Cultural Calendar

August 2007

 
 

Wednesday, August 1

 

Thursday, August 2

 

Friday, August 3

 

Saturday, August 4

 

Sunday, August 5

 

Monday, August 6

 

Tuesday, August 7

 

Wednesday, August 8

 

Thursday, August 9

  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Méduse
    This innovative interdisciplinary ensemble presents an evening of sound and shadows, including the world premiere of The Impossible Voyage (music and silent film) by Canadian composer Andrew Downing
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Friday, August 10

  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Ga Ma Ra
    Three delicate and inventive musicians from wildly disparate traditions — Ganesh Anandan (South Indian percussion), Malcolm Goldstein (contemporary violin) and Rainer Wiens (jazz guitar) — in a musical meeting of stunning beauty and excitment
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Saturday, August 11

  • 5:00 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Chor Leoni (Vancouver)
    Vancouver’s Chor Leoni is recognized as the premiere male choir in Canada and rated amongst the best in the world. Visiting Quebec for the first time, they’ll perform a program of chants and incantations, including R Murray Schafer’s Magic Songs. With Patrick Wedd on organ
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Sunday, August 12

  • 10:00 am
    Up to Your Ears → Les Chanteurs JAO
    Choral Mass
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
  • 1:00 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Quartetto Di Sassofoni Arcadia, Quatuor de saxophones Nelligan
    Delight in the excess of 8 saxophones, as ensembles from Québec and Italy join forces for music by Canadian composer Derek Healey, and three world premieres by Italian composers Patrizio Marrone, Marcello Pusceddu and Don Liberto
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
  • 4:00 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Les Chanteurs JAO
    Choral Evensong
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Monday, August 13

  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Janice Jackson, Pamela Reimer
    A rare chance to hear this duo of daring and passionate performers together: they’ve chosen an all-Canadian program featuring works by a dozen composers from across the country including Emily Doolittle, Alice Ping Yee Ho, Claude Vivier and John Weinzweig
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Tuesday, August 14

  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → The Attar Project
    Two remarkably original artists, Parmela Attariwala (violin) and Shawn Mativetsky (tabla), weave an intriguing tapestry of sound, twining contemporary composition and classical virtuosity with improvisation and traditional Indian rhythms
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Wednesday, August 15

  • 12:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → CéCo
    Sample what composers are up to at the Université de Montréal, at this lunchtime recital of electroaccoustic music presented by the Cercle des étudiants compositeurs (CéCo)
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Quintette Mont-Royal
    Young Montreal musicians dream of becoming rock stars, in this concert of rock-flavoured chamber music including world premieres by Canadian composer Christien Ledroit and Venezuelan composer René Orea-Sanchez
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Thursday, August 16

  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Cléo Palacio-Quintin, Elin Söderström
    Discover a unique sound world where the beauty of new and ancient musics embrace: an audio adventure through the past, present and future, where mediæval troubadours and modern electronics meet
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Friday, August 17

  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Lori Freedman
    Experience one of Canada’s most provocative and creative artists, performing works of alarming beauty for solo clarinet and bass clarinet by European composers Scelsi Aperghis, Dusapin and Grisey
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Saturday, August 18

  • 6:00 pm
    Rencontres de musique nouvelle en Charlevoix → Concert stagiaires & NEM 1
    Œuvres de Murail, Gervais, Tzortzis, Kagel, Brook
    Salle Françoys-Bernier — Domaine Forget — Saint-Irénée
  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Brigitte Poulin
    This pianist of exceptional intensity and virtuosity will present the first complete performance of the monumental Finnegans Quarks Revival (2006-07) by Canadian composer Paul Frehner (recent winner of the Claude Vivier Prize at the OSM’s International Composition Competition)
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Sunday, August 19

  • 10:00 am
    Up to Your Ears → Les Chanteurs JAO
    Choral Mass
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
  • 1:00 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Les Chanteurs JAO
    ur resident chamber choir, under the direction of Patrick Wedd, perform a concert of new sacred choral repertoire. With Donald Hunt on organ
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
  • 4:00 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Les Chanteurs JAO
    Choral Evensong
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
  • 7:30 pm
    Up to Your Ears → Quatuor Bozzini, Reuven Rothman
    We remember the incredible imagination of experimental composer James Tenney (1934-2006) with a tribute featuring performances of quintext I-V Five Textures (1972), saxony (1978-84), Koan for String Quartet (1984), and his last composition Arbor Vitæ (2006) commissioned by the Quatuor Bozzini. With Reuven Rothman on doublebass
    Cathédrale Christ Church
    Cathédrale Christ Church
 

Monday, August 20

  • 6:30 pm
    Rencontres de musique nouvelle en Charlevoix → Concert stagiaires & NEM 2
    Œuvres de Bouliane, Servière, Harman, Paris
    Salle Françoys-Bernier — Domaine Forget — Saint-Irénée
 

Tuesday, August 21

 

Wednesday, August 22

 

Thursday, August 23

  • 8:30 pm
    FReC, Scott Thomson
    Présenté par Quartier Éphémère dans le cadre de sa série «Solo, duo, trio» — une série de concert de musique improvisée pour instruments acoustiques dans les espaces de la Fonderie Darling
    Fonderie Darling
  • 8:30 pm
    Rencontres de musique nouvelle en Charlevoix → Concert stagiaires & NEM 3
    Œuvres de Sudol, Vanoni, Lesage, Rivas, Sabey, Paris, Scelsi, Feria, Gilbert
    Salle Françoys-Bernier — Domaine Forget — Saint-Irénée
 

Friday, August 24

  • 8:30 pm
    Rencontres de musique nouvelle en Charlevoix → Concert du NEM
    Œuvres de Paris, Scelsi, Feria, Gilbert
    Salle Françoys-Bernier — Domaine Forget — Saint-Irénée
 

Saturday, August 25

 

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Monday, August 27

 

Tuesday, August 28

 

Wednesday, August 29

 

Thursday, August 30

 

Friday, August 31