dramaturgical advisor while Martin Faucher was head of the festival. Martine Dennewald, a born Luxembourger, directed the Festival Theaterformen in Brunswick, Lower Saxony (Germany) for six years.  “We have to think about where we are today,…

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Montreal, October 6th 2021 – Danse Danse is proud to announce an innovative partnership with Scènes Interactives Technologiques (SIT), a support program for digitally adapted works that will benefit the dance community. Designed and developed by artist-researchers Nicolas Berzi and Armando Menicacci, the program has received a $700,000 grant from Quebec’s Ministère de la Culture et des Communications. SIT represents a major advance with implications for the entire dance creation chain, right up to the audience’s experience of the work. The program is intended to be unifying, adaptable and sustainable. More than a technological toolbox, SIT is a complete digital reinforcement…

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September The great Louise Lecavalier opens the season at the new Usine C with the very demanding Stations, a solo of physical states at the frontiers of intimacy, briefly presented as part of the FTA. Lecavalier at her best. Sept. 17-25 https://usine-c.com. In Camille Lacelle-Wilsey’s Come a Bit Closer, four naked bodies and a musician frolic in a garden full of plastic sheets, as if there was no climate change. At the Wilder, Sept. 23-26. www.tangentedanse.ca Sébastien Provencher presents a new version of Children of ­Chemistry for 12 performers, inspired by the stereotypes of women and men in popular culture.…

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Montreal, May 18, 2021)- Hot off the immense success of Dance Me, dedicated to the works of Leonard Cohen (which, itself, generated 150,000 tickets sold, 160 performances in 11 countries) director Eric Jean returns to BJM for a new show featuring the music of yet another renowned Montreal composer: VANISHING MÉLODIES – Music by Patrick Watson is a contemporary ballet that finds its roots at the heart of the music of the celebrated musician, composer and performer whose poetic evocation is hailed on all stages of the world. With an exciting new season upon us, it is a tremendous pleasure…

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Montreal, April 27, 2021 – The Prix de la Danse de Montréal (PDM) announces new criteria intended to revive the creation and inventiveness of its milieu, to awaken the imagination of artists and dance presenters and to create new opportunities for creative and technological exploration. Broader Criteria in Times of Pandemic If theaters have been closed for most of the year, dance creations and their presentations must live on! The 2021 PDM has adapted its criteria for this pandemic period in order to make room for digital works and works presented via digital technologies, in addition to those presented live…

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Here are the streamed concerts we think you shouldn’t miss for this week! To submit your event, please email [email protected] The Canadian Opera Company (COC) explore new opera with young audiences Designed for youth ages 12-18 and anyone interested in learning more about opera behind-the-scenes! Hosted by COC Opera Teaching Artist Makenzie Morgan, Spring Break at the COC: Exploring New Opera gathers a group of artists and craftspeople to explore different career paths in the performing arts. From Apr. 12 to 16, get a behind-the-scenes look at Ian Cusson’s Fantasma, the company’s upcoming original Opera for Young Audiences for youth…

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Ensembl’arts was founded in 2013. It all started with the visual artist Avery Zhao and her husband, violinist Marc Djokic. They counted many dancers and choreographers among their friends. Bringing them together creatively was only natural. Originally called Art Crush (which remains  the name of the main concert series), the organization changed to Ensembl’arts upon its registration as a nonprofit organization with charity status in 2020. It is a multidisciplinary group that specializes in performances that bring together dance, visual art and classical music – with classical music playing a special role. “Definitely, music is the time factor between everything,”…

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