Jusqu'aux oreilles


Jusqu'aux oreilles    Up to Your Ears

 

A Concert Series of Contemporary Music

Thursday, August 9, 2007

to

       Sunday, August 19, 2007

   

 

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral

Montreal, Quebec

 

Corner of rue Ste-Catherine

and rue University

(McGill Metro)

Michelangelo: David (detail), Accademia, Florence, 1504

Georges Braque: Musical Instruments, private collection, 1908

                           Andrew Downing 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

Diane Loomer  Founder and Lion Tamer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quartetto Arcadia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Janice Jackson

  

 

 

               

                                      

Shawn Mativetsky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

    

   

 Cléo Palacio-Quintin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brigitte Poulin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Tenney  

 

- The Concert Series -

 A Co-Production of Innovations en concert

Thursday, August 9                            7:30 pm

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.                                                              Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                                Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

Friday, August 10                                7:30 pm

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.                                                     Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

Saturday, August 11                           5:00 pm

Chor Leoni

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.                    Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

Sunday, August 12                              10:00 am

Les Chanteurs JAO

Choral Mass   (For the music list, click here and then scroll down.)                                           Freewill Offering

 

Sunday, August 12                      1:00 pm 

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.                                                    Admission free:  Suggested contribution

 

Sunday, August 12                       4:00 pm

Les Chanteurs JAO

Choral Evensong  (For the music list, click here and then scroll down.)                                          Freewill Offering

 

Monday, August 13                             7:30 pm

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.                                               Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

Tuesday, August 14                     7:30 pm

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. Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 15                12:30 pm

Co

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.                                     Admission free:  Suggested contribution

 

 

Quintette Mont-Royal

Wednesday, August 15                      7:30 pm

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.                            Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

Thursday, August 16                          7:30 pm

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.                                                  Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

Friday, August 17                         7:30 pm

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 Giacinto Scelsi, Georges Aperghis, Pascal Dusapin and Gérard Grisey.                                                       Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

 

Saturday, August 18                           7:30 pm

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).

Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior                

 

 

Sunday, August 19                             10:00 am

Les Chanteurs JAO

Choral Mass  (For the music list, click here and then scroll down.)                                          Freewill Offering  

 

Sunday, August 19                             1:00 pm 

Les Chanteurs JAO

The resident chamber choir, under the direction of Patrick Wedd, performs a concert of new sacred choral repertoire. With Donald Hunt on organ.  Composers to include: ChilcottSkempton,     Davies, Todd  and Gant.   Click for the full programme with brief notes.                                           Admission free:  Suggested contribution

 

Sunday, August 19                             4:00 pm

Les Chanteurs JAO

Choral Evensong  (For the music list, click here and then scroll down.)                                          Freewill Offering  

 

Quatuor Brozzini

Sunday, August 19                              7:30 pm

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.                                                         Tickets: $10; $5 student, senior                                                               Pass for all concerts $50; $25 student, senior

  

Click here for Ticket information

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Ganesh Amandan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Patrick Wedd

 

 

 Quatuor Nelligan

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pamela Reimer

 

 

 

 Parmela Attariwala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

  

Elin Söderström 

 

 

 

 

Lori Freedman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Wedd

 

 

Donald Hunt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Reuven Rothman