Two performances in Victoria, Canada

On April 21, 2018 at 17h30, An excerpt of my “Cantata No 2, Orphic” and my work “Non pur la morte” were performed in the Church of Truth in Victoria, BC, Canada, by Jessica Wagner (soprano) and Collin Maloy (Marimba) at a concert, organized by Hugo Harmens with the financial assistance of the Norwegian Society of Composers.

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Performance of “The Passion”

On Friday, March 30th,  2018, at 3 PM, I performed The Passion of Jean-Pierre Couturier together with singers Marie-Annick Béliveau, Valérie Walker and Jean-Pierre Couturier at Missione Maria Ausiliatrice, 8555, boul. Maurice-Duplessis.

Recordings for Disques Benedictus

On March 13 and 14 at Saint-Bonaventure church I recorded as a singer and organist repertoire for two upcoming Disques Benedictus CD releases, one expected this year, the other one – in 2019. The other performers were Marie-Annick Béliveau, Valérie Walker and Jean-Pierre Couturier (singers) and Viviana Gosselin (violoncello). The repertoire includes my work Salve, Regina, as well as Te Deum by Jean-Pierre Couturier, considered the first original composition (non-adapted) work in the Mohawk language, which I premiered in October of 2017 at the Kahnawake reservation.

Third performance of “Les trois diables”

On February 28th at 20h Ensemble Paramirabò, in a coproduction with the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec, performed for the third time my work “Les trois diables” in its unstaged, music-only version. The concert took place at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montréal.

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Two performances of “Les trois diables”

On February 20th, Ensemble Paramirabò performed the children’s version of my show “Les trois diables” at 11h and at 16h30 at Tanna Schulich Hall, Montréal, as guest of Allegra Chamber Music’s children’s season “Bach avant dodo”. The 45-minute work comprises not only music, but also my dramatization of the québécois fairy tale with the same name and an accompanying powerpoint presentation.

The composition was sponsored by the Canada Council of the Arts and Linda Diez.

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Canada Council grant

The Canada Council for the Arts awarded a grant to Ensemble Paramirabò, which will contribute towards my commissioning fees for Les trois diables, which will be performed thrice this month. Special thanks to the Canada Council, as well as to Ensemble Paramirabò and to Linda Diez, for investing in my work.

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