Gérard Grisey, the spectral moment and its legacy 19-21 October 2014 Montreal
We are pleased to announce that the conference Gérard Grisey, the spectral moment and its legacy will take place from 19 to 21 October 2014 at McGill University and the Université de Montréal. The conference schedule is now posted:
In addition to talks, the conference (cosponsored by CIRMMT and the OICRM, with support from SSHRC) features three concerts by the Nouvel Ensemble moderne, the Sixtrum percussion ensemble and the McGill University Contemporary Music Ensemble.
All are welcome.
Sincerely, Robert Hasegawa, Jonathan Goldman and Fabrice Marandola (conference co-organizers).
2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award of Excellence for Writings on Canadian Music (in English): Vanessa Blais-Tremblay, "Don't Pocohontas Me: Modernity and Transnational Politics in Tanya Tagaq's Throat Games with Concert Stage String Ensembles" [Click here to see the full press release]
2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award for Writings on Canadian Music (in French): Erin Sheedy, "Performing the Musical 'Mosaic': Florence Glenn and the Canadian Pacific Railway Folk Music Festivals" [Click here to see the full press release]
The Fall season of concerts is in full swing, but don’t forget to plan ahead for…
FORUM 2014 Calgary – January 23-26, 2014.
**Registration form online soon**
The theme: Canadian Music, Canadian Audiences.
This is your chance to meet some of the world’s best new music artists and presenters!
Here’s just a sample….
Andrew Burke – London Sinfonietta (London UK) Lawrence Cherney – Soundstreams Canada (Toronto) Patricia Rosner – Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin) Melissa Smey – Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre (New York) Nicolas Thirion – Why Note Association & Ici l’Onde (Dijon)
Other featured guests:
Gary Kulesha – Toronto Symphony Orchestra DB Boyko – Western Front (Vancouver) David Dacks – Music Gallery (Toronto) David Pay – Music On Main (Vancouver) Michel Levasseur – Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville Heidi Ouellette/Luke Nickel – Cluster Festival (Winnipeg) Walter Boudreau – SMCQ (Montréal) Norman Forget – Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (Montréal) Louis Dufort - Akousma Festival (Montréal)
And many more!
What will we be doing? Lots!
Panel discussions: new music and new media; orchestral programming; festival programming; audience development; Canadian cultural relevance
Open networking sessions: new music and women; creative music education; new music and new audiences; the business of new music
Presentations: new technology; new music dissemination; cross-cultural new music
Concerts: Land’s End Ensemble; New Works Calgary
Join us at the University of Calgary’s spectacular Rosza Centre for an extraordinary 3 days of musical discovery and professional networking.